Executive Team
Pavilion Construction’s staff is made up of industry leading individuals who love to build. We are unified and passionate about achieving project goals and exceeding our client’s expectations.
Derek Mannelin

Derek Mannelin

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

A seasoned and effective negotiator, Derek thrives in a challenging environment and has well developed instincts for innovative solutions. He is a proven leader with the ability to inspire and motivate all team members.
Brian Gerritz

Brian Gerritz

President & Co-Founder

An extremely active, hands-on founder Brian is responsible for Pavilion's overall performance. Brian provides executive leadership and oversees all activities of the company operations day-in and day-out. He remains focused on maintaining and developing strong relationships with all Pavilion clients.
Rob Olson

Rob Olson

Chief Operations Officer & Co-Founder

As an honest, straight forward communicator and leader Rob is well respected by Pavilion's clients, subcontractors, designers and employees. Rob has an extensive background in building technologies and methods enabling him to look ahead to identify issues in their infancy, before they mature into larger challenges.
Sonja Saporito

Sonja Saporito

Chief Financial Officer

Sonja is highly accomplished accounting and finance professional with 15 years of hands on experience in the real estate and construction industry for multimillion-dollar organizations. Sonja has demonstrated the ability to streamline and optimize business operations that drive growth, efficiency and bottom-line results.
Duane Wilson

Duane Wilson

Vice President of Operations

Duane provides key decision makers with the tools necessary to make well informed decisions and best solutions to the challenges a project may face. His shared time between the field and the office offers great perspective and added value to the project team.
Ira Griffin

Ira Griffin

Vice President of Construction - South West

Ira is a dedicated, natural leader who motivates and inspires the team. He has the experience to provide the best solutions to challenges, while maintaining an easy-going demeanor. His shared time between the field and the office offers great perspective and added value to the project team.
Brian Kent

Brian Kent

Vice President of Construction - North West

With over 35 years of experience in successfully delivering projects on-time and on-budget, Brian brings a wealth of construction knowledge to his day-to-day duties as he oversees the management, progress and delivery of all active Pavilion projects in Washington State.
Rodney Huschka

Rodney Huschka

Vice President of Estimating

Extremely detail oriented and organized, Rod has touched virtually every project that has come through Pavilion’s doors. His experience in all phases of the construction makes him uniquely qualified to be involved in estimating, purchasing, scheduling, and project administration. His vast experience has allowed Pavilion to win a large number of these projects due to the Value Engineering efforts he has orchestrated.
Kevin Abbott

Kevin Abbott

Lead Estimator

Kevin provides administrative support to all pre-construction and estimating procedures. His ability to communicate clearly and his strict attention-to-detail aids in properly qualifying subcontractor bids for completeness and compliance while keeping budget constraints in mind.

Corporate Office

4700 SW Macadam Ave, Suite 200
Portland, Oregon 97239
503.290.5005
info@pavilionconstruction.com