Chris has been involved in some aspect of the construction industry for over 25 years. Prior to forming Kirk Commercial Construction in 2011, he was a 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 degree in Construction Science and Management from Clemson University and also practiced law in the area of construction litigation for a few years. He is married with two boys. Chris’s dog, Coco, is usually at the office and occasionally makes jobsite visits with him.
James has been in the construction business for over 30 years and has been with Kirk Commercial Construction since 2013. His responsibilities are to oversee all aspects of projects and ensure timely completion. He has an extensive background in carpentry. James is from the Columbia area and returned here after extensive travels around the country. James attended Brookland Cayce High School and is married. He loves to spend time with his son hunting and 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.
Keith has 48 years of experience in construction and job cost accounting and has been with Kirk Commercial Construction since 2014. After graduating from The Citadel, Keith served in the US Army as an Ammunition Supply Officer at Ft Campbell, Kentucky. Originally from Mobile Alabama, he now calls Columbia home and is married with 3 children and 6 grandchildren. As a member of Greenlawn Baptist Church, he is a past Deacon and Chairman of the church Finance Committee. Keith is an avid outdoorsman with interests in hunting, fishing, hiking, canoeing and nature and wildlife photography. You may have seen some of his beautiful photography from Congaree National Park, where he is also a volunteer.
Tim has been in the construction industry for 30 years as a project manager, estimator, and business owner. He has a BS degree 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 throughout his career. 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 has worked in his family’s business and as an estimator for a specialty contractor. He lives in Ridgeway with his wife and young son.
Pat earned a BS in Construction Science and Management with a minor in Business Administration from Clemson University and since then he has worked exclusively in the construction industry. He was a superintendent for a single and multi family production builder before obtaining his residential builders 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.
Robert is the HVAC specialist at Kirk Commercial Construction. He has experience with electrical and welding work and has a Master Mechanical License in heating and air and natural gas. Robert has over 30 years experience in his field and previously owned his own business. He is from the Columbia area and grew up in Lower Richland where he still lives with his wife and two boys. They live on a small farm where he loves to hunt deer and wild hogs, has a vegetable garden, chickens and horses. Not only is Robert a lifelong equestrian, but he is also a Harley rider!
Service Division Manager
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 is currently serving as vice chairman. Daniel attended AC flora High School in Columbia where he played lacrosse. He is an avid Gamecock fan, but enjoys all sports and in his spare time, enjoys golfing, hunting and fishing.
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 BC High School, is married with 2 children and 2 grandchildren. He gets great satisfaction when a project turns out picture perfect, but satisfying the customer brings him the most joy! James gets along with all of his peers, subordinates and superiors and works extremely well as a team member, complementing the skills of his co-workers.
Mel has been working in construction for over 30 years and has been with Kirk Commercial Construction since 2016. Mel previously worked building indoor practice facilities for the NFL in the United States and Barclays Premier soccer league in the United Kingdom and has also worked in the disaster restoration business. Mel is from Philadelphia where he has spent most of his life, but decided to retire and move to South Carolina to be close to his grandchildren. Mel and his wife have 5 daughters and 8 grandchildren. He grew up playing baseball, which he continues to enjoy, but he loves sports of all kinds, including the US open, the Kentucky derby, hockey and his favorite, football.
David has 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 attended Spring Valley High School in Columbia and graduated from the University of South Carolina with a major in Political Science. He is married and has two young boys and enjoys coaching Little League, hunting, fishing, playing golf and tennis and working out at the gym. Prior to working in the construction business, David was in formerly in law enforcement and considers his current line of work a much safer career (most of the time).