Gary began his career in 1986 and has since worked his way up to becoming a Vice President of Special Projects. Gary’s understanding and involvement with the local and state licensing requirements has aided in the growth of D.F. Pray to develop as a nationwide general contractor. Gary holds and maintains licenses in 39 states.
As a LEED Accredited Professional, Gary is responsible for overseeing D.F. Prays energy and green initiatives throughout the company. Gary’s knowledge as it relates to green initiatives has helped in creating and administering “The D.F. Pray School of Continuing Education” LEED Certification Program. The LEED program provides training and guidance for employees, subcontractors and clients in all things related to LEED.
Some of Gary’s clients have included: Providence College and Sylvania
As Executive Vice President with D.F. Pray. Michael Burke oversees and coordinates the activities for several national accounts. With over 28 years of construction and estimating experience Michael has helped the company in growing some of our largest national accounts. His ability to integrate his knowledge and expertise into each of his projects has helped in creating long lasting partnerships with our clients.
The leadership and organizational skills Michael brings to the team has helped in creating a streamlined approach to project management Michael works closely with clients, architects and engineers in facilitating relationships for a transparent collaborative approach.
Some of Michael’s clients include: CVS, Wal-Mart, and Titleist.
Ron began his career in 1984 and has since worked his way up to becoming a Vice President and Director of Safety. Ron’s ability to interact with clients, vendors and sub-contractors has assisted in developing long term relationships that have strongly contributed to D.F. Prays continued success. In addition Ron utilizes his skills, experience and leadership abilities to successfully meet the needs of a diverse clientele.
As head of our safety program, Ron leads the implementation and continuous improvement of all activities applicable to safety. From conducting safety meetings, to performing site inspections, Ron communicates the importance and impact of job safety. Some of Ron’s clients have included: CVS, Steward Healthcare and Chase Bank.
Since 1984, Scott has dedicated himself to continue the company’s legacy of excellence in construction services established by his father, C. Edward Pray and his partners, who founded D.F. Pray in 1959. Scott credits D.F. Pray’s managed growth, from a regional general contractor to one that provides its construction services throughout the U.S., to the Company’s collaborative team of construction industry experts and their dedication to deliver the highest quality construction services to developers and construction planners of leading retail, commercial and educational facilities.
Serving both his profession and the community, Scott participates as:
Chairman and Founder of the PF Foundation
Member of the Roger Williams University Board of Trustees
Member of International Council of Shopping Centers
Member of the Boston Society of Architects
Member of National Association of Industrial & Office Properties
Member of Building and Office Managers Association
Member of Association of Construction Inspectors
Member of International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers
2007 Metcalf Recipient, Providence Country Day School