The Team at CGU Homes is committed to our work, passionate about detail, and collaborative by nature. We are long-time residents of Southwest Florida and have experienced the beautiful architectural changes throughout Southwest Florida for more than 20 years.

Jon Lawrence
Jon LawrenceOwner / Vice President
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In 2016, Jon joined CGU Homes as Vice President with over 21 years of residential high-end custom home and condo building experience in the local Naples market.

Jon is a native to Naples and is a graduate of the University of Florida where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction with Highest Honors.

Jon enjoys spending his spare time with his wife, daughter and son. He also spends a lot of time in the outdoors diving, hunting and fishing.

Drew Hemmer
Drew HemmerOwner / Director of Pre-Construction
In 2017, Drew joined CGU Homes as Senior Estimator/Project Manager.  He has worked in high-end residential construction throughout Southwest Florida for the past 15 years. In 2022, Drew became a partner and director of pre-construction for CGU Homes.
Drew grew up in St. Louis where he attended and graduated from Lindenwood University and received a Bachelor Degree in Business Management.In Drew’s spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife.  He also enjoys playing golf and ice hockey.
Rowland Hand
Rowland HandDirector of Technical Services

Rowland joined the CGU Team in 2014. He brings over 48 years of construction, design and engineering experience to the company and is currently in charge of all pre-construction processes and provides technical in-house engineering and code related support.Rowland has resided in Southwest Florida since 1980 and attended The Florida Institute of Technology and the Institute of Technology, University of Minnesota in Electrical Engineering. He is a previous owner of two major SW Florida engineering firms, his own construction management firm and vice president of a national Fortune 500 development company.

Rowland, together with Pam, enjoys spending time hiking, biking, wine tasting, occasional golfing and traveling throughout the US and various other countries especially throughout Europe. Rowland and Pam frequently enjoy times with family, children and grandchildren between Florida and Minnesota.

Barbie Kellam
Barbie KellamDirector of Marketing & Sales

Registration & Certification

Certified General Contractor, Florida; National Council of Architecture Review Board (NCARB); Certified Building Contractor, Florida & Alabama; American Institute of Architecture

Education

University of South Florida (Master of Architecture); Florida International University (B.S. Architecture Engineering)

In 2019, Barbie joined CGU Homes as their Director of Marketing & Sales with over 14 years of marketing experience in the residential construction industry.

Barbie is a native to Naples. She is also a graduate of the University of Florida where she earned her undergraduate degree in Business Administration and a graduate of the University of North Florida where she earned her Masters of Business Administration degree.

Barbie enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons and traveling together and boating. She also spends a lot of her time outside of the office planning different events for family and friends.

Angel Napoles
Angel NapolesSenior Estimator / Project Manager
Mike Gargiulo
Mike GargiuloSenior Project Manager

Mike joined the CGU Homes Team in 2019 as a Senior Estimator / Project Manager. Mike brings over 19 years of construction experience to the company and currently oversees the estimating department for the residential side of CGU Homes.Mike is a licensed a General Contractor in the state of California and Georgia.Prior to moving back to Naples, Mike owned and operated his own general contracting company in the Atlanta area.

Mike enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids. He also enjoys hunting, fishing, boating, and biking.

Nick Kouloheras
Nick KouloherasSenior Project Manager

Nick joined the CGU Homes team in 2022 as a Senior Project Manager.  Nick brings over 20 years of single family and multi-family construction experience to CGU.  Nick also has in depth knowledge in the development of large master planned communities and entitlement of raw land.  Developing and entitling over 600 acres of land and over 2,500 units.

Nick graduated with a degree in business and a minor in public administration.  He is a Florida certified building contractor and a member of the Urban Land Institute.

Nick enjoys spending his spare time with his wife and two daughters.  He also enjoys spending lots of time outdoors hiking, boating and hunting.

Grant Requa
Grant RequaGeneral Superintendent

In 2022, Grant joined the CGU Team as a General Superintendent. He brings over 20 years of construction experience to the company and is currently in charge of all field related operations for CGU Homes.  

Grant enjoys spending time golfing and traveling with family when time allows. 

Dawn Hart
Dawn HartExecutive Administrator

As a new resident of Naples, Dawn joined CGU Homes in 2022.  Dawn holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance and brings over 14 years of accounting experience to the team.

In her spare time, Dawn enjoys traveling, exploring her new city with local friends & family, and visits from her son & Midwest friends.