From left to right: 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.
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.
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.
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.
Vice President of Construction
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.
Sr. 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.
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.
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.
Shawn brings over 30 years of Construction Superintendent experience to SBS. Shawn has worked on a variety of projects during his career, including Convenience Stores, Banks, Fast Food and Airports, as wells as nearly 10 years building self-storage facilities. Since joining SBS in 2018, Shawn has successfully managed several self-storage projects with a reputation for quality and on-time delivery. In 2019, Shawn retired from his military career as a Chief Petty Officer with the United States Navy Reserves. During his Navy career, Shawn served as a member of the “Seabees” working on numerous construction projects around the world. Shawn also completed 2 tours in Iraq in support of the Global War on Terrorism. As a retired military veteran, Shawn is active with several Veterans groups, including the Golden Triangle Chapter of The Combat Vets Motorcycle Association.
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.
A 1987 graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio with a degree in Finance, Abel joined SBS in 2022 as a project manager. Abel has 40 years of successful commercial, heavy highway, residential, subdivision infrastructure and K-12 construction management experience. Abel’s knowledge, skills and abilities include construction operations, contract administration, subcontractor and vendor management, construction accounting and financial processes, cost control, risk mitigation, dispute resolution, estimating, land acquisition, title abstracting, project feasibility and proforma analysis. Abel is client driven, focused, and committed to bringing a project in on time and in budget all the while providing superior customer service through effective communication for the lifespan of the project.
Joining SBS in 2023, Mark brings over 20 years or construction and development experience in various fields including retail, commercial ground up, medical facilities, laboratories, industrial, governmental, and finish-outs. His background with not only hands on but also management for projects gives him a different insight to the industry. His extensive knowledge of techniques and wealth of clientele including subcontractors, suppliers, engineers, and architects bring great diversity to the ever-growing climate of the construction industry. He graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Construction Science in 2001.
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.
Areas of Operation
TEXAS • LOUISIANA • KANSAS • MISSOURI • FLORIDA • ALABAMA • MISSISSIPPI • ARKANSAS • OKLAHOMA
17 Scenic Loop Rd.,
Boerne, TX 78006
400 Conway Village Blvd # 104,
Gonzales, LA 70737