Tom McNamara, President & CEO
As a third-generation contractor, Mr. McNamara has been an integral part of over a thousand construction projects across commercial, industrial, residential, and institutional sectors. Collectively, these projects represent billions of dollars in successful construction ventures. Mr. McNamara’s extensive involvement in both public and private projects has equipped him with a profound understanding of modern construction techniques. He has successfully tackled challenging construction problems by tailoring solutions that are unique to each individual project. Mr. McNamara’s ability to adapt and innovate has proven instrumental in the successful completion of countless projects.
Mr. McNamara graduated from the University of Central Florida (UCF) with a BS in Electrical Engineering and studies in Master of Engineering Project Management. Mr. McNamara is a Florida licensed Building Contractor, Electrical Contractor, Underground Contractor, Fire Contractor, SWPPP Inspector and Florida Certified Burner. He was a past member of the UCF Athletic Board of Directors, recipient of the 2022 UCF Alumni of the Year Award and currently serves on the UCF Foundation Board and volunteers his time & talent to various charities in the Central Florida area.
Mr. McNamara also operates several other businesses involved in the manufacturing and distributing of fishing rod components throughout the USA and worldwide markets. Mr. McNamara resides in Central Florida with his wife, Stacey and three daughters.
Tim Bayer, VP of Operations
Tim joined the SDC team in 2017 as Vice President of Operations. In Central Florida, he previously held leadership positions for large heavy highway contractors and local civil utility contractors. Tim focuses on new client development and engagement. He oversees projects from contract to completion while managing budgets, estimating, plans takeoffs, initiating and negotiating change orders with clients, scheduling subcontractors and suppliers and resolving job issues. Tim is a graduate of the University of Kansas.
Shane Cox, VP of Estimating
Shane joined the SDC team in 2019 as Vice President of Estimating. In Central Florida, Shane previously held senior estimating positions for large national and multinational civil heavy highway contractors. Shane is responsible for preparing and/or coordinating the preparation of full estimates on large and complex projects as required by client’s documents and provides complete conceptual and total bid price estimates. Shane is a graduate of the University of Florida with a BS in Construction.
Chris Stelly, PLS, VP of Survey
Chris joined SDC in 2020 as the company’s VP of Survey. As SDC’s on-staff PLS, Chris supervises SDc’s field survey crews and the office-based technical survey staff. The survey staff is responsible for the utilization of project controls, project 3D modeling, GPS equipment controls, field collection of as-built data, and computer software in project assignments. In addition, Chris is responsible for all aspects of project control including, but not limited to, field data collection, topographical surveys and construction stakeout.
Dan Brumley, Project Management Director
Dan joined the SDC team in 2020 as Operations Manager. He is responsible for running the Project Management Team at SDC. Dan has a substantial background in the construction industry, where he has worked his way through the ranks for 30 years in the Central Florida market. He previously held leadership position on heavy highway, earthwork and underground utilities projects from contract to completion on schedule and within budget, estimating, plans takeoffs, initiating and negotiating change orders with clients, scheduling subcontractors and suppliers and resolving job issues. Effectively communicating and cooperating with support staff.
Ed DeVincenzo, Paving Manager
Edn joined SDC in 2019 and brings with him over 35 years of asphalt paving experience. Prior to joining SDC, Mr. DeVincenzo installed, operated, and maintained many of the asphalt plants in the Central Florida market.
With a lifetime of specializing in flexible asphalt pavement, Ed has a complete understanding of paving from mix designs, manufacturing, transportation installation, local and state FDOT standards for his work.
Jr. Watson, General Superintendent
Mr Watson joined SDC in 2013 and brings with him over 40 years of construction experience as General Superintendent. Prior to joining SDC, Mr Watson was a vital part of his family owned Mid State Construction Company where he started working in 1976.
Specializing in, Heavy highway construction, Commercial construction, Retail and Tenant Improvement Construction. Mr. Watson has a complete understanding of plans, specifications, shop drawings and sub trades scope of work. He is proficient in pre-planning of subcontractors, materials, look ahead scheduling, daily reports to the project manager throughout the project, and cost control. Strong technical, communication and problem solving skills. Dedicated to completing the project on time, within budget, and follow all OSHA and Company safety guidelines.
Ronnie Yelvington, General Superintendent
SDC welcomed Mr. Yelvington to our team in 2020, where he brought over 30 years of valuable construction experience in Central Florida. He has played a pivotal role in several other heavy civil firms in the region, making him an exceptional addition to our team. His specialization in heavy highway construction, commercial construction, and private developments gives him a comprehensive understanding of plans, specifications, shop drawings, and sub-trades’ scope of work. Mr. Yelvington is proficient in pre-planning subcontractors, materials, look-ahead scheduling, daily reporting to the project manager throughout the project, and cost control, making him an essential asset to our team. His strong technical, communication, and problem-solving abilities, along with his dedication to completing projects on time, and within budget while adhering to OSHA and Company safety guidelines, ensure successful project outcomes.
Mary Eberhardt, Business Development & Communications
Ms. Eberhardt is responsible for the business development and company communications at SDC. Her primary duties include identifying business opportunities, building and maintaining successful relationships with prospects and existing clients, collaborating with executives on business strategy to determine objectives, evaluating current business performance, maximizing business reach and potential. Mary helps to produce the monthly SDC Employee newsletters “SDC Works” which helps break down silos within an SDC and improve inter-company communication by allowing SDC to share the activities and news from one division across the wider organization. Mary is a graduate of the University of Central Florida in 1988 with a BS in Business & Marketing.