President | Encore Construction
Dwayne Rash oversees all construction management for Encore. Mr. Rash has over 22 years of commercial and industrial construction experience ranging from project superintendent to president of operations. He is a licensed general contractor in all states where Encore currently conducts business. Mr. Rash is an experienced construction professional who has supervised the construction of over 10 million square feet of commercial and industrial projects including hotels, office buildings, electronics and semiconductor plants, telecommunications facilities, and distribution centers. He has served in the capacities of field superintendent, resident manager, construction manager, and vice president of construction operations and has successfully managed budgets for projects ranging from under $1 million to $200 million.
Mr. Rash has a strong background in estimating, QA and scheduling, and supervision of subcontractors and direct-hire employees. He also has extensive experience in procurement, subcontract negotiation, safety, field engineering, and document control.
Prior to joining Encore in 1999, Mr. Rash served for six years as resident manager for Raytheon Engineers and Constructors. In this capacity, he served as the company’s on-site representative responsible for management and execution of a variety of construction projects in the Southeast. Among his many responsibilities, he hired and managed all employees on each project, established public relations with local government and civic groups, monitored labor productivity and cost projections, and implemented environmental, safety, and health programs.
Prior to Raytheon, Mr. Rash spent six years as vice president of construction in charge of all field personnel and construction activities for Metrolina Builders in Charlotte, North Carolina. He has also served as project manager with Crawford Construction in Dallas, Texas.
Mr. Rash majored in business administration at Louisiana State University. He has also taken specialized courses in construction estimating, industrial management, and OSHA certification.