The Mission of CGI

The Mission Includes:

  • Safe operation at work site
  • Highest quality work product
  • Skilled and reliable field work crews
  • Company culture that promotes customer service

The Company Goals and Priorities

  • Customer satisfaction
  • Develop large customer base
  • Trained employees
  • Maintain an exemplary reputation in the industry
  • Consistently upgrade technical software systems for administration and construction.

CGI Staff

  • Staff members hold advanced degrees and have years of experience in the industry.
  • Equipment operators are highly skilled and strive to ensure quality and productivity through efficient and safe operating methods.
  • CGI has loyal and dedicated employees that have years of service to the company and its clients.

Principals

Michael MontoyaPresident

Michael Montoya has a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from the University of New Mexico and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. He currently holds licenses for GB98, GA98 and GF98. His 25 plus years of construction experience ranges from small residential projects to multi-million dollar commercial and industrial projects. His areas of expertise are in logistics, estimating, project management and the daily operations of the business.

Benny MontoyaVice-President

Benny Montoya has 40 years of invaluable experience as a Project Manager and heavy equipment operator. He has an extensive background in all aspects of site development, paving, road construction, and demolition. He has been involved in countless projects from beginning to end and continually strives for excellence and productivity in all his projects.

Nancy McRae – Employee & Systems Manager

Nancy McRae is a US Army veteran, who has nearly 40 years of administration experience. She handles all aspects of Human Resources and accounts receivable, as well as overall administration of company functions and systems. Additionally, she oversees all insurance and company payroll, legislative action, and employee documentation. She oversees the CDL program and all DOT required

Randy CalderonRegional Project Manager

As Regional Project Manager, Randy is responsible for the management of all CGI projects outside of the Albuquerque area. He organization and oversees field crews, including dispatch and equipment assignment. He reviews bids to make sure the crew performs all work per quote and contract. He is also involved in some estimating work for small jobs and helps price out any change orders that may occur during a project. He works to cultivate new relationships and maintain communication with customers, suppliers, and coworkers.

Philip IthurriaAsphalt Division Manager

Philip Ithurria is one of the most experienced Asphalt managers in the state, with more than 35 years of experience. He oversees all paving and asphalt maintenance jobs to ensure excellence in quality and customer satisfaction. He has extensive experience in all aspects of paving: commercial, industrial, residential and asphalt maintenance.

Randy PulliamEstimator

Randy Pulliam is one of our key estimators, taking care of estimating and pricing requests for earthwork, paving, demolition and general contracting needs. He works closely with our project managers to ensure all details have been covered, and maintains good relationships with suppliers and vendors to obtain the best possible material prices. He also helps with engineering needs and reputable contacts for other trades in association with projects.

Jason ChavezSenior Estimator

Jason Chavez has a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management/ Engineering from Arizona State University. He oversees all estimators and handles pricing and in-house estimating and take-offs for all facets of work, ranging from small single family residential to large scale subdivisions and commercial projects. The use of advanced computer software and methods helps to accurately and effectively bid jobs to our vast clientele. He also manages face to face meetings with prospective clients, field measurements, site visits, and verifying plans. Jason attends pre-construction and pre-bid meetings when necessary. His other duties include contract negotiation, along with plan/estimate interpretation and implementation in the field. His certifications include OSHA 10, AGTEK software & First Aid/CPR.

Freddy OlsenRisk Managment & Data Manager

As Data Manager daily duties include development, maintenance and reporting of the company database by organizing, storing and analyzing data. He is also administrator of GPS system and fleet fueling, document management, desktop/server systems, and all things IT. Other duties include Risk Management, utility locating, and supporting others in the daily use of data systems.

Trula HoweOffice Manager & Safety Coordinator

Trula Howe has been with CGI for more than 10 years, and now oversees all administrative functions for the company, including various aspects of accounts payable, project billing, contract review, submittals, permitting, warranties, subcontracts and other project documents as needed. Tru also handles all certified payroll, quarterly audit coordination, maintenance documentation, and provides administrative support for all project managers, superintendents and estimators. Tru works with other members of management on customer outreach, marketing and social media. Tru has over 20 years of safety experience, including several years at LANL in safety and excavation permit inspections. She has OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 certifications and helps coordinate the Safety Program at CGI.

Mario MedinaGeneral Operations & Safety Manager

He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administrations from the University of New Mexico and Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. He has worked in all areas of the company, from preparing plan documents for bidding to working in the field setting grades, measuring quantities, and working/supervising crews. Mario is now the General Operations Manager for the company and oversees all aspects of project management, employee training and corrective action documentation. Mario is also responsible for CGI’s Safety Program, OSHA Compliance and Fleet Management. His certifications include OSHA 10, OSHA 30 AGTEK software & GHS.

Edward MartinezField Operations Manager

Edward has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry. He coordinates workers’ schedules, ensuring each person completes their work in the correct order for the project to progress efficiently. He enforces safety rules and makes sure all workers have the right tools, equipment and materials to get the job done correctly. He provides day to day oversight and direction to the foremen and project managers assigned to on-site construction projects. He is responsible to protect and promote the interests and values of the company in all matters and to take actions as required to satisfy these responsibilities. Edward brings specialized knowledge and experience in executing projects. He plans and reviews the construction project with the General Superintendent and Project Managers on a weekly basis. He supervises the scheduling and completion of warranty issues and prepares for project startup with the General Superintendent and Project Managers.

Jesse Gonzales – Paving / Asphalt Maintenance Foreman

Jesse Gonzales has 10 years of asphalt paving experience. He started out as a paving laborer and worked his way up, by demonstrating capability, a great work ethic, and a commitment to customer service. He is now responsible for leading the asphalt paving and maintenance crews, working alongside our Paving Manager. He communicates and coordinates with customers on scheduling, quality assurance, and any warranty follow up. Jesse also helps train members of the paving crew, encouraging them to learn new skills and equipment, and improve their position within the company. Jesse has a certificate in Project Supervision from ABCNM and has his OSHA 10 and 30 cards.

 Jon Pattison – Field Supervisor

Jon Pattison has been with CGI for more than 5 years. He started out as a laborer, working with site crews and training on all forms of our equipment. He has demonstrated an aptitude for site management and customer service, and was promoted to project super. He is familiar with all aspects of CGI work, as well as grade checking and setting, and some experience with project estimating. He is responsible for communicating with customers and handling daily project operations and documentation. Jon has certificate from Oklahoma College of Construction, and he has a certificate in Project Supervision through ABCNM, as well as his OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 certifications.

Adrian Marquez – Field Supervisor

Adrian Marquez has been with CGI for more than 15 years. He began as a laborer, working with both site (demolition and earthwork) and paving crews. He is trained to use most of our equipment, and has helped train other employees on equipment and company practices. He is also experienced with grade checking and setting, as we as estimating software. His role as project super puts him in the front line for communication and customer service, and he oversees projects from precon to completion. Adrian has his certificate in Project Management, as well as OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 certifications.