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 Certified Tilt-Up Supervisor
  • American Concrete Institute 551 Construction and Design Guides to Tilt-Up Concrete Construction Committee (Committee Chairman)
  • American Concrete Institute 301-L Concrete Specification (Voting Member)
  • Dayton Superior Tilt-Up Certification
  • Face Company Certified in FF/FL Layout and Dipstick Testing
  • National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Certified Pervious Concrete Technician
  • Tilt-Up Concrete Association – Board Member/Past President
  • Tilt-Up Concrete Association (Technical Committee Member)
  • 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 Tilt-Up Supervisor
  • Dayton Superior Tilt-Up Certification
  • National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Certified Pervious Concrete Technician

Guest Lecturer:

  • American Concrete Institute

Sam Ibrahim

Division Vice President (Texas)

Before joining Seretta, Sam worked as a project manager and field engineer for concrete subcontractors in both California and Texas. Hired by Seretta to be a Project Manager, Sam Quickly was promoted to the Division VP, where he currently is in charge of all operations for our Austin TX office, Seretta Construction Texas.

Education:

  • BS in Civil Engineering — University of Texas at Austin
  • MS in Construction Management — California State University at Fullerton

Licenses and Affiliations:

  • American Concrete Institute – Tilt-Up Supervisor
  • American Concrete Institute – Flatwork Technician
  • Dayton Superior Tilt Up Certification
  • National engineer in training (EIT)

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.

Victor ‘Jessie’ Cruz

General Superintendent (Texas)

Jessie started with Seretta’s Florida office in 2013 as a Superintendent and moved to the Texas office in the same role in 2014. Jessie had been working in the concrete construction industry for 8 years, working his way up from a laborer to a craftsman to a Superintendent. Once with Seretta, Jessie quickly demonstrated through his work ethic, knowledge and quality, that he was capable of more responsibilities. Jessie was promoted into the role of the Texas General Superintendent in 2016.

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