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  • Dawn Arruda
    Dawn Arruda
    Human Resources Manager
    Dawn Arruda
    Human Resources Manager
    Dawn Arruda

    Dawn joined Keith Construction in 2015 as our human resources manager bringing a wealth of experience with her. Dawn’s role with Keith is ever changing and evolves in step with industry trends and company growth. Her extensive accounting, payroll and human resources experience provides seamless transition from one role to the next. Dawn, like most employees of small, privately owned companies, is often required to wear many hats. Dawn not only wears these hats; she wears them well and with a great attitude. An invaluable asset to Keith Construction, she is avid supporter of the National Alliance to End Homelessness.

  • Robert Bradley
    Robert Bradley, AIA
    Vice President Preconstruction
    Robert Bradley
    Vice President Preconstruction
    Robert Bradley, AIA

    Bob is a graduate from Wentworth Institute of Technology and has been with Keith Construction since 1997, after having worked for 10 years as a registered architect. As an architect, he brings a unique perspective and insight to the role of project manager. Bob’s wealth of knowledge has become a huge asset to the Keith Construction team.

  • Chris Buckley
    Chris Buckley
    Superintendent
    Chris Buckley
    Superintendent
    Chris Buckley

    Chris is a carpenter by trade who has worked in the construction industry for 25 years.  Working as a superintendent for 15 years has given him a strong background in occupied, new and mill projects. Chris excels at building teams which is one of the key reasons he is efficient at completing jobs on time. He understands the dynamics of working with all different parties and upholds the value of maintaining great client relationships on a day to day basis. Chris enjoys using the software resources to his advantage in order to stay ahead of the projects and solve any problems if anticipated.

  • Will Calder
    Will Calder
    Project Manager
    Will Calder
    Project Manager
    Will Calder

    After graduating with a BA from St. Lawrence University, Will entered the energy efficiency field, working alongside the Massachusetts energy utilities. It was through conducting over 1,800 field surveys, that Will found his passion for building. Will is spending time in both the field and office honing his skills as a Super and APM. He currently holds an unrestricted construction supervisors license in the state of Massachusetts.

  • Daniel Carleton
    Daniel Carleton
    Project Manager
    Daniel Carleton
    Project Manager
    Daniel Carleton

    Dan has over 25 years experience and has worked on new construction, renovation and re-use projects. Dan’s experience includes acting as an owner’s representative and working within the property management community. He also has experience interacting with numerous government agencies including HUD, MHFA, and MHIC. He has been with Keith Construction since 2006.  

  • Hubert Caron
    Hubert Caron
    Superintendent
    Hubert Caron
    Superintendent
    Hubert Caron

    Hubert joined Keith in 2006 and is a licensed construction superintendent in Massachusetts. With the capabilities to manage large quantities of workers on a daily basis, paired with his knowledge of the industry and communication skills, Hubert is a valued part of our team.

  • Christopher Chiurri
    Christopher Chiurri, AIA
    Project Executive
    Christopher Chiurri
    Project Executive
    Christopher Chiurri, AIA

    Chris graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s degree in architecture. With 10 years of experience as an Architect and previous experience as a Construction Project Manager and Site Supervisor, Chris has the diverse experience and skills needed for successful project management.

  • Rachel Cohen
    Rachel Cohen
    Director of People and Culture
    Rachel Cohen
    Director of People and Culture
    Rachel Cohen

    Rachel has 25 years of management experience. Throughout her career she focused on the training and development of future leaders while maintaining high employee morale and low attrition rates.  Caring about people and recognizing what they bring to a company has always been a priority for Rachel. She graduated from Wheelock College in Boston where she earned a BA in Humanities with a minor in 19th century literature and a BS in Elementary Education.

  • Brendan Corcoran
    Brendan Corcoran
    Assistant Project Manager
    Brendan Corcoran
    Assistant Project Manager
    Brendan Corcoran

    After graduating from Colgate University in 2015 Brendan worked for a multifamily management and development company. During his time there he analyzed the short- and long-term needs at various properties to ensure physical infrastructure and capital improvement efforts were met. Since joining Keith in 2020 Brendan hopes to expand his construction knowledge through field and office tasks. He currently holds an unrestricted construction supervisor license in Massachusetts.

  • Brendan Costello
    Brendan Costello
    Estimator
    Brendan Costello
    Estimator
    Brendan Costello

    Brendan graduated from the University of Maine with a BS in Construction Management. He worked as a Project Manager/Estimator for 7 years with a local residential contractor focusing on custom homes, additions, and remodels. He currently holds an unrestricted construction supervisor license in Massachusetts. In 2019 he joined Keith Construction and turned his full attention to estimating.

  • David Denaro
    David Denaro
    Project Manager
    David Denaro
    Project Manager
    David Denaro

    Dave has over 30 years of knowledge in the construction industry having built numerous multimillion-dollar projects in both multifamily, new construction and rehabilitation. He brings practical and technical knowledge to each project he manages and is well versed in the complexities and sensitivities of historic renovations. This practical experience and knowledge make him an invaluable addition to any construction team.

  • Nicole Deren
    Nicole Deren
    Senior Compliance Specialist
    Nicole Deren
    Senior Compliance Specialist
    Nicole Deren

    Nicole came to Keith Construction with an extensive background in data management and document control across various industries.  Her career took off at a large engineering consulting firm as a Geotechnical Administrative Assistant within the Commercial Construction department.  Nicole later ventured into the Life Sciences industry with her role as a Clinical Trial Travel Protocol Specialist.  Since joining Keith Construction in 2015, Nicole implemented new tracking mechanisms to take raw data from the field and produce meaningful reports of each project’s section 3, minority and female workforce statistics.  Nicole enjoys her role as a self-proclaimed “data nerd” and continues to seek out new opportunities for Keith Construction to not only hit project MWBE and Section 3 contract and workforce benchmarks, but surpass them.

  • Vanessa Aguiar-Dobbs
    Vanessa Aguiar-Dobbs
    Controller
    Vanessa Aguiar-Dobbs
    Controller
    Vanessa Aguiar-Dobbs

    Vanessa began working full-time with Keith Construction in 2013 as a Construction Administrator after working part-time during her final year of college. Vanessa graduated with a BS in Accounting and a minor in Legal Studies from Bryant University with further coursework from Wentworth Institute of Technology. Between her internship in construction accounting at a local accounting firm and her accounting experience as the Office Manager for a landscaping/demolition company, Vanessa brings extensive experience in administration, project accounting, and leadership to her current role.

  • Terry Ducharme
    Terry Ducharme
    Accounts Payable Coordinator
    Terry Ducharme
    Accounts Payable Coordinator
    Terry Ducharme

    Terry has worked in construction accounting for both General and Subcontractors since 1996. Through her prior experience, she is able to balance what Keith requires from each individual subcontractor with their different levels of financial sophistication. Terry is currently Keith’s Accounts Payable Coordinator and has been with Keith since 2010.

  • Robert Dufour
    Robert Dufour
    Superintendent
    Robert Dufour
    Superintendent
    Robert Dufour

    Robbie has been with Keith since 2002. He has 22 years of construction experience, with specialties in site work, wood framing, and technical finishes.  Robbie holds a construction supervisors license, and as an added safety competence, he is also certified in CPR.

  • Brandon Dumont
    Brandon Dumont
    Superintendent
    Brandon Dumont
    Superintendent
    Brandon Dumont

    Brandon graduated from Nichols College with a degree in business. Prior to KCI, he worked for a demolition subcontractor where he gained extensive field experience. Brandon stared with Keith Construction in 2011. He holds his CSL and OSHA 30. He is a valuable and reliable asset to the field team.

  • Timothy Dumont
    Timothy Dumont
    Superintendent
    Timothy Dumont
    Superintendent
    Timothy Dumont

    Tim has been with Keith since 2001 and is licensed in Massachusetts.  He has over forty years construction experience in all phases. He has been a licensed construction superintendent for 30+ years.

  • Jessica Faillace
    Jessica Faillace
    Project Manager
    Jessica Faillace
    Project Manager
    Jessica Faillace

    Jessica holds a BS in Marketing with a double minor in Business and Psychology from Bryant University and MS in Construction Management from Wentworth Institute of Technology.  Over the previous ten years she has completed projects in multiple markets of the construction industry including multi-family, education, adaptive reuse and occupied rehabilitations.  Her organization and communication skills coupled with her consistent drive for improvement and advancement allows her to effectively manage all projects in varying degrees of complexity and size.

  • Nicholas Faillace
    Nicholas Faillace
    Project Manager
    Nicholas Faillace
    Project Manager
    Nicholas Faillace

    Nick Faillace joined Keith Construction in 2010. As a veteran of the United States Marine Corps along with his 10 years of experience working as a Site Superintendent, he has a unique perspective and brings great insight to his role as a project manager. Nick is a graduate of Suffolk University and recieved his MS in Leadership and Administration from Boston College. Nick has extensive experience with both new construction and occupied rehabilitation projects. He holds an unrestricted construction supervisor license in Massachusetts. 

  • Timothy E. Forde
    Timothy E. Forde
    Vice President and Partner
    Timothy E. Forde
    Vice President and Partner
    Timothy E. Forde

    Tim Forde is Partner and Vice President overseeing day to day business strategy and construction operations at Keith. Tim has a 40+ year reputation of leadership, reliability and project execution in the industry. A member of Keith Construction since its inception, Tim’s commitment to success, client satisfaction and his employees is what drives his dedication to the company. Involved in all project phases, Tim is the executive leader of project management and field operations for Keith. With over 20 years of field experience—Tim’s vast knowledge of building, coupled with his desire to manage and empower makes him an integral part of Keith Construction Inc.

  • Timothy Forde, Jr.
    Timothy Forde, Jr.
    Vice President Operations
    Timothy Forde, Jr.
    Vice President Operations
    Timothy Forde, Jr.

    A graduate of Quinnipiac University with further course work from Wentworth Institute of Technology, Tim’s ability to pair his formal education with years of field experience, brings a welcomed blend to Keith’s Project Management Team. Tim holds an unrestricted CSL license and is a certified Passive House Builder. He has been with Keith since 2011 and joined the Project Management team in 2014. 

  • Scott Giacomozzi
    Scott Giacomozzi
    Chief Estimator
    Scott Giacomozzi
    Chief Estimator
    Scott Giacomozzi

    Scott is a Umass Amherst alumni where he graduated with a BS in Building & Design Technology. After graduating Scott specialized in complex retail and hospitality projects. He then became a committed preconstruction manager where he led a team of preconstruction managers and PMs early in the design/budgeting process, focusing mainly on senior housing and multifamily residential project in various regions of the US. Before joining Keith Construction, he worked as a senior estimator where he focused on medical and lab projects for some of Boston’s most prestigious medical and academic institutions.

  • Zachary Harrison
    Zachary Harrison
    Assistant Project Manager
    Zachary Harrison
    Assistant Project Manager
    Zachary Harrison

    Zach holds a BS in Real Estate Finance from the University of New Hampshire. Zach has been with Keith Construction since 2022 and brings 5 years of experience in the construction industry, from a developer, subcontractor, and property management perspective.  This experience has enabled him to better understand the entire project life cycle and become an integral part of the Project Management team.

  • Jessica Johnson
    Jessica Johnson
    Compliance Specialist
    Jessica Johnson
    Compliance Specialist
    Jessica Johnson

    Jessica began working in the Construction Industry in 2011 where she joined the Administration and Sales Team of a small construction company that specializes in Accident Recovery, Roadway Construction and General Construction. In 2016 she joined Keith Construction where she currently works in the Document Control Division as Compliance Specialist. Jessica’s role is to provide administrative support to the project management team with the setup, maintenance and closeout of construction projects. Jessica also has an interest in Construction Insurance and has recently become CRIS (Construction Risk Insurance Specialist) certified. Jessica looks forward to continuing her education in the Construction Field.

  • John W. Keith
    John W. Keith
    President and Partner
    John W. Keith
    President and Partner
    John W. Keith

    John W. Keith is a respected developer and leader in the affordable mixed-income housing, real estate and construction industries. Mr. Keith started building single family homes in 1964, expanding to multi-family housing in 1970 and then to affordable housing construction in 1979 when he co-founded Central Street Construction. That company transitioned to Keith Construction Inc. in 1993 with a simple philosophy: commitment to its clients to deliver quality construction, on time and on budget.

    The depth and breadth of Mr. Keith’s experience and relationships with local, state and federal funding organizations have earned him great respect. His support of the greater affordable community is well recognized. A few of the industry and community awards he has received include recognition by The Rental Housing Association, Metro Housing, Lawyers Clearing House, the CJP, and Curry College to name but a few.

  • Jacen Kurciviez
    Jacen Kurciviez
    Estimator
    Jacen Kurciviez
    Estimator
    Jacen Kurciviez

    Jacen Kurciviez is an accomplished estimator who works with architects and owners to create accurate budgets for complex construction projects.

    Jacen knows that there are a lot of uncertainties in pre-construction, and that his role is to build confidence in the owner’s budget for reducing the assumed risks of building.

    Jacen has garnered years of experience on and off the field as a Finish Carpenter, Project Engineer, as well as an Estimator where he continues to expand his knowledge of the industry.

    Jacen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Lowell where he graduated Suma Cum Laude.

  • David Lazaro Jr.
    David Lazaro Jr.
    Project Manager
    David Lazaro Jr.
    Project Manager
    David Lazaro Jr.

    Dave graduated from Suffolk University in 2016 with a degree in Business Management, and completed additional Construction Management courses at Wentworth Institute of Technology. While working toward his degree Dave worked as a carpenter for a local finish carpentry contractor. He joined Keith Construction at the beginning of 2018 and has spent the last two years gaining on-site experience and knowledge as an assistant superintendent.

  • Bud LaRosa
    Bud LaRosa
    Treasurer and CFO
    Bud LaRosa
    Treasurer and CFO
    Bud LaRosa

    Bud LaRosa is the Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer at Keith Construction where he is responsible for overall financial strategy as well as risk management. Prior to joining Keith, Bud held various CFO roles and executive leadership positions with other construction companies. He has established a reputation for team building and for aligning business metrics to support business strategy and growth. Bud has also been involved in the sale of two companies and the divestiture of a division of another. He has written for a variety of trade publications, served on advisory boards and is involved in the leadership of the Construction Financial Manager’s Association. For his achievements, Boston Business Journal named him the 2013 CFO of the Year. Bud holds a BS in Business Administration from Eastern Nazarene College and an MBA with a Finance Concentration from Bentley University.

  • Tom Libby
    Tom Libby
    Assistant Project Manager
    Tom Libby
    Assistant Project Manager
    Tom Libby

    After graduating with a BS in Civil Engineering in 2019 from the University of New Hampshire, Tom pursued his MBA at Bryant University while obtaining experience in civil site design, planning and development, and project management for new apartment complexes.  Tom joined Keith Construction  in 2022.

  • Daniel Maffa
    Daniel Maffa
    Estimator
    Daniel Maffa
    Estimator
    Daniel Maffa

    After graduating with a BA from Connecticut College, Daniel worked at a design and construction firm that works with athletic facilities and hospitality. He then continued his coursework and received a Certificate in Managing Construction Projects from Wentworth Institute of Technology. Since arriving at KCI, Daniel has spent time as an assistant superintendent, assistant project manager, and now as an assistant estimator.

  • Paul Maloney
    Paul Maloney
    Project Manager
    Paul Maloney
    Project Manager
    Paul Maloney

    Paul graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology with a BS in Architectural Engineering Technology. Paul joined Keith Construction in 2020 and has years of experience in the industry, both as a subcontractor and as an architectural Project Manager. This experience provides a unique understanding of projects from multiple perspectives.

  • Graham Maso
    Graham Maso
    Senior Estimator
    Graham Maso
    Senior Estimator
    Graham Maso

    Graham has a passion for finer details and working with design teams to ensure client goals are understood and properly captured.  Having experience in both field operations and daily management of on-site tasks, as well as estimating and preconstruction, he has a well-rounded understanding of how projects come together on paper as well as in the field. Graham is a graduate of Boston University with a BS in Operations and Technology Management.

  • Don Mayer
    Don Mayer
    Superintendent
    Don Mayer
    Superintendent
    Don Mayer

    Don has been with Keith Construction since 2010. Don brings extensive construction knowledge and experience to Keith Construction, and holds an Unrestricted Construction Superintendent license in the state of Massachusetts.

  • Joe Montero
    Joseph Montero
    Superintendent
    Joe Montero
    Superintendent
    Joseph Montero

    Joseph has been working for Keith Construction as a Superintendent for over three years. He has been able to assist the company with many vital projects to increase their productivity/efficiency and help them achieve a higher level of competitiveness in the industry. Joseph currently holds a state certified unrestricted Construction Supervisor License. Before his career with Keith Construction, Joseph held full time positions in different industries such as carpentry, flooring, drywall and roofing. Joseph without a doubt is a great addition to the team and his willingness to help others grow and expand speaks volumes of his commitment to his craft.

  • Ron Morrissey
    Ronald Morrissey
    Superintendent
    Ron Morrissey
    Superintendent
    Ronald Morrissey

    Ron earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Economics at Framingham State University. He joined Keith Construction in 2019 with 25 years of experience working for a framing subcontractor and as a home. He brings extensive builders knowledge to the superintendent role.

  • Ed O’Connell
    Ed O’Connell
    Superintendent
    Ed O’Connell
    Superintendent
    Ed O’Connell

    Edward O’ Connell graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology. New to the Keith team, he Holds a Construction Superintendents license in the state of Massachusetts and is licensed in the City of Boston. Ed has experience in commercial ground new construction as well as tenant fit outs. He has worked on a wide range of projects including schools/institutions, pharmaceutical, banking and commercial  housing.

  • Bill Plante
    Bill Plante
    Superintendent
    Bill Plante
    Superintendent
    Bill Plante

    Bill has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry and has held an Unrestricted Construction Superintendents License for 11 of those years. He has experience in multiple areas, including drafting, site work, and framing, and occupied rehab in both commercial and residential spaces. Bill has been with Keith since June 2014.

  • Denis Roy
    Denis Roy
    Superintendent
    Denis Roy
    Superintendent
    Denis Roy

    Denis has been with KCI since 1997 with over 40 years of construction field experience. Denis started as a drywall specialist and gained respect through his hard work. He has many years of experience in all aspects from labor to job closeouts including great tenant relations. He is very schedule orientated and punctual when meeting important deadlines. One of his best attributes is going above and beyond for any task at hand including the quality and finishes of work performed. Dennis plays a vital role in creating a team atmosphere to create a helpful and willing environment for all.

  • Jim Wildman
    Jim Wildman
    Superintendent
    Jim Wildman
    Superintendent
    Jim Wildman

    Jim Wildman has over 25 years of construction experience ranging from the construction of new residential homes, commercial build outs, tilt wall construction and multi-family/hotel wood construction. Having owned his own company for over 18 years, Jim brings a strong focus on the contractor/client relationship needed to run an efficient jobsite. He has a 2-year degree from Holyoke Community College in Criminal Justice. When not at work, Jim enjoys camping throughout New England with his family.