Meet Florida’s Leading Construction Professionals
The people behind the name DEC Contracting are what make it special. The leadership team has grown to include some of the most experienced professionals in Florida’s commercial construction industry. Together, they have proven their merit in delivering projects with both integrity and precision.
Regina “Gina” Dunn
Douglas R. Masch II
Erika (Bodenstein) Alvarez
Moved to SWFL in 1969 working in the construction field since 15. Left Florida in 2008 to travel the southern states as a “hands on”
Commercial Construction Superintendent, overseeing the building and remodeling of Loves travel stops, RaceTrac gas stations, and Pilot travel centers. Moved back home in 2018 to continue commercial construction, remodeling Collier County public schools, and managing many ground up commercial construction projects.
After graduation from college with 2 BS degrees, 1 in business management and 1 in civil engineering, Andy began his career in Connecticut as a
Project Manager for a private civil engineering firm managing transportation related projects. This led to various positions including, Director of Public Works, Assistant Director of a planning agency, and as an Associate with a civil engineering firm. Once he opted to move to Florida and began a Construction Project Manager. Having worked with DEC during his tenure at the state, Andy opted to join the contractor side of the business and joined DEC Contracting Group in November of 2021.
A Michigan Native, over 45 years of experience in construction with 39 years as a superintendent. He has worked across the USA, Canada, and
Saudi Arabia in major cities such as Detroit, Chicago, Cleveland, New York, Phoenix, Toronto on multi-million-dollar projects in hotels, apartments, schools, restaurants, high end retail, site development, steel buildings, government buildings. Chris is dedicated to higher quality, beating deadlines and customer satisfaction.
Martin brings over 25 years of commercial construction experience from Texas to Florida. In his early years he served as a Superintendent for
large creditable mechanical, electrical and plumbing contractors. He made a leap of faith and moved up to become a General Superintendent. In doing so, he has had the privilege to be a part of and completing large multi-million-dollar projects ranging from senior-living, high rise, mixed use, and healthcare construction.
Here we have a carpenter a mighty fine one at that, He was born with a saw in his hand. Over the years he became journeyman carpenter
with 36 years of experience in a variety of construction environments. Inclusive of commercial and residential construction from structural to architectural design to execution. Embraces challenge through study, preparation, and the understanding of the task ahead. Expertly trained in all phases of the carpentry trade. As well as a good understanding of other industry trades and how our combined role plays a part in the creation of a structure.