Like the world famous Atlanta Braves just down the road, every member of our team plays a unique and critical role to help deliver the best results for our customers. Here’s a breakdown of our team and roles we play.
Coach & General Manager
Curtis Costley is our fearless leader and resident Yellow Jacket. With more than 35 years in the construction industry, he brings a wealth of experience to each project. A proud Georgia Tech alumnus with a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction, Curtis enjoys the challenge of each new job and the opportunity to meet new people and build relationships with customers and industry professionals. His strengths are value engineering, design and ensuring his team always exceeds the clients’ expectations. As much as he loves his work, his greatest passion is his family.
Short Stop & Field Operations Manager
As one of the quickest players on our team, Rex coordinates the daily activities of around 20 people at any point in time. A highly organized multi-tasker with over 35 years of experience in the construction industry, he has pretty much seen it all at one time or another. He is passionate about the positive transformation and impact of constructions projects to ultimately help build better communities. When he is not busy working you can find him supporting Alabama football or going off to the Caribbean on a well-earned vacation.
Pitcher & Project Manager
With an above average throw and ability to see the bigger picture, Chris more than carries his weight at C&W Contracting. Chris truly enjoys the construction process and finding simple solutions to the tougher problems. A proud Georgia Southern Alumni with a Bachelors in Construction Management, Chris has already racked up over 10 years of experience in the industry. When not pitching new ideas and building relationships with our clients, he can possibly be found weight training or enjoying the outdoors with his family.
Second Baseman & Project Manager
Every second baseman should be quick on his feet, and Pat is no exception. With more than 15 years at C&W Contracting, Pat truly loves what he does. He has a unique background as a carpenter foreman with a degree in Business Management, and he enjoys providing competitive pricing and top-quality builds in a timely manner, no matter the situation. Outside of work, you can find him spending time with his wife of 25 years, two daughters, and grandson. He also enjoys getting in a round of golf with his friends whenever his schedule allows.
Third Basement & Project Manager.
With a rich knowledge base of the construction industry and a love of problem-solving, Bill firmly solidifies his place as third baseman. He began his career as a carpenter’s helper while building houses in his teens, moving on to work as a superintendent, project manager, and eventually vice president of construction before landing at C & W. He genuinely enjoys delivering to everyone’s expectations or above and firmly believes that his most successful projects have been when the client is truly included as part of the team. In his downtime, you can find him with his wife on their houseboat tied off in a cove.
Right Field & Project Manager
As the most creative ‘right brain’ thinker on our team, Jenna has a unique ability to add value by offering a fresh perspective. With a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Kennesaw State University and an Interior Design Certification, she combines the best of both worlds and is passionate about the creative challenge of helping customers with their interior design choices. Outside of work, she loves spending quality time with family and friends and volunteering with Hillside United Methodist Church Christmas Angels Program.
Catcher & Office Manager
As our catcher, Tatia calls the pitches and helps the team adjust their positions in mid-game. A natural leader with over 30 years of experience managing commercial real estate, she brings an owner’s perspective to the commercial renovation process. Tatia provides support and guidance to the team and enjoys keeping everyone focused on the common goals and objectives. When not in the office, she loves embarrassing her two teenagers, singing along to 80s hits, and watching Alabama Football with her family.
Center Field & Accounting and Marketing Coordinator
Centerfielders typically have to cover the most ground of any position, and Brittany is no exception. She has worked at C&W Contracting for almost 15 years and considers it her second home. Brittany has a bachelor’s degree from Kennesaw State University in International Affairs with a minor in French. Today she ensures the company’s website, social media presence and accounting are all kept up-to-date. When she is not fixing problems at work, she’s likely to be found chasing and corralling her two young boys, exploring new places, and enjoying the ups and downs of Falcon’s football.
Assistant Coach & Accountant
As every business person knows, to succeed you need someone on your team to crunch the numbers and help you exceed your targets. With a passion for numbers and a degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech, Jan fills this role with pride and is appreciated by everyone at C&W. Jan is a running enthusiast and enjoys competing in marathons.
Left Fielder & Project Manager
With a wide scope and area to patrol, Jonathan brings the typical qualities of a great outfielder - reliability and good judgment. A graduate of Auburn University’s civil engineering program, Jonathan is one of the newest members of our team. Prior to joining C & W Contracting, he worked in the healthcare construction industry, and he loves meeting new people through his projects. Outside of the office, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, and can usually be found at the local gym.
Organist & Project Manager
Like the live music at your favorite stadium, Kevin brings a fresh energy to our team. He has a B.A. in Classical Humanities from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Prior to joining C&W, he worked for a private equity and CRE investment firm in the Atlanta market. He also has experience working in finance and as a stand-up comedian. The construction industry is a perfect fit for Kevin due to his love of building relationships and working collaboratively with a team on varied and diverse projects. When asked what he is passionate about outside of work, he had to go with bread: “Bread. I love bread. My wife and children too, but also I love bread. I find soup to be extremely delicious, particularly when paired with bread.” Who can blame him?
Bullpen Manager & Receptionist
In baseball, your bench coach often acts as an in-game advisor to the team, and our receptionist Valarie fits this to a tee. While she is new to the construction industry, she is no stranger to her role, having worked in a variety of different industries prior to joining C & W Contracting. Valarie is friendly to a fault and has a well-earned reputation as being the ultimate team player. She is always volunteering to lend a helping hand, no matter how big the task. Outside of the office, she can be found spending time with her family and offering support to her newly graduated children.
Utility Player & Project Manager
Reed grew up helping his father build their family house and has extensive experience renovating rental homes. These jobs taught him tremendous versatility and prepared him well for the commercial side of construction. Reed started at C & W while studying Civil Engineering at Kennesaw State University and has worked hard to become an effective and knowledgeable project manager. He enjoys working with clients and taking part in a diverse range of projects. In his downtime, you can probably find him in the great outdoors pursuing his love of hunting and fishing.
Middle Reliever & Project Manager
Sometimes in baseball, well-liked teammates get traded but come back after a season or two with a new perspective on the game and an increased skill set. Dylan first interned at C & W while earning his Construction Management degree at Kennesaw State University. However, upon graduation, he took a position with a large home builder and a commercial hardscape company. While there, he worked both in the field and in the office with a hand in supervision, project management, and estimating. The experience allowed him to not only see all sides of construction management but realize he wanted to be involved in project management and commercial construction. He enjoys the variety and balance between office and job site that construction management offers. He is also an avid soccer fan and holds season tickets for Atlanta United.
Rookie Pinch Hitter & Assistant Project Manager
Garrett is a current third year construction management student at Kennesaw State University. He may be a rookie at C & W, but he is not new to the construction field. Before recognizing his niche, he studied civil engineering and worked in the field for two years with another general contractor. Garrett is enjoying seeing the construction industry from the office perspective. He looks forward to expanding his knowledge of construction management and learning how to overcome challenges with each project. Outside of C & W, Garrett is a member of Theta Chi Fraternity and serves on the philanthropy board. He helps coordinate and often attends events to raise money for CHOA. When not on campus or at work, you can also find him in Athens supporting the Georgia Bulldogs.