The leadership team at Alston Construction has the breadth of expertise and depth of experience necessary to drive our strategy and continue to deliver profitable performances from our core business operations.

Paul Little 

Title: Chief Executive Officer

Location: Atlanta

Education: The University of Texas at Austin

Fun Fact and/or Quote: “Enjoy seeing success in others.” – Carl Panattoni

Adam Nickerson

Title: Chief Financial Officer

Location: Atlanta

Education: Rollins College

Contact Adam: anickerson@alstonco.com

Evan Hamilton

Title: Executive Vice President

Location: Atlanta

Education: Stony Brook University

Fun Fact and/or Quote: “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them,” Albert Einstein

Chad Bouck

Title: SVP/Regional Manager

Location: Chicago, IL

Education: Lewis University; North Central College

Fun Fact and/or Quote: Chad planned to become a lawyer.

William Hancock Jr.

Title: SVP/Regional Manager

Location: Nashville

Education: University of North Texas.

Fun Fact and/or Quote: Bill worked at Baker’s selling ladies’ shoes, and honed his eye for design by coordinating shoes with handbags for customers.

Bob Murray

Title: SVP/Regional Manager

Location: Edison, NJ, Allentown, PA, Warren, PA and New York

Fun Fact and/or Quote: Bob is an avid collegiate wrestling fan.

Contact Bob: rmurray@alstonco.com

Matt Clafton

Title: VP/General Manager

Location: Reno

Education: University of Nevada- Reno

Fun Fact and/or Quote: Matt is Alston’s resident old soul, with his love of big band era music like Frank Sinatra.

Contact Matt: mclafton@alstonco.com

Jim Wegman

Title: VP/General Manager

Location: Chicago

Education: University of Illinois

Fun Fact and/or Quote: Jim enjoys mentoring others to allow them to achieve their true potential.

Contact Jim: jwegman@alstonco.com

Shane Benefield 

Title: SVP/Regional Manager

Location: Atlanta

Education: BS University of Florida; MBA Kennesaw State University

Fun Fact and/or Quote: Shane’s been a lifelong motorcycle enthusiast.  His enjoyment of two wheels started as a kid with dirt bikes and now includes tours of highways across the Southeast.

Don Summers

Title: Vice President of Construction Management

Location: Atlanta

Fun Fact and/or Quote: Don is an avid genealogist, having traced his family ancestry back to the American Revolution.

Contact Don: dsummers@alstonco.com

Deren Wilcox

Title: VP/General Manager

Location: Dallas

Education: The Citadel

Fun Fact and/or Quote: “It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.” – General H. Norman Schwarzkopf

Contact Deren: dwilcox@alstonco.com

Jonathan Bagnall

Title: VP/General Manager

Location: Newport Beach and San Jose

Fun Fact and/or Quote: I am a life long fanatic Liverpool Football Club supporter.

Born in Canada, grew up in England and after graduating with a Civil Engineering degree from the University of British Columbia I started by my career

Chad Lindsay, LEED AP

Title: VP/General Manager

Location: Memphis, TN

Education: The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

Fun Fact and/or Quote: “If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together.”

Contact Chad: clindsay@alstonco.com

A Tennessee native and graduate of the University of Memphis, Chad acquired a degree in architectural engineering to build the foundation for his career in construction. Recognizing the close connection between construction and the global economy,

Radie Stroud

Title: VP/General Manager

Location: Houston

Construction has been in Radie’s family for three generations. He developed an attraction to creating something out of nothing from watching his father run an interior

Gary Ralls

Title: Regional Operations Manager

Location: Sacramento (West)

Starting his career as a carpenter helped to shape Gary Ralls views of the construction industry. To be successful in this ecosystem,

John Tello

Title: VP/General Manager

Location: South Florida

Fun Fact: “If people like you, they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you.” – Zig Ziglar

Contact John: jtello@alstonco.com

Inspiration comes in many forms, but for Alston Construction’s VP/GM – South Florida John Tello, it is the value he places in the creation of long lasting professional and personal relationships with his clients which sets him apart.

Mike Bontrager

Title: VP/General Manager

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Fun Fact: Mike has ridden bikes with Lance Armstrong and Floyd Landis.

Contact Mike: mbontrager@alstonco.com

From an early age, Mike Bontrager was introduced to the construction industry by his father, a construction veteran. At the age of 18, he started a carpentry and remodeling business working on a variety of home remodeling projects.