Rick Martin is the founder and President of Mid-Valley Commercial Construction, Inc. He has an extensive background as a union framing and drywall subcontractor in every role from estimator and project manager, to controller, operations officer and CEO, and he has estimated and managed projects from $25,000 to $3,000,000. Rick started in the construction industry in Salem in 1995, and has worked in offices in Salem, Eugene, Tigard and Seattle, advancing to the CEO of a $100m company before leaving to start this venture. Rick has estimated and/or project managed over $60 million in work in Oregon, Washington and California. Because Rick is also a CPA and MBA, he brings a well-rounded perspective to the management of projects and business.
Jesse Vigil is the Vice President of Operations at Mid-Valley Commercial Construction. As a third generation Exterior Interior Systems (EIS) Carpenter and having worked in the industry for over 25 years, Jesse has expertise in all facets of the EIS trade including drywall, metal stud framing, acoustical ceilings, wood ceilings, computer floors and drywall. He has held positions in the industry ranging from Utility /Laborer Journeyman Carpenter, Foreman, Superintendent and General Superintendent working for companies as large as $150M and as small as $1M. Jesse’s professional development includes two years at Linn Benton Community College studying business as well as intensive industry related training programs including Union Carpenter Mentoring, Superintendent and Apprenticeship Training, OSHA 30 Certificate, Best Practices in Health Care and ASHE training. When Jesse isn’t working, he enjoys hunting, fishing and attending OSU Beaver sporting events.
Eric is the Senior Project Manager and Estimator at Mid-Valley Commercial Construction, Inc. Eric started his career in the commercial construction industry in 1998 and has held positions in the industry ranging from inside sales, estimator and project manager, department manager, business development and senior project manager. Eric has estimated and managed projects ranging from $15,000 to $3M and was instrumental in leading a department within a well-known local subcontractor that exceeded $3.5M in sales before his departure. Eric’s vast knowledge of drywall assemblies, doors, frames and hardware, acoustical ceilings, wood ceilings, metal stud framing and structural steel makes him a valuable team member and resource for Mid-Valley’s customers. Eric also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Linfield College. When Eric is not working he enjoys hunting, fishing and attending his daughter’s sporting events.
Jeniffer Johnson runs the accounting department at Mid-Valley Commercial Construction and joined our team in September 2016. Jeniffer handles the payroll, construction billing, accounts receivable and accounts payable for the company. Jeniffer is a CPA and has an extensive background in finance and accounting, but is new to the construction industry. Jeniffer has worked in public accounting, private industry and municipal government. Jeniffer and her husband recently moved back to the Willamette Valley after living in Newport, Oregon for the past 10 years. In her spare time, Jeniffer enjoys spending time with her family, camping, and scrapbooking.
Dennis Cox is responsible for advancing the MVCC’s safety culture to the next level. He brings over forty years of construction field and management experience to MVCC. He completed his Lather’s apprenticeship before moving from Eugene to Atlanta Ga. While in Atlanta, he had the opportunity to work in various types of construction, including residential, multifamily, commercial, industrial, and eventually High Tech projects. During this time he advanced to a field management position. After returning to the Eugene area, he started pursuing a career in Construction Safety. He has received secondary training in Management, Human Resource, and Safety Management. Currently he holds a CHST accreditation, OSHA 500 certification, and Construction Safety/Health Professional Accreditation. He is certified as a trainer and competent person for Fall Protection. He also holds certifications as Scaffold Erector, Rigging/Signaling, Best Practices in Health Care, Lead Abatement, and other various safety certifications. He enjoys woodworking, restoring cars, camping and attending Oregon football in his free time.