MEET OUR TEAM
Jay is the President and Founder of Trident Construction Group with more than 23 years of experience executing over $300M in construction projects ranging in size from $500,000 to $75M with the US Navy Civil Engineer Corps and privately held construction companies throughout the Southeast, Caribbean, Europe and Asia.
Paul brings more than 25 years of construction experience to Trident as Vice President of Operations and is committed to developing strong partnerships and exceeding his client expectations. Paul is a member of the American Society of Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA), and active Chairman of the Board for Sunshine on a Ranney Day.
Vice President - Operations
Bert's more than 13 years of project experience ranges from imaging center upfits to construction work on the Atlanta Mercedes-Benz Stadium totaling over $100M. As Vice President of Pre-Construction, Bert provides oversight and support to the project throughout the preconstruction phase from estimating and scheduling to value engineering and procurement.
BERT VAN DER MEER
Vice President - Pre-Construction
Following an eight-year stint as a naval officer and 14 years working overseas for a notable multi-national shipping and logistics company, Luke joined TCG as an Assistant Project Manager. Luke is now Project Manager for TCG, overseeing all components of a project from procurement through turn over.
Assistant Project Manager
Project Manager │ Trident Interiors
Eric started in the industry as a laborer and moved his way through the Carpentry trade and ultimately worked his way up to Senior Superintendent with TCG. Now with almost 40 years of experience, Eric provides leadership to the project team in the field. He is the field manager for safety and quality assurance as well as maintaining adherence to the project schedule.
David's 25 years of construction experience ranges from commercial and residential, to renovation and ground-up construction. David's specialty is multi-family residential, but also lends his supervision expertise on Trident's medical, hospitality, and office projects. David has renovated over 10,000 apartment units and was the recipient of the inaugural Trident President’s Award
David is a 22-year construction professional with experience in construction material installation and supervision with a focus on drywall framing and installation. David has led various project types and sizes all over the United States including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. David is the recipient of the 2020 Trident President’s Award.
As a Superintendent with 15 years
of experience, Matt manages project schedules, quality control, and safety meetings and inspections. With several OSHA and carpentry certifications, Matt is not only an integral part of Trident's team, he takes pride in his projects
completing on time and on budget
and in the safest manner possible.
Amy initially joined Trident’s sister company, The Wilkinson Group, in 2013 and ultimately transitioned to TCG fully. She is now an integral member of the Trident family handling everything from finance and accounting, to human resources and benefits, information technology,
Deneen has more than 30 years of accounting experience. She has been with Trident since 2013 when she joined its sister company, Wilkinson Real Estate Advisors.
After the sale of Wilkinson’s
property portfolio in 2020, she transitioned to TCG.
Accounts Payable and