Put our experience to the test when you work with the team at Texas Sterling Construction. Meet the leaders of TSC today to discuss your project needs with us. Our company has delivered proven results to heavy civil infrastructure clients throughout the state of Texas.
Vice President & CFO
Brady joined TSC in 2012 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, bringing with him more than 20 years of construction experience. As CFO, he is charged with managing all financial transactions, financial reporting, project controls, SOX Compliance, and administrative functions.
A native of Oklahoma, Brady and his family have called the Houston area home for the last 15 years. Prior to joining TSC, he was previously Director of Finance with Webber and served as Controller for a nationwide utility construction company and a multi-national cellular tower construction company after starting his career as a CPA working as an auditor.
Brady holds a BS Degree in Accounting from the University of Central Oklahoma (1997).
Michael Duffy, P.E.
Vice President - Contracts & Development
Michael joined the TSC family early in 2014 as Vice President for Contracts and Development. His experience includes more than 3 decades of heavy civil and building design and construction, both in the private sector and for the government. During 20 years with the US Army Corps of Engineers, he held command and staff positions ranging from small unit leader to senior positions at Corps Districts in New York and Illinois and at Corps Headquarters, and, on the Army Secretariat and Secretary of Defense staffs at the Pentagon.
In the military, in separate assignments, he ran the Humanitarian and Civic Action construction program in Central America, was responsible for 1/5 of the Corps’ domestic military construction program and international work in more than 80 countries. He was responsible for classified missions for the SecDef in Mexico and Colombia. He spent a year as an exchange Engineer to the Army of Peru and served under the US Ambassador on the US Country team there. He was also Army Ranger, Airborne (parachutist), Scuba (combat diver – US and Peru), Atomic Demolition and Munitions (ADM), and Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical (NBC) weapons certified.
Michael holds degrees from West Point (BS), the University of Maryland (MS), George Mason University (JD) and the US Army Command and General Staff College (MMAS). He’s a licensed attorney (VA), licensed engineer (TX and NY), a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction, a certified Project Management Professional, and a Texas court system certified mediator.
David Luytjes, P.E.
Vice President & Chief Estimator
David joined Texas Sterling in 2015 as our Vice President & Chief Estimator and leads TSC's three divisions in Estimating. He has worked in the highway/heavy civil construction industry for more than 40 years and brings practical experience to our group in roads, bridges, rail, water/wastewater facilities, dams, and waterwork. He has held field positions ranging from Carpenter, Instrumentman, Field Engineer, Structures Superintendent, Quality Control Manager, and Project Engineer on projects ranging from $2 million to more than $200 million. He has worked in the States of Michigan, Virginia, Maryland, District of Columbia, Illinois, Missouri, Louisiana, and Georgia.
David has more than 20 years of experience as an estimator bidding work in multiple states as hard bid, negotiated price, best value, and design-build.
David has a BS in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University (1978) and a Master of Business Administration from Grand Valley State University (1982) and is a licensed engineer in the states of Virginia and Michigan.
Senior Vice President - Pre-Construction
Scott Joined TSC in 2016 as Vice President of the Gulf Coast Division. He is a native of Texas and has worked in the heavy civil construction industry for more than 24 years throughout Texas, Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, Utah, Colorado, California, and Arizona. Prior to joining TSC Scott spent his entire career with 2 major U.S. contractors, starting as an engineer then progressing through positions ranging from Field Superintendent to Project Director on contracts from $1 Million to more than $1.5 Billion. He has been involved with traditional bid-build and alternative delivery contracts to construct roadways, light rail, large diameter tunnels, and commercial buildings as well as estimating and proposal development.
Scott holds a BS degree in Construction Management from the Del E. Webb School of Construction at Arizona State University (1992).
Senior Vice President - Operations
Greg joined Texas Sterling in 2014 as Vice President of the South Texas Division and brings 35 years of Heavy Civil/Highway experience to the company. Greg has worked in Texas for more than 10 years and in other states such as California, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, North and South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Wyoming, and Utah since 1980. He has participated in numerous highway and bridge, railroad, airport, dam, and marine projects under many delivery methods including: bid-build, CMAR, design-build, and PPP/Alternate Funding delivery methods.
Greg graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a BS degree in Civil Engineering (1980).
John Nicholson, P.E.
John joined Texas Sterling in 2016 as Area Manager of the North Texas Division and brings with him 42 years of Heavy Civil/Highway experience to the company. John has worked his entire career in Texas starting out of college as an Office Engineer. He has been involved in major highway and bridge, airport, railroad and dam projects throughout the state.
John graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a BS degree in Civil Engineering. He is also a licensed engineer in the State of Texas.
Corporate Equipment Director
Adolph has over 35 years in the field of Construction Equipment Mechanics and has been with Texas Sterling since 2003. Adolph's previous positions include Shop Mechanic and Master Technician for twelve years in the field, Shop Foremen, Equipment Superintendent, Equipment Manager, Shop Manager, and DOT Compliance.
Adolph is a graduate of TSTI in Waco Texas and completed a 2-year apprenticeship in the field. Additionally, Adolph has attended a number of manufacturer certified courses for engineers.
Tara D. Jones, HRPM
Senior Human Resources Business Partner
Tara joined Texas Sterling in 2013 as the Recruiter. She now oversees Talent Management, Training, Development, and Retention and works to align these functions with the Company’s overall Business strategy. Tara serves as TSC’s EEO officer and works diligently to foster a diverse and inclusive workforce. She has over 10 years of experience in Human Resources working mostly for Heavy Civil and Industrial Construction companies. Tara is fluent in Spanish.
Tara earned her A.A.S. in Human Resources Management from Ashworth College in Norcross, GA. She also is a certified Human Resources Project Manager. Additionally, Tara is a member of the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce, HR Houston, and SHRM.