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.

Mike Ludington
Mike LudingtonOwner / Director of Operations

In 2011, Mike joined the CGU Team as the Director of Operations. He brings over 22 years of construction experience to the company and is currently in charge of all field related operations for CGU Homes.  Mike became an owner of CGU Homes in 2017.

Mike has resided in Naples for 45 years and is a graduate of Florida International University where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in Construction Management. Mike also obtained his State of Florida General Contractors license in 2010.

Mike enjoys spending time boating, camping and traveling with friends and family when time allows.  He also enjoys raising his four-footed friends.

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.

Drew Hemmer
Drew HemmerPreconstruction Manager / Project Manager
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 14 years. He is currently involved in
multiple renovation projects for CGU Homes from Bonita Bay to Port Royal.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.
Angel Napoles
Angel NapolesSenior Estimator / Project Manager
Mike Gargiulo
Mike GargiuloSenior Estimator / 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.

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Rina Alger
Office Manager / HR Manager
239.260.5068
PRISCILLA TIJERINA
A/P and A/R Accountant
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Rich Gattie
Senior Superintendent
239.465.1291
Frank Hunter
Senior Superintendent
239.284.8734
Carol Lebeau
Chief Financial Officer
239.262.3544
Don Plys
Lead Trim Carpenter
239.776.5557
David Ruthig
Project Superintendent
239.900.6226
Angela Shepard
Account / Controller
239.253.1443