EXECUTIVE TEAM

GREG THOMPSON,  OWNER / PRESIDENT |  Since its beginning in 1987, Greg has guided Greater Dayton Construction, Ltd. to steady, positive growth. He has created successful on-going partnerships with several regional developers, trade partners, national vendors, and numerous industry organizations. He is focused on successful team building, and has been responsible for guiding GDC through numerous company milestones, including the merger with Oberer Commercial Construction in 2004 to create the Oberer Thompson Company.

KEVIN HESS, VICE PRESIDENT |  Kevin has been a member of the GDC team since 1999, and is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the company’s three divisions. In addition to his role as Vice President, Kevin continues to serve as the point contact for several of the firm’s largest clients, and is highly experienced in residential and commercial contract negotiation, acquisition, and vendor relations. Kevin graduated from Grove City College with a BA in Business Administration.

GENE TARTELL, V.P. OF COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS/SAFETY DIRECTORGene has been with the Greater Dayton Construction, Ltd. since 1996 and has completed commercial projects ranging from 5,000 to 250,000 square feet. Additionally, Gene is the Safety Director for the company and oversees OSHA mandated safety protocols. Gene has a Civil Engineering degree from Sinclair College.

JEFF GOLDMAN, CONTROLLER |  Jeff has been with GDC since 1996. His experience ranges from ownership of a remodeling firm to operations management. Jeff has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a minor in accounting from Miami University.

BILL HIBNER, DIRECTOR OF CONSTRUCTION SERVICES |  Bill has been with GDC since 2011 and has experience in building programing, general contracting, design/build construction, and real estate development. Bill is an associate member of the American Institute of Architects and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Architecture.

STEVE MALOY, DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES |  Steve attended Wright State University and is certified in Human Resources Management. He has over 30 years experience in the construction industry. Steve is a certified OSHA Construction Outreach Trainer, and has been with GDC since 1996.

JOHN POPELAR, DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL PROGRAMSJohn has been part of the GDC team since 2005, and is responsible for guiding the company’s involvement in special programs and on-going contract relationships with various institutions in and around the Dayton area. Focusing primarily on multi-family and light commercial work, John has helped GDC feature projects in Citirama, Rehabarama, and Eco-Rehabarama events. John graduated with both his BA and MA from the University of Dayton.