About Us

Dinkins Construction has had the privilege to build various types of buildings.  We have the experience to deliver projects as a general contractor, construction manager, or design builder.

We prefer to earn our clients trust from references and then assist them through the entire project.  All of our clients hire us because we are proven experts in the project development process.

Chap Dinkins
General Contractor
Heidi Dinkins

Are you ready to work together?

“Dinkins background and experience with buildings similar to ours was and is an incredible asset, and cannot be duplicated, in our opinion.”
Dave Jenkins
Oxford Assembly of God
Kevin Donahue
Senior Project Manager
Jake Myer
General Contractor
TJ Speer
Assistant Project Manager
The Superintendent’s role is to Lead, Direct, and Manage the activities of the job site operations and oversee project expectations of excellence in quality and service. They must make sure that the right materials are on site with the right labor at the right time. They must make sure that the subs understand what is expected and then they must verify the work is accomplished with the highest Dinkins’ quality standards. They must to solve problems on the job site. They must be a proactive leader, planning ahead, and must be very polite and professional to all owners, officials, professionals, disciplines, and trades.

Office Staff

Phillip Wagoner
Senior Estimator
Connor Daigle
CAD Tech
Michelle McElreath
Project Manager’s Assistant
Christian Thursby
Project Manager’s Assistant
Karan Ten Broeck
Executive Asssitant
Ashlyn Daniels-Garza
Executive Assistant
Tonya Long
Book Keeper


George Parent
Kinne Pearce
Ron Henion
Darryl Whittington
Dylan Whittington
David Turin
Keith Hill
Nikolas Simpson
Assistant Superintendents
Mike Hannah
Assistant Superintendents

Our reputation for high quality and client service is earned with each successful project.

Chap Dinkins – General Contractor

Chap Dinkins got started in the construction industry in 1995. He has extensive design, estimating, project management, and subcontractor scheduling experience; and he is a hands-on general contractor, taking pride in personally visiting each job site for quality control checks and inspections.

Chap knows that the client comes first, and he sets an example for all his staff by being available, responsive, and trustworthy in his leadership. He knows that we are constantly working to fulfill the client’s expectations so that we may earn their referral and recommendation to future clients.

Heidi Dinkins – Accounting

Heidi got started in construction by helping Chap with the bookkeeping and specifically accounts payable and accounts receivable.  With a finance degree from UCF, Heidi is very talented at keeping the details of accounting on the job reports accurate and balanced.  She provides the monthly reports with the draw requests.  She knows that the service we provide is the reason the clients hire us, and she sets an example of service for the rest of the staff to follow. 

Kevin Donahue – Senior Project Manager

Kevin joined Dinkins in 2004 and brought with him over 40 years of industry expertise.  He is responsible for leading and directing your project from beginning to end with a focus on the project quality, schedule and budget.  Kevin maintains strict control over Dinkins’ highest quality standards.  Kevin is an effective project manager and demonstrates a high level of skill in customer service

Kevin believes the most rewarding part of the job is when someone who is unfamiliar with Dinkins Construction compliments a past project.

Jake Myer – General Contractor

Jake manages our projects and project personnel to insure timely completion of projects. He sets the budget for new jobs and awards final subcontracts within approved budgets. He issues purchase orders and tracks long lead items. He reviews and approves project schedules and participates in job meetings from concept to completion.

He expedites the receipt and distribution and approval of all shop drawings, samples, submittals, RFIs, etc. Jake values the Owner-General Contractor relationship and strives to always set and maintain expectations.

Jake has managed projects for Dinkins Construction totaling over $20 million.

TJ Speer - Assistant Superintendent

TJ joined Dinkins in 2021 bringing with him 8 years of Operations Manager  experience in commercial and residential manufacturing. He believes strongly in showing clients respect by listening, learning and providing solutions in order to help deliver the best results on every project. TJ is passionate about impacting his community through every relationship and project he creates and in doing so, setting a positive example.

Phillip Wagoner – Project Engineer

Phillip joined Dinkins in 2018 and brought with him a decade of industry experience, including receiving his BS in Building Construction from University of West Florida.  Phillip oversees the estimating process from Invitations to Bid, Requests for Information, Scope Reviews and assisting the Project Manager with the final subcontracts.  After this process, he is also involved with the submittal approval process and RFI document tracking.  He believes the most rewarding part of his job is to see a project go from a plan on a paper to a tangible building for the Owner.

Michelle McElreath – Assistant Project Manager

Michelle joined Dinkins in 2017. She believes the client relationship is as important as the completed building. Her goal is for the client to love the finished product as much as she loved working with them on the project.

As Assistant Project Manager, Michelle is responsible for attending to our clients’ needs. She attends each project throughout the building process, so Dinkins meets our clients’ expectations. She helps the Project Team with final material selections and finishes, assembles sample boards, and processes any required change orders. She assists the Superintendent with plans, paperwork, and

final inspections and handles all warranty issues.

Christian Thursby – Project Manager’s Assistant

Christian Thursby joined Dinkins in 2024 and brings with him 6 years of residential real estate experience, attaining acknowledgements of top 3% of real estate advisors for consecutive years. He studied Business and Professional Leadership at Southeastern University. As a Project Manager’s Assistant his strong suit is a keen attention to detail and communication ensuring a job well done and a happy owner.

Karan Ten Broeck – Executive Assistant

Karan joined Dinkins Construction in 2021 as an Executive Assistant, bringing over 4 decades of experience in office management experience working in the construction, civil engineering, architectural, and banking fields. Karan assists in preparing contracts with Owners, Purchase Orders for vendors and suppliers, and subcontractor agreements. She also assists with the preparation of proposals for new work. Her favorite quote is “You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here. And whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should.” (Desiderata 1927). In her spare time, she volunteers with dog rescues, and enjoys reading and movies. Her most valued role; however, is as the grandmother to three beautiful girls.

Ashlyn Daniels-Garza – Executive Assistant

Ashlyn serves our team as the Executive Assistant for Chap Dinkins. She helps maintain the pre-construction timeline along with any general assistance needed to keep moving projects forward. Ashlyn enjoys using the knowledge she gained studying business & organizational communication to better assist in projects.

Ashlyn is currently our only remote employee. She and her husband, who serves in the US Army, have a precious baby boy they welcomed in the fall of 2023. Outside of working and being a mom, her favorite thing to do is garden.

Tonya Long – Book Keeper

Tonya Long serves as an Book Keeper for Dinkins Construction. In this role, Tonya is attentive to clients and assists with their payment applications and the processing of those documents. She believes that being organized and paying attention to detail assists her in her job, and her ability to assist others in theirs.

Tonya is very dedicated to her work at Dinkins Construction, but when away she is a wife and mother to her two sons. Her family enjoys spending time together, usually focused around a baseball field or water.

George Parent - Superintendent

George joined Dinkins in 2019 as an Assistant Project Manager.  In this role, George is here to clients’ needs and assists them throughout the entire process from start to finish.  He helps the Project Team with all the final material selections and finishes.  He processes any required change orders along the way.  He assists the Superintendent with plans, paperwork, and final inspections and follows through on all warranty issues.  George believes that an exceptional experience for the Owner is as important as the completed building. 

Kinne Pearce – Assistant Superintendent

Kinne joined Dinkins in 2020 and brought with him over a decade of experience in the construction industry. His positive outlook and attitude in every challenge he is faced with is carried out in the projects he oversees. He takes pride in the quality of work he provides to this company and makes a great impression on the clients and subcontractors he is in contact with daily. His favorite
saying is “Positive attitude . . . Positive results.” He believes in good old fashioned hard work and strives to be an asset to the Dinkins family every single day.

Ron Henion - Superintendent

Ron joined Dinkins in 2014 and brought with him 10 years’ experience.  He strives for excellence in customer service and quality construction.  Ron takes personal ownership in every project and is a very good communicator.  He believes that satisfied clients will enjoy their buildings for decades to come and takes great pleasure in hearing compliments about a project from Dinkins Construction.

Darryl Whittington – Superintendent

Darryl has served Dinkins Construction since 2021 as a Superintendent. He values the opportunities this role provides to interact with others and develop relationships. He earned a Batchelor of Science in Business from Lee College. He strives to manage the job site, lead subcontractors, and provide exceptional customer service while positively impacting those around him.

Darryl cherishes his beautiful wife of 30 years. His two greatest blessings are his son and daughter. He and his family are active in local ministry, as well as foreign missions where they have led trips to Central and South America over the past 20 years. Impacting those around him for Jesus is Darryl’s single greatest purpose.

Dylan Whittington – Superintendent

Dylan Whittington started working for Dinkins Construction in 2022 as a Superintendent.  He sees each project as unique and strives to be a positive presence in any situation.  Dylan strives to manage the job site, lead subcontractors, and provide exceptional customer service while positively impacting those around him. Dylan is proud to have the opportunity to elevate our community, alongside his strong and faithful team.

David Turin - Superintendent

David joined Dinkins in 2019 and brought with him over 13 years’ experience.  He takes great pride in minding the details and always present a polite and professional attitude to all people.  David strives to provide a quality project for clients because he believes that “Anything worth doing is worth doing well.”

Keith Hill - Superintendent

Keith joined Dinkins in 2015 and brought with him over three decades of experience.  In addition to construction experience, Keith served 20 years as a police officer in NJ and worked as a first responder during 9/11.  He believes the happy clients are the most rewarding part of his work and he strives to solve problems for them by listening to their goals and finding ways to accomplish them.

Nikolas Simpson - Assistant Superintendent,

Nikolas Simpson started with Dinkins Construction in 2024 after being Honorably Discharged from the U.S. Army, serving eight years across multiple duty stations in different countries. His day-to-day role mainly involves the careful supervision and coordination of projects. Nikolas is excited to gain his knowledge of the industry through hard work and “hands-on” experience. He strives to learn something new each day. Nikolas prides himself on his work ethic and personal drive to deliver the best possible results.

Mike Hannah – Assistant Superintendents

Michael Hannah joined Dinkins Construction in 2023 as an Assistant Superintendent. He served four years in the military as active-duty army. Michael is relationship driven, leveraging his ability to create relationships to ensure satisfactory performance on the job site. Michael believes this is especially important with subcontractors. Quality relationships produces the best performance from your subcontractors therefore producing the best value for the Owner.