UIP General Contracting, Inc.
    140 Q Street NE | Suite 140B
    Washington, DC 20002
    UIP General Contracting
    Who We Are – Leadership
    Sean Roddy
    Project Executive
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    Sean Roddy is a Project Executive with UIP General Contracting, whom oversees all aspects of the projects – from initial budgets to final completion. Sean is responsible for design coordination, soliciting bids and budget proposals from the subcontractor community, contract negotiations and overseeing all construction phases. Sean’s role with in the General Contracting / Construction group is to recruit and develop talent, assist in the implement quality control procedures and sound construction practice for successful execution.

    Prior to joining UIPGC, Sean was a member of the senior management team of Fore Properties, Plaza Construction, and Forrester Construction, overseeing residential high rise, condominiums, commercial base buildings, complete facade replacement, and mix use buildings. Sean has a long history in the Washington DC Metropolitan area working on numerous projects and developing of 20k units to date.

    Sean is a veteran of the US Navy and a Maryland Native – born and raised in Rockville MD. He has been a member of Associated Building and Contractors, Metro, Maryland, and Virginia Chapters, NAIOP and USGBC.

    Donna Kreiner
    Senior Project Accountant
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    Donna Kreiner is Senior Project Accountant with UIP General Contracting and oversees all project accounting, quarterly and annual financial reports, budget allocations, accounts payable and accounts receivables. Donna brings more than 20 years of construction project accounting and leadership experience to the group.

    In March of 2020, Donna was promoted to lead the UIPGC accounting team and lead the implementation of new accounting systems that include SAGE and GC pay. This new accounting system enabled more expeditious turnaround times for subcontractor and vendor payments.

    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.


    Jim Richbourg
    Senior Project Manager
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    Jim Richbourg is a Senior Project Manager for General Contracting  and is responsible for soliciting general contractor proposals, contract negotiations, implementation of strategies which ensure efficiency, quality, and cost-effective management and resources as well as overseeing all construction phases from start to end.

    Prior to joining UIPGC, Jim was a member of the management teams of Vantage Construction, Atlantic Contracting & Materials and R.W. Murray. His shell building experience encompasses all types of construction including masonry, tilt-up concrete, and prefabricated metal buildings. His interior construction experience covers all aspects from commercial office, medical facilities, and hospitality.

    Jim graduated from George Mason University and received his MBA from Averett University. He has been a member of Associated Building and Contractors and Association of General contractors. 

    John Droppa
    Senior Vice President of Construction
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    John Droppa is Senior Vice President of Construction for UIP, in which role he oversees all development and in-house general contracting construction activities for the company. John is responsible for design coordination, soliciting general contractor proposal, contract negotiations and overseeing all construction phases. John role for the construction group is to develop talent, implement quality control procedures and sound construction practice for success execution.
    Prior to joining UIP, John was Vice President and Account Manager for two major international general contractors, Turner Construction and Skanska USA Building, overseeing residential high rise, condominiums, data centers, sports complexes, mix use, government building, top secret facilities and institutional building. John has both Washington DC Metropolitan area experience as well as National construction knowledge. John worked for Fisher Development early in his career overseeing Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic stores throughout USA.
    John is a graduate of the Portland Bible College, part of Portland State University, with a BS in Psychology and Minor in Business Administration. He has been a member of Association of General Contractors, District of Columbia Building Industry Association, Associated Building and Contractors, Metro Chapter and USGBC.