Gerry Hamann, Owner
Gerry Hamann founded MGA CAST STONE, INC. in 2000. Having started the business as a one man operation working out of his home garage, his spirit for entrepreneurship and desire for a high quality product has transformed the company and it's people into what it is today. Gerry developed, and is personally involved in MGA CAST STONE, INC's. quality control and assurance program, which are the vital building blocks to MGA CAST STONE'S success.
Gerry has 25 plus years in the commercial masonry trade as well as nine years in the concrete Industry. Gerry brings the field experience and knowledge of how products are used, applied and viewed, which keeps MGA Cast Stone a top performer.
Greg Hamann, CEO & Owner
Greg brings over 14 years of construction management, sales, estimating and masonry trades to MGA Cast Stone, INC. Greg is responsible for the overall leadership, direction, and management of MGA Cast Stone. Greg leads the Sales and Marketing team, and is our single point of contact for our customers estimating and design departments. Having a drive for business development, he also works on specialty projects that demand the highest degree of attention. Always eager to expand, Greg is always looking for new innovative product lines for MGA to offer to their customers. Greg brings to us a broad knowledge of commercial construction with an understanding of the commercial masonry trade and the precast industry having worked in growing MGA Cast Stone, INC with his father. Greg is a graduate of St. Anselm College, BA in business.
Tom Hamann, COO & Owner
Leading our plant operations, Tom manages the day to day operations of our plant ensuring your project is built to specifications, APA standards, and delivered on time . Tom is also involved directly with the sales and marketing departments and works closely with that team developing new customers and new product lines. With a major in Leadership and Organizational Studies, Tom brings to our team a great insight on team dynamics, and how effective and positive communication, can overall strengthen a team's performance and product. Through extensive world travel, Tom has realized the importance of corporate responsibility. Tom is constantly working with our management team to help improve our carbon footprint. Tom's previous experience in human resource management allows for great collaboration with our existing team members. Tom is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine, BS in leadership and organizational studies.
Justin Dodd, CPO
Justin brings over 8 years of Engineering and Project Management experience to MGA Cast Stone. His background in the Power Industry includes the management of numerous large scale multi-million dollar international projects. He holds two engineering degrees from Vermont Technical College and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) which is an internationally recognized professional designation offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI). He leads the Project Management department at MGA Cast Stone and is responsible for the management of all projects through their complete life cycle.
David Swasey, CFO
Dave has over 15 years of Business Management Experience. This with his degrees in Accounting and Finance from Cedarville University has given him the knowledge and experience to oversee the financial well being of MGA Cast Stone. Dave started his career in the construction industry and has spent the past 12 years managing the day to day operations of a local CPA firm. Along with strong accounting skills, he also has a deep knowledge of technology and human resources.
Chris Stearns, Northeast Sales Manager
Chris has been a part of the architectural precast & cast stone industry for over 16 years. He started off as a drafter, and has also worked as estimator and project manager. Chris brings the experience required to ensure your project runs smoothly, from initial design to job completion. His experience is enhanced by his Bachelor's degree in Architecture. As our Northeast Sales Manager, Chris is responsible for the overall leadership and development of sales for his area. Chris is a motivated individual who strives to offer the highest level of customer service, quality cast stone, and precast products his customers demand. Contact Chris today about your next project!
Steve Sumple, Architectural Sales Consultant
Steve brings to MGA 20 years of construction experience with 18 years in masonry supply sales experience. Before his sales career, Steve built a solid foundation in residential construction with his own general contracting business. This has afforded Steve the knowledge to know what's important in the life cycle of a project, from its infantile stage through design and ultimately to fruition. Steve approaches all projects with an open mind and motivation to ensure all client's needs and expectations are not only met, but surpassed. As MGA's Architectural Sales Consultant, Steve will be responsible for interacting with all facets of the design profession and design build profession. Working hand in hand with the architectural community prior to and during the design phase of projects to ensure a seamless segue to complete drawings and construction. Contact Steve today about your upcoming projects and how MGA can help.
Sandra Palone, Mid Atlantic Sales Manager
Sandra was introduced to sales when she was a teenager, working for a small engineering firm. Sandra received her B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. After graduation, she became the North Eastern Regional Sales Representative for Crane Pumps & Systems, Burks Division. Within a few years, Sandra became the National OEM Sales Manager for Roper Pump Company. Following Roger Pump, Sandra moved on Cast- Con Stone, a dream job for her because of the interface with Architects, Engineers, other Precast Producers and Builders by marketing precast systems throughout the Mid-Atlantic States.
Currently Sandra is the President of Sandra Palone & Associates, LLC. (SP&A) - an Independent Sales Representative Company, representing products and services for Design and Construction. SP&A is an independent sales representative of MGA Cast Stone and Sandra is our acting Mid- Atlantic Sales Manager. Please contact Sandra today for pricing on your current or future projects in the Mid- Atlantic region. (OH, PA, MD, DE, VA, NY, NJ) http://www.sandrapalone.net
Brandy Sibley, Project Coordinator
Brandy joins the MGA team with over 4 years experience in project coordination and logistics. With a background that also includes office administration and coordination of daily business operations, her contribution extends past just project activities. Brandy places emphasis on customer satisfaction and dedication to quality and timely completion of your project(s) as a priority, and is very detail oriented with a team focused approach. Brandy is a graduate of Hesser College in New Hampshire with a degree in Criminal Justice.
Brent Cornell, Architectural Drafter
Brent first started drafting in 1995 for an Architectural firm in Boston, after graduating from Wentworth Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering. Brent has over 18 years of experience in drafting Architectural drawings, 10 years of it in precast. Brent is now MGA's lead drafter in house and is dedicated to drafting your drawings accurately to the industry standards so your project will run smoothly from start to completion.
Doug Libbey, Architectural Drafter
Doug brings with him 12 years experience in drafting and detailing. With a background of drawing and modeling complex machines and large prefabricated structures, Doug's experience applies itself well to architectural precast concrete. Doug studied at the University of Maine in the Engineering program. Doug is very detailed, team driven, with the desire to execute your projects accurately and successfully each time.
Kevin Cornwell, Mold Department Manager
Kevin began working in the construction industry 16 years ago. He has 12 years of hands on experience working directly with concrete. As the Production Department Supervisor for MGA CAST STONE, INC, he leads the department with his expertise in form building and process management. He is APA Quality Control Manager Level II certified and as well as APA Batch Plant Operator Certified. He has a keen eye for detail which he demonstrates through the quality of his work and leadership. He consistently performs with high levels of professionalism and technical expertise. As an invaluable asset to MGA CAST STONE, INC. Kevin brings that "Can Do", motto he learned while serving as a Seabee in the US Navy. He is always motivated to accomplish his tasks in a timely manner with meticulous skill and reliability.