David Panichi

David Panichi | Chairman & CEO

David Panichi joined TN Ward Company in 1979 and today provides executive leadership to maintain the organization’s reputation for financial strength and client satisfaction. Under his leadership, TN Ward (TNW) has grown to become a leading constructor within the Eastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey region from offices in Ardmore, PA and Atlantic City, NJ. David has instilled in TNW personnel a culture of “whatever it takes” commitment to client goals & objectives that has resulted in long-term business relationships. He has ensured that the company maintains the “builder’s edge” with capability to self-perform concrete, rough & finished carpentry, drywall, millwork and acoustical ceilings.

Thomas Falvey

Thomas Falvey | Vice Chairman

Tom Falvey joined TN Ward Company in 1998 and served as the company’s president for 16 years. Today, he assists in providing leadership to the board as well as supporting the company’s chief executive. In addition, Tom remains actively involved as a project principal. He brings over 45 years of experience delivering projects through a variety of delivery methods including construction management, design/build and general contracting. Tom offers exceptional expertise in value-add preconstruction services including value engineering and constructability analysis for a wide range of building or facility types.

Gary Pergolini

Gary Pergolini | President

Gary Pergolini joined TN Ward Company in 1990 and serves as executive in charge of daily operations providing hands-on management of estimating, procurement, accounting, safety and construction services. He offers over 35 years of experience that includes a career of advancement through the positions of superintendent, project engineer, estimator, project manager and general superintendent. Gary previously served as Vice President, Operations for 14 years overseeing project site activities in Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland.

John Devecchio

John Devecchio | Executive Vice President, New Jersey Operations

John Devecchio joined TN Ward Company in 1992 and has established a strong construction team based in the Atlantic City office. His operation has completed a wide range of projects for owners in the entertainment, education, retail, healthcare, municipal and other sectors. John’s leadership role in client satisfaction has enabled TN Ward to earn repeat business with numerous clients. John brings a “builder” background, having started in the industry as a carpenter and then progressing to foreman, superintendent, estimator, project manager and project executive positions over a 35-plus year career.

Karla Wursthorn, CPE, LEED AP BD+C

Karla Wursthorn, CPE, LEED AP BD+C | Vice President, Development & Estimating

Karla Wursthorn joined TN Ward Company in 1998 and governs TN Ward’s Business Development/Marketing and Preconstruction Services/Estimating groups. She brings over 25 years of experience as an estimator that included serving in the dual role of marketing director for 12 years. Karla holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture and is a Certified Professional Estimator – enabling her to produce best value for a variety of clients by aligning design with budget and schedule constraints. Karla leverages her knowledge and expertise for current and potential clients in providing preconstruction, cost estimating and procurement services.

Stephen Quintiliani

Stephen Quintiliani | Vice President, Operations

Stephen Quintiliani joined TN Ward Company in 1984 and oversees project site management professionals and construction supervision personnel in Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland. He monitors safety and quality control throughout his designated region while ensuring that TN Ward maintains high-caliber resources required to build quality projects on time ranging from renovations to new buildings. Stephen offers 35 years of experience that includes advancement through the positions of cost manager, project manager, senior project manager and project executive.

Mark Smith, CPA

Mark Smith, CPA | Vice President, Finance

Mark Smith joined TN Ward Company in 2005 and is responsible for financial and risk management associated with construction contracts performed by TNW. He brings 15 years of experience as an audit supervisor and corporate controller. Mark supervises the accounts receivable / accounts payable cycles to ensure compliance with contractual terms and reviews all deviations from TN Ward standard contract forms. Mark also prepares the company’s corporate financial statements and manages all insurance coverage and project performance & payment bonding arrangements.

John Marks, P.E.

John Marks, P.E. | Vice President, Industrial & Energy Group

John Marks joined TN Ward Company in 2006 and brings over 35 years of experience in the planning, design, construction and commissioning of industrial, research & development and energy facilities. He has served clients in the pilot / process manufacturing, food & beverage, life science, microelectronics, waste management, power generation and other sectors. Under John’s leadership, TN Ward Company has constructed facilities to provide power, chilled water, steam, hot water and other utility or process services for public and privately owned clients.