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6600 South Dixie Hwy

West Palm Beach, FL 33405

 

Please call us at:

561.281.1001

 

E-mail: 

allen@gastconstructiongroup.com

Our Team

THOMAS PEEDE

Vice President of Operations

 

Thomas "Tom" Peede is the Field Operations Manager at Gast Construction Group. Prior to working at Gast Construction Group, he owned and operated his own construction company. He has 13 years of construction and business experience.

 

EDUCATION

- Graduate of Florida Atlantic University, Bachelors of Arts in Psychology

- Graduate of Palm Beach Community College, Associates of Arts

- Introductory classes of business and construction management

 

AFFILIATIONS / ACHIEVEMENTS / AWARDS

- Florida Certified Residential Contractor

- 10-Hour Certification by OSHA

- 3M Fire Proofing Certified

- Expert carpenter, custom fabricator, journeyman welder, har-tru tennis court expert

- Well drilling and turbine / centripetal / submersible pump experience

- Introductory electrical and plumbing training

- Commercial driver

- B.S.A. Eagle Scout

 

INTERESTS

Tom enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter and son, hunting, fishing, and golf.

JEFF WADE

Project Manager

 

Jeff Wade is a Project Manager at Gast Construction Group. Prior to working at Gast Construction Group, he worked for Hedrick Brothers Construction and Anderson-Moore Construction as a Project Manager. He has 37 years of experience in construction specializing in residential and commercial.

 

EDUCATION

- Graduate of University of Florida, ME Rinker Sr. School of Building Construction

- Graduate of Palm Beach Community College, Associates of Arts in Building Construction

 

AFFILIATIONS / ACHIEVEMENTS / AWARDS

- 30-Hour Certification by OSHA in Construction Safety and Health

- Former board member at Lake Worth Christian School

- Former ACE Mentoring Program mentor

 

INTERESTS

Jeff enjoys gardening, growing orchids, fishing, sports, and spending time with his family and friends.

MIKE THOMAS

Project Manager

 

Mike Thomas is a Project Manager at Gast Construction Group. He has more than 38 years of experience in the construction industry working on both High End Residential and Commercial Projects.  He has completed projects on both Palm Beach Island and Jupiter Island.

 

EDUCATION

- Graduate of Florida International University School of Construction Management

 

AFFILIATIONS / ACHIEVEMENTS / AWARDS

- Licensed Certified General Contractor

- 30-Hour Certification by OSHA in Construction Safety and Health

 

INTERESTS

Mike enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family and friends.

 

Scott Lamberson

Project Manager

 

Scott Lamberson is a Project Manager at Gast Construction Group. Prior to working at Gast Construction Group, he owned and operated Lamberson Consulting Inc. He has also worked for several large construction companies such as, Catalfumo Construction, Weitz Company, Kajima International and Pepper Southern, Inc. Major projects were The Ritz Carlton Golf Club and Spa, The Marriott Time Share on Palm Beach Shores. The Breakers Hotel Renovations and Garden Regional Mall. Scott joins the Gast Construction Group team with over 34 years of construction experience and has built over $300,000,000.00 worth of construction projects.

 

EDUCATION

- Graduate of University of Florida, Bachelor of Science in Building Construction 

 

AFFILIATIONS / ACHIEVEMENTS / AWARDS

- 30 Hour Certification by OSHA in Construction Safety and Health

- Creator, author and illustrator in collaboration with his wife Karen of a nationally published educational             children's book series entitled Professor Clark the Science Shark

 

                                                                INTERESTS

                                                                 Scott enjoys spending time with his wife Karen of 31 years, his four boys whom are now young men and 

                                                                 his miniature Australian Shepherds and Mastiff dogs.

JOHN RONZINO

Project Engineer

 

John Ronzino is a Project Engineer at Gast Construction Group. Prior to working at Gast Construction Group, he worked for a family owned remodeling company in Boca Raton, FL. He comes from a long line of established contractors. 

 

EDUCATION

- Graduate of University of Central Florida, Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration

 

INTERESTS

John enjoys obstacle course racing, fitness, playing the drums, boating, and spending time with his family, family, and friends. 

LESLIE OCKUNZZI

Project Engineer

 

Leslie Ockunzzi is a Project Engineer at Gast Construction Group.  Prior to working at Gast Construction Group, she worked at Hedrick Brothers Construction. Before working for Hedrick Brothers Construction, she was the Director of Operations at TruBamboo and Director of Community Relation at The Upledget Institute. 

 

EDUCATION

- Graduate of Florida Atlantic University, Bachelor of Science in Marketing 

- Graduate of Palm Beach Community College, Associates of Arts in Business

 

AFFILIATIONS / ACHIEVEMENTS / AWARDS

- 10-Hour OSHA certification

- Habitat for Humanity volunteer

 

 

INTERESTS

Leslie enjoys spending time with her daughter, family, friends and foster dogs, animal foster/rescue, anything Disney, the outdoors, camping, and football.

JESSICA GRUBER

Designer & Executive Assistant 

 

Jessica Gruber is a Designer and Executive Assistant at Gast Construction Group. Prior to working at Gast Construction Group, she worked for an Interior Designer in Palm Beach.  

 

EDUCATION

- Graduate of Endicott College, Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Concentration in Graphic Design

 

DESIGN INFLUENCE

Jessica's style and design has been shaped and influenced through her many travels around the world starting at a young age. She has a respect for classic and traditional design, but also has a love for modern and farmhouse design. However, her approach and adaptability insures the respect for her clients style and functionality. 

 

INTERESTS

Jessica enjoys traveling, anything ocean related, and spending time with her family and friends. 

CAREY SMITH

Accountant 

 

Carey Smith is an accountant at Gast Construction Group. Prior to working at Gast Construction Group, she worked as an accountant for financial advisors and construction companies in Connecticut and Florida. She has 18 years of experience in accounting; 12 years specializing in construction accounting. 

 

EDUCATION

- Graduate of Asnuntuck Community College, Associates of Arts in Business Administration 

 

INTERESTS

Carey enjoys running, going to the beach, traveling, and spending time with her husband, two daughters, and two dogs.

Cindy Hastings

Accountant 

 

Cindy Hastings is an accountant at Gast Construction Group. Prior to working at Gast Construction Group, she worked as an accountant for Hendrick Brothers Construction. Cindy has 16 years of experience in accounting, specializing in construction accounting. 

 

EDUCATION

- Graduate of Palm Beach State College, Associates degree in Computer Science and Information Technology

 

INTERESTS

Cindy enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach, and traveling.

Our Field Team

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