Anthony directs project operations, safety initiatives, training and best practices for Acella Construction Corporation. Acella places safety first on all of our projects, and we currently maintain a ‘best in the industry’ 2016 Experience Modification Rate (EMR) of .86. Prior to starting Acella with his brother, Dave Dirubbo, president of Acella, Anthony worked for 20 years in construction as a Superintendent, Project Manager, Field Engineer and Owner/Operator. Anthony is instrumental to the organization at every level, managing site safety and logistics plans, subcontractor compliance, and safety inspections. Anthony also takes a lead role in project management for large new construction projects and complicated site work. Anthony earned a B.S in Construction Management from Wentworth Institute of Technology.
Dave has led Acella’s growth from our first project onward – executing some of our largest projects for some of our many long-term clients. Dave’s humor, passion and love of family has shaped Acella’s culture. Dave believes in, supports and empowers the Acella team to Build Better, fostering a culture for successful project outcomes, building genuine and lasting relationships, and giving back to our clients and community. Prior to founding Acella, Dave spent ten years learning every aspect and trade of the construction business. As a Project Manager at Lee Kennedy Company and Walsh Brothers, Dave has overseen more than $350 million in diverse construction projects throughout his career. Dave earned a B.S in Business from Bentley University. He is a Presidents’ Circle member of South Shore Health System and a building committee member the South Shore YMCA. When Dave is not on the job he is busy pursuing and inspiring wellness and fitness either on the golf course, on his mountain bike, at the gym or on his yoga mat. Dave coaches the Wompatuck Warriors mountain bike team.
Ryan is exceptionally qualified to manage new construction as well as live renovations, and throughout his career has overseen projects with construction costs between $5-10 million. Ryan contributes value at each stage of constructionfrom project approach and an accurate and well-conceived schedule – to the highest level of project control and quality that ensures what is presented in the drawings is built correctly. Ryan earns consistent praise from our clients for his leadership and his ability to work seamlessly with every member of the project team and resolve issues with efficiency, professionalism and courtesy. Ryan is currently managing the $5m new Student Center project for the Jackson – Walnut Park Schools. Ryan earned a B.S. in Construction Management from Wentworth Institute of Technology.