Mr. O’Neil began with W.E. O’Neil as a full time employee in 1967 and worked as a Layout Engineer, Office Engineer, Superintendent, Project Manager, Estimator, and Vice President, President and Chairman of W.E. O’Neil. His most recent positions are President and CEO of O’Neil Industries and currently Chairman of the Board of O’Neil Industries.
Brian RamsayChief Executive Officer and President
B.S. Civil Engineering Clarkson University
MSCE in Construction Management – University of Illinois
Mr. Ramsay’s diverse management experience in the construction field includes positions as Project Engineer, Project Manager, Estimator and Project Executive. In 1999, Brian successfully oversaw the launching of a new subsidiary office located in Denver, Colorado. In March 2003, Brian was promoted to President of the California office, and in March 2014 was promoted to Chief Executive Officer of O’Neil Industries, Inc.
John RussellPresident, Chicago
B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Illinois
Kellogg School of Management – Executive Education Program
Mr. Russell joined W.E. O’Neil in 1982 as a Project Engineer and has since served in every position of the project management team. He was named a Vice President in 2001, Executive Vice President in 2005, and President in 2008.
Mike FaronChairman, Chicago
B.S. in Civil Engineering University of Detroit
M.S. Construction & Management University of Missouri
Mr. Faron joined O’Neil in 1973 and worked in various capacities including Superintendent, Project Manager, Vice President and Executive Vice President before becoming President in 1989. In 2008 was promoted to Chairman of the Chicago office.
John FinnPresident, Los Angeles & Ontario
B.S. Construction Engineering Management, California State Polytechnic University – Pomona
With over 25 years of construction experience, Mr. Finn has established a strong background and reputation in the construction industry. In 2005, John was promoted to Vice President and opened the Ontario office. In 2011 was promoted to Executive Vice President then was promoted to President in 2014.
John HobbsPresident, Tucson & Phoenix
B.S. Construction Management Arizona State University
Mr. Hobbs started with the O’Neil Companies in 1984, serving as Vice President/Operations Manager of our newly opened Phoenix office. In 1990, John was named President of our Phoenix office and served in this position until 2003. John has served as President of O’Neil Luxury Homes since its formation in 2001. John became president of our Tucson office in 2004, while remaining as President of O’Neil Luxury Homes, and as of 2016, is also the president of our Phoenix office.
Todd GuthriePresident, Denver
B.S. Civil Engineering University of Colorado
MBA University of Denver
Mr. Guthrie started with W.E. O’Neil Construction in the LA office in 1988 as a Project Engineer, and then moved into the Estimating Department prior to relocating to the Denver area. Todd rejoined the W.E. O’Neil team in 1999 to open the Denver subsidiary office, and served as General Manager and Vice President. He was promoted to President of the Colorado company in March 2003.
Clay StackerPresident, SouthLand Constructors, Inc., Brentwood
B.S. University of Tennessee at Martin
Mr. Stacker founded and started SouthLand Constructors in 2005 in the greater Nashville, Tennessee area. After serving in the United States Army out of college, Clay started out in the construction industry in purchasing. He then worked with a commercial General Contractor as a project manager and estimator before he started his own commercial construction company. Clay has almost 20 years of construction experience. Clay and SouthLand joined the W.E. O’Neil family of companies in September of 2014.
B.S. Civil Engineering University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign MBA University of Chicago Graduate School of Business – Executive Program
Mr. Erickson began with W.E. O’Neil in 1973 as a Project Engineer and was promoted through assignments as Project Superintendent, Estimator, Project Manager, Vice President of Operations and Vice President of Administration. He started W.E. O’Neil Construction Co. of California in 1985 and was its President until November 2002. At that time he was promoted to Chief Executive Officer of O’Neil Industries and served in that capacity until March 2014. Moving forward Mr. Erickson will work closely with CEO Brian Ramsay on organizational transition, strategic initiatives, and serve on W.E. O’Neil’s national Technology & Leadership Committees.