Dave is one of the company’s partners has worked in the construction industry since 1982. David brings an exceptional degree of technical competence and expertise to customer’s projects. He is the founding Partner of Lone Star State Construction, LLC and leads the company with a fresh vision of how to serve customers’ needs and exceed their expectations. His vision of what the construction process should and can be in order to run a well oiled machine is what drives his commitments, values and actions. As a result, he has built a company with a strong reputation for integrity, quality, dependability, thoroughness and exceptional customer service. Dave is responsible for overseeing all Project Managers, Superintendents, writing contracts, doing estimates, construction troubleshooting and taking care of the accounting for the company.
Prior to founding Lone Star State Construction, LLC, Dave worked as a Senior Builder for Medallion Homes, a local builder here in San Antonio, where he oversaw the building of 45 homes in two years. He was also a Project Manager for a large General Contracting company in Colorado where he managed several large projects including an 18,000 square foot home in the mountains for 14,000,000.00, which took 3 years to build. Dave opened up his own General Contracting Company in Colorado and his first job was to build a 5,000 square foot addition to his local fire department, Eagle Fire Station, a second home to him being that he served as a volunteer fireman/EMT for 6 years while living in Colorado. Dave also has experience is being an on-site Superintendent as he worked for Pulte Homes for several years in Virginia overseeing the building of over 200 homes. Dave started his construction career at the School of Hard Knocks by actually wearing his tool belt and reading blueprints and drawing plans.
Dave studied architecture at Northern Virginia Community College after graduating high school while simultaneously opening up his first Construction Company, 3D Renovations, with his brothers Don and Daren. The same two brothers that now are his partners 27 years later.
Vice President and Partner
Don brings over 20 years of Project Management experience and over 20 years of internet and marketing experience to the team. A product of The Citadel and US Army, he retired at the rank of Major flying UH-1 helicopters and C-12 airplanes and is a Desert Storm veteran. His post-military years included Information Technology project management with various companies including Computer Sciences Corporation and USAA Insurance. He is a three time #1 Best Selling Author of five books and has been profiled in several newspapers, books and TV shows for his work selling big ticket and unusual items on eBay. He also created a business to help authors become #1 best selling authors and has done a few stints on the speaker's circuit.
Don is a founding partner, Project Manager, and IT Manager. He also uses his computer/online experience to bring new technologies, social marketing, and internet marketing to this brick and mortar family business. Don is the Vice President of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) San Antonio Chapter.
Melissa Vasquez brings 14 years of construction experience. The first twelve of those years she worked as a Customer Warranty Representative and Manager for Medallion Homes. There she evaluate warranty claims in accordance with the builders policies, guidelines and standards to determine coverage. She also coordinated, managed and followed up on any warrantable repairs. Her responsibilities also included New Home Orientations to new home buyers. After 2008, Melissa helped with the final closing and warranty aspects of Medallion Homes. After having a successful business experience, she continued the next two years as a Warranty Manager with another national home builder before coming aboard at Lone Star State Construction. Melissa is very excited to be working with Dave, Todd, Kevin and David again, and the rest of the LSSC family
Travis Bowman a former Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, also has a comprehensive understanding of construction. Working as a Property Manager on HUD and Fannie Mae Homes he started his construction experience, soon after he realized that simply bringing houses up to code wasn’t enough, so he went in to the remodeling industry in his home town of Wichita, KS. He quickly became proficient at several aspects of High End remodeling and completed some amazing projects including a million dollar home renovation. In the Early parts of 2015 he decided to move to San Antonio after becoming engaged to Jamie whom he had meet in the Marine Corps while stationed at Lackland AFB. Travis did tons of research on Construction Companies and approached LSSC because he wanted to be part of the best team in town. “Being a Marine I do not back down from a challenge, and I will not accept anything but the best” Travis brings this way of thinking to not only his own life but every project he is apart of.
Pam has been in the construction industry for over 13 years. Originally from Central America, she was raised in Long Island New York. She moved to San Antonio in 1980. Married for 32 years, with three grown children, her roots grow deep into the heart of Texas. She brings Lone Star State a wealth of information and experience in customer service, along with great administration skills. She loves to help others, and always has a smile for whoever comes into our doors!
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