Donald P. Blake Jr. Inc
Our Company has offered experienced and reliable contracting services in the Lamoille County Area since 1985.
We believe that we are here to provide our customers with top-quality construction services. We also believe that we have a social responsibility to contribute our time and resources to programs that are beneficial to the community in which we live and work.
Our employees are skilled in working together as a team to provide the best service and to meet the expectations of each project we schedule. We believe that by working as a team we have the ability to expand and improve our capabilities as a company. We strive to continually improve the quality and value of our work.
Donald P. Blake Jr.
Donnie has over 40 years of building experience. He started the company in 1985 after marrying wife, Julie. As his family grew, the company did the same, building a solid reputation in the local marketplace. As President of Donald P. Blake Jr. Inc., Donnie has a hands-on involvement with the entire building process from beginning to completion, ensuring each client’s total satisfaction. Donnie’s community minded spirit has shown through in his contributions of time and resources to local programs. His natural leadership qualities and attention to detail have made the company what it is today.
Travis has over 30 years of building experience. He studied Construction Management at Vermont Technical College and joined the company in 1991. Over time, he worked his way up to becoming partner and is currently the Vice President. On a daily basis, Travis handles estimating, project management, pre-construction services, collaboration with design professionals and value engineering. He acts as a liaison to subcontractors, design professionals, owners and architects to ensure that communication is clear and expectations are met. Travis’ pride in his work and commitment to quality play a large role in the company’s productivity.
Assistant Project Manager
Jonathon joined our company in 2013 as an Apprentice Carpenter, following college and graduating earlier from People’s Academy. After working in the field for a few years, he transitioned into the office as an Assistant Project Manager. On a day to day basis, Jonathon works on estimating and sourcing. More recently, he has started overseeing additions and renovations as a Project Manager. This splits his time between onsite project supervision and office administrative work. Jonathon’s knowledge of business and fresh ideas, help steer the company towards continued future success.
Property Services Operations Supervisor
Michael joined our team as our Property Services Operations Supervisor in 2019. He has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry as project manager, lead carpenter and small business owner/manager. He currently directs our team of Property Services employees to provide such services as general maintenance, repairs, smaller scale renovation projects and commercial renovations. On a daily basis, he handles estimating, project management and site supervision. Michael’s leadership skills and attention to detail keep projects moving along on schedule and budget.
Tom joined our team in 2014 with over 40 years’ experience in the construction field. Starting as a laborer and working his way to carpenter, lead carpenter, then foreman, Tom’s residential experience lead him into commercial construction as a Project Superintendent. He has worked in a variety of residential and commercial settings including; high end custom homes, schools, correctional facilities, hotels, industrial and office complexes. In addition to the supervisory skills he brings to the company, his other duties and talents include; residential design and drafting, estimating and scheduling. Tom’s extensive range of experience and high energy, make him a go-to resource for all of our construction needs.
Project Administrator/Accounts Payable Manager
In 2014, Roxanne joined our team as an Administrative Assistant, with several years of accounting and administrative experience. As the company grew, Roxanne’s job evolved into Project Administrator, assisting with project management. Her day to day tasks include; accounting, progress reporting, project pricing, contracts, project start-up, documentation and administrative support. Roxanne has built and maintained great working relationships with our subcontractors to assure project efficiency. These relationships and her strong knowledge of the construction process aid in successful project completion.
Amber joined the team in 2010 as a part-time Administrative Assistant, offering general clerical support. Over time she has taken over website management and marketing including; advertisement and social media. On a regular basis, she also works on product sourcing and ordering, finish schedules, specification details, interior design support, payroll and digital file organization. Amber’s organizational skills and creativity shine through in her everyday tasks.
Property Services Assistant
Lenka joined our company in 2017, as a Property Services Assistant, providing support to the Property Services division, administratively in our office, as well as in the field. On a daily basis Lenka’s tasks include; scheduling, product sourcing and ordering, clerical support and managing our company shipping and receiving needs. She works closely with the Property Services crew to ensure project efficiency. Lenka’s attention to detail, flexibility and positive nature make her a wonderful addition to our team.
Cody recently joined our team as an Office Administrator, focusing on employee resources. He previously studied business administration and accounting at Northern Vermont University. Cody has taken the lead on employee onboarding, weekly payroll and personnel record keeping. He oversees employee benefits administration and paid time off, as well as monthly Property Services billing and our fleet GPS. On a regular basis, he provides general support to our in-house office team and field crew. Cody’s accounting experience and deadline-driven work ethic, greatly benefit our office productivity and overall business growth.
In The Press
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