John W. Danforth Company

Meet Our Executive Team

Danforth’s Executive Team set the company’s strategic direction and manage all operations. Our primary focus is on providing maximum value to our customers by continual improvement and offering innovative solutions.

Kevin 'Duke' Reilly

Kevin “Duke” Reilly

Chairman, JWD Group, Inc.

Robert Beck

Robert Beck

President & CEO

Nickolas Optis

Nickolas Optis

Executive Vice President

Patrick McParlane

Patrick McParlane

Executive Vice President

Raymond Rudolph

Raymond Rudolph

Executive Vice President

John Samar

John Samar

Executive Vice President

Brian Tubin

Brian Tubin

Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Gerard Wilson

Gerard Wilson

Vice President – Client Solutions

Tom Shannon

Tom Shannon

Vice President – Albany Operations

Steven DiRaimo

Steven DiRaimo

Vice President – Business Development
& Acquisition

Jason Rudich

Jason Rudich

Vice President – Estimating