leadership

By offering a positive and supportive work environment, FMGI attracts people who are proud of their work and retains them through education, effective processes and tools, above-market compensation and growth opportunities.
We’ve built our culture of excellence on the straightforward principle of doing the right thing in all circumstances.
Bradley Brown

Bradley Brown

Dallas Division Manager
(214) 727-3202
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Bradley Brown

Bradley Brown

Dallas Division Manager

Bradley’s responsibilities as FMGI’s Division Manager include managing the workflow and personnel of multiple projects as well as working with clients on pre-development design, budgets and value engineering. Bradley’s expertise encompasses team development, new store setup, process development, disaster recovery, project planning, contract negotiations, vendor management, remodels and departmental resets.

Bradley has 30+ years of retail experience, including 20+ years of construction and project management expertise. Before joining FMGI, Bradley was Senior Director of Design and Construction for At Home’s New Store Development Team, where he and his team grew the fleet by over 250%. Prior to that he was an Associate Director with JLL and was with Home Depot for 20+ years.

Bradley holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Design Engineering Technology and Certificates in Industrial Drafting and Industrial Design from Oklahoma State University. He enjoys traveling, working on cars, and performing home improvement projects. Bradley entertains children and special needs adults through performing historical pirate reenactments.

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BJ Chambers

BJ Chambers

Director of Operations
(678) 903-2200
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BJ Chambers

BJ Chambers

Director of Operations

Director of Operations for FMGI, BJ Chambers establishes and maintains effective relationships between on-site personnel, office staff, subcontractors and the client. He retains a thorough knowledge of FMGI’s general contracts, subcontracts, contract drawings and project specifications.

BJ assists project managers with schedule development and implementation and supports project managers and on-site personnel with quality control and proper site-specific safety procedures. He has 25 years of building experience in both ground-up projects and remodels, including site work and underground utilities installation.

BJ is stormwater, OSHA 30 and CPR certified and participates in management classes and AutoCAD training. He is married with four children and spends his free time with family and friends as well as hunting and fishing.

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Cassie Dick

Cassie Dick

Accounting + HR Assistant Manager
(256) 279-0490
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Cassie Dick

Cassie Dick

Accounting + HR Assistant Manager

As Accounting/HR Assistant Manager, Cassie Dick handles FMGI’s financial tasks, including accounts payable check processing, payroll, payroll taxes for multiple states, bank reconciliations, and monthly depreciation entries. She is also responsible for new employee setup, employee health and life insurance benefits, and 401K setup and payments.

With 10 years of professional service, Cassie is detail-oriented and organized. Before joining FMGI, she worked as an accountant at Progress Rail Services, where she initially worked in accounts payable, before being promoted to the corporate accounting department.

Cassie graduated from the Culverhouse School of Business at the University of Alabama with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She and her husband have two children; they enjoy camping, vacationing in the Smokey Mountains, and spending family time together.

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Luke Hardman

Luke Hardman

Vice President of Construction
(678) 903-2200
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Luke Hardman

Luke Hardman

Vice President of Construction

As Vice President of Construction, Luke Hardman’s expansive knowledge of industry practices enables him to effectively manage company projects, collaborate with stakeholders and drive positive results. He is responsible for pre-construction services, contract negotiations, business development, and procedures and execution, including estimating, staffing, compliance, quality control and overall project cost.

A proven leader, Luke has 30 years’ experience in real estate development, both commercial and residential construction. Luke’s passion extends beyond work as he enjoys spending time with his wife and children as well as occasional fishing and golfing.

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Chris Head

Chris Head

Vice President + CFO
(256) 279-0490
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Chris Head

Chris Head

Vice President + CFO

Chris Head is FMGI’s Vice President and CFO. He is accountable for the administrative, financial and risk management operations. His responsibilities include development of the financial strategy and metrics; ongoing development and monitoring of control systems to preserve company assets; and reporting of financial results.

Chris has over 25 years of construction management experience, specializing in contracts, estimating and accounting functions. With his diverse skillset, he has managed multi-million-dollar commercial construction projects, collaborating with owners, design professionals, engineers, inspectors and government agencies to ensure regulatory and safety compliance.

Chris earned a bachelor’s degree from the Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business. He is an Albertville First United Methodist Church member and trustee, City of Albertville Commercial Development Authority board member, Rotary Club of Albertville member, Albertville Chamber of Commerce member and ICSC member. Married with two children and four grandchildren, Chris enjoys golfing, boating, hunting, fishing and travel with friends and family.

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Charles Landerfelt

Charles Landerfelt

Pre-Construction Division Manager
(678) 903-2200
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Charles Landerfelt

Charles Landerfelt

Pre-Construction Division Manager

As FMGI’s Pre-Construction Division Manager, Charles provides leadership in alignment with the division’s mission to bid and win profitable projects and produce positive client and subcontractor relationships. He works with FMGI’s Woodstock, Tampa and Albertville offices to deliver clear and concise cost estimates both before and after the project is awarded. He focuses on developing new processes while improving on existing procedures in the utilization of advanced cost estimating programs and systems. Charles nurtures an environment of teamwork and partnering that fosters company growth through continued and measurable success.

He has 20+ years of experience in the administration and implementation of facility construction projects; project engineering and quality control; and both client relations and dispute resolution. His work experience includes the management of public sector programs and private sector projects for ARCADIS, J.A. Jones and CDH Partners.

Charles’ undergraduate studies included both architectural engineering and construction management at Southern College of Technology. He and his wife enjoy spending time with their two daughters, three granddaughters and five grandsons.

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Chuck McGee

Chuck McGee

Florida Division Manager
(727) 372-7100
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Chuck McGee

Chuck McGee

Florida Division Manager

As Division Manager, Chuck McGee manages FMGI’s Florida office, working with various clients on pre-development design, budgets and value engineering while managing the workflow and personnel of multiple projects.

With 35+ years of commercial construction management experience, Chuck excels in building and site construction, including grocery-anchored shopping centers, retail developments, large single-tenant properties, hospitality/office/industrial projects, auto dealerships/service centers, and numerous redevelopment projects throughout the U.S.

Chuck holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, is a State of Florida Certified General Contractor, and State of Florida NPDES Inspector and Trainer. He has earned ICSC’s CDP and CRX designations, serves on the Chi-Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation board and designed and constructed a 22-acre nationally-certified organic greenhouse farm. Married with five daughters and two granddaughters, Chuck enjoys golf and exercise.

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James Owens

James Owens

Director of Special Projects
(678) 903-2200
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James Owens

James Owens

Director of Special Projects

James (J.) Owens is FMGI’s Director of Special Projects. In this role, he is responsible for determining project vision, leading business development, securing resources and executing business plans.

A 30+ year home improvement industry veteran, J. has held leadership positions in both large corporations and smaller, more nimble companies. J. has managed FEMA Projects and Disaster Sites after catastrophic flooding and is also qualified in steel structures and safety inspections. With a focus on the environment and sustainability, J. has extensively traveled to better understand how ecology and business can work together.

J. earned an MFA from the University of Florida and is a certified Rain Water Harvesting Designer, Licensed General Contractor in Georgia and Louisiana, software developer, and board member of several volunteer organizations. J. has built residential homes and supervised remodels and commercial projects. For fun, he enjoys crafting furniture for his granddaughter and designing Tiny Houses.

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Richard Peek

Richard Peek

Facility Maintenance Division Manager
(256) 279-0490
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Richard Peek

Richard Peek

Facility Maintenance Division Manager

Richard Peek serves as FMGI’s Facility Maintenance Division Manager and manages The Home Depot’s maintenance account. His responsibilities include scheduling jobs; overseeing repairs with the stores, maintenance techs and subcontractors; and estimating, quoting, and invoicing jobs. Richard’s previous role as a FMGI maintenance technician informs his familiarity with client needs, enabling an overall smooth process.

With 10 years’ experience, Richard developed his disciplined construction and maintenance skills and determined work ethic from a young age, learning framing, carpentry, machinery operation and welding from his father’s small business.

Richard earned his degree from Auburn University and was a founding member of the Auburn University Bass Fishing Team. For five years, he pursued a professional FLW fishing career while working as a FMGI Maintenance Technician and then committed full-time to FMGI. An outdoorsman, Richard is married with two children and enjoys family time as well as fishing, hunting, baseball and golf.

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Darin Ross

Darin Ross

President
(678) 903-2200
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Darin Ross

Darin Ross

President

As Founder and President, Darin Ross directs the strategic growth of FMGI, oversees daily operations, manages client relations and pursues new business opportunities. He has assembled an exceptional team of professionals who are recognized for high-quality construction and attentive client service.  Darin is respected for his hands-on leadership approach, problem-solving skills and commitment to community.

As a 20-year commercial construction veteran, Darin’s breadth of experience includes all aspects of construction management on remodels, renovations, expansions, resets, disaster rebuilds and remediation as well as ground-up development for retail, office and industrial assets.

Darin holds a marketing degree from University of Central Florida. He is an active ICSC member. Married with three children, Darin enjoys golf and spending time with his family.

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Brian Snell

Brian Snell

Special Project Division Manager
(678) 903-2200
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Brian Snell

Brian Snell

Special Project Division Manager

Brian serves as FMGI’s Special Project Division Manager. He manages projects from start to finish, executing appropriate teams, ensuring project quality, maintaining project schedules and delivering exceptional customer service.

Brian has eight years of management and customer service experience. Before joining FMGI, he worked as an Electrician and Area Manager for Champion Electric. Building trust via client relationship has been a strength of Brian’s throughout his career.

An Allatoona High School graduate, Brian is OSHA 30 and CPR certified. Brian enjoys spending time with his wife and their two dogs and rooting for UGA.

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team members

At FMGI, it’s our people, employees, subcontractors and vendors that enable us to deliver quality projects. Our entire team values meeting client needs and ensuring project success.
Renee Bray

Renee Bray

Administrative Assistant
(256) 279-0490
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Sadie Chip

Sadie Chip

Project Coordinator
(678) 903-2200
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Monica Ealba

Assistant Project Manager
(469) 910-9044
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Jacob Folsom

Jacob Folsom

Assistant Project Manager
(678) 903-2200
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Branden Lacey

Brayden Lacey

Maintenance Technician
(256) 279-0490
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Jeff Lippitt

Jeff Lippitt

Project Manager
(678) 903-2200
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Jake Nolin

Jake Nolin

Assistant Project Manager
(678) 903-2200
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Bryan Poss

Bryan Poss

Project Manager
(678) 903-2200
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David Rice

David Rice

Project Manager
(727) 372-7100
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Angel Robinette

Angel Robinette

Accounting Coordinator
(678) 903-2200
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Stephanie Robinson

Stephanie Robinson

Administrative Assistant
(678) 903-2200
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Mike Santiago

Mike Santiago

Project Manager
(727) 372-7100
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Sue Schmidt

Sue Schmidt

Assistant Project Manager
(727) 372-7100
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Rusty Simpson

Rusty Simpson

Regional Account Manager
(256) 279-0490
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