Jason Abide

Assistant Project Manager

Education: Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering Technology, The University of Southern Mississippi

Jason joined Perrier Esquerré recently after a number of years in the industry in Mississippi. He is an avid sports fan and proudly supports our local New Orleans teams. Additionally, Jason enjoys working on his golf game and spending time with friends and family.

Umair Ahmed

Accounting Specialist

Education: Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of New Orleans

Umair recently joined the Perrier Esquerré accounting department. His future aspirations include becoming a CPA. In his spare time, Umair enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends. Additionally, he is devoted to our local New Orleans sports teams.

Alexandra Aviles

Administrative Manager

Education: Bachelor of Science in Management & Franchise, University of New Orleans

Alex has nearly a decade of professional administrative experience in the construction industry. She aspires to use her managerial skills to climb the human resources ladder at Perrier Esquerré. An outgoing social butterfly, you can find Alex exploring hot spots and enjoying live music around New Orleans. She also loves to travel and to spend time with her boyfriend. Alex is passionate about animals as well, especially her rescue dog, Bella.

Erin Bordelon

Assistant Project Manager

Nate Borskey

Foreman

Paul Bosse

Estimator

Education: Bachelor of Science, Construction Management, Louisiana State University

Paul joined our estimating team at Perrier Esquerré after previously working as a project engineer in the industry. Growing up in Baton Rouge fostered his lifelong love of the LSU Tigers. Paul is also passionate about spending time outdoors, where he enjoys playing tennis, golfing, hiking, and camping.

Jack Bryant

Project Engineer

Education: Bachelor of Science, Construction Management, Louisiana State University

Hard work led Jack to join our team following the onset of his career as an assistant electrician. He is a well-rounded Project Engineer, holding minors in both technical sales and business administration in addition to his construction management degree. In his spare time, Jack enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as playing indoor lacrosse. Jack also loves to fish, and is a proud third place finisher for yellowfin tuna in the 2018 Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo.

Heidy Costa

Office Administrator

Heidy’s plan is to finish college and get her Diagnostic Medical Sonography Degree. She loves her job, and she likes to learn new things. She is a hard-working lady with a huge future. Her mom is the 1st motivation to her success. She has taught her to be enthusiastic, respectful, organized, responsible, and to persevere. Although she can be shy, she loves to make new friends!

Mason Dolese

Estimator

Education: Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Louisiana State University

Mason puts his math degree to good use crunching numbers in the Perrier Esquerré estimating department. He has been passionate about the construction industry since beginning his career at PEC. Mason enjoys continuing to build his knowledge base as he strives to become the most effective estimator. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, reading, as well as practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Keshun Doyle

Foreman

Keith Esquerré

Principal

Education:  BS in Construction Management, Minor Business Administration (2006)

As a young fellow, Keith began his building aspirations while in the woodwork shop with his great-grandfather. As we fast-forward to the present-day, he is one of the principal members of Perrier Esquerré Contractors, LLC and has completed over $175 million worth of commercial construction projects in the Gulf South.  A big advocate for safety, Keith can always be seen wearing proper personal protective equipment and promoting safe work practices on jobsites.  Keith enjoys spending his spare time cooking gourmet dishes and spending time with his wife and two wonderful children. On rare occasions, you might see him rocking the bass guitar at a venue downtown.

Stephen Forcier

Superintendent

Stephen has worked hard rising through the ranks at Perrier Esquerré to his current role as Superintendent. Throughout the course of his construction career, he’s most appreciated the camaraderie of our project teams, as well as the satisfaction of a job well done. Stephen is an avid outdoorsman, and enjoys spending his spare time hunting, fishing, and target shooting.

Dillon Gajeski

Superintendent

Dillon has been with the company since May 2017. He started off as an Intern and has risen to a Superintendent. He attended high school in Puerto Rico and is a go-to for the company as a translator in the field. Dillon enjoys a nice round of golf or a relaxing day at the beach.

Bart Guilbault

Superintendent

Dorothy Harris

Front Office Coordinator

Education: Associate of Arts in Music Journalism, Metropolitan University, Expected August 2022

Dorothy joined our team following her move to New Orleans from her hometown of Denver. Determined and persistent, she is planning to further her studies at the University of New Orleans, with aspirations in entertainment journalism. Dorothy is passionate about music, horror films, and her beloved cat, Sage.

Ed Hildebrand

Superintendent

Carl Labit

Assistant Superintendent

Education: BS in Business Administration (DCC)

Carl has worked in many areas of construction throughout his life including insulation and flooring. Carpentry, however, has been his biggest asset in the commercial construction industry, since he has previously been Mardi Gras float builder. Aside from being an experienced student of the construction industry, you will find him all around the baseball world as a respected private instructor and coach at all levels.

Michael Latino

Superintendent

Michael was a middle class hippie, who kept making runs from New Orleans to San Francisco to be part of the scene. His dad wasn’t very happy and one day on a return trip he ran out of gas and money in Fort Stockton, Texas. He wired his dad from a western union to send him money to get home, when he got home his dad had a job lined up for him and he’s been working in Construction ever since. Mike has ran the Crescent City Classic 38 times until Covid messed things up, he’s hoping he will be able to do again soon!

Marybeth Leonard

Project Manager

Angela Leslie

Project Administrator

Angela is a Project Administrator with nearly two decades of experience in the commercial construction industry. Helpful and big-hearted, she excels at building relationships with each Perrier Esquerré project team. Angela is a proud supporter of Animal Rescue New Orleans, from where she adopted a large mixed-breed dog named Holmes in 2011. Angela enjoys spending spare time with Holmes and also enthusiastically dabbles in floristry.

Mickey Ludlam

Director of Field Operations

Thomas Mayer

Field Engineer

Thomas McNamara

Foreman

Scott Morvant

Chief Estimator

Education:  BS in Mathematics (LSU)

Scott started his construction career back in 1988 with aspirations of taking over the world. After maturing, he is now complacent with being the self-proclaimed “Best Estimator on the Planet.” Scott enjoys fishing and watching his beloved LSU Tigers and New Orleans Saints in his spare time.

Wes Nash

Project Manager

Education:  Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, Missouri State University

Misso Ogali

Project Engineer

Education:  Master of Science, Construction Management, Louisiana State University, Expected December 2022
Bachelor of Science, Construction Management, Kent State University

Misso hails from the great small town of Zachary, LA. His experience prior to joining the Perrier Esquerré team includes roofing recovery work following hurricane season, as well as several projects in Ohio. Misso’s favorite part of the job is building strong relationships within the industry. He spends his spare time in the gym and playing soccer.

Brett Perrier

Principal

Education:  BS in Construction Management (LSU, 2005), MBA (LSU, 2008)

Brett began his construction career building commercial projects throughout the Gulf South Region in both the private and public sectors.  Before forming Perrier Esquerré Contractors with his college-friend, Brett worked with the team constructing the $800 million VA Hospital in New Orleans.  Brett emphasizes the necessity of clear and open communication with clients, which inevitably leads to a successful project.  When not wearing his orange-monogrammed, short-sleeved button-up, he enjoys tea parties with his four girls and begrudgingly does home-improvement projects for his overly-appreciative wife.

Justin Rodriguez

Safety Foreman

Myra Staub

Public Relations Director

Justin Tizzard

Resource Manager

Education: Carpentry, C.T.S. (DCC)

Justin has always enjoyed working with his hands to get any job or task done. He recently graduated and has broadened his knowledge and abilities. Outside of work, Justin is a huge sports fanatic watching any sports game on TV, with baseball and soccer being his favorites. He is an avid military history buff and a serious video gamer.

Todd Tucker

Superintendent

Education:  Bachelor of Arts in Education, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Todd has rich experience in the construction industry, having picked up basics as a child from his handyman father. He worked as a young adult with drywall and in facilities management prior to starting a residential remodeling company in Texas.

Todd moved to New Orleans for college and put himself through school working with lead-glass doors from a local distributor. Following hurricane Katrina, Todd returned to work on the residential side, and made the transition back to commercial in 2009. His favorite phases of the job are underground – surveying, structural, and dirt work.

Todd stays busy spending time with his wife and their four children. He flexes his education degree by teaching weekly at his church. Fishing is Todd’s favorite hobby, and talking about fishing is his second favorite.

Brandi Ventrello

Project Administrator

Brandon Vortisch

Foreman

Buddy Waguespack

Assistant Superintendent

Education: Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, Louisiana State University

Buddy knew he wanted to work in construction since childhood, and joined our team prior to college graduation. His previous industry experience includes a number of years interning in the commercial, industrial, and mechanical areas. Buddy most enjoys working on job finishes. Outside of work, he cheers on the Saints and spends time outdoors, both hunting and fishing.

Loren White

Project Executive

Education: Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Michigan Technological University

Loren has decades of experience as a construction project management professional. He has successfully worked on projects across the greater New Orleans area, with a focus on luxury hotels, housing, and aviation. Loren’s deep knowledge of the industry entrusts him to each project team.

Previously, Loren proudly served as Senior Airman in the United States Air Force as Lead Communications Technician, maintaining and operating satellite communications equipment.

With over 20 years of experience in the commercial construction industry, our founding members have completed over $750 million in commercial projects.