Our Team: A Solid Foundation
Just as with any successful construction project, it’s important to build on a good foundation. The Dellbrook | JKS management team is responsible for steering the company’s course, building forward momentum with each successful project and happy client.
Michael Fish, President & CEO
Co-founder of Dellbrook | JKS (alongside his father, the late Edward A. Fish), Mike Fish literally has construction in his bones. He represents the fourth generation of the Fish family to carry on the tradition of creating structures that define the area’s skylines.
Jim Tracey, Executive Vice President
With over 25 years experience in the construction industry, Jim’s extensive expertise in building state of the art healthcare facilities has allowed Dellbrook | JKS to make rapid and significant gains in this growing sector.
Edward Sople, Chief Operating Officer
Joining the firm shortly after its creation in 2005, Edward Sople’s expertise in project management has ensured Dellbrook | JKS’ on-time and on-budget delivery of successful projects. His development of methods and systems for project execution have led to reliable, predictable results — satisfied clients among them.
Seth Adams, Senior Vice President
In Seth’s role as Senior Vice President on Dellbrook | JKS’ Leadership Team he is responsible for client relationships, project management and providing team leadership for all phases of work. Seth has provided oversight for most of Dellbrook | JKS’ most complex hospital construction projects. He has developed strong client relationships with executives, architects and subcontractor’s throughout the region.
Andrew Baker, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Development
Andrew has nearly 20 years of experience in the construction industry and is a successful team leader with proven success on a variety of multi-million dollar projects. Andrew first joined Dellbrook | JKS in 1997 and quickly worked his way through the ranks and was promoted to the position of Project Executive in 2008. Andrew understands the client’s needs and takes a hands-on approach to solving problems. Andrew’s daily responsibilities range from oversight of operations, office and project management staff to business development efforts for the company. Andrew utilizes personal relationships forged with clients, architects, engineers, etc. to provide new and exciting opportunities for the company.
Christopher Conway, Senior Vice President, Operations – Falmouth Office
As Senior Vice President of Operations, Chris is responsible for the executive management of existing and future projects as well as operational oversight of the Falmouth Office. Chris brings over 15 years of experience in leadership roles, managing personnel and projects in a wide variety of market sectors. Chris’s executive experience includes working with Ownership to develop a client portfolio of over $185M annually. Chris is a detail oriented leader with strong communication skills and a passion for coaching and mentoring others.
Joseph Roach, Senior Vice President of Estimating
Joe has nearly 30 years of construction experience with over 20 years dedicated to estimating and preconstruction. Joe has very diverse experience in most aspects of the construction industry; Corporate construction, building repositioning, interior tenant fit-outs, institutional, historic preservation, restaurants, retail, bio-tech, multi-family developments and high end residential. Joe is highly experience in the commercial, institutional and residential market niches. Joe’s specialties lie in communication/presentation of estimates, complex construction designs, tight urban conditions and value design. Joe graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Building Construction Management.
Andrew McDonnell, Chief Financial Officer
Andrew joined Dellbrook | JKS in 2012 with over twenty years experience in finance within the construction industry. Andy’s construction experience is well diversified from small firms to a rapidly growing national construction management company where he helped implement controls and best practices, to a large union signatory concrete subcontractor where he focused on upgrading systems and management.
Scott Macleod, Project Executive
Scott has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry. Scott has experience in field supervision, project management, operations management and most recently Scott was promoted to project executive. Scott’s ability to examine and determine the constructability of construction documents with excellent attention to detail and outstanding management and organizational skills make him a invaluable resource to our clients and to the Dellbrook | JKS Team. Scott has a BS in Science and Architectural Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA.
Ian Briggs, Director of Field Operations
Ian has over 30 years of hands-on experience in the construction industry. He is responsible for the oversight and management of all job site field staff and activities. Ian has established a wide range of expertise across the Commercial, Hospitality, Educational, and Healthcare sectors. Ian’s understanding and knowledge of permitting, staging, logistics and constructability enable him to accurately plan projects, and make critical and timely decisions to ensure quality and well-timed completion of projects.
Jim Sanderson, Director of Field Operations
Jim joined our firm as a Superintendent in 1996. He has worked in the construction industry for more than 30 years with a background in general contruction. Jim is responsible for oversight and management of all job site field staff and activities for projects run out of our Falmouth Office.
Rob Carson, Director of Safety & Risk Management
Rob Carson recently joined Dellbrook | JKS as Director of Safety & Risk Management. As Director of Safety, Rob is involved in preconstruction of all projects to ensure all design suggestions and construction management plans keep safety as a main priority. During construction, Rob will be making frequent visits to the site to instruct and encourage strict adherence to our safety plan.
Krysta Van Ranst, Director of Learning & Development
Krysta Van Ranst recently joined Dellbrook | JKS as Director of Learning & Development. As Director of L&D, Krysta is involved with the growth and professional development of each and every employee on topics ranging from MEP to Leadership.
Carolyn Hickey, Director of Business Development and Marketing
Carolyn is responsible for developing opportunities to drive growth & identifying promising new markets for diversification. Prior to joining Dellbrook|JKS, Carolyn served as Director of Business Development for STV|DPM (formerly Diversified Project Management), an owner’s representative consulting firm, for 10 years.
Carolyn holds a BA in Communications from Fairfield University, with a concentration in organizational communications and marketing. Carolyn is an active member of several industry organizations including the New England Healthcare Engineers’ Society (NEHES) and the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), for which she serves as Co-Chair of the annual IFMA Holiday Gala. Additionally, she serves on the Board of Trustees for Sustainable Healthcare for Haiti.
Emily Sheedy, Project Development Manager
Emily joined Dellbrook | JKS in 2015 with more than 10 years industry experience projects in the federal, multifamily and hospitality markets.
Emily is responsible for the coordination and leadership of our estimating department to meet our client’s objectives with respect to budgeting, proposals and scheduling.