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Management Team

Dave Brown – President

Dave graduated from California State University Chico in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management. He started his career working for a general engineering contractor, building roads, bridges, and cross-country pipelines. He came to R.L. Brown Construction in 1999, and purchased the business in 2006. He is Principal-in-Charge, and responsible for all facets of company operations.

John Parker – Sr. Estimator / Project Manager

John holds over 40 years of experience in all phases of construction as a Senior Project Manager, Senior Estimator, Superintendent, as well as carpenter, and laborer. At R.L. Brown Construction, John is the Senior Estimator and Project Manager working closely with Project Managers and the Principal-in-Charge to accurately scope and budget construction projects in various market sectors. John’s extensive experience in managing both new construction and renovation projects allow him to implement his expertise into the estimating phase to assure that clients are receiving an accurate budget as well as brining awareness to possible unforeseen project requirements.

Pat Frontin – Sr. Estimator / Project Manager

With over 30 years of construction experience, Pat began his career as a construction laborer, working his way through college as a journeyman carpenter, then moving into management and estimating. Following a successful career in the heavy-civil sector, working for companies including Morrison-Knudsen and CH2MHill, he came to R. L. Brown Construction in 2003. Pat is currently responsible for R.L. Brown Construction’s Sacramento and Tahoe area projects, and was the Senior Project Manager on our flagship LTVOR project. Pat also oversees estimating duties throughout the Bay Area and greater Northern-California areas. His uncompromised work ethic and unyielding dedication to quality, customer service, and excellence has been a key contributing factor in R.L. Brown Construction’s continued success.

Eric Boeckman – Sr. Estimator / Project Manager

Eric brings over 19 years of construction experience and a Bachelors Degree in Construction Management from Louisiana State University to work at R.L. Brown Construction. He has been a key player in R.L. Brown Construction’s major construction projects for the last 11 years and has a reputation for bringing his projects in on a schedule and under budget, with an unending commitment of service to his projects and clients.

Jason Kassler – Estimator / Project Manager

Jason brings over 14 years of construction experience, and Bachelors Degrees in both Architecture and Construction Management from California Polytechnic- San Luis Obispo to work at R.L. Brown Construction. He has extensive experience in tenant improvements and commercial office construction, taking projects from the conceptual phase through completion. Jason’s dedication to product quality and customer service make him a great addition to the RLB team.

Tony Vecchio – Project Manager

Tony has over 30 years of field construction experience as a carpenter, laborer, and superintendent. His years of hands on experience in the field, working specifically on multi-family homes, has assisted him in developing a fundamental understanding of the issues that plague wood framed structures. Tony also has extensive experience working on commercial retail projects, where meeting deadlines and working around operational businesses is paramount to a project’s success. Tony holds excellent leadership skills that allow him to successfully manage teams of tradesmen and subcontractors in the field with a focus on completing projects on time and within budget. These skills have allowed Tony to transition into his current project management role.

Janine Brown – Human Resources / Accounting / Safety

Janine is a Graduate of California State University Chico, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology, and a Masters Degree in Computer Science. In addition to handling all of the Human Resources and Accounting responsibilities, Janine also serves as the Corporate Secretary and Safety Officer.

Kim Parkinson - Administrative Assistant

Kim has over 23 years of administrative experience with a focus on accounting, contract administration, and human resources. She began her career in the construction industry working for an integrated services company specializing in high volume residential home building.  She has been with R.L. Brown Construction since 2010, and assists with the accounting and general office administration responsibilities.


Ted Canter – Project Engineer

Ted brings over 8 years of commercial and residential construction experience to R.L. Brown Construction's team. Before entering the construction industry, Ted owned a successful retail business in the Bay Area, that he ran for 20 years.  Ted has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management.  He is very customer focused, and makes the client's satisfaction paramount to a project's success.



Craig Slomers – Project Engineer

Craig brings to R.L. Brown Construction the discipline and hard work ethic he continually displayed during his Navy career.  With hands on experience working in the field with road maintenance and drilling crews, Craig shows a strong desire to continually learn and expand his career in the construction field.  He catches on and understands new concepts and information quickly, making him a valuable asset to our seasoned Project Managers.


Kevin Laverty – Superintendent

Kevin brings over 38 years of construction experience to R.L. Brown Construction’s team. Having moved up the ranks as a journeyman carpenter, carpenter foreman, superintendent and general superintendent, he has experience with everything from small home remodels to multi-million dollar custom homes, shopping centers, industrial and mid-rise multi-family complexes. Since joining R.L. Brown Construction in 2016, Kevin’s experience has been evident in how he drives projects and maintains his commitment to the owner’s vision of the final product.

  Ignacio Cambero – Superintendent

Ignacio joined the R.L. Brown Construction team in 2005. He has over 23 years of hands-on construction experience. He worked on every aspect of custom home building, as well as residential reconstruction projects. Ignacio loves being in the field, working with our tradesmen and subcontractors to bring the highest level of quality to our clients. Before joining R.L. Brown Construction, he gained extensive experience working as a carpenter on custom residential homes. Customers always appreciate his attention to detail and ability to see a vision of the completed project, even before its done.

  Jonathan Garske – Superintendent

Jonathan brings over 20 years of construction experience in multiple trades, ranging from remodels and new construction to field assembly of modular homes. He started his construction career as a framer and was promoted to foreman, and eventually ventured out to other trades including, tile setter, cabinetry and plumbing. As a leader and foreman of a modular home assembly crew, Jonathan traveled around the country leading the field assembly of custom modular homes in over 15 states. Continuing his upward career trajectory, he became an Assistant Superintendent and eventually a Superintendent, building high-end track homes around the greater Bay Area. Jonathan joined R.L. Brown Construction, Inc. in early 2017. He continues to use his knowledge and experience to help solve problems, complete projects on time, and maintain the highest level of quality.


Rudy Vigil - Superintendent

Rudy started his construction career in 2002, with R.L. Brown Construction, as a laborer and apprentice carpenter. He quickly gained skills and experience working up to the foreman level. After working for a competitor for a number of years, Rudy returned to the R.L. Brown Construction team as a Superintendent. Rudy has extensive experience in the destructive testing field and has worked with many of Northern California’s top consulting firms. Rudy is an expert in locating and diagnosing water intrusion issues and flashing defects. Along with his ability to work with all trades, Rudy has considerable expertise in drywall repair and painting. He takes pride in developing strong relationships with project Owners, and enjoys the results of completing projects on schedule. Rudy believes in the integrity of R.L. Brown Construction and pushes to maintain the company’s outstanding reputation in the industry.