From left to right, Back Row: Larry Watts, Ted Culbreth
Front Row: Tommy Serpas, John Maywald, David Morgan, Stephen Schiffman, Jimmy Anderson, Charles Leone
The Executive, Management and Support personnel of SBS Construction are a collection of highly trained and skilled professionals. In addition to their many years of commitment to SBS, they all have years of experience in their respective areas of responsibility. It is the common practice of SBS to assign a representative of all departments to work with each client and each individual project to ensure the highest levels of quality, safety, and efficiency are brought to each project site.
Steve has over 40 years of experience in the operations, supervision, management and ownership of a variety of successful business ventures. After studying Engineering Management at Louisiana State University, Steve began his formal career with the construction and development of residential homes in the Greater New Orleans, Louisiana area. Upon his relocation to San Antonio, Texas in 1971, Steve has managed and/or owned several construction businesses providing construction management services in residential homes, restaurant construction and management, commercial construction and a variety of real estate development operations. One of the original founders of SBS, Steve oversees all construction operations of the Company.
Executive Vice President / COO
An Honors Graduate from Louisiana State University-New Orleans in 1974 with dual degrees in Accounting and Philosophy, David has more than 35 years of business operations, executive management and ownership experience, mostly in the New Orleans area. David obtained his CPA Certificate in 1975. After working in the field of public accounting for an international accounting firm, David held various management and ownership positions with firms in advertising, oil & gas and structural engineering. David moved to Texas and joined his business partner, Stephen Schiffman, in 1994 and both were the original principals in the formation on SBS. David manages all aspects of the Company’s operations.
A 1990 graduate of the University of Texas-San Antonio with a degree in Accounting, John has accumulated a vast knowledge of business and accounting procedures and practices during his career. Prior to joining SBS in 1995 as one of the original founders of the Company, John worked at a variety of small businesses in San Antonio and Albuquerque, NM. A computer technology expert, John has developed the extensive computer system that is the backbone of SBS’s day-to-day operations. John is responsible for the oversight of SBS’s accounting, insurance and human resource personnel.
Ted J. Culbreth
Vice PresidentSales and Marketing
A 1988 graduate of Sam Houston State University with a degree in Agriculture and Economics, Ted is a member of the SBS Executive Management group. An experienced professional with over 20 years of management experience, Ted has taken over responsibility for the sales and marketing efforts of SBS Construction. Based on his combined experience with NCI Building Systems and the Alert Building System division of Centurion Industries, Ted brings specific knowledge of the metal building and storage industry aspects of SBS’s current operations. Besides his oversight of the day-to-day marketing aspects for SBS, Ted focuses on managing the long-term growth of SBS and in developing additional lines of business.
Vice President of Construction Texas Division
Joining SBS in 2014, Larry brings 30 years of extensive construction experience in many differing fields including schools, self-storage, chemical plants, retail, residential and commercial projects. Recently specializing in site work and underground utilities, Larry’s expertise in this area significantly enhances SBS’s ability to handle complex and challenging projects. His technical understanding of construction procedures and processes allows him to efficiently manage vendors, suppliers and subcontractors as well as effectively communicating with clients, architects and engineers.
PresidentMetal Building Division
Jimmy began his career in the metal building industry in 1991 at NCI Building Systems, LP. While at NCI, he had the opportunity to work in all areas of the company, giving him a unique view of the overall processes of estimating, sales, engineering and manufacturing. These opportunities aided him in his future roles as General Manager of Steel Systems, Inc. (a division of NCI, LP), President of Alert Building and Roof Systems, and President of DBCI (a division of NCI, LP). Developing a relationship with SBS Construction while in these prior positions helped eventually land him on the SBS Executive team in 2015, as President of SBS’s metal building division.
Director of Pre-Construction
and Development Services
Charles has over 35 years of experience in operations, management and ownership of companies in the financial services and real estate sectors. He has held outside board positions with both private and public corporations. He has provided capital and acted as an advisor to start up and early-stage companies ranging from real estate and loan acquisition to mortgage banking and technology development. Charles has been associated with SBS since its inception as an advisor to the Company’s Principals. He became a member of the SBS Executive Committee in 2018 and utilizes his vast business knowledge to enhance the policies and processes of the Company as well as coordinate pre-construction and development services to its clients. Charles has a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Texas – Austin as well as a B.B.A. in Finance and a MBA from the University of Texas – San Antonio.
With a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Texas – San Antonio, Bill brings over 30 years of construction experience to the SBS Team. Bill began his construction career as a structural detailer and went on to build manufacturing facilities. Entering the storage industry in 2006, Bill resides in the San Antonio area with a client base operating in the same market.
Kyle has over 11 years of experience in both residential and commercial construction supervision. Kyle joined SBS Construction in 2012 as part of its “Support our Troops” program after serving two tours of active duty in the United States Army in Iraq and Afghanistan. He quickly applied his previous construction experience and learned the SBS system as a Project Superintendent before being promoted to Project Manager. Based in San Antonio, Kyle has worked with several key clients in projects throughout Texas and is now overseeing developments in Kansas City.
David brings 14 years of construction experience to the SBS Team. A 2004 graduate of Texas State University with a degree in Construction Management, David has experience in managing a wide range of projects including corporate office buildings, parking garages, schools and multi-family developments for both private and public clients. Using his overall knowledge of business and construction, David has also owned his own underground utility and site company. David resides in the San Antonio area with a client base operating in the same market.
With a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Phoenix and a MBA from Texas A&M, Mike utilized his education background to jump start a successful career in Construction Management. With extensive experience in estimating and field management, Michael brought his 18 years of experience to SBS in 2017 joining the SBS Team as a Project Manager. Michael has managed a wide variety of construction projects including hospitals, libraries, call centers, hotels and storage developments. SBS is proud of the fact that Michael has also served his Country and an active duty member of the United States Navy. Living in the San Antonio area, Michael manages SBS client projects in Houston and Austin.
An Honors Graduate with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas – Austin, Robert utilizes his technical and computer skills to enhance his contribution to SBS and his client group. Prior to joining SBS, Robert gained valuable construction knowledge in residential, multi-family and commercial construction environments. Since joining SBS in 2013, Robert has served as a Project Superintendent prior to his promotion to Project Manager. Robert is based in the Austin area and has worked on projects in the Austin, Houston and San Antonio markets.
A quality-oriented and safety-focused construction manager, Daryl brings over 25 years of experience to the SBS Team. A professional Project Superintendent, Daryl has worked on a wide variety of projects including parking garages, office buildings, schools and self-storage developments. Since joining SBS in 2011, he has gained experience in all aspect of SBS’s operations and now serves as General Superintendent for all our Texas Operations. His valuable knowledge of the SBS process is being used to teach all field personnel. Daryl also provides leadership to our growing network on vendors, suppliers and subcontractors.
A 1998 graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe with a degree in Construction Management, Tommy joined SBS Construction in 2015. A seasoned professional with over 20 years of construction experience in all aspects of commercial construction, healthcare, retail, mid-rise office buildings, mid-rise apartment complexes, banking, educational and hospitality. He also has extensive experience in estimating, contract negotiations, contract management and project management. He is a valued member of the SBS Construction Management Team overseeing our Louisiana operations.
As a graduate from Louisiana State University with a degree in Construction Management, Joel brings over 12 years of construction experience to the SBS Team. Prior to joining SBS in 2019, Joel gained construction knowledge working in the design sector of commercial construction and went on to manage multi-million-dollar commercial construction projects. Living in the Prairieville area, Joel manages SBS client projects in Louisiana.
From trade schools to post-Katrina disaster recovery operations, Greg has over 35 years of experience in the general construction industry. A welder by trade, Greg started his career working on dams and locks along Louisiana rivers. He learned the superintendent and project manager aspects of the construction industry working on major warehouses and metal buildings across Louisiana. While working for a major subcontractor for Bell South, Greg was in the Hurricane Katrina disaster zone less than 72 hours after the storm hit South Louisiana beginning their recovery and rebuilding operations. With this wealth of valuable experience, Greg joined SBS in 2006 and was instrumental in the growth of our self-storage business as well as providing oversight to major public projects including development of 2 Veterans Cemeteries for the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs. Greg now shares his depth of experience to other members of the SBS Team as General Superintendent for all Louisiana operations.
Areas of Operation
TEXAS • LOUISIANA • NEW MEXICO • COLORADO • KANSAS • MISSOURI • TENNESSEE • NORTH CAROLINA • SOUTH CAROLINA • GEORGIA • FLORIDA • ALABAMA • MISSISSIPPI • ARKANSAS
17 Scenic Loop Rd.,
Boerne, TX 78006
38418 W. Airline Dr.,
Prairieville, LA 70769