Richard Freund

Manager

Richard formed Brooks & Freund, LLC, the culmination of over 30 years of construction management experience, in August of 2000. He relies on his extensive industry knowledge and hands-on approach to guide his team. He is actively involved in every aspect of business operations, ranging from the field to the office. Richard attributes Brooks & Freund’s success to the hard work and dedication of his team. His no-nonsense attitude and impeccable attention to detail enables Brooks & Freund to deliver exceptional service from conceptualization to construction for each and every client. He is a firm believer in aggressively pursuing the expectations and goals of his clients. Richard is a Class A Certified Contractor and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management from The University of Florida.

Jesse Olsovsky

Director of Construction

Jesse joined the Brooks & Freund, LLC team in 2012. His more than 20 years of experience in the construction industry enables him to effectively manage our most complicated building projects. Throughout his professional career as a Project Manager, he gained a wide range of experience managing projects such as senior assisted living facilities, multifamily housing, renovations, commercial strip centers, office buildings, and public museums. He is a licensed Certified General Contractor in the State of Florida and an Unlimited General Contractor for the State of South Carolina. Jesse holds an Associates Degree in Architectural Engineering and a Bachelor’s of Science in Construction Management from Alfred State College.

David Lawless

Director of Preconstruction

David joined Brooks & Freund, LLC in 2013. He has 15 years experience in the commercial construction industry in the state of Florida including construction experience in multi-family housing, student housing, condominiums, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, storage, warehouse, entertainment, commercial, residential, and renovations.  David is a licensed Certified General Contractor and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management from The University of Florida.

Lenny Maenza

Director of Field Operations

Lenny joined Brooks & Freund, LLC in 2017. He brings over 30 years of experience in various aspects of the construction industry including carpentry and business ownership. He also has 13 years of experience as a Senior Superintendent throughout the State of Florida. His perspective and experience in addition to proven problem solving, planning, and communication skills make him a valuable asset to the management team. Lenny holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Economics from Oneonta State University in NY.

Michelle Wise

Comptroller

Michelle joined Brooks & Freund, LLC in 2000 as head of the Accounting Department. Her dedication, efficiency, and experience make her an invaluable member of the Brooks & Freund management team and a necessary presence in the company’s day-to day operations. Michelle holds a Masters Degree in Accounting from The University of South Florida and an Executive MBA from The Florida Gulf Coast University.

Rose McCurry

Director of Operations

Rose joined Brooks & Freund, LLC in 2012. She credits her interest and experience in the construction industry to her father who is a General Contractor. As a part of the Brooks & Freund management team, Rose’s responsibilities are diverse and make her a vital asset to daily operations. Rose holds an Associate’s Degree, with a concentration in Construction Technology, from Florida Southwestern State College.

Jim Grubb

Senior Project Manager

Jim joined Brooks & Freund, LLC in 2000, its inception. For years Jim served as Brooks & Freund’s General Superintendent, overseeing all field personnel. With company expansion, Jim has returned to the Project Manager role where he manages all of our Louisiana projects.

Jack Jamme

Senior Project Manager

Jack joined Brooks & Freund, LLC in 2005. He has over 30 years of experience in all phases of construction and construction management. Jack previously owned and operated a Miami based construction company.  His vast experience is the reason he is often tasked with our most demanding projects.  Jack holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Building Construction from The University of Florida.

Greg Coleman

Senior Project Manager

Greg joined Brooks & Freund, LLC in 2016. He has over 40 years of experience in the construction industry with involvement in custom residential homes, multifamily housing, condominiums, and commercial and industrial projects. Greg is a licensed Certified General Contractor.

Joseph McClaran

Project Manager

Joseph joined Brooks & Freund, LLC in 2018. He has 8 years of experience in design-build construction featuring projects such as Light Rail Lines, Wineries, Multi Family Housing, industrial manufacturing centers  and distribution centers. Joseph holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from California Polytechnic University Pomona and Associates of Science Degree in Physical Sciences.

Robert Knight

Project Manager

Robert joined Brooks & Freund, LLC in 2019. He has 27 years of construction experience featuring residential, commercial, and multi-family projects done throughout the Southeastern United States. He started his career in field operations eventually running projects as a Superintendent before transitioning into project management. Robert holds an Associates of Science Degree in Business from the University of Phoenix.

Steve Boling

Project Manager

Steve joined Brooks & Freund, LLC in 2019. He has over 35 years of experience in the construction industry where he has managed the construction of hospitals, high rises, retail shopping malls, hotels, condominium developments, single family home developments, and luxury single family homes. Steve is a licensed Certified General Contractor in the State of Florida.

Alana Miller

Estimating & Warranty Administrator

Alana joined Brooks & Freund, LLC in 2016. She has over 10 years of experience in leadership, customer service and business development. Alana holds an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from SUNY Rockland.

Lisa Sullivan

Project Administrator

Lisa joined Brooks & Freund, LLC in 2014. She has over 30 years experience in the architectural and construction industries. Lisa brings an extensive background and understanding from a designer’s perspective to the Brooks & Freund team.

Yvette Farmer

Project Administrator

Yvette joined Brooks & Freund, LLC in 2015. Her background includes extensive experience in the clerical realm of the construction industry, lending another valuable perspective to the Brooks & Freund team.

Brittney Stahl

Project Administrator

Brittney joined Brooks & Freund, LLC in 2016. Her strong communication and organizational skills complement the team. Brittney holds a Bachelor’s of Art degree in History as well as a Minor in Education from Florida Gulf Coast University and she is currently pursuing a degree in Construction at Florida Southwestern State College.

Cynthia Reyes

Project Administrator

Cynthia joined Brooks & Freund LLC in 2018. She has 8 years of experience in the construction industry where she has worked with both Subcontractors and General Contractors. Cynthia holds an Associate Degree in General Arts from Florida Southwestern State College and is currently pursuing an Associate of Science Degree in Architectural Design & Construction Technology.

Jennifer Brady

Contract Administrator

Jennifer joined Brooks & Freund, LLC in 2004. Her determination and hard work make her a valuable asset to our team. Jennifer holds an Associate’s of Science in Business Administration from Medaille College and a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Nova Southeastern University.

Hilary Freund

Marketing & Contract Administrator

Hilary joined Brooks & Freund, LLC in 2016. Her background is in marketing and sales where she brings a creative aspect to the team. Hilary holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Miami.

Rebecca Moldenhauer

Accounting Administrator

Rebecca joined Brooks and Freund, LLC in 2014. Her background in team training and management make her an essential member of the Brooks & Freund administrative team.

Kelsea Casseus

Accounting Administrator

Kelsea joined Brooks & Freund LLC in 2018. She is someone that is very results driven due to her background in the service industry. Kelsea holds a Communications degree with a Public Relations concentration from Florida Gulf Coast University.