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 with well-developed instincts for innovative solutions. He is a proven leader with the ability to inspire and motivate team members with over three decades in the business. Derek carries extensive communication and professionalism when making decisions for the company.
Brian Gerritz

Brian Gerritz

President & Co-Founder

As 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 from project to project.
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. She delivers on her ability to streamline and optimize business operations that drive growth, efficiency, and bottom-line results.
Rodney Huschka

Rodney Huschka

Vice President of Estimating

Extremely detail-oriented, Rod has touched virtually every project that has come through Pavilion’s doors. His experience in all phases of construction makes him qualified to be involved in estimating, purchasing, scheduling, and project administration, allowing Pavilion to win a large number of projects.
Ira Griffin

Ira Griffin

Vice President of Construction

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 impressive interpersonal skills carry him far when communicating with the project team, whether in the field or the office.
Jared McCarn

Jared McCarn

Vice President of Construction

With over two decades in the business, Jared has a track record of successfully delivering for clients, while staying on time and on budget. Jared provides executive oversight and manages his project teams to execute their scheduling, safety, quality, sustainable, and community relations milestones from the pre-construction phase through successful delivery.
Gary Thomas

Gary Thomas

Vice President of Construction

With an impressive 21 years in the construction industry, Gary has a wealth of knowledge in nearly all facets of the construction process. He has the proven communication and ability to lead teams to deliver project after project successfully.  
Karl Smith

Karl Smith

Vice President of New Construction

Over two decades in the industry, Karl has proven to be a key player with his strong work ethic, dependability, and interpersonal/leadership skills that he brings to every project. From residential to commercial, Karl stops at nothing to be a liaison to the whole team and finish projects with unwavering professionalism and organization.
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. He has served as a crucial player in numerous projects.

Corporate Office

16037 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd, Suite 150
Tigard, OR 97224
503.290.5005
info@pavilionconstruction.com