People  
Dale Edwards
DALE EDWARDS - Chief Operating Officer Dale has been the Chief Operating Officer for Southwind since its inception in 1996. He has over 40 years experience in the construction industry and has overseen ground-up, retrofit, in-store tenant finish and medical projects. Edwards was instrumental in the development of Wal-Mart’s demising program for their “dark Stores” and completed over 30 of these type projects. As the 2nd builder used by Wal-Mart for their banking program, he was an integral part of the development of that program completing over 260 in-store projects. He manages all estimating & production departments at Southwind.

   
Brian Hovey
BRIAN HOVEY - Director of Operations Brian was named the Director of Operations for Southwind in 2007. Hovey joined Southwind in 1998 as the purchasing agent and developed our nationwide group of vendors and subcontractors. In 2002, he became a project manager for in-store tenant finish projects and retrofits. During his time as project manager, Brian completed over 250 successful projects. Hovey is also responsible for maintaining Southwind’s IT systems. He is trained in AutoCAD and is responsible for construction documentation on all projects.

     SCOTT McCLEARY -Senior project manager,  business development, qualifying  party for   contractor   licensure.   Scott  started   in   the   commercial construction industry in 1977 as a painterʼs helper and over the years has worked  in  several different  construction divisions before coming on board with Southwind in 1999.