- About CSi
Consults on special projects
Andy joined CSi in 1969 when the company was just two years old. During his 52 years of full-time service, Andy held almost every position at the company from warehouse manager to forklift operator, accountant, field superintendent, project manager, vice president, sales leader, and ultimately, executive vice president at the time of his retirement in 2020.
As executive vice president emeritus, Andy consults on special projects including the renovation of downtown theaters and office buildings and medical and banking facilities.
Andy brings a unique combination of talent and experience to the construction process and to CSi clients and employees. During his tenure, Andy supervised hundreds of hourly employees while managing the materials, tools and equipment to service more than 50 projects at a time. His natural curiosity and genuine interest in learning, combined with his deep knowledge of construction techniques, product systems and procedures, enabled him to provide exemplary service to his clients.
Andy was the driving force behind CSi’s development of a general trades renovation capability featuring self performance to service facility managers. He also led the development of a proprietary budgeting process, with years of input and thousands of projects, which allows CSi to respond with a highly accurate budget typically within a day, when necessary.×
Building alterations; Construction management, estimating and scheduling specialist
As Project Manager, Bill is responsible for estimating, scheduling and project management services for commercial construction projects. He handles projects from pre-construction and throughout the construction process, and ensures project expectations of time, cost and quality are consistently met.
Bill’s professional history includes over 40 years in the commercial construction industry. He joined CSi in 2006 and focuses primarily on the interior renovation of medical facilities and the general trades construction business.
He holds an Associate degree in Construction Management from Columbus State Community College.×
Metal framing, drywall, acoustic and general construction estimating; Door and Hardware Specialist
Carl is a veteran employee of CSi and has 34 years of experience. Carl started at the ground level and today his responsibilities involve every aspect of project management from proposals to project completion and maintaining long term relationships.
Carl's knowledge of products and material is vast, and his responsiveness, attention to detail and highly organized approach are valued greatly by both CSi employees and clients. Carl's strong client relationships and can-do attitude contributes to the team’s ability to provide continuous high quality construction services year after year.×
Financial management, planning and accounting
As CFO, Carrie manages accounting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax, risk management (insurance, bonding, credit, evaluation of partially self-funded insurance plan), and employee insurance and retirement programs. She also serves as Secretary/Treasurer of the CSi corporation.
In her supervisory role, Carrie oversees CSi’s accounting department staff. She provides strategic financial guidance to senior management, develops financial statements and reports, and supports the project management team with job costing and reporting. She leads companywide efforts to streamline reporting, payroll and accounting processes, enhances internal communication, and maintains and strengthens internal controls and loss prevention.
Carrie joined CSi in 2020 and brings 25 years of combined public and private accounting experience. Her career includes CFO, controller, auditor and accountant roles. Her experience encompasses large corporations and small businesses across diverse industries.
Carrie is a member of the Construction Financial Management Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and The Builders’ Exchange of Central Ohio.
Carrie is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and earned a B.S. in Business Administration – Accounting from Concord College in Athens, WV, and is licensed in both WV and OH.×
Project development, budgeting, estimating, scheduling & management; Framing, drywall, acoustic ceilings & carpentry specialist
As project manager with the CSi Facilities Group, David is responsible for project development, estimating, budgeting, scheduling and project management through completion.
David has 30 years of experience in the commercial construction industry, including 25 years with commercial drywall and carpentry companies. David’s knowledge of general trades and interior finishes along with his attention to detail are valued by the CSi team and our customers.
David joined CSi in 2012 and focuses on the general trades construction and renovation of offices and commercial facilities.
David earned an Associate degree in Construction Management from Columbus State Community College. He is a graduate of the Builders Exchange of Central Ohio Executive Leadership Experience and Executive Leadership 2.0. David is OSHA 10-Hour and OSHA 30-Hour certified.×
Project Manager for Construction Specialties
As Project Manager with CSi’s Specialties Group, Drew is responsible for developing and preparing material takeoffs, pre-installation measurements, project budgets, and material specifications, as well as project management. His attention to detail and accuracy helps ensure that clients’ projects are completed on schedule and as specified.
Drew joined CSi in 2021 with five years’ experience as Operations Supervisor supporting an international retail corporation.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management with a minor in Marketing from Wittenberg University. In 2019, he was awarded LBrands’ Standing “O” Leadership Award.×
Manages all daily field operations
As Operations Manager for CSi, Drew is responsible for managing all daily field operations. He works directly with CSi’s project managers to schedule field manpower and ensure the successful delivery of all projects.
Drew joined CSi in 2008 as a project manager and estimator with the Specialties Group. He came to CSi with four years of construction management and inventory control experience. While with the Specialties Group, he developed an expertise in operable walls, restroom partitions and accessories, lockers, and window shades.
Drew graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.S. in Criminology and is OSHA 30-Hour certified.×
Overall management, marketing, business development, planning and sales
As CEO, JD provides strategic direction, oversees all aspects of planning, administration, customer service and industry trends, and supports business development and marketing activities. JD devotes considerable time to developing new generations of managers and field leaders and serves in leadership roles for industry associations.
JD joined CSi in 1972 as a junior estimator and grew with the business, becoming president in 1986. His planning, guidance and vision have provided the foundation for expanding the services offered to the commercial construction industry and the services provided directly to building owners and facility managers.
Under JD’s leadership, CSi has become widely recognized as the go-to contractor for projects with challenging work environments, unusual requirements, difficult schedules, and for clients that expect exceptional quality and service. As one of central Ohio’s largest employers of skilled craftsmen, CSi can self-perform significant portions of projects which provides clients a high level of job site security, schedule flexibility and responsiveness.
In 2017, JD led the transition of CSi becoming an ESOP company to reward the employees who helped build the organization and to ensure CSi’s longevity. Internal mentoring and training programs provide younger field and project management employees with experienced superintendents and project managers for years of training and guidance.
In 2014, JD was named the Builders Exchange (BX) of Central Ohio Cornerstone honoree and was also honored with the Pinnacle Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Associated General Contractors of Ohio (AGC). Flaherty is the first individual to receive both awards. The Industry & Professional Advisory Group of The Ohio State University FABE Dept. honored JD with the Outstanding Service Award in 2015.
Under JD’s leadership, CSi has won five Build Ohio Awards from AGC and five BX Craftsmanship Awards.
JD established an outside scholarship program through the AGC in 1998 that continues to annually award scholarships to college students in construction degree programs.
JD has served in numerous leadership and volunteers roles in industry associations including AGC Central Ohio, AGC Ohio, BX, International Facility Management Association, Ohio State University Construction Systems Management Industry Advisory Committee, and Central Ohio Building Owners and Managers Association.
JD is a LEED Accredited Professional with the Green Building Certification Institute. He earned a B.S. in Marketing and Finance from The Pennsylvania State University.×
Assistant Project Manager for Facilities
As Assistant Project Manager, Kaleb supports senior staff in CSi’s Facilities Group. His current responsibilities include analyzing drawings and performing take-offs, building schedules, and collecting and analyzing sub-contractor bids under the mentorship of senior Project Managers.
Kaleb graduated Magna Cum Laude from The Ohio State University with a B.S. in Construction Systems Management (CSM). While a student, Kaleb completed internships and was a member of the CSM construction competition teams and the CSM Club. He was awarded the Distinguished Senior Award of the OSU FABE Department in 2021. Kaleb also earned an Associate degree from OSU and is OSHA 30-Hour certified.×
Project Manager for Facilities
As Project Manager with the CSi Facilities Group, Lacy is responsible for onsite management of CSi employees and subcontract trades; cost, budget and schedule management; project documentation; and safety compliance for a variety of projects in varying stages of construction. He also serves as the point of contact for clients, inspectors, and architects.
Lacy joined CSi in 2020 with 25 years of experience in the commercial construction industry, including 15 years in construction management and supervision. He has completed projects throughout the U.S.
Lacy’s expertise in carpentry, drywall, act, doors and hardware, and architectural fixtures along with his attention to detail are highly valued by the CSi team and clients.×
As executive assistant/bookkeeper, Lisa provides accounting support, job costing, and reporting to help ensure the efficient operations of Atlas Door & Hardware. In addition, she manages customer pre-qualifications, maintains compliance with accounting and operations procedures, completes yearly OSHA reporting, and works to streamline accounting processes including job costing and invoicing.
Lisa supports business development and marketing efforts, including company websites, collateral material, contact lists, and internal marketing initiatives with all departments in both companies. She also provides support for customer relationships from initial outreach throughout installation, construction, and maintenance services.
With more than 28 years of experience in the construction industry, including 11 years with CSi, Lisa’s attention to detail and ability to expertly juggle diverse tasks while consistently meeting deadlines, helps CSi and Atlas exceed client expectations.
Lisa earned ISO 9000 Certification in 1997.×
Overall operations, business management, and all administrative facets of the business, along with new business development.
As President of CSi, Matt oversees operations, scheduling and management of CSi’s manpower and equipment, and all facets of the business including accounting, banking and finance, insurance, bonding, safety, administration of CSi’s benefit program, and employee recruitment, retention and training.
In addition to his management responsibilities, Matt supports new business development activities and serves in leadership roles for industry associations.
Matt joined CSi in 2000 as an assistant to the vice president. He quickly advanced to estimating and project management positions where he developed expertise with exterior wall systems and interior renovations. Matt’s project experience includes a diverse portfolio of in-patient medical facilities, medical office buildings, commercial offices, collegiate sports facilities, warehouses, and corporate headquarters.
As a volunteer, Matt dedicates time to leadership roles in Builders’ Exchange of Central Ohio and Associated General Contractors of Central Ohio.
Matt graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.A. in Anthropology. He is a graduate of the Builders Exchange of Central Ohio/OSU Fisher College of Business Executive Leadership Experience and Rising Leaders Institute. He is a LEED Accredited Professional through the Green Building Certification Institute.×
Project Manager for Construction Specialties
As Project Manager with CSi’s Specialties Group, Michael is responsible for developing and preparing material takeoffs, pre-installation measurements, developing project budgets and material specifications, as well as project management. His attention to detail and accuracy helps ensure that clients’ projects are completed on schedule and as specified.
Michael joined CSi in 2017 as Logistics Assistant and helped support CSi’s renovation and construction crews by scheduling deliveries and coordinating the movement of materials, equipment and tools. When Michael subsequently joined the Facilities project management team, his logistics experience provided a solid understanding of the intricacies of CSi’s self-performance operations. He currently serves a Project Manager on CSi’s Specialties team.
He previously served as Safety Coordinator overseeing safety program and procedure updates and helping foster a safety-first company culture.
Michael came to CSi with two years of construction management experience where he led two- to eight-person crews performing hotel renovation projects.
He is a graduate of Ohio University with a Bachelor of Specialized Studies in Project Engineering and Management, Minor in History, and Certificate in Entrepreneurship. Michael completed OSHA 30-hour Construction Training and the Builders Exchange WIN program in 2017. He is also a graduate of the Builders Exchange of Central Ohio Rising Leaders Institute.×
As Accounts Payable Specialist for CSi and Atlas Door and Hardware, Michele provides support for vendor relationships. This includes receiving invoices, obtaining Project Manager approvals, timely invoice system entry, and vendor payment processing.
She is also responsible for credit applications and subcontractor requirement tracking.
Michele joined CSi in 2021 with 20 years of industry experience and quickly became an important asset to the Accounting Department.×
Accounts receivable and payroll processing
Sarah is responsible for all aspects of accounts receivable including invoicing and collections for CSi and Atlas Door and Hardware. She also handles payroll processing for both companies.
Sarah joined CSi in 2016 and has seven years of experience in the accounting field. Sarah’s previous eight years of customer service experience and a great eye for detail help ensure accurate and timely payment to CSi’s customers and employees.
Sarah holds a Cosmetology License from the Ohio State School of Cosmetology.×
Manager of Building Specialties Division
As vice president of the Specialties Division, Tim oversees the bidding, estimating, project development, and installation of specialties projects. He joined the company in 1980 and worked as a driver and laborer while attending college. After 41 years, Tim has worked in almost every CSi division and is able to deliver extraordinary knowledge and expertise to CSi’s clients and specialties projects.
Having completed over 4,000 specialties installations, CSi has seen nearly every issue that may arise. Tim’s attention to detail and the development of effective organizational systems have been instrumental in ensuring even the most complicated projects are completed efficiently and to the client’s satisfaction.
Over the years, Tim has expanded the product line at CSi and secured exclusive distributor relationships and installation capabilities with some of the finest specialties manufacturers.
Tim earned a B.A. in Information Systems from The Ohio State University. He is a graduate of the Builders Exchange of Central Ohio Rising Leaders Institute.×
Warehouse and logistics management
As CSi’s Warehouse Manager, Toby is responsible for all aspects of the warehouse including managing warehouse laborers and sub-contracted trades. He coordinates the delivery of materials, equipment and tools to jobsites, helping crews to maintain project schedules and timely project completion.
Toby also manages shipping and receiving at the dock, procures materials, and maintains warehouse cleanliness and safety compliance.
Toby joined CSi in 2004 as a construction laborer. He was promoted in 2007 to the specialized position of Carpenter and promoted again to Warehouse Manager in 2020.×
Project Manager and Estimator for Construction Facilities
As estimator and project manager with CSi’s Facilities Group, Zach is responsible for project development, budget pricing, and oversight through project completion. He works primarily in the renovation of medical, institutional, and commercial facilities.
Zach joined CSi in 2005 while working toward a construction management and business administration degree. His roles included working in the office, warehouse, trucks, and hands-on jobsite experience.
In January 2011, Zach moved into fulltime project management. His years of working in operations allow Zach to maintain methods and practices that have proved successful in ensuring quality workmanship and customer satisfaction.
Zach holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Franklin University, an Associate Degree in Construction Management from Columbus State Community College, and he studied Architecture at Kent State University. He is a graduate of the Builders Exchange of Central Ohio Rising Leaders Institute.×