UIP General Contracting, Inc.
    140 Q Street NE | Suite 140B
    Washington, DC 20002
    UIP General Contracting
    Who We Are – Leadership
    Crystal Watkins
    Construction Accounting Manager
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    Carl Potter III
    Project Manager, Special Projects
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    Tony Pereira
    Executive Director of Preconstruction
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    Tony Pereira is the Executive Director of Preconstruction with UIP Companies, whom direct, oversees and manages the Washington DC Metro Area Preconstruction. Tony works closely with the A/E and owner to assure that all necessary resources are supplied for the preconstruction effort to deliver projects within Budget, including building relationship with all subcontractors. Tony also has early involvement with Land and Property Acquisition process and with the programming documents, schematic design and design development phase.

    Tony is responsible for cost estimating from conceptual to GMP development for multiple projects, including value management, value engineering, and works closely with the construction team to develop bid packages and determine best value recommendations.

    Tony will work with key members of the project team during preconstruction for constructability, site utilization, logistics, peer reviews and scheduling reviews. Tony has a successful history in multiple market sectors, High-Rise Residential, Hospitality, and Commercial Office Buildings.

    Tony holds Business Administration degree from Instituto de Ensino Superior Senador Flaquer (Santo Andre – SP Brazil), He has more than 32 years in the construction industry and Certified in AVS Associate Value Specialist from SAVE International.

    He is a Member WBC Washington Building Congress Regional Develop Committee for the Washington DC Metro Area.

    Tony is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English. He is also certified as Team Leader Instructor in quality improvement process.

     

    Jay Fellers
    Chief Superintendent
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    Joseph Hyman
    Project Executive
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    Kai Dana Pantin
    Vice President, Human Resources
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    Kai Dana Pantin joined UIP in late 2021 as the Vice President of Human Resources. In this role, Kai oversees all internal talent, human resources, and people functions, and leads processes and structures that ensures that UIP has the leadership, recruitment and talent development practices, and culture in place to continue its growth. Prior to joining UIP, Kai held the position of HR Director at Zonda (formerly Hanley Wood), a data intelligence, software, and media company focused on the residential housing industry, where she led a variety of key initiatives around talent acquisition, onboarding, training and development, performance management, and employee engagement. She was also the Director of People & Operations at Indiggo, a thriving startup focused on leadership through an AI-based platform, and a Senior Manager, HR Programs at Avalere Health, a leading healthcare policy consulting firm.

    Kai earned her Master’s in Clinical Community Counseling from Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor’s in Psychology and a Bachelor’s in Communications from the University of Maryland at College Park. She is passionate about continuing her education to stay ahead of the emerging trends the constant changes in the HR landscape.

    Kyle Eaton
    Chief Operating Officer
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    Kyle Eaton joined UIP in 2022 as the firms first ever Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining UIP Mr. Eaton held several C level executive positions in national private equity firms. Mr. Eaton has lead large national multifamily and commercial development, operations, asset management and general contracting teamsin over 20 different markets throughout the US. Mr. Eaton has lead, managed and transacted large joint ventures in excess of $2 Billion dollars with institutional capital partners such as Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Wells Fargo, Airbnb, Bookfield, The Royal Family of Kuwait . Mr. Eaton is currently pursuing a dual masters degree in real estate and business administration.