With over 25 years in the construction industry, With Metro City Construction since its inception in 2001, Tony has developed, implemented and led programs to grow the company’s sales, revenue and profit. This includes creating a strategic plan, hiring new employees, evolving the company’s structure and systems to accommodate growth as well as integrating a fresh corporate culture. Tony has been s staple in the organization. He is responsible for the oversight of of all departments and there efforts, to include financial, tax, risk and facilities management; human resources management; community and public relations and strategic planning.
Prior to starting Metro City Construction in 2001, Tony’s experience included working with some major construction firms in the Houston area.
As a Controller, setup all operations and accounting systems for a firm that grew to 1,000 employees and over 100 million dollars annually. Led the creation, organization and implementation of a financial management system including the conversion to a new Project Management/Accounting software system. Responsible for general ledger entry of insurance, fuel, and other indirect expenses. Handle all aspects of job costing from job inception and completion. Compiles and sorts documents, such as invoices and checks, substantiating business transactions. Assist with analyzing financial statements on a monthly basis and report on variances. Responsible for job cost budgets and analysis. Reviewed, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports. Assist in the implementation and modification of accounting systems and accounting control procedures. Reconciled schedules of equipment to revenues and tracked equipment utilization,
As Risk Loss Manager, Tony was responsible for the health, safety and welfare for over 20 multi-facited job sites statewide. Additionally, he created and implemented a comprehensive Risk Management program that included: Hazard Communication, Confined Space, Excavation, Fall Protection and a Motor Vehicle Policy, He coordinated, implement and presented training classes at all employee levels.
With 30 years of experience in construction management and 17 of those years consumed in the international construction sector while applying a strong expertise in data-driven, long-term strategic planning, client development, successful multi-disciplinary team management, and project delivery. Calvin demonstrated exceptional ability to construct and facilitate cohesive teams, interface with public agencies, and liaise with key stakeholders. With accomplished Lean and Integrated Project Delivery he is a proven leadership builder in the competitive infrastructure construction market and has been involved in complex high profile projects that have challenged the status-quo in terms of design, delivery and cost efficiency. International work experience in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe, South America and North America in new business development for both national and international markets is substantial.
As Operations Country Manager, Calvin helped a small high-integrity design build firm penetrate the competitive construction market in Iraq and Afghanistan. With local and international clients such as City of Houston (COH), Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Department of Defense (DOD), US Department of State (DOS), Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment (AFCEE), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), US Military, United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), and local Governments and International Ministries.
Prior to joining Metro City Construction, Calvin was Operations Manager, where he led corporate business development and new client systems. He was involved in exploring joint venture opportunities with prime contractors, direct contracting with US Agencies and International Agencies. He managed a diverse project portfolio, including market analysis studies, managed construction operations systems, feasibility studies, and customer satisfaction measurements.