Personnel

Richard J. McPherson, PE

Chairman of the Board

Richard began his career in the construction industry in 1961. He constructed his first tilt-up building in 1963 and founded Seretta Construction, Inc. in 1987.

Education:

  • BS in Civil Engineering — University of Illinois
  • MS in Civil Engineering — University of Houston

Licenses and Affiliations:

  • Currently registered as a Professional Engineer in 19 states
  • Lifetime Achievement Award from Tilt-Up Concrete Association — Peter Courtois Memorial Award
  • Past Co-Chairman of the Middle Tennessee State University Construction Curriculum Option

Andrew S. McPherson

President

Andrew began his career in the construction industry in 1987. He currently runs the day to day operations of the Florida office and is involved in all aspects of the North Carolina and Texas offices.

Education:

  • BS – University of Houston

Licenses and Affiliations:

  • Allen Face & Company Certified in F-meter operation
  • American Concrete Institute 301-L Tilt-Up Architectural Concrete Specification Committee (Voting Member)
  • American Concrete Institute 551 Specifications for Tilt-Up Construction & Design Committees (Chairman & Voting Member)
  • American Concrete Institute Certified Advanced Concrete Flatwork Finisher
  • American Concrete Institute Certified Tilt-Up Supervisor
  • Face Company Certified in FF/FL Layout and Dipstick Testing
  • National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Certified Pervious Concrete Technician
  • Presidio Insurance, LTD. – Board of Directors
  • Tilt-Up Concrete Association – College of Fellows
  • Tilt-Up Concrete Association Board of Directors (past President)
  • TiltLab Research Foundation Board of Directors
  • United States Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional

Guest Lecturer:

  • American Concrete Institute
  • Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute
  • Tilt-Up Concrete Association

J. Scott Hosking

Division Vice President (North Carolina)

Scott is in charge of all operations for Seretta Construction Mid-Atlantic in Charlotte, NC. He began his career with Seretta in 1993 and offers the Company over 20 years of commercial construction experience.

Education:

  • University of Florida

Licenses and Affiliations:

  • Allen Face & Company Certified in F-meter Operation
  • American Concrete Institute 117 Tolerances Committee (Associate Member)
  • American Concrete Institute C640 Craftsmen Certification Committee (Voting Member)
  • American Concrete Institute Certified Advanced Concrete Flatwork Finisher
  • American Concrete Institute Certified Tilt-Up Supervisor
  • Dayton Superior Tilt-Up Certification
  • National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Certified Pervious Concrete Technician

Guest Lecturer:

  • American Concrete Institute

Benjamin Bolves

Benjamin Bolves

Division Vice President (Texas)

Benjamin was hired directly out of college in 2015 as a Project Manager to work in the Florida office. Based on his ability, work ethic and quick comprehension and understanding of the technical aspects of our work, he was promoted to Vice President of the Texas office. Benjamin now runs the day to day operations of our Austin office.

Education:

  • BS in Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering – University of Central Florida

Licenses and Affiliations:

  • Allen Face & Company Certified in F-meter operation
  • American Concrete Institute Certified Advanced Concrete Flatwork Finisher
  • American Concrete Institute Certified Tilt-Up Supervisor
  • National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveyors – EIT Designation
  • National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Certified Pervious Concrete Technician

Roberto Morales

General Superintendent (Florida)

Roberto joined Seretta in 1991 as a carpenter. After continuing to gain knowledge and demonstrating his attention to detail and high quality of work, he was promoted to Superintendent in 1996.

Over the years, Roberto’s continued productivity, high-quality workmanship, demonstrated knowledge of the field and his innate ability to train and develop craftsmen made him a perfect candidate for the Florida office’s General Superintendent position. Roberto was promoted to this position in 2007.

Octavio Juarez

General Superintendent (North Carolina)

Octavio began his career with Seretta in 1992 as a laborer in the Florida office. Octavio worked his way into a Superintendent position in 1997. He transferred to the Charlotte office in 2002 as a Superintendent but Octavio’s extensive field background, his relationships with the craftsmen and organizational skills made him a perfect fit to be promoted into the North Carolina General Superintendent position in 2005.

Richard Hair

Chief Estimator

Richard started with Seretta Construction in 1998 directly out of college as a draftsman. His ability to comprehend drawings as well as the attention to detail he demonstrated as a draftsman made him a perfect fit in the estimating department. Within a few years, Richard was promoted to Chief Estimator.

Education:

  • AA in CAD Design from ITT Technical Institute

Certification:

  • Dayton Superior Tilt-Up Certification Program
  • National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Certified Pervious Concrete Technician

Susan M. Barbery, CPA

Controller

Susan began her career as a Certified Public Accountant with the Tax Department of a large accounting firm in Winter Park, Florida. She joined Seretta Construction in 1997 and is responsible for the financial planning and record keeping for the Florida, North Carolina and Texas offices.

Education:

  • BSBA in Accounting — University of Central Florida

Licenses & Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • State of Florida Board of Accountancy