Growth triggers new hires at Plano-Coudon

Plano-Coudon Construction is pleased to welcome eight new members to our team.

Healthy and strategic growth in multiple market segments has necessitated expanding the Plano-Coudon staff by nearly 20 percent in 2016.

“Fortunately, we have a really great culture, a low attrition rate and we have been able to attract really impressive candidates,” said Brett Plano, Co-Founder. “We are attracting people who have deep experience, great skills, great attitude and a desire to go above and beyond in their work. We are excited to add them to our team.”
todd-marcin-5A 17-year veteran of the construction industry, Stephen Todd Marcin joins Plano-Coudon as a senior project manager. Marcin is highly experienced in commercial and residential construction, and is an expert in fast-track projects. His previous projects include the City Garage development for Plank Industries, the 434,000-square-foot Potomac Yards Marriott Renaissance and Residence Inn in Arlington, several medical facilities, and numerous commercial, government and warehouse projects.

merissa-detwiler-5A 15-year veteran of the construction industry, Merissa Detwiler joins Plano-Coudon as a project manager. Detwiler who earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at Penn State, has managed a range of renovation and new-build projects. Those include a 17,000-square-foot data center at Baltimore Technology Park; a 12-story parking garage; and an interior demo and build-out of the Under Armour Contact Center.

An experienced construction superintendent and stone mason, Ted LaPierre has developed theodore-lapierre-2
special expertise in building biomedical laboratories, university facilities and casino/entertainment complexes. His previous projects include the 24-story, 300-suite MGM Casino and Hotel at National Harbor, a 190,000-square-foot research facility at SAIC Frederick and a five-story, 265,000-square-foot neuroscience research center at the National Institutes of Health. LaPierre joins Plano-Coudon as a superintendent.

elizabeth-wilkins-3Since completing a Bachelor of Science in business management, Elizabeth Wilkins has served as superintendent or assistant project manager on a range of projects. They include an 11-story trophy office building five blocks from the White House, a 117,000-square-foot hospital expansion, a complex MRI suite development at the University of Maryland Medical Center, and assorted infrastructure projects. She joins Plano-Coudon as a superintendent.

With two decades of experience as a skilled carpenter, John Doyle joins Plano-Coudon as a carpenter foreman in the Small Projects Division. Doyle’s previous work ranges from serving as a foreman for a custom home contractor to leading his own home-improvement contractor business to overseeing large commercial projects in the Baltimore region.

A former student at Patterson High School in Baltimore City, Royer Zamora previously worked as a carpenter and foreman for a small, family-operated construction company, a major drywall/masonry contractor and one of the largest specialty builders in the United States. He joins Plano-Coudon as a carpenter foreman in the Small Projects Division.

zachary-moorhead-1Active in the construction industry since he graduated from high school in 2009, Zachary Moorhead also joins Plano-Coudon as a carpenter foreman in the Small Projects Division. He previously worked as a supervisor for a fence and deck contractor, and assistant superintendent for a general contractor, overseeing commercial projects. Moorhead is also a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps Reserve.

nettie-case-6Nettie Case joins Plano-Coudon as an accounts payable specialist. Case previously worked as an accounts payable specialist for Boxwood Technology and an accounts payable manager with Papa Auto Parts Warehouse, handling payables and receivables for nine locations.