OUR TEAM

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Executive Committee

SBS Construction - Executive Team - 2022

From left to right: Tommy Serpas, John Maywald, David Morgan, Larry Watts, Stephen Schiffman, Ted Culbreth

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.

Principals

Stephen Schiffman

President

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.

David Morgan

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.

Executive Committee

Ted J. Culbreth

Vice President
Sales 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.

John Maywald

Vice President
Finance

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.

Larry Watts

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.

Tommy Serpas

General Manager
Louisiana Division

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.

Managers

Texas

Steve Bridges

Project Manager

With 15 years of experience in various aspects of the construction industry, Steve joined the SBS team in 2015. He began his construction career on the residential side, where he was responsible for the construction of approximately 240 houses in San Antonio and the surrounding areas. Following his time in homebuilding, he began managing large scale landscape construction projects where he gained experience on commercial jobsites and built relationships with several large general contractors. He joined the SBS team in 2015 as a Project Superintendent, and completed projects in San Antonio, Austin, and Houston markets prior to his promotion to Project Manager in 2022.

Carl Glover

Project Manager

With 23 years of construction experience, Carl joined the SBS team in 2020. Before joining the SBS team, Carl had previous experience in Metal Building Erection to Project Management. SBS is proud of the fact that Carl has also served his Country. Carl is based in the San Antonio area and is working on projects in the Dallas and Houston Markets.

Leif Henderson

Project Manager

Joining SBS in 2021, Leif brings 30 years of diverse construction experience. Leif’s background includes the positions of Superintendent, Project Manager, Senior Project Manager and Director of Construction. These duties were performed as a Subcontractor, General Contractor and Owner’s Construction Manager. These opportunities have provided Leif the unique ability to view the project from many different perspectives. This valuable experience has proven extremely beneficial to his understanding of construction processes, complex problem solving, contract negotiations, conflict resolution, communication and effective project management. Leif’s project history includes road/bridge, site/utility, concrete, education, financial, medical, commercial, industrial, research, hospitality, retail and professional buildings. Leif continues to seek new and innovative approaches to the ever-changing world of construction while holding on to proven successful concepts. Leif is committed to providing SBS clients quality professional service and dedication to project success.

Daryl Liles

General Superintendent

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.

Mike Mejia

Project Manager

With an MBA and Masters of Legal Studies from Texas A&M University, 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 across Texas.

Mark Taylor

Project Manager

With nearly 17 years of experience in commercial general contracting, Mark Taylor joined the SBS team in 2019. Prior to joining SBS Construction, Mark has previous experience in constructing public schools, municipal projects, religious institutions, medical office, office warehouse, retail, aviation hangers, and class “A” office. Mark has extensive design-build background and has served as a superintendent, project manager, and estimator. Mark is based in San Antonio and has managed projects in the San Antonio/Austin markets.

Louisiana

Tommy Serpas

General Manager

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.

Thomas Vollmer

Senior Estimator

An Honors Graduate from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Thomas brings over 22 years of construction experience to the SBS Team. Prior to joining SBS, Thomas began his construction career as a laborer and went on  to own his own specialties installation company. Living in Hammond, Thomas is a Senior Estimator for Louisiana operations.

Tricia Guitreau

Project Manager

Tricia joined the SBS team in 2022. Her construction career took off in 2000 when she worked to obtain a Louisiana General Contracting license and started a residential construction company in South Louisiana. She constructed new custom-built single-family residences and major renovations and additions, including some historic preservation. Tricia has participated in several Habitat for Humanity Womens’ Build projects, donated time and procured resources to build a custom home for the Childrens’ Miracle Mansion project to benefit the local childrens’ hospital in Baton Rouge and was named Builder of the Year in Baton Rouge’s local Homebuilders’ Association. Prior to this, her love and passion for construction was generated by an interest in building design. After a successful 14- year career in the residential sector, Tricia took a leap into commercial construction and has enjoyed the faster pace and learned much from challenges the industry brings! Tricia has managed a wide range of commercial construction projects such as medical, retail, hospitality, amenity water parks, class “A” office buildings, restaurants, and multi-family, with budgets ranging from $1m – $50m. Tricia lives in and is based in the South Louisiana office.

Areas of Operation

TEXAS • LOUISIANA • NEW MEXICO • COLORADO • KANSAS • MISSOURI
TENNESSEE • NORTH CAROLINA SOUTH CAROLINA • GEORGIA • FLORIDA
ALABAMA • MISSISSIPPI • ARKANSAS • OKLAHOMA

Contact Us

Corporate Office:

17 Scenic Loop Rd.,
Boerne, TX 78006

Phone: 830-388-7620
Fax: 830-388-7621

Regional Office:

38418 W. Airline Dr.,
Prairieville, LA 70769

Phone: 225-475-9720
Fax: 225-475-9721