Leadership

Jacob Sameck

Jacob Sameck is Owner and President of Tenant Contractors, recently purchasing the company from long time owner, Bill Griffin. He has been with Tenant Contractors since September of 2006, applying his skills in estimating, project management, overall operations of the company and networking. Jacob has over 12 years experience working with companies of various sizes. He also owned and operated his own construction company while putting himself through college. Experience in both residential and commercial arenas has helped Jacob evolve into a well-rounded, knowledgeable and highly skilled general contractor. He graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelors of Science degree and is a licensed General Contractor. Jacob is married and enjoys hunting, fishing and is an avid Florida Gator sports fan.

Bill Griffin

Bill Griffin founded Tenant Contractors in 1988. His 40 years in the construction industry provides much knowledge, wisdom and expertise in all phases of construction. Bill’s commitment to customer relationships has been a strong foundation for the growth and success of the company. He passed the ownership, after 25 years, to Jacob Sameck, and continues to play a valuable role in the future of Tenant Contractors. Bill has a degree from the University of Georgia, a Florida Broker’s License and a General Contractor’s License. He is married with two sons and enjoys reading, golf & hunting.

Jim Gearhart

Jim Gearhart joined Tenant Contractors soon after the company’s inception in 1988. He is currently Tenant Contractors Senior Estimator, with over 25 years in both Project Management and Estimating. Jim has a long history of working with Subcontractors and General Contracting Companies, which provides a wealth of experience. His proficiencies range from medical, dental and commercial office projects, to retail and restaurant. Jim is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelors in Building Construction. He is a licensed General Contractor.

Charles Wegner

Charles Wegner joined Tenant Contractor’s team in 2013 as a Project Manager. He brings over 20 years of combined design, design/build and construction management experience. He has worked in the residential, commercial, military and multi-family arenas providing a broad spectrum of experience while working on hospital, medical, office and retail projects. His duties, while working on these various projects, have included CAD design, space planning, estimating and project management. Charles is a graduate from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction. Charles is married and enjoys golf, tennis, bowling and fishing.

Tray Vause

Tray is interning as an Assistant Project Manager at Tenant Contractors. He is an enthusiastic, helpful addition and is gaining great knowledge and experience. He will graduate from the University of North Florida in the Spring of 2014 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Building Construction Management. Tray is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys hunting & diving.

Carolyn Dees

Carolyn Dees became the Office Manager of Tenant Contractors in 2011. She has been associated with the building industry for over 10 years, as both a business owner and builder. Prior to joining the industry, Carolyn had a long career with Bank of America. She brings great expertise to the company which includes accounting, communications, organization and customer relations. Carolyn is a graduate of Georgia College and State University with a Bachelors in Business Management. She also holds a current Florida Real Estate License. She is married with two children and enjoys working out and attending her kids sporting events.