Our Team

MEET THE STAFF

Facilities Contracting, Inc. is staffed with a versatile team that includes a widespread group of individuals who bring numerous years of experience and knowledge to our company.

MICHAEL D McKESSON - President/CEO

Beginning in 1980, Michael initially worked as an apprentice carpenter, mason, and heavy equipment operator with a regional real estate developer. Soon after, he was promoted to Project Manager and then to Assistant Vice President in charge of licensing and liaisons with various municipalities throughout Colorado and Arizona.

In 1989, Michael founded Facilities Contracting, Inc. with a firm belief that building should not only produce a quality finished product, but the company must also tend to the client’s needs throughout the duration of a project’s life span. Beginning with day porter services, snow removal, and smaller commercial construction, Michael was able to expand Facilities Contracting, Inc. into a premier Class A commercial general contractor with clientele ranging from governmental agencies, Fortune 100 companies, and private individuals.

Michael oversees all business and contractual functions necessary to maintain the ongoing financial longevity of the company. He also personally holds all contracting licenses and examinee ratings necessary to conduct Class A construction and demolition throughout the States of Colorado, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming.

Michael is active and passionate about giving back to the community through numerous boards and organizations including the South Park Owners Association, Highlands Ranch Golf Club and Homeowners Association, and serves on the Douglas County Board of County Commissioners.

Graduating from Colorado State University in 1987, Michael earned his Baccalaureate Degree in Business Finance, with an emphasis in Industrial Construction Management.

Michael is a Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC), by the American Society of Healthcare Engineers (ASHE) of the American Hospital Association (AHA)

JULIE McKESSON - Chief Operations Officer  

Julie joined the team in 1997 and in 2021 was promoted to Chief Operations Officer. Her primary responsibilities include establishing policies and promoting company growth, while managing relationships with employees, subcontractors and clients She oversees the daily operations of the company and works closely with the executives at Facilities Contracting, Inc. Additionally, she oversees project scheduling assignments and operational support for the project superintendents. Julie coordinates the company’s overall business activities to ensure efficient office to field coordination. She also leads the snow and ice management program including annual contract renewal, service execution, and preparation of billing and client correspondence.

BEN PLACZEK - Vice President

Before he joined Facilities Contracting, Inc., he worked as an engineer and project manager in the oil and gas industry. Ben joined the team in 2015 as a project superintendent and has worked his way through numerous positions within the company. In 2021, he was promoted to Vice President. Ben’s primary responsibilities include business development and client relationships, overseeing estimation activities, reviewing project budgets and scheduling, and supervises the company’s projects from inception to final close out. Ben also collaborates directly with clients to maintain project integrity and quality ensuring that the client is delivered with a finished product that we are proud to stand behind.

Ben has brought with him a passion for leadership and mentorship that has been widely accepted by our team. His growth in the company is a testament to his ability to lead our team through numerous milestones, projects, and overall company operations.

Ben graduated from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 2012.

Ben is an ASHE Health Care Construction Certificate Holder (HCC), is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with the Project Management Institute, and is a Class A Contractor IBC Examinee.

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MIKE INGHAM - Assistant Vice President

He joined Facilities Contracting, Inc. in 2010, bringing with him six years of field experience. Mike started as a project superintendent and has risen through the ranks to Assistant Vice President in 2021. His primary responsibilities include identifying and capturing business opportunities, reviewing project bid activities, examining project budgets and project schedules, and leads the overall project execution. As Assistant Vice President, Mike assures that the quality of our projects meets both the expectation of the client as well as the expectations of Facilities Contracting, Inc.

Mike attended Colorado State University and graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management in 2008.

Mike is a Construction in Health Care Facilities Certificate Holder, is a Class A Contractor IBC Examinee, and has completed the OSHA 10 Training.

JOHNNY SWANSON - Preconstruction/ Estimating

Johnny worked as a project engineer prior to joining our team in 2018 as a project superintendent. In 2021 Johnny was promoted to the Preconstruction and Estimating lead at Facilities Contracting. His primary responsibilities include ensuring project bids are accurate, complete, and in accordance with the plans and specifications. He is also responsible to performing preliminary cost estimates for clients who desire a cost analysis prior to the construction phase. Johnny has spearheaded the Job Order Contracting (JOC) program at Facilities Contracting and is the resident expert at the Gordian estimation software utilized on two multi-year contracts that Facilities Contracting, Inc. currently holds within the state of Colorado (Sourcewell) and the University of Denver.

Johnny graduated from Fort Lewis College with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering.

DOUG SCHLAGEL -  Project Manager

He joined Facilities Contracting, Inc. in 2005, bringing with him over 25 years of management experience and six years of commercial construction experience. Doug started as a project superintendent and was promoted to Senior Project Manager in 2021. His primary responsibilities include bidding, preparation of budgets and scheduling, supervision of project mobilization as well as on and off-site supervision and finalization of project close out. Doug also works directly with clients to maintain project integrity and quality, ensuring that the client is delivered with a finished product beyond their expectations.

CEVIN BROWN - Senior Project Manager

In 2015, after serving 5 years as a Division Officer in United States Navy, Cevin joined Facilities Contracting in the Arizona region as a superintendent. His Navy experience background provides Cevin with the knowledge to manage a team, pay attention to detail, and ensure that precise processes are followed. These learned skills have helped Cevin to ensure his projects are completed accurately and on schedule, his team works together as a unified team, and the clients stay informed throughout the process.

In 2021, Cevin was promoted to Senior Project Manager to oversees all projects in Texas, Arizona, and Utah. Cevin can maneuver confidently with the demands of multiple jobs in various States. OSHA 30

Cevin’s primary responsibilities include bidding, preparation of budgets and scheduling, supervision of project mobilization as well as on and off-site supervision and finalization of project close out. He also works directly with clients to maintain project integrity and quality, ensuring that the client is delivered with a finished product beyond their expectations.

JOSHUA M COMPTON - Project Manager

Josh joined Facilities Contracting, Inc. in 2013 as a skilled tradesman, worked hard to develop his skills to become a top superintendent, and in 2021, Josh was promoted to Project Manager. Josh brings as evident pride in each one his projects and his attention to detail sets his projects apart. Josh is also notorious in his effectiveness while working with other employees to instill long tern success in themselves as well as the company. Josh’s primary responsibilities include bidding, preparation of budgets and scheduling, supervision of project mobilization as well as on and off-site supervision and finalization of project close out. He also works directly with clients to maintain project integrity and quality, ensuring that the client is delivered with a finished product beyond their expectations.

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WILLIAM HUFFAKER - Project Manager

He joined Facilities Contracting, Inc. in 2013 as a project superintendent with seven years of commercial construction experience including: estimating, sales, and project management. In 2021, Will was promoted to Project Manager and has a keen eye for quality control and plan and specification compliance, which helps ensure his projects are successful and align with the design intent. Will displays professionalism while making effective decisions even when presented with challenges that may arise. Will’s primary responsibilities include bidding, preparation of budgets and scheduling, supervision of project mobilization as well as on and off-site supervision and finalization of project close out. He also works directly with clients to maintain project integrity and quality, ensuring that the client is delivered with a finished product beyond their expectations.

Will graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management.

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JESSICA JENKINS - Project Accountant/ Analyst

She joined the Facilities Contracting team in 2020, bringing over 15 years of accounting and management experience, including time as an auditor for a CPA firm, and accounting management roles with a national home builder and a Fortune 200 company. As the lead in the company’s accounts receivable department and overseer of all accounting functions, Jess is responsible for pay application billings, state and local tax compliance, job profitability analysis, and financial statement reporting. Her attention to detail and passion for analytics has proven to be a tremendous asset to the company’s executive team for forecasting and making timely financial decisions.

Jess graduated from the University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

ANN ARELLANO - Senior Accounting Specialist

Ann joined Facilities Contracting, Inc. as a project administrator in 2006 bringing with her years of administration experience. Ann was promoted to Senior Accounting Specialist in 2021. She leads our accounts payable department and where she manages and coordinates payments and notifications for procurement of lien waivers, performs accounts payable invoice entry, and assists with client and subcontractor payment/billing questions. Ann also works directly with the Project Account/Analyst to coordinate accurate and efficient accounting practices.

Ann works in conjunction with the entire project team to ensure the integrity and accuracy of each project undertaken by Facilities Contracting, Inc. is met.

SARA HEYDLAUFF - Senior Project/ Contract Administrator

She joined the team in 2013 as a Project Administrator and was promoted to Senior Project/Contract Administrator in 2021. Her primary responsibilities include assisting the President and the construction teams in coordinating projects, composing, and coordinating contracts with clients and subcontractors, and assisting the project teams from bidding to closeout. Sara works closely with the CEO on licensing and master sub agreements. She helps to manage our team of Project Administrators and establishes strong relationships with each client and subcontractor.

Sara graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a bachelor’s degree in Theatre Studies & Marketing.

TOM PLUME - Senior Maintenance Manager

Tom joined Facilities Contracting, Inc. in 2002. With him, he brought over 18 years of construction and facilities maintenance experience. Tom works directly with the Chief Operations Officer and is responsible for scheduling, coordination, execution, and billing of all necessary maintenance items for Day Porter and Building Maintenance contracts. Tom is also a certified welder and manages the fleet of company equipment to ensure they are safe and reliable. Tom can fix nearly anything and can be counted on to complete a task correctly the first time, every time.

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PETE BRZYCKI - Project Superintendent

Pete joined Facilities Contracting, Inc. in 2005 as a project superintendent. With him, he brought over nineteen years of commercial and residential construction experience, in addition to electrical experience. 

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JEREMY GOSCH - Project Superintendent

Jeremy joined Facilities Contracting, Inc. in 2019, bringing with him over 23 years of railroad design/construction and residential/commercial architectural design experience. Jeremy received a degree in Computer Aided Drafting & Design from ITT Technical Institute.

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TYLER TICHENOR - Project Superintendent 

Tyler joined Facilities Contracting in 2019 bringing with him a history in construction experience spanning multiple aspects of the industry.

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STEVEN STEARNS - Project Superintendent

Steven joined Facilities Contracting, Inc. in 2019 with 9 years of management experience overseeing business teams and departments with previous employers.

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RYAN ADAMSCHECK - Project Superintendent

Ryan came to Facilities Contracting right out of college and has risen to his superintendent position through hard work and his engineering background.

Ryan graduated from Metropolitan State University with a degree in Engineering.

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JOE KILLIP - Project Superintendent

Joe came to Facilities Contracting in 2020 with a history in landscape operations and management.

Joe Graduated Cum Sum Laude from Arizona State University with a degree in Business Administration.

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JASON RADTKE - Project Superintendent

Jason joined our team in 2021 with a background in engineering and construction in numerous fields and roles throughout the US.

Jason graduated from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering.

ERIK ENGBERG - Project Superintendent

Erik joined Facilities Contracting, Inc. in 2021 with 10 years of electrical experience in residential, commercial, and government projects.

Erik graduated top of his trade school class and is studying for his Master’s License.

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RONALD SWANSON - Project Superintendent

Ron joined Facilities Contracting, Inc. in 2021 with a background in information technologies, with some commercial construction, as well as private and defense contracting experience.

Ronald graduated from the United States Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science in engineering. He also has his (PMP) Project Management Professional certification, ISO 9000 training, and other IT and government certifications.

Contact

981 Southpark Drive
 Littleton CO 80120

(303) 798-7111

info@facilitiescontracting.com

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