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 1870. 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 tenure. Read More

Michael E. McKelvy

President and Chief Executive Officer

Michael E. 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.  Read More

Rich Cavallaro

Executive Vice President

Rich Cavallaro is responsible for the firm’s management and strategic oversight of the New York and New England Divisions. An accomplished construction leader, Rich brings over 10 years of experience as a chief executive officer, most recently leading Skanska USA Civil. During his tenure, the business doubled in size and he succeeded in producing and executing some of the largest infrastructure projects in the country, while demonstrating his skills as a proven safety champion and business operations leader. Read More

Ryan E. Hutchins

Executive Vice President and Global Director of Sales and Marketing

Ryan E. Hutchins 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. Ryan also directs the company’s marketing and corporate communications efforts.  Read More

Thomas M. Laird, Jr.

Executive Vice President

Tom M. Laird, Jr. is responsible for the firm’s Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Federal Divisions where his operational accountability includes profit and loss and ensuring the execution of the company’s ‘One Company’ vision, strategy and business plan.  He also directs specialty services which include Transition Planning & Management and Facility Management Services. Read More

Daniel P. Reynolds

Executive Vice President

Dan P. Reynolds is responsible for the firm’s Central/Midwest and Western/Southwest Divisions where his operational accountability includes profit and loss and ensuring the execution of the company’s ‘One Company’ vision, strategy and business plan. He is also accountable for strategic initiatives and project delivery programs including Lean, Advanced Planning & Scheduling and Quality. Read More