Management Team

Darin C. Zwick, CEO

Darin grew up within a construction family and was exposed to significant projects his entire life. His ability to motivate people around him to improve their performance. Darin has an intense desire to build not only fine buildings, but also great relationships with everyone, especially clients and employees.

Darin’s leadership skills are an essential ingredient to the success of his projects. His enthusiasm and passion are contagious. His ability to visualize construction details prior to actual installation is crucial to his success in identifying and mitigating constructability issues before they become expensive challenges to be fixed.

Mark Bateman, CFO

Mark’s accounting career in the construction industry began in 1988 when he worked as an auditor for a local CPA firm performing audits on several construction firms.

In 1994, Mark took a position as controller for the state's largest commercial contractor, where he remained for nearly nine years. His responsibilities included management of the company’s day to day accounting operations, financial statements preparation, third party audits, and payroll and employee benefits. He also assisted the many job cost accountants in their specific accounting duties.

Mark has hands on experience with accounting and financial statements during the construction of one of the largest joint-venture projects in the state for the construction of the LDS Conference Center.

Eric Calder, Vice President

Eric has broad experience in providing estimating services throughout all phases of construction and is especially skilled at preconstruction planning and estimating. His knowledge base includes conceptual estimating, construction cost estimating, life cycle cost evaluation, constructability analysis, bid package writing, value design and value engineering, quantity surveys and contract administration.

As Vice President of Preconstruction and Estimating, he manages a staff of specialists who are highly-skilled at determining costs, calculating values and presenting options. During preconstruction, owners and architects appreciate Eric’s concise and clear input, enabling informed decisions regarding cost, schedule and methods.

Chris Knoles, Director of Marketing

Chris has worked for 12 years in commercial construction management, in a career that began at one of the region's largest commercial contractors. He leads the corporate marketing initiatives, including the RFP process, database management and supports business development activities.