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Meet the Manufacturing Team

Manufacturing experts delivering turnkey solutions.

Your facility is our expertise.

When you love what you do, you find inspiration in everything. You find passion in your work, so giving anything less than everything isn’t an option. In this business, the right team doesn’t focus on challenges—it anticipates them. The right team is right here.

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While we may pour concrete and erect steel, our real asset isn’t material at all. It’s our people. We’re all about working hard, having fun, and delivering right from the start. Serving our clients’ needs is at the forefront. It’s a way of life around here. It doesn’t take long to see why so many of our clients continue to work with us, time and time again.


At McCownGordon, we have created a culture based on trust, inclusivity, work ethic, and a genuine passion for what we do.


Our values are woven into the fabric of our carefully crafted team and create a vital foundation in offering the industry an unmatched experience.

Customer Engagement

Our team embraces a people-first way of doing business where we emphasize a high level of involvement, engaged communication, and a problem-solving approach.

Select Employee Owners

Aaron brings vast experience with numerous food and beverage manufacturers. As Design Engineering Executive, he leads teams to optimize processes and packaging. An avid golfer and former clarinet player, Aaron offers a client-focused perspective to the team.

Aaron Winter, Design Engineering Executive at McCownGordon Construction

Aaron Winter

Design Engineering Executive

A drummer, skydiver, and world traveler? Amanda is always doing the most to live life to the fullest. Her extensive expertise plays a pivotal role in delivering successful solutions for our manufacturing clients.

Amanda Tran, P.E.

Design Engineering Executive

Amisha is a seasoned Project Manager for Manufacturing in Kansas. Beyond building relationships and delivering value-added solutions, you can find Amisha enjoying Japanese cuisine or planning her next backpacking trip around Europe.

Amisha Daniels

Project Manager, Kansas Manufacturing

An avid golfer and gravel biker, Brandon has hiked national parks across the US and Canada with his wife. As a dedicated team member, he provides results-driven leadership on every project.

Brandon Brinker, Project Manager at McCownGordon

Brandon Brinker

Project Manager

Brandon's varied industry experience equips him with the expertise to understand client objectives and execute successful projects for our life science clients. He's a survivalist who braved 12 days in the Alaskan wilderness.

Brandon Hiatt, Director of Business Development for Manufacturing at McCownGordon

Brandon Hiatt

Director, Business Development

Brandon works to provide our clients with top notch budget management. In his free time, he serves on the Regional Board of Directors for DBIA and enjoys camping, hunting, or biking with friends.

Brandon Perriman, Estimator at McCownGordon

Brandon Perriman


With over three decades in the industry, Chris brings expertise and a contagious enthusiasm to all his projects. He’s also a motorcycle aficionado who enjoys spending time with his three daughters.

Chris Hillman, General Superintendent at McCownGordon

Chris Hillman

General Superintendent

This former drywall finisher is a sharpshooter when it comes to communication on-site. She’s also a sharpshooter in real life; participating in clay shooting competitions for the last several years.

Chyann Franklin, Senior Project Engineer at McCownGordon.

Chyann Franklin

Senior Project Engineer

Claire loves the multifaceted nature of her role as a marketer, from pursuit strategy to seeing projects go from sketch to reality. She loves to travel, concoct new recipes and is always searching for the best espresso martini.

Claire Ridnour, Senior Marketing Specialist for Manufacturing at McCownGordon

Claire Ridnour

Senior Marketing Specialist

Don has over three decades in the construction industry and oversees his projects with precision. Off the job site, you can find Don enjoying a variety of outdoor activities such as camping, fishing, woodworking, and BBQing.

Don Greer, Superintendent at McCownGordon COnstruction

Don Greer


Meet Eli: Master of preconstruction. When it comes to providing cost-saving value ideas for manufacturing projects, he’s got it covered. This outdoorsman loves to hunt, fish and tackle home projects.

Eli Haskett, Estimating Executive at McCownGordon

Eli Haskett

Estimating Executive

Originally hired as an intern, Isaiah is a volunteering enthusiast with a knack for frisbee golf, and you'll rarely catch him without a beaming smile.

Isaiah Blackman, Senior Project Engineer at McCownGordon

Isaiah Blackmon

Senior Project Engineer

Jamie lives and breathes manufacturing and brings unparalleled expertise to the table having started his career in operations. Based in DFW, Jamie works with clients across the country to understand their goals and ensure McCownGordon delivers results.

Jamie Bailey, Director of Client Strategy for Manufacturing at McCownGordon.

Jamie Bailey

Vice President of Client Strategy

Being detail-oriented and competitive gives Jason the drive to continually improve. A self-proclaimed nomad, Jason is a car collector and Michigan Wolverines fan.

Jason Coffman, Senior Project Engineer at McCownGordon

Jason Coffman

Senior Project Engineer

By day, Jeff connects manufacturing clients with capital facility, process and packaging project solutions. By night, he enjoys running, perfecting his golf swing and spending time with his family.

Jeff Larson

Sr. Business Development Manager

With extensive experience in financial planning, Jeff assists in evaluating strategic direction for the entire company. Most mornings, this workout buff can be found in our gym, but sometimes his routine appears to involve drinking coffee and watching the news.

Jeff Placek

Chief Financial Officer

Jeff Roy is McCownGordon's SVP of Manufacturing. When he's not working or being a bourbon connoisseur, you can catch hitting some golf balls or next to the grill. Reach out to Jeff for all of your Industrial and Manufacturing needs.

jeff roy

Jeff Roy

SVP, Manufacturing

Jo leads manufacturing marketing efforts with a brand-building strategy focused on bringing value to clients. She’s passionate about many things: food, traveling and spending time outdoors with her husband and three daughters.

Jo Meyerkord

Jo Meyerkord

Marketing Director

Coach, Dad, Home Improver, and Market Leader? How about all four. Justin loves to stay busy and always is. Whether it's his next home project, coaching his children's soccer teams, or finding a solution to all of your manufacturing needs, Justin's your guy!

Justin Hamilton

Market Leader, Manufacturing

Kevin takes our core value of relationships to heart when leading manufacturing projects. A devoted family man, he's also passionate about pickleball, family time, and pursuing his pilot's license.

Kevin Collette, Project Manager at McCownGordon

Kevin Collette

Project Manager

When not crunching numbers to maximize project scope, Marty enjoys rocking out to 80’s rock bands. Fun fact: Marty's 11 years in the USAF allowed him to travel all over the world, where he met his wife.

Marty Johnson, Senior Estimator at McCownGordon

Marty Johnson

Senior Estimator

Nancy is a true innovator when it comes to talent management, leadership development, associate relations, and organizational development. When she’s not working, you can find Nancy boating on the lake with her family.

Nancy Whitworth

Chief People Officer

Ramin plays an integral role in establishing McCownGordon as a leader in delivering client-focused construction management services. When he’s not busy with CEO duties, this avid photographer might be framing a perfect shot or kicking back with his wife and kids.

Ramin Cherafat

Chief Executive Officer

Meet Ryan: Project Manager, pizza enthusiast, and Kansas City Chiefs fan. He's all about efficiency and value in every project. Find him tacking home improvement projects and leading his Cub Scouts!

Ryan Khatib, Senior Project Manager at McCownGordon Construction

Ryan Khatib

Senior Project Manager

Sheri leads the overall marketing strategy and implementation, building our brand and setting us up well for strategic growth. Outside of work, Sheri spends her time watching college football or on the hunt for the best burger in KC with her husband and two sons.

Sheri Johnson

Chief Marketing Officer

Steve provides support to ensure your project runs smoothly. He also leads our field operations, self-perform, warehouse/logistics, QA/QC and scheduling teams. What keeps this Jamaica-native relaxed through the week? Working out and being with his family and dogs.

Steve Levy

Chief Operating Officer

Terese helps our project teams stay organized and works closely with our trade partners. Her adaptability and humor make her a joy to work with. Outside of work, she's a thrifting queen, always on the hunt for treasures to upcycle into something fabulous.

Terese Donahoe, Senior Project Coordinator at McCownGordon

Terese Donahoe

Senior Project Coordinator

Tim, a former nationally ranked club soccer team captain, loves Tupac, and enjoys vacationing in Munich or Venice. He thrives on challenges, making him perfect for the role of Project Manager.

Tim Marquitz, Senior Project Manager at McCownGordon

Tim Marquitz

Senior Project Manager

Recently named Safety Professional of the Year, Travis is always finding new ways to keep our team and clients safe on the jobsite. He’s ingrained a safety culture at McCownGordon and is a great asset to the team.

Travis Miller, Safety Manager at McCownGordon

Travis Miller

Safety Manager
Two McCownGordon Construction associates collaborating on an active job site

Outside of our national manufacturing group McCownGordon has more than 500 associates that call multiple regional offices home. Visit our corporate site to meet more employee owners.

Meet More Employee Owners

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McCownGordon offers associates the chance to be part of building and impacting some of the most challenging and exciting projects in the region. Join our team to see what makes us a one-of-a-kind construction company.