Key Staff

Courtney Fong, President
As president of Fong Construction, Courtney oversees day to day operations, estimates, and manages multiple projects. In addition, Courtney is responsible for maintaining existing client relationships and developing new business opportunities. Courtney has a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and over 16 years of experience in the construction industry.

Shawn Messersmith, Project Manager c. (702) 726-0374
Shawn estimates and manages commercial ground up, and tenant improvement projects. Shawn specializes in office and medical tenant improvements and understands what it takes to deliver a quality project on time and on budget. Shawn has over 11 years of construction management experience.

Chris Kannaday, Project Manager c. (702) 370-0971
Chris has 21 years of construction experience. He has constructed full service and quick service restaurants, bars, office tenant improvements, medical office remodels, and hotel remodels. Chris’s understanding of kitchen equipment, health department codes, and course of construction lead him to be responsible for projects featured in Spike TV’s Bar RescueLas Vegas.

Terry O’Connor, Project Manager c. (702) 496-3228
Over the last 14 years Terry has built a large portfolio of experience in the Hospitality Industry. He specializes in large hotel and casino projects. This includes new build projects as well as five and ten year renovations.

Paul Jauch, Project Manager c. (702) 526-1270
Paul began six years ago as a tenant improvement specialist. Now, in addition to working as the primary project manager for several restaurant franchises, Paul has moved into building ground up commercial buildings. Paul can accommodate any of your construction needs. His projects include hospitality, retail, medical, office, transportation, and education buildings. 

Frank Barrera, Project Manager c. (702) 824-8302
Frank started as a residential carpenter, then moved into commercial construction as a superintendent, and has been a commercial estimator and project manager over the past 12 years. His primary client base has been occupied class A office space, but he has plenty experience with multi-family, restaurant and fast food, medical, dental, free standing retail strip malls, pad buildings, and residential.

Jeremy Fong, General Superintendent c. (702) 702-0814
As general superintendent, Jeremy is responsible for managing field staff, construction schedules and quality control for all Fong Construction projects. Jeremy has over 11 years of experience in the construction industry.

Amanda Fong, Executive Operations Manager 
As Executive Operations Manager Amanda heads several departments including accounts receivable, accounts payable, bookkeeping, and human resources. Amanda received a Bachelor’s Degree in History from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and has over 13 years of experience in the construction industry.

Josh Peters, Chief Estimator c. (308) 390-8841
During his 10 years of construction estimating Josh has priced out everything from your basic commercial job to complex structural and civil projects. He oversees all our pricing to ensure you are consistently getting the best price based on the current market landscape. He has a Management Degree from Southeast College, Beatrice Nebraska.

Everett Jesse, Director of Business Development c. (480) 432-9151
Everett oversees project initiation. He has seven years of experience in the construction industry. This includes 3 years working with renewable energy and LEED systems. He received a BS in Finance – Real Estate Development from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Mark Adkins, Director of Hotel Construction c. (702) 270-2232
Mark has built dozens of hotels throughout his career. His experience will help your next project’s construction flow smoothly. He is familiar with most brands, and manages with their standards in mind. This helps to ensure that both the guests and the brand representatives are pleased with the final product.