OUR TEAM

President – Nick Malfara

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Nick has over 20 years of sales, construction management, executive and business management experience in the construction field. He has worked for both local and large multi-national construction corporations. Nick oversees all sales, administrative and finance operations and works closely in tandem with our project managers, coordinators, and estimators, to ensure that all commitments to our valued clients are met both on time and budget.

Senior Project Manager – Tony Bugliarisi

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Tony has over 30 years of construction experience from small scale renovations to multi-million dollar new builds and renovations. Tony is responsible to maintain budgets, construction schedules, change order management and to chair site and trade meetings. Tony is responsible to oversee all construction projects and site operations within the Design-Spec Group of companies.

Executive Assistant – Melanie Sousa

 

picMelanie is responsible for assisting the President and General Project Manager in day to day activities.  Melanie liaises with all departments in our business to help execute our corporate goals and assist us in meeting our obligations to our clients.  Melanie is an integral part of management, social media presence and working with our manager of marketing and communications. She is also responsible for general accounting, completing payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and correspondence records for all active and completed projects.

Project Coordinator – Stephanie Whiteman 

Supporting all areas of estimating, tendering, contract awards, project documentation management and accounting integration. She assists with coordinating related contract administration, procurement and invoicing functions for awarded projects, assisting with data and project analysis, performing quantity surveys from construction drawings, supporting project Superintendents and Foremen in their management of sites and crews, tracking productivity, costs and progress on projects.

Accounting Director – Antonio Cudini

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Antonio specializes in tax, audits, consulting, growth and change management, budgeting, year-end reporting and performance analysis. Tony is responsible in providing financial analysis guidance and counselt management with regard to interpreting accounting/regulatory policy, changes/developments in accounting requirements and assessing its impact on the Company.

Marketing and Communications Manager – Diane Malfara

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Diane is responsible for content marketing including communications planning with execution and measurement. Our content marketing includes email, blog, social, video and more. Diane is also responsible for website management and re-development, media relations, including crafting pressreleases and handlingmedia queries. Diane also supports the President in various communications with fundraisers, e.g., annual reports and quarterly updates.