John’s experience in the construction industry includes work as a laborer, carpenter, carpentry foreman, superintendent, estimator, project coordinator, project manager, senior project manager and vice president. John has a B.S. degree in Construction Engineering Technology from Murray State University and studied jazz and percussion at Morehead State University under Dr. Robert Schietroma. He has served since March of 2006 as an officer and a member of the Board of Directors of American Constructors, Inc.
Since his employment with American Constructors in 1986, John has managed the successful completion of over $390 million dollars of construction in Middle Tennessee and the southeastern United States. Significant projects include the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, The Nashville Children’s Theater, WO Smith School of Music, The Wild Horse Saloon, ASCAP Headquarters, Sony Tree Publishing Corporate Headquarters, Sony Tree Recording Studios, EMI Music Headquarters and Recording Studios as well as the last two phases of construction of Brentwood Baptist Church.
John is married to Teresa R. Madole and they have three children, Katherine, Rachel and John Jr. In his spare time John enjoys playing and working on the family farm, Cub Scout meetings with John, Jr. , and Theater Bug, Nashville Children’s Choir and Girl Scouts with his two girls. He also enjoys performing with his jazz band several times a year.
Born and raised in Nashville, Derek joined American Constructors in early 2005. Shortly thereafter he was recalled by the Army to serve a year as the forward liaison for reconstruction efforts in northern Iraq. After returning he worked on several school projects, most notably for Williamson County Schools and Brentwood Academy. Although he now serves primarily in preconstruction and executive oversight roles, he still enjoys managing projects and recently completed the new Bellevue Community Center and Ice Facility.
Derek has a Bachelors in Engineering from Georgia Tech. He is also a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Tennessee. He and his wife Holly reside in Nashville and enjoy traveling, entertaining and live music.
Matt McCall currently serves as Chief Financial Officer, providing leadership in the financial management of the company’s operations. He was hired in 2012 to assist the now retired CFO in overseeing all financial activities of the Company. Matt has been a stockholder since 2013, an officer since 2015, and currently serves on the Company’s Board of Directors. In his role, Matt is responsible for overseeing the entire business administration cycle for the Company including corporate finance, accounting, human resources, risk management, and information technology.
Matt is a certified public accountant and holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Lubbock Christian University, a Masters of Business Administration from Mississippi State University, and a Masters of Accountancy from Lipscomb University.
Matt and his wife Kimberly have two daughters, Kennedy and Emerson, and reside in Franklin, Tennessee.