DLP CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

DLP Construction Company, Inc. is a General Contracting firm specializing in national commercial and retail projects.

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Dennis L. Pigg, Jr.
President
770-887-3573 ext 204

Dennis L. Pigg, Jr has over twenty-five years experience in the construction industry with a B.S. in Construction and Civil Engineering from Southern Polytechnic State University. As owner and President of DLP Construction Company, Dennis is responsible for the overall construction management of the company including build-to-suit, interior finish, and general contracting services. His broad range of experience includes commercial, industrial and retail projects.

Significant projects include, A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Bertucci’s Restaurant, Payless Shoesource, Sprint PCS, Party City, Northeast Shopping Center, Music Go Round, Jenny Craig Weight Loss Centers, Snellville Pediatrics, Chattahoochee Elementary School, and Grow Biz. He also works direct with developers such as Regency Centers, Brixmore, Inland and others on design build projects.


Rufus S. Manley III
Vice President of Operations
770-887-3573 ext 231

As Vice President of Operations for DLP Construction Company, Rufus is responsible for the overall management of construction operations including build to suit, design build, general contracting services, construction management and interior finish. Rufus’ construction experience includes Commercial, Retail, Medical, Food Service and Industrial projects. Having been with DLP for over 10 years, he has been an integral part of the growth and development of the company and has a thorough understanding of its operations. Rufus graduated from the University of Texas and has been in the construction industry for over thirty-five years.

Significant Projects include: Panera Bread, Rising Roll, Sur La Table, Mandarin Express, PolyVision Corporate Offices, Johns Creek, GA., Coastal Empire Plastic Surgery Center, Savannah, GA., Ceradyne Crucible Plant, Scotdale, GA., Pivitol Corporate Offices, Concourse, Perimeter Atlanta, GA., State Farm Service Center, Athens, GA. and Athens Nephrology Clinic, Athens GA., Mid Block West, Miami, FL, as well as numerous Mandarin Express, Vitamin Shoppe, Five Below, Rack Room Shoes locations, and Surterra Wellness Centers .


Robert G. Cline
Chief Financial Officer
770-887-3573 ext 222

Robert has been an accounting professional in the construction industry for over thirty years. As Chief Financial Officer for DLP Construction Company, Robert is responsible for directing all accounting and financial aspects, human resource, and risk management of the company.

Robert holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee. He is a member of the Construction Financial Managers Association.


Lynn E. Kaden
Director of Business Development
770-887-3573 ext 227

Lynn’s twenty-five year career in business development encompasses multiple industries. After many years with Sandoz Pharmaceuticals and Allied Van Lines, Lynn switched gears and joined a construction firm as Director of Marketing and Business Development. Lynn joined DLP in 2004 and is responsible for creating business opportunities in the retail, restaurant, office, and medical sector, nationally.

Lynn graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey with a B.A. in Sociology. She is a member of CREW Atlanta and serves on several committees. In her spare time, she is a tireless fundraiser for MS.


Susan Digby Pellino
Director of Talent Acquisition and Human Resources
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Susan Digby Pellino has over 20 years of experience building and leading Human Resources (HR) and Talent Acquisition (TA) teams and organizations. With experience nationally and internationally, Susan has worked across many industries to include, Construction, Logistics, Retail, Healthcare, Real Estate Investment, IT, Wireless and IT. Susan holds a Six Sigma Green Belt with extensive experience building and improving TA and HR processes and technology. Susan earned double Bachelor degrees, from the University of Georgia, in Psychology and Criminal Justice. Susan also has a Master of Science, in Research Psychology and Statistics, from the University of Georgia.

As Director of Talent Acquisition and Human Resources, Susan is responsible for identifying the best talent for opportunities at DLP Construction. Susan also actively builds networks of potential candidates to support growth of DLP. Additional responsibilities include managing the application, recruiting, hiring process and onboarding process for DLP Construction. In her role, Susan is also responsible for building and marketing DLP’s recruiting and employer brand to include management of social media for DLP Construction.


Reyner von Kalben
Senior Project Manager
770-887-3573 ext 221

Reyner has over 30 years experience in the construction industry. He earned a B.S. in Building Construction from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1980 and holds a Qualifying Agent Contracting License in the State of GA. As a Senior Project Manager for DLP Construction Company, Reyner is responsible for coordinating, estimating and management of assigned construction projects.

Although early in his career Reyner worked on additions to Piedmont Hospital, Northside Hospital, Atlanta Airport and other buildings, his career focus developed towards interiors. He has managed the construction of several high tech and complicated projects, as well as a chemical research lab and multiple restaurant and medical facilities. He also has extensive experience in occupied renovations.

Significant projects include: Tesla Motors, Inc., Genuity Local Hubs Tier 1 Internet Provider, Ga Tech Chemical Research Lab, Ga Tech President’s Private Conference Room, Morton’s of Chicago Restaurant, Benihana of Tokyo Restaurant, Veni, Vidi, Vici Restaurant, Sun Trust Executive Offices, Sun Trust Trading Floor, Jane Fonda Family Foundation Private Offices, WWAA Radio Station, Cox Broadcasting TV Studio, The Weather Channel, Retail Mall at Peachtree Center, Center for Medical Resources Dialysis Clinic, Lindbergh Dialysis Center, Dr Serrano Medical Offices, Vinings Surgery Center, Buckhead Facial Plastic Surgery and numerous Corporate renovations, Law Firms and Executive Offices.


Brian McWilliams
Senior Project Manager
770-887-3573 ext 205

Brian has worked continuously in the commercial construction industry for the past 26 years. He attended Georgia Institute of Technology for three years before obtaining his B.S. in Construction Management from Southern College of Technology.

He spent his early years as an Estimator and Project Manager with the interior group of Raven Construction, a division of Trammell Crow Company. Later working for Ordner Construction, he was promoted to Chief Estimator for the industrial base building group and also worked with the interior finish group. Brian also spent 12 years with Atlanta Commercial Drywall & Painting Co as their Senior Project Manager over interior and exterior construction. Brian has been the lead with Mattress Firm, completing hundreds of stores over the past several years.

Recent retail build-outs include Lendmark Financial, Cell Phone Repair, Party City, Mattress Firm, and The Gap Outlet in Columbus, GA.

Significant Projects: Henry Medical ER entrance addition, the new Henry County Courthouse, Jackson County jail, Henry County jail addition, Georgia Perimeter Student Center, and South Georgia Urology Surgery Center.


Clint Elliott
Project Manager
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Clint has over 15 years of construction management experience from field operations to executive oversight. He has two undergraduate degrees, Economics from the University of Georgia and Construction Engineering from Southern Polytechnic University. After college Clint’s experience began as a layout engineer in the concrete construction industry for multi-million dollar residential and commercial projects all over the southeast where he quickly advanced to the General Manager position. He then went to work for two National Commercial General Contractors providing General Management in the Restaurant, Retail, and Class A office construction markets. He is a member of the National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA) and has held multiple General Contractor Qualifying Agent statuses in various states thru-out the United States. Clint’s experience and education has hedged a path for him to be a multi-faceted industry leader.

Significant Projects: Southern Cancer Treatment Facility, Decatur High School Gymnasium expansion, Lanier Technical College expansion, Greensville Spartanburg Airport Baggage Claim expansion, Menchie’s Yogurt nationwide, Tropical Smoothie Café nationwide, Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joints nationwide, Toys R Us Express nationwide, WingZone Corporate Offices, Nancy’s Chicago Pizza, Chop’t, and Floor & Décor, to name a few.


Jay Willbanks
Project Manager
770-887-3573 ext 225

Jay has over 25 years in the construction industry. He has worked as a Project Manager for most of his career and his projects include retail, medical, hotels, condos, restaurants, municipal, parks and recreation and day cares.

Previously, Jay spent 13 years with The James Group as Sr. Project Manager working in the Federated Department Store program doing full store remodeling across the country. He also was in charge of the Special Projects division for fast track and other complicated projects. His responsibilities there included owner contract negotiations, land acquisition and due diligence for development projects.

Significant Projects include: W Hotel, Holiday Inn Express, Red Robin, Taco Mac, Macy’s, Richs, Greystone at Vinings, Claremont Condos, Mt. Vernon Plantations, Acworth Commons retail center, , Neiman Marcus, Home Depot Expo, Big Creek Greenway, Harbins Park, Bryson Park, Rhodes Jordan Park, Forsyth County Animal Shelter, Waleska Park, Tutor Time Daycare, Talbot’s, Cobb County Transit, Cobb County Maintenance, Sunny Wholesale Food Warehouse, Beverage Mart, Discount Tire, Jackson County Boy’s and Girl’s Club, and Conn’s/Lazy Boy.


Stephen Krohn
Project Manager
770-887-3573 ext 212

As one of our newer team members, Steve comes to DLP Construction with over 30 years in the construction industry. Steve has solid experience managing all levels of large-scale projects including budgeting and administration. A seasoned construction professional with exceptional leadership and project management skills, Steve is competent in team, budgets and schedule oversight, developing scopes, checking field activities and updating clients. Whether it’s a multiple ground up project with budgets in excess of $5 million dollars or a smaller remodel or restoration project, Steve can apply his experience, expertise and know-how. In his role of Project Manager, Steve is responsible for managing our multiple Surterra Wellness Center build-outs throughout the state of Florida.

While with another construction company, Steve was responsible for managing all the Dickey’s Sporting Goods projects, of which there were many, not only in the Southeast, but nationally.


Lance Wright
Estimator
770-887-3573 ext 236

Lance Wright has 12 years of experience in the construction industry. Lance has worked as a project manager, superintendent, and an estimator throughout his career in both residential and commercial construction from custom homes, to apartment complexes, and big box retail projects. Lance graduated with a Construction Management degree from Southern Polytechnic State University.

As Estimator at DLP, Lance is responsible for all pre-construction services including solicitation and procurement of subcontractors for bidding, quantitative analysis and estimates for projects at all phases of design as well as guaranteed maximum pricing and hard bidding of projects. Lance also is responsible for buy outs and establishes budgets for all projects.