Bachelor of Science Building Construction, 1989
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
LEED® Accredited Professional
OSHA 30-Hour Certification
USGBC, Florida Gulf Coast Chapter
Myakka River Branch, Board Member
Emerging Green Builders, Past Chair
Rotary Club of East Manatee, Past Chair
Venice Construction Board of Adjustment and Appeals
Ross joined Jon F. Swift Construction. in 2005. He is an accomplished professional and brings a wide variety of experience to the Swift team. Ross is a talented “team-builder” – uniting subcontractors to work together to accomplish the goals of each and every project he handles. Ross is an experienced estimator and project manager. Throughout his career he has successfully worked on large complex projects, as well as difficult renovations and additions on existing facilities. His ability to sequence and thoroughly plan activities allow him to adjust for unanticipated circumstances and react calmly to resolve issues with a positive attitude.
Because of his knowledge and experience, Ross has complete authority for all management decisions on his projects at Jon F. Swift Construction. During the preconstruction phase, he can perform life cycle cost analyses along with scheduling updates and budget pricing. Once construction begins, Ross has the authority to manage with complete responsibility for costs and schedule including site inspections of the work on a regular basis to ensure quality control. Ross also sees his projects through completion by managing the close-out and warranty phase.