Our executive team leads by example in business, at home, and in our community; that’s why they’ve built a company culture on a foundation of trust, accountability and dedication. As mentors and motivators who are both reliable and approachable, they work tirelessly to ensure the Phoenix Builders team is empowered to provide exceptional experiences for our clients.
Founder & CEO
"Superior service upfront; completion dates met on time." These are two assurances that every construction company pledges, but as Tom says, the proof is in delivering on these promises.
With more than three decades of experience in the industry, Tom is known for his successful track record of client-focused service and delivering on time. Tom started Phoenix Builders along with his brother Mike in 1983, and continues to deliver on his promises with the same level of teamwork and commitment to service as he did over 30 years ago.
Executive Vice President & Secretary
Expanding on a family tradition, Mike not only is the co-founder of Phoenix Builders, but also oversees the company in-house painting operations of Teschner & Sons Painting.
Having provided best-in-class painting and wall covering services for more than thirty years, Mike has the tools and resources to administer exceptional leadership to the Phoenix Builders team; spurring the company growth and development into the next three decades.
As the President of Phoenix Builders, Josh brings a high level of experience, passion, and dedication to the company goals and direction, while managing overall strategy and operations. His more than 20 years of industry experience and military service have yielded some of the largest, fastest and most technically complex projects throughout the country. Josh lives by and leads the Phoenix Builders Team by the mantra to always “rise above the ordinary” in every situation. When asked what motivates him, Josh emphatically states that he is motivated by delivering his clients with exceptional, rather than expected results.
When Josh says that Phoenix Builders does project planning and execution better than the competition, he has the personal experience and expertise to confidently make that claim.
Chief Financial Officer
As CFO at Phoenix Builders, Joann oversees accounting, risk management and human resources. She implements and supervises all company accounting procedures and coordinates strategic financial planning and forecasting. With over a decade of experience in the accounting world and an extensive focus in the construction industry, Joann’s experience and skillset bring a high level of management and fiscal responsibility to the organization.
Joann is a motivated and accomplished finance professional with an exceptional knowledge of the necessary processes and systems required to operate Phoenix Builders at a level well above the industry’s competition. Joann holds both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration degree from Northern Illinois University and continues to participate in educational pursuit of new software systems to further her direct impact on not only the Phoenix Builders organization but that of our clients as well.
Dan leads Phoenix Builders' Restaurant and Retail Construction activities throughout the country. He leverages his 30+ years of experience in each project’s logistics planning, scheduling, document review, safety, and quality assurance and control.
Dan’s proactive approach and meticulous attention to detail have resulted in the successful delivery of some of the most technical and complex projects in North America.
Director of Estimating
As Director of Estimating, John provides superior leadership for the Phoenix Builders Pre-Construction Services and Estimating Division. John has worked in the industry for more than 35 years, including extensive experience in multi-story, turnkey development, and multi-project construction management services for projects ranging from $100K to $30M. John has been accountable for the financial cost estimating, budgeting and management of annual budgets up to $100M. John’s successful career has formed the foundation of his pre-construction, estimating and value engineering expertise. These skills and experiences are of great value in best serving the team and clients of Phoenix Builders.
As a natural problem solver, John has developed proven detailed processes and procedures for cost estimating, while simultaneously updating his resources through the tracking of current market pricing conditions.
VP OF STRATEGIC BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
As Vice President of Strategic Business Development, Brian provides superior business acumen to propel Phoenix Builders into a successful future. His 25+ years of facilities and construction experience has yielded large win-win contracts with many repeat clients.
With an MBA and a wealth of industry knowledge, Brian delivers opportunities matching Phoenix Builders’ strengths with client's needs.
Doug provides leadership and oversight for Phoenix Builders Carpentry Division’s day-to-day construction operations. With his extensive experience, Doug efficiently negotiates and administers contracts, supervises project carpentry staff and laborers, and - most valuable to Phoenix Builders clients - monitors job costs and schedules to assure project completion on time and within budget.
For the past 33 years, Doug has worked on major new construction and renovation projects in the Chicagoland area.