Chris has been involved in some aspect of the construction industry for more than 25 years. Prior to founding Kirk Commercial Construction in 2011, he served as project manager on institutional, office, and retail projects. As a division manager for a large specialty contracting firm in the Columbia area, he oversaw a wide range of projects. He also worked as a project superintendent on warehouse and office projects.
Chris has a BS in Construction Science and Management from Clemson University and has also practiced law in the area of construction litigation. He lives with his wife and two sons on a small farm in Hopkins.
Director - Finance and Administration
Stella brings more than 30 years of construction accounting experience to Kirk Commercial Construction. She specializes in cost-effective tactics and has worked in a wide variety of fields including heavy civil construction, environmental dewatering in NYC and North NJ, international commercial construction, and has served as a National Telecom Tier 1 Contractor.
Stella graduated from Bridgewater Raritan HS West in 2 years and attended Raritan Valley Community College, majoring in Financial Accounting before changing her major and becoming a Certified Paralegal at the National Academy of Paralegal Studies through Cornell University. Stella has an extensive volunteer background. She served as Secretary for NJ State Utility Workers Union 1990-1994, Secretary for AFL-CIO Local 423 Utility Workers Union 1988-1994, Charter Member of Rolling Thunder as Newsletter Editor & Educational Coordinator 1989-1996, State Certified Volunteer Firefighter Sergeantsville 2000-2003, and Raritan Borough Council Candidate 2011-2013. Stella and her husband, John, moved to South Carolina in 2017 seeking the beautiful weather and a more peaceful pace of life. She spends her downtime on her hammock gazing out at beautiful Lake Murray, contemplating her next volunteer mission, planning her next home project, or just admiring the scenery.
Director - End User Division
Pat earned a BS in Construction Science and Management with a minor in Business Administration from Clemson University and has since worked exclusively in the construction industry. He was a superintendent for a single and multi-family production builder before obtaining his residential builder’s license. Pat has been a partner/builder in a residential building company, an owner/builder of a residential building company, and a manager for a local building supply company. He has also been involved in the Remodelers’ Council for the Home Builders Association where he served as a member-at-large as well as Vice Chairman.
Pat is married with three young children and still lives in the Forest Acres area where he grew up. In his free time, he loves spending time with his children as well as hunting and fishing.
Director - Tenant upfit Division
David has more than 20 years of experience in residential and commercial construction and enjoys watching all stages of his projects through to completion. He is a licensed contractor and former owner of a construction company that specialized in renovation work. David is a native Georgian but has lived in Columbia for more than 30 years. He graduated from Spring Valley High School in Columbia and graduated from the University of South Carolina with a major in Political Science.
David is married and has two boys. He enjoys the outdoors and watching his boys compete in high school sporting events. Before working in the construction industry, David was in law enforcement and considers his current line of work a much safer career (most of the time).
Kristin has been with Kirk Commercial Construction since 2016, working first as an office assistant and now as Office Manager. Born and raised in Columbia, she attended Ben Lippen School where she was a cheerleader and played soccer. She then went on to the University of South Carolina and studied Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism Management.
In her free time, Kristin enjoys tailgating with USC fans, working out at Orangetheory Fitness, hanging out with friends, traveling, and doing anything water-related.
Tim has been in the construction industry for 30 years as a project manager, estimator, and business owner. He has a BS in Construction Science from Clemson University and has extensive hands-on experience in concrete and foundations. His experience includes work on retail, institutional, and office projects in the Columbia area.
Tim is a native of Chapin and enjoys spending time on Lake Murray and watching Clemson football.
Max grew up with a strong masonry background and worked in his family’s business and as a foreman, estimator, and project manager for a specialty contractor. He has a BS in Business Administration: Marketing from Liberty University.
Max lives in his hometown of Winnsboro with his wife, young son, and dogs, Reno and Lady, where he is a proud member of Christ Central. He enjoys spending time with his family and all things Clemson.
Billy Mote has 40 years of experience in construction estimating. He is a lifelong Columbian and is married to his wife, Virginia. Together they have three children, Haley, William, and Benjamin, and five beautiful grandchildren. In his spare time, Billy enjoys hunting and cooking. You may have seen him pulling his “pig” wagon around town headed to cater many special events.
Bert has been in the construction business for 46 years and has worked as both a supervisor and project manager. He specializes in interior finishes, including drywall and ceilings with a focus on sound panels.
Bert is married with three children and seven grandchildren. In his free time and on weekends, he enjoys being with his family, but also tries to find time for his love of NASCAR and Gamecock football.
Daniel has been with Kirk Commercial Construction since 2012 and manages all aspects of commercial building maintenance, construction maintenance, and building repairs and upkeep. He has 14 years of experience in the construction field and formerly owned a residential construction company. Daniel is involved in the Associated Builders and Contractors Carolinas Chapter and currently serves as Vice Chairman.
Daniel attended A.C. Flora High School in Columbia where he played lacrosse. He is an avid Gamecock fan but enjoys all sports and in his spare time, including golfing hunting, and fishing.
James has been in the construction business for more than 30 years and has been with Kirk Commercial Construction since 2013. He oversees all aspects of a project and ensures timely completion. He has an extensive background in carpentry.
James is from the Columbia area and returned after extensive travels around the country. James attended Brookland Cayce High School and is married. He loves to spend time with his son hunting, fishing, and target practicing with bows and arrows. James is an avid Gamecock fan and diligently follows their football and baseball teams.
Bob has been in construction for over 40 years, following his service with the United States Marine Corps. His specialty is interior finishes and he is a hands-on leader. He owned a company that performed framing, sheetrock, and acoustical ceiling work for years, and has also supervised the installation of finishes for other contractors. He has also worked as a supervisor for a concrete company.
Ricky has been in the construction business for 34 years and specializes in small to large upfit projects.
Ricky is married and has one daughter. In his free time, Ricky loves to hunt anything. He also enjoys farming and concentrates on corn and cotton.
James C. Moore
James has been in construction for 27 years and works in drywall, metal stud framing, and acoustical ceilings.
"C. Moore," who grew up in the Columbia area and attended B.C. High School, is married with two children and two grandchildren. He gets great satisfaction when a project turns out picture-perfect, but satisfying the customer brings him the most joy. James works extremely well as a team member, complementing the skills of his co-workers.