General Manager, Hartwig
Founder & President
Torrey Hawkins has over 15 years of experience in many different aspects of commercial construction and development. He has constructed over 3 million sq ft of institutional quality tilt wall/commercial facilities and over $15 million of corporate interior/tenant finish-out projects. He strives to make sure that all clients are 100% satisfied with the projects Angler delivers. His easy going nature is well liked by clients and tenants, and has generated significant amounts of repeat and referral business for the company. Torrey is the recipient of HBJ's 40 under 40 award for 2014 and currently serves on NAIOP's Houston Chapter board of directors. He is a graduate from the University of Alabama and in his spare time is an avid fly-fisher and bird hunter.
Ken Grieco, LEED AP
Chief Officer of Operations
Ken Grieco brings to Angler over 34 years of construction experience ranging from retail, restaurants, hospitality, K-12, and higher education projects. As our COO, Ken leads all of our construction divisions: designing, implementing, and overseeing operations. He is a Longhorn with a Bachelor of Science in architectural engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He is also LEED AP certified, continuously working to improve sustainable strategies for our clients. Ken is a native Houstonian and enjoys golf, fishing and sporting clays.
Director of Business Development
Director of Industrial Ground Up Construction
Norman Peters is in charge of the New Construction/ Ground Up division for Angler Construction, involving all aspects of each of these projects, from pre-design to bidding through construction into project completion. His involvement allows there to be a single point of contact for our clients. He has over 30 years experience in the construction industry including retail, office, industrial, education, religion, self-storage and medical. Over this period, Norman has constructed over $100 million worth of retail centers, churches, office buildings, warehouses and specialty facilities. He strives to deliver the highest quality customer service in every construction project. In his spare time he enjoys hunting, fishing and traveling with his wife.
Director of Bank Construction
Toby has over 25 years experience in both residential and commercial construction. During that time he has constructed numerous banks, convenience stores, truck stops, office buildings, self-storage, industrial and medical facilities throughout Texas and Louisiana. He is a key player in planning, budgeting, bidding and bringing projects to completion. His focus to deliver client satisfaction paired with quality construction is shown to national chain clients as well as individual owners. Toby attended Nicholls State University and enjoys spending time with his family, fishing and camping.
You will likely see Chelsey’s work anytime you see us. She generates and delivers Angler's marketing strategies and efforts including brand management, customer management, digital marketing, driving leads and budget planning and forecasting. Along with an administrative and marketing background of more than 11 years in both oil & gas and construction industries, she brings a fresh and enthusiastic energy to the company. Chelsey is a graduate of the University of North Texas and enjoys spending time with her two girls, dancing, and traveling.
Senior Project Manager- Interiors
David Thomas has over 10 years experience in large and small scale commercial, industrial, retail and residential construction projects and has managed over $130,000,000 in construction projects. A MBA recipient from Crummer Business School at Rollins College and a PMP, David is leading our Interiors division with an enthusiasm for developing people through the successful completion of projects. A Houston native, he is passionate about endurance racing and holds accolades in sailing.
Senior Project Manager- Ground Up
Mark is a seasoned project manager that comes to Angler with over 25 years of experience in the construction industry working in residential, renovations, and commercial ground up projects. He contributes his success in getting his jobs done on time and on budget to strong communication and organization. A graduate of the University of Nebraska and coming to Texas from South Dakota, he enjoys spending most of his time with his family.
Project Manager- Interiors
With over 25 years of experience in construction project management, Fred brings a wealth of knowledge and know how to our Interiors division. A dedicated and genuine manager, Fred loves the projects that he can sink his teeth into; Projects with a lot of specialties and artistic touches. His persistence (something he learned from his wife of 38 years) to get the best bang for the buck for his clients really pays off. When he’s not impressing at work he enjoys bicycling, throwing knives & hatchets, and doing woodshop projects with his granddaughters.
Project Manager- Ground Up
David Mackie has been in the commercial construction industry for 9 years. During this time he has completed $8.5 million dollars in commercial interior renovations and multiple small ground up projects. He manages all aspects of these projects focusing on cost control serving with the best communication possible. David is a graduate of Texas A&M University and in his time away from work he enjoys fishing, hunting and running.
Devin Valenta, LEED AP BD+C, Assoc. DBIA
Project Manager- Ground Up
A graduate of OSU in Construction Management Technology, Devin is a sharp and motivated PM. With 6 years of experience and $80 million in new construction and renovations under his belt, he exemplifies quality work and service for Angler clients. Growing up here in Houston, he is an avid fisherman, Astros addict, and OSU fan.
Chris Ellermann, LEED GA
Project Manager- Ground Up
After 8 years in the industry, Chris is a professional dedicated to the gold standard Angler sets for its clients. His background in architecture brings a greatly valued advantage to the Ground Up team. He holds many degrees including Master's of Architecture from UH, Post-Graduate/ Master's studies in Interior Design and BA in Business Administration/Art from HBU. He enjoys traveling, hiking, fishing, just took up bow hunting, and is a self-proclaimed master of horseshoes.
Assistant Project Manager- Banking
A recent Houston implant, Adam has 5 years experience in the construction industry with a primary focus in military, municipality and k-12. He has completed over $60M in construction projects ranging in size from $300,000 to $26M. Adam is a graduate from Pittsburg State University in Construction Management and in his spare time he enjoys golfing, hunting, fishing, and Ohio State football.
Assistant Project Manager- Ground Up
Jarid comes to us with an eagerness to learn, a strong work ethic, and will be assisting in every aspect of the New Construction/Ground Up division for Angler Construction. As a past business owner, he is all about the customer experience, and it has served him well over the last decade traveling and building relationships with many in our industry and community. A graduate of Texas State University with a BBA in Management, he enjoys spending his spare time with his family, is an avid fly fisher and hunter, and is a die-hard Astros fan.
Assistant Project Manager- Interiors
New to the construction industry, Kyle is proving a quick study and coordinates all aspects of his interior projects. Utilizing his strengths, he focuses on ensuring quality work and estimating- compiling well planned and accurate bids for the Interiors division. A graduate of Texas A&M University, he studied Industrial Distribution and Business. Born and raised in Baytown, Kyle enjoys getting away in his spare time both bird hunting and saltwater fishing.