Executive Management Team

Meet the executive management team of Gilbane Building Company and learn about their experience, leadership in the construction industry, and how they are actively participating in their communities. The culture of safety, ethics, and core values, we live by as a family business allows our clients and partners to trust that we are never more than a phone call away.

Thomas F. Gilbane, Jr.


Thomas F. Gilbane, Jr. is chairman and chief executive officer of Gilbane, Inc. and chairman of Gilbane Building Company. He is the seventh family member to lead the company since its start in 1873. He is committed to aligning the organization’s strategies and goals in collaboration with the Board of Directors while promoting the company’s continued growth. He is credited with being a driving force behind Gilbane Building Company’s expansion beyond the U.S. domestic market. Read More

William J. Gilbane, Jr.

Vice Chairman

William J. Gilbane, Jr. is vice chairman of Gilbane Building Company and vice president of Gilbane, Inc.  A leader in the company’s focus on exceeding client expectations and achieving operational excellence, he has served in numerous roles and leadership capacities during his 47-year tenure. Read More

Michael E. McKelvy

President and Chief Executive Officer

Michael McKelvy is president and chief executive officer of Gilbane Building Company. He joined the company in 2014 as president and chief operating officer. He has spent his entire career in the architecture and construction industry, bringing a broad-based background in both domestic and international markets, and vertical and horizontal construction. He has expertise in a variety of delivery methods including design-build and also brings expertise in a wide range of market segments, many that parallel Gilbane’s current markets and others that present opportunities for future growth. Read More

Dennis M. Cornick

Executive Vice President

Dennis Cornick provides hands-on leadership to all of Gilbane’s business development teams, serves as the liaison to the executive management team on sales activities and is the executive liaison to the sales leader’s peer group. He administers the Gilbane University sales training program and is actively involved in business development manager recruitment and development.
Dennis directs Gilbane’s Center of Excellence leaders in various market segments and oversees the company’s marketing and corporate communication efforts. Read More

Thomas M. Laird, Jr.

Executive Vice President

Tom Laird, Jr. oversees the firm’s Central/Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest and Western offices where his operational responsibility includes profit and loss and ensuring the execution of the company’s ‘One Company’ vision, strategy, and business plan. He also oversees Gilbane Reconstruction Services which provides clients with disaster response services. Read More

Daniel P. Reynolds

Executive Vice President

Dan has over 35 years in the construction industry and is Gilbane’s executive vice president for multiple Gilbane Divisions, Business Units and International U.S. Federal Facilities. Prior to joining Gilbane, Dan was a Division Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President with the Walsh Group. He has also worked for CH2M Hill, Mortenson Construction,and Pizzagalli Construction Company. Read More