Office & Management Team

Daniel Murray
Daniel Murray
President
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Daniel Murray Bio

Daniel Murray holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Auburn University. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Daniel strives to inspire and lead the team by forming strong client relationships built on integrity and trust. His focus is making sure Murray as a company is a place where people can succeed and grow, and that these individuals know they are building something that is going to last. Serving as visionary for the company and ensuring that each generation is committed to teaching and leading the next is Daniel’s ultimate goal at Murray Building Company.
Chad Wilson
Chad Wilson
Director of Construction Services
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Chad Wilson Bio

Chad Wilson holds a B.S. degree in Building Science from Auburn University. His experience in the construction industry as both a Field Manager and Project Manager as well as a Senior Program Manager have lent him the necessary experience in a role as Leadership Development Director, and finally Director of Construction Services for Murray. With more than 20 years of industry experience, Chad manages projects as well as personnel with a collaborative team effort.
Jason McRae
Jason McRae
Director of Preconstruction Services
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Jason McRae Bio

Jason McRae holds a B.S. degree in Construction Engineering Technology from the University of Southern Mississippi.  As Director of Preconstruction Services, Jason works to ensure that each owner walks away at the conclusion of their construction project saying “wow, that was a great experience”.  With an extensive background in both project management and estimating, Jason brings a unique perspective toward managing cost while also keeping in mind the challenges and complexity of construction projects.  Jason excels at working with, and leading teams through the preconstruction process.
Billy Hand
Billy Hand
Vice President of Project Development
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Billy Hand Bio

Billy Hand holds his BS in Civil Engineering from Auburn University and his J.D. from Thomas Goode Jones School of Law.  Billy’s prior roles in design and in commercial construction over the past 38 years work together to position him well as Vice President of Project Development. He is adept at capturing our client’s vision; collaborating with the design teams; navigating the approval agencies; and acting in a support role for Murray’s Construction Services team through the delivery of the project. Billy’s role includes new project development; legal and risk management; and leadership development support. He is passionate about building excellent relationships.
Amy Gash
Amy Gash
Controller
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Amy Gash Bio

Amy is an accounting professional with over 15 years of experience in the construction industry. Her expertise in cash management, fixed asset accounting, job cost accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and financial statement preparation are what make her an essential part of our team.
Casey Stricklen
Casey Stricklen
Project Manager
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Casey Stricklen Bio

Casey has over a decade of industry experience, and specializes in heavy industrial, municipal, power, and commercial projects. His attention to detail, strong safety awareness, and focus on quality have made him an integral part of our team. Casey is a graduate of Mississippi State University.
Patrick Hobbs
Patrick Hobbs
Project Manager
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Patrick Hobbs Bio

Patrick has worn many hats in his 20 years of construction experience, working his way up from the field.  With his extensive knowledge of building processes and all stages of construction, he has proven to be an asset to our project management team.  Patrick especially enjoys the thrill of bid day, working with subcontractors and executing the job.  He is a graduate of Bessemer State Technical College.
Colin Thompson
Colin Thompson
Project Manager
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Colin Thompson Bio

Colin holds a B.S. degree in Building Science and a minor in Business from Auburn University. While enrolled at Auburn, Colin completed three different internships throughout the southeast with a very reputable healthcare contractor. After graduating in 2017, he joined that company full time in his hometown, Birmingham, Alabama, renovating hospitals. Healthcare construction taught him from the start to be mindful of the client, detail oriented and efficient. Colin specialized in safety, field management, collaboration, scheduling, and coordination with the trade partners and clients. His exposure to a variety of roles has given him a jumpstart to a successful career in the construction industry.
Ben Mims
Ben Mims
Project Manager
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Ben Mims Bio

Ben joins our project management team with over 8 years of experience on high profile construction projects. He prides himself on expanding his knowledge of the profession through continuous learning and firsthand experience. Always willing to take on new and complex challenges through a calculated and systematic approach, taking full ownership of promoting the project criteria of safety, cost, quality, and schedule for the client.  Ben is a graduate of The Citadel with a degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering, followed by a Masters in Construction and Engineering Management from the University of Alabama.
Reed Pace
Reed Pace
Assistant Project Manager
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Reed Pace Bio

Reed is a graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction. He was exposed early on to the construction industry through his father’s residential business, then completed two internships while at Auburn where he gained valuable knowledge of both industrial and commercial construction projects. He went on to secure a position after graduation as an Assistant Project Manager, managing a variety of commercial projects throughout North Alabama. Reed has a desire for building strong relationships within the construction industry while using his skillset to deliver a top quality product to his client.
Kalyn Murray
Kalyn Murray
Assistant Estimator
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Kalyn Murray Bio

Kalyn Murray has a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering and M.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her background is in industrial project management, specializing in deep foundations, concrete foundations and earthwork; and industrial structural design, specializing in concrete foundations and steel structures. She has a passion for the construction industry and now works with the preconstruction team preparing estimates, building relationships in the industry and providing quality service to clients.
Barrie Wilson
Barrie Wilson
Executive Assistant
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Barrie Wilson Bio

Barrie Wilson serves as the Executive Assistant, providing administrative support to the President and leadership team. In addition, Barrie manages corporate operations and oversees executive outreach and external relations, marketing communications, internal teambuilding and company events. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia.
Stephanie Adamson
Stephanie Adamson
Accountant II
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Stephanie Adamson Bio

Stephanie has 15 years of experience in accounting and purchasing in the service, manufacturing, and distribution industry. She holds a degree in Business Management with a minor in Accounting and is currently working towards her CPA.  Her work ethic and drive to build strategic partnerships and relationships on all organizational levels is something she is passionate about.
Lisa Zappa
Lisa Zappa
Construction Operations Coordinator
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Lisa Zappa Bio

Lisa Zappa serves as support for our Project Managers and Director of Construction Services. She has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry that includes various roles such as project team support on commercial projects, property development, retail, and restaurants, to project management in the telecom industry. Lisa enjoys the process of what it takes to watch a project come to life and is a valuable member of our project management team.
Madeline Adair
Madeline Adair
Receptionist/Office Manager
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Madeline Adair Bio

Madeline Adair serves as the Receptionist and Office Manager and wears many hats. From helping run our social media platform and plan company events, to assisting our pre-construction team with pre-qualifications, Madeline has a passion for cultivating relationships and sparking creativity within the team. She attended Samford University and graduated in 2018 with a degree in Marketing.

The Murray Building Company Team

Based in Birmingham, Alabama, our Company provides a wide range of services in Commercial, Healthcare, Mixed Use, Retail, Municipal, and Institutional construction. The longstanding client relationships that we have built are based on trust, and our dedication to quality and excellence. From small renovation and fit-out projects to large ground-up facilities, we treat every client with the same focus – complete satisfaction on every project, every time. This dedication coupled with our wide range of professional services makes our Company the best choice for all of your project needs.

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