The Desbuild Executive Team

The executive team at Desbuild Incorporated is comprised of experienced construction engineering and management professionals. Each member of our executive team brings a diverse background as commercial and design-build construction contractors, with wide-ranging project experience in the USA and abroad. Browse the page below to find photos and biographies for each of our executives.

Ananth “AB” Badrinath Co-Founder & Director

Ananth “AB” Badrinath Co-Founder & Director


Ananth Badrinath, one of the original founders of Desbuild Incorporated, guides a talented team of engineers, and constructional professionals. It is through his vision that Desbuild continues to thrive within ever competitive markets.

AB graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering, from Bangalore University, in Bangalore, India, and an M.S. in Construction Management, from the Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C.

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Prakash Hosadurga Co-Founder & Director

Prakash Hosadurga Co-Founder & Director


As one of the original founders, Prakash Hosadurga has been instrumental in the success, and direction, that Desbuild has enjoyed. With strengths in Project Management, Cost Control, Project Scheduling, and Claims Analysis, Prakash leads by example, rather than by edict.

Prakash graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering, from Bangalore University, in Bangalore, India, a M.S. in Building Engineering, from the School of Planning and Architecture, in New Delhi, India, along with an M.S. in Construction Management, from the Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C.

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Antonio Marinelli Sr. Project Manager

Antonio Marinelli Sr. Project Manager


Biography coming soon.

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Ubrani Jayaram Comptroller

Ubrani Jayaram Comptroller


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Tom Greiner Project Manager

Tom Greiner Project Manager


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Teddy Jackson Project Manager

Teddy Jackson Project Manager


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Steve Kidwell Director of Operations

Steve Kidwell Director of Operations


Steve Kidwell is the FSO, and the CIO/CTO, at Desbuild. During his 20-year tenure with the company, Steve has fulfilled many roles in support of the Company’s operations, ranging from being a jobsite Superintendent to his current role as Chief Technical Officer.

When not physically attached to his keyboard, Steve enjoys hunting, crabbing, disc golf, kayaking, and carpentry.

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Shelby Hicks Asst. Facility Security Officer

Shelby Hicks Asst. Facility Security Officer


In the short time that she has been with the company, Shelby Hicks has seen her role expand at Desbuild, commensurate with her abilities. As Asst. Facility Manager, Shelby overseas the records management for our cleared employees, coordinates the VAR and e-CC processes, and books flights and lodging for all travel. Aside from this important role, Shelby has leveraged her banking experience, to become an invaluable part of our Accounts Payable team, in which she generates, submits, and tracks our invoices to our customers.

Shannon Johnson Pre-Construction Admin Asst.

Shannon Johnson Pre-Construction Admin Asst.


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Rick Groome Logistics Manage

Rick Groome Logistics Manage


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Rahul Nagwekar Project Engineer

Rahul Nagwekar Project Engineer


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Panos Balaras Asst. Estimator / Project Engineer

Panos Balaras Asst. Estimator / Project Engineer


I received my degree in Civil Engineering in 1996 from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. In June 2011 I also received my M.B.A. degree in Business Administration from the University of Macedonia, Greece. I am a member of Technical Chambers of Greece since 1999, and a licensed Civil Engineer in the European Union.

I started my career as a civil engineer in 1999 and since then I have participated, as a field engineer, assistant supervising engineer, project engineer, assistant project manager and a project manager in many large-scale projects, such as highways and dam construction.

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Mikki Bergstrom Asst. Logistics Manager

Mikki Bergstrom Asst. Logistics Manager


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Karthik Shetty Project Engineer

Karthik Shetty Project Engineer


As a Project Engineer, Karthik Shetty assists the Project Managers and Superintendents in managing all aspects of the project. From preconstruction, through close out, Karthik keeps the paperwork flowing.

Karthik graduated from Michigan State University with a M.S in Construction Management, and Bachelors in Civil Engineering from V.T University, Belgaum, India.

Karthik prefers relaxing with friends, exploring new places, tasting different cuisines, and enjoys watching Cricket, Soccer, NFL, NBA, etc

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Kabillan Ravichandran Asst. Estimator

Kabillan Ravichandran Asst. Estimator


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James White Project Manager

James White Project Manager


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Jamie Willson General Manager

Jamie Willson General Manager


As one of Desbuild’s General Managers, Jamie Willson manages both domestic and international projects from start to finish.

In 2012, Jamie graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a degree in Economics.

Jamie is big into sports, especially football and boxing, having competed in both. Additionally, he enjoys to travel, experiencing new adventures and cultures on the way.

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Donald Cooney General Superintendent / Project Manager

Donald Cooney General Superintendent / Project Manager


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Dave Dawson Chief Estimator

Dave Dawson Chief Estimator


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Brenda Sauder Accounts Payable Manager

Brenda Sauder Accounts Payable Manager


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Bonnie Tukes Human Resources & Contracts Manage

Bonnie Tukes Human Resources & Contracts Manage


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Ann Barrett Receptionist / Accounting Asst.

Ann Barrett Receptionist / Accounting Asst.


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Aaren Salido General Manager

Aaren Salido General Manager


Over ten years of construction industry experience working on multi-million dollar federal projects for the U.S. Department of Defense, State Department, and National Park Services. Experience includes managing and procuring various trades throughout all phases of design and construction to maintain project schedule and budget, quality control, assisting in coordinating man-power and materials in the field, and overseeing LEED, submittals, and other construction documentation.

Aaren earned a BS in Civil Engineering, from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and an MBA from the University of Baltimore/Towson University.

Aaren combines his complimentary loves for dance, and Spartan racing, with his interest in world travel.

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Our People Are Our Strength

At Desbuild, we believe our people are our greatest asset, and it starts with our outstanding executive team. Our principals and key personnel lead by example with passion, dedication, and integrity, and these values are instilled in our entire staff—from managers to engineers, field workers, support staff, and beyond.