Team


Heather N. Vinas
President & Chairwoman at AMC Corporation

Under Ms. Vinas’s leadership, AMC is quickly developing into an innovative & competitive construction company focused in interior & exterior construction. Ms. Vinas oversees all functions of the business including construction operations, strategic planning, sales and marketing, human resources, customer service, finance & negotiations. Ms. Vinas has prepared the company to provide construction services covering the Coastal Empire & Fulton County regions. Ms. Vinas was born in West Islip, New York. She views the construction industry as a great business opportunity for entrepreneurs. Ms. Vinas received a Bachelor of Science Degree in International Business Studies from Long Island University at CW Post College. Ms. Vinas is an active member & has won several distinguished awards from the National Association of Women in Construction’s (NAWIC) Coastal Georgia Chapter and is an active member with the Professional Women in Construction (PWC).

Dexter Knight
Vice President, Construction Atlanta Market

Over 25 years in commercial construction specializing in drywall work, acoustical walls and ceilings, metal studs and exterior finishes. He has expertise in working with GC’s, owners and architects from the design stage to completion. Most recently he was Vice President of Center Brothers Inc., Atlanta and in charge of their Atlanta, Columbus and Savannah operations.

Kenneth T. Coviello
Vice President, Finance

Over 30 years of management experience, including CEO of a public company. Ken’s responsibilities ranged from startups to managing a 400 person team and generating $350 million in annual revenue. Ken was responsible for regulatory and SEC compliance as well as the operations of the companies. He developed strategies, built the infrastructure and the great teams to support growth in several companies.

James E. Padgett, Jr.
Chief Estimator

James Padgett Jr. brings over 28 years of construction experience to Atlantic Meridian Contracting Corp. He has been responsible for projects ranging from $100K to $20M and specializes in commercial construction. He is responsible for the estimating department and in planning, budgeting and direction of all construction projects.

Debra Thompson
Construction Manager

Debra has over 20 years of industrial engineering and project management experience with Gulfstream Aviation, a General Dynamics Company. Debra supervised the development of a new 432,000 and 427,000 square foot manufacturing facility with combined budgets over $100,000,000. She holds a bachelor of Industrial engineering degree.

Dale R. Jones
General Superintendent

Dale has 19 years of experience, specializing in metal stud framing, acoustical ceilings, drywall installations and finishes. Dale has worked on all forms of architectural work from simple home remodel to large commercial buildings such as Service Centers of Gulfstream Aerospace and high tech military facilities for the Corp of Engineers. His onsite experience in a wide variety of projects makes him a valuable part of our team with his ability to anticipate problems and implement solutions required to give you a quality product.

William R. Paul
Superintendent

Over 35 years experience in commercial metal framing, specialties, trusses, millwork, EIFS, stucco, drywall, ACT and insulation for federal, retail, municipalities, K-8 education, higher education, hospital, government, and aviation projects ranging from $250K to $60M.

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