Leadership

Robert H. Cranshaw, Jr.

Robert H. Cranshaw, Jr. founded Brazos Contractors and Development in 1995 after working 14 years in the commercial real estate market. An initial construction and development project for a retail center in Clear Lake led to new business opportunities that demonstrated that multiple approaches to different types of construction and development projects could be utilized successfully.

Cranshaw is the President and sole shareholder of Brazos Contractors and is involved in the day-to-day operations in planning, new business development, customer relations and finance/accounting decisions.

Ron LaVigne
Senior Project Manager/ Regional Operations Manager

Ron joined the Brazos team in April of 2012 and has become a leader for the company as a senior project manager and our regional operations manager. He currently runs the Austin and San Antonio markets as well as our out of state projects. Ron has vast experience in the construction industry with over 20 years in the business from a laborer to an owner. His various responsibilities include business development, job contracting, and coordination with clients, project managers, construction managers, architects and superintendents.

David M. Kaszak
Project Manager /Brazos’s Large Scale Projects PM

David has 35 years in the construction industry. (25 years as superintendent / project manager) Manages multiple jobs at the same time i.e. estimating, purchasing and completion of punch lists. Always maintains a good working relationship with subcontractors, owner, architect, and engineers. Manages and understands the importance of completing jobs in a timely manner and meeting scheduling deadlines.

Amy Nance
Controller

After 11 years in the Oil & Gas Industry, Amy Nance joined the Brazos team in 2014 and brings over 20 years of accounting experience to Brazos Contractors and Development. Amy serves as Controller for Brazos and handles/oversees all accounting and finance functions. With Amy’s supervision she has brought structure/organization to Brazos’ Accounting Department.

Joseph C Cranshaw  
Project Manager

Joseph Cranshaw has worked with Brazos Contractors since he was 16. He has grown through the company from organizing the warehouse to now project manager. As a superintendent he has managed construction in both Texas and in Colorado. He has managed and supervised jobs such as Domino’s Pizza, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Mod Pizza and several Springleaf Financial locations.
Francisco Lumbi Jr.
Project Manager

Junior started with Brazos in 2007 as a Superintendent. Before starting with Brazos he worked in residential construction as a general laborer. In 2013, we transitioned Junior to project management. Currently he has an ongoing relationship with Starbucks assisting in renovations and new-build construction all over Houston. He has completed projects ranging from restaurants to retail for a variety of clients both domestic and international such as John Lobb, La Creuset, Potbelly’s and Jersey Mike’s. “My team and I never stray from a challenge and acknowledge that no project is complete until our client is satisfied”.