About Us

Company Executives

Carey D. Smith, President

Carey graduated from Texas A&M University in 1983 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. He is experienced in the construction of residential, commercial, and industrial development projects as well as utilities, highways, and oilfield construction. Carey was the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) – Bryan Area 6 M/U Vice Chairman from 1998 – 2000 as well as the AGC Bryan Area 6 Chairman from 2002 – 2004 and 2015 – 2017, and is the President of Texcrete Redi-Mix Concrete Company.  He is also a certified safety instructor.

O.E. “Buster” Smith, Vice President

O.E. has over 50 years of experience in utilities supply and construction consulting. He is the retired Vice President of Municipal Pipe and Fabricating in Houston, Texas. He spent those years as an administrator, instructor, and troubleshooter on piping systems for multi-million dollar utility projects throughout the state.

Administration

Christine Martin, Controller

Christine graduated from Texas A&M University in 2001 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Accounting. She is responsible for financial statements, general ledgers, audit reports for various entities, developing internal controls, and accounting procedures for various industries. She is also responsible for all phases of accounting including federal and state reports and tax filings.

Jessica DeClements, Administration and Human Resources

Jessica has an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science and is currently working towards her Bachelor’s in Human Resource Development. She handles accounts receivables and payables, all HR activities, including payroll, as well as assisting the Controller in performing accounting functions as needed.  Jessica is also a state licensed Notary Public and Texcon’s Custodian of Records.

Project Management, Engineering, Estimations and Survey

Spencer Buchanan, Project Manager

Spencer graduated from Texas A&M University in 2009 with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. He brings to the table experience as a heavy highway project manager in Maryland on SHA/FAA administered contracts, as an international project manager with a defense contractor for the State Department, and as a residential acquisition and development manager in Houston. While in Maryland he earned an MBA in Management from Loyola University and Project Management Professional (PMP) credentials. Spencer is currently responsible for the project management aspect of all new projects here at Texcon.

M. Benjamin Wall, Estimator

Ben graduated from Texas A&M University’s Dwight Look College of Engineering in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science degree and is a Texas Certified Engineer in Training. He is responsible for a project’s quantity takeoffs, cost estimation and management. This includes material pricing, subcontractor pricing and coordination, invoicing and project scheduling.  Ben is also tasked with preparing, scheduling and implementing Texcon’s GPS Grading Models and Survey Crews Management.

Trevor G. Gilbert, Estimations and Project Management Assistant

Trevor graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with dual B.S. Degrees in Physics and Engineering Physics.  A U.S. Marine Corps veteran with tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Trevor assists the Chief Engineer with project estimations, responsible for a project’s quantity takeoffs, and cost estimation.  He also serves as an Assistant Project Manager interfacing with clients and potential customers, developing responses to RFP’s, attending bid meetings, and assisting in developing and delivering project bids.

Steve Mohlmann, Surveyor

Steve attended the University of South Florida and has over 30  years experience managing survey field crew activities in various locations within United States.  Experienced in all facets of field surveying and calculations, Steve’s expertise is applied in numerous project types including oil and gas pipelines, residential and commercial development, roadways, railways, light rail, monorails, airports, detention basins, flood channels, and educational facilities.  Steve has also completed highly specialized course studies at Bakersfield Community College included drafting and pipeline construction, and is both TWIC and HASC certified.

Operations

J. Randy Sigford, General Superintendent of Operations

Randy has over 20 years of experience in “all-phase” construction operations management, construction site direction and supervision, and equipment operator training and development.   As a civil and private construction superintendent, he has Master’s level knowledge and experience in road and highway, site development, oilfield, pipeline, concrete, and utility construction as well as general construction survey and layout. He is responsible for all phases of operations and construction.

Operations Support

Terri L. Cook, Service and Maintenance Depot Manager

Having risen through the ranks at John Deere University, Terri earned her Master Service Manager Degree and has 30+ years of experience in all phases of maintenance and maintenance operations management.   Terri manages Texcon’s Maintenance Depot and it’s staff which provides maintenance and repair service at all levels for 40+ on-road vocational vehicles as well as over 70 pieces of heavy construction equipment, both at the depot and in the field.

John F. Wiley, Director – Safety and Compliance

John was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy and also attended the University of Maryland, and The Victoria College.  A U. S. Marine Corps veteran, he holds a B.S. in Systems Engineering, and was added to the National Registry of Paramedics, with Instructor Certifications in Advanced Cardiac, Pediatric, and Trauma Life Support.  Having completed OSHA’s 192 contact hour training, John is a Certified Safety and Health Professional (CSHP) in both Construction and General Industry.  With over 25 years in safety sensitive positions, in both the public and private sectors, he’s experienced in Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS), medical sciences, transportation safety, and maintenance, and is also a member of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP).

Texcon Materials

Tommy Batten, Texcon Materials Manager

Tommy attended Sam Houston State University and holds an instructor certification in Vocational Education. With over 20 years experience in construction, excavation, and materials management, he oversees Texcon’s pugmill operations, materials inventory tracking and billing, project materials tracking, and management of the materials yard’s Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWP3). Tommy directs the sales and delivery of materials,  scheduling and vehicle dispatch of Texcon’s dump truck and truck tractor fleet, and is responsible for proper training and competency of assigned commercial vehicle drivers in accordance with state and federal regulations.