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IN THE OFFICE

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Rick Jones

Chief Executive Officer

Born and raised in Odessa, Texas, Rick is the founder and managing principal of Advantage Companies. With more than forty years of industry experience, Rick leads the Advantage team in all aspects of development, construction and management operations. He has expertise in market research, design, development and operations of storage facilities. Under Rick’s direction, Advantage developed their first facility in 1996 in Sherman, Texas. Since then they have developed, acquired, managed and sold more than 50 self-storage facilities comprising more than 25,000 storage units and 3,000,000 leasable square feet.

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Rick Jones

Chief Executive Officer

Born and raised in Odessa, Texas, Rick is the founder and managing principal of Advantage Companies. With more than forty years of industry experience, Rick leads the Advantage team in all aspects of development, construction and management operations. 

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Brian Baca

Principal

Brian has been the co-owner of Advantage Construction since 2017. He was born, raised and still lives in the great town of Sherman, TX. Construction runs deep in his blood; the son of a commercial building contractor, he worked his way up from floor sweeper to carpenter. Brian has been working professionally as a commercial builder for over 25 years, and he’s incredibly excited to help lead Advantage Construction into a new era of innovation, growth and profitability. He has been married over 25 years and is the father of five children.  Brian enjoys doing more with less, including woodworking with old tools and tinkering with classic vehicles. 

Brian Baca

PRINCIPAL

Brian has been the co-owner of Advantage Construction since 2017. He was born, raised and still lives in the great town of Sherman, TX. Construction runs deep in his blood; the son of a commercial building contractor, he worked his way up from floor sweeper to carpenter. 

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Jon Harris

PROJECT MANAGER

Jon, a fan of all storage and storage accessories, is from Shreveport, Louisiana, and a graduate of Louisiana State University, Shreveport campus. Jon has over 20 years of experience in construction and specializes in commercial self-storage unit construction. It isn’t all work and no play for Jon. Jon’s wife is Theresa, and he has 2 stepsons, Josh and Jake.

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Jon Harris

PROJECT MANAGER

Jon, a fan of all storage and storage accessories, is from Shreveport, Louisiana, and a graduate of Louisiana State University, Shreveport campus. Jon has over 20 years of experience in construction and specializes in commercial self-storage unit construction. It isn’t all work and no play for Jon. Jon’s wife is Theresa, and he has 2 stepsons, Josh and Jake.

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Joe Morgan

PROJECT MANAGER

With 28 years of experience in residential, commercial, and industrial construction as well as a Bachelors in Construction Science from Texas A&M; Joe is a strong problem-solver and project manager. Born to a Navy family in Pensacola, Florida; Joe spent his early years as a military brat in California, Rhode Island, Hawaii and Italy. He finally settled down in Texas with his wife, Linda. Together, they have a son named Davis. When Joe isn’t working, he enjoys both cycling and a motorcycling. He also enjoys spending time at home with his family, fixing things, peanut M&Ms and traveling.

Joe Morgan

PROJECT MANAGER

With 28 years of experience in residential, commercial, and industrial construction as well as a Bachelors in Construction Science from Texas A&M; Joe is a strong problem-solver and project manager. Born to a Navy family in Pensacola, Florida; Joe spent his early years as a military brat in California, Rhode Island, Hawaii and Italy. 

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Eric Taylor

PROJECT MANAGER

Eric is from Utah and has spent his entire career in construction. He began in woodworking and carpentry, but soon expanded to project management. He has worked on everything from residential projects to convenience stores. 

With a degree in drafting and design, Eric’s passion for construction derives from applying structure to the multi-disciplined fields of the building process.

Eric is married with two children and enjoys cooking for his family and maintaining his own vehicles on his time off.

Eric Taylor

PROJECT MANAGER

Eric is from Utah and has spent his entire career in construction. He began in woodworking and carpentry, but soon expanded to project management. He has worked on everything from residential projects to convenience stores. 

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Daniel Pepe

Preconstruction Director

Born in Fresno, California he graduated High School in Maud, Oklahoma in 1981 and married Amanda in 1984 before moving to Texas in 1986. He currently lives in Sherman, Texas. Daniel & Amanda have a son, Samuel who was diagnosed with Autism or Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PPD) at an early age. Samuel is high functioning and a joy to be around. Daniel, Amanda & Samuel have the privilege of sharing a home with Amanda’s mother and oldest sister who are both widows.

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Daniel Pepe

Preconstruction Director

Born in Fresno, California he graduated High School in Maud, Oklahoma in 1981 and married Amanda in 1984 before moving to Texas in 1986. He currently lives in Sherman, Texas. Daniel & Amanda have a son, Samuel who was diagnosed with Autism or Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PPD) at an early age. Samuel is high functioning and a joy to be around.

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Christina Ogletree

Project Administrator

Born and raised in a small town in western Pennsylvania, Christina works with the company’s Construction Management Team. Joining Advantage in 2016, she found it more diverse than her previous career in insurance. With an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, she assists with the administrative aspects of the construction projects and helps to get deadlines met. She is the mother of 2 teenage daughters and has 2 dogs, as well as 2 of the longest living goldfish in captivity!

Christina Ogletree

Project Administrator

Born and raised in a small town in western Pennsylvania, Christina works with the company’s Construction Management Team. 

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IN THE FIELD

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Rodney Dickson

General Superintendent

Rodney is a native Texan who currently lives in Plano and recently graduated to the “Empty Nesters Club”. Rodney has been married to his wife Kim for over 29 years and together they have 3 children: Dustin, Kortni and Delani. Rodney’s construction experience spans more than 25 years with emphasis on Residential and Commercial Construction and has been a part of the Advantage family for much of that time. He specializes in Superintendent training and development with a strong emphasis on quality construction management and supervision. Rodney’s background includes attending Austin College in Sherman, TX and Hill College in Hillsboro, TX. With a Major in Business Management and Minor in Psychology. He enjoys fishing, traveling and spending time with family in his spare time.

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Rodney Dickson

General Superintendent

Rodney is a native Texan who currently lives in Plano and recently graduated to the “Empty Nesters Club”. Rodney has been married to his wife Kim for over 29 years and together they have 3 children: Dustin, Kortni and Delani. 

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Ian Kuhl

Superintendent

A huge Yankees fan, Ian was raised in Albany, New York, and currently lives in Allen, Texas. With 27 years of construction experience and 8 of those years at Advantage Construction; Ian has worked as both a subcontractor for Advantage as well as an on-site construction superintendent. He is an exceptional carpenter. When he isn’t working, he enjoys fishing and spending time with his family. He has been married to his wife, Rebecca, for over 14 years. They have raised 2 daughters and have 1 grandson, Joseph.

Ian Kuhl

Superintendent

A huge Yankees fan, Ian was raised in Albany, New York, and currently lives in Allen, Texas. With 27 years of construction experience and 8 of those years at Advantage Construction; Ian has worked as both a subcontractor for Advantage as well as an on-site construction superintendent. He is an exceptional carpenter.

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Joe Davis

Superintendent

Originally from Arizona, Joe’s construction career began at the age of 15 years-old when he began building custom homes. His career in commercial construction has included hotels, multi-family units, and storage.

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Joe Davis

Superintendent

Originally from Arizona, Joe’s construction career began at the age of 15 years-old when he began building custom homes. His career in commercial construction has included hotels, multi-family units, and storage.

Joe is OSHA 30 certified and holds a degree in business management.  He enjoys working diverse groups of people to realize large building projects. 

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Tim Buchanan

Superintendent

A Texas native from Garland, Texas; Tim has 37 years of experience in both masonry and general construction. He specializes in brick, block, and stone construction. When he is not on the job site, Tim enjoys fishing and spending time with his wife of 32 years, his 4 children and 2 grandchildren.

Tim Buchanan

Superintendent

A Texas native from Garland, Texas; Tim has 37 years of experience in both masonry and general construction. He specializes in brick, block, and stone construction. When he is not on the job site, Tim enjoys fishing and spending time with his wife of 32 years, his 4 children and 2 grandchildren.

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Jeff Dickson

Superintendent

Born and raised in Whitesboro, Texas, Jeff’s introduction to the construction industry began with his first job in Kwajalein Atoll which is a 6 square mile island in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. From there, he earned his OSHA certification and has been working in the construction industry for over 20 years. Jeff is passionate about his wife and 3 children. He spends his weekends racing dirt track cars with his son.

Jeff Dickson

Superintendent

Born and raised in Whitesboro, Texas, Jeff’s introduction to the construction industry began with his first job in Kwajalein Atoll which is a 6 square mile island in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. From there, he earned his OSHA certification and has been working in the construction industry for over 20 years.

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Taylor Harris

Superintendent

From the small town of Whitesboro, Texas, Taylor is no stranger to business management. He owned his own sod brokering and logistics company for 5 years before joining Advantage Construction. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from West Texas A&M University, and specializes in landscaping, irrigation, scheduling and logistics. His skills and background have made him an outstanding construction superintendent. Taylor and his wife have a son and he also enjoys watching football and working on cars in his spare time.

Taylor Harris

Superintendent

From the small town of Whitesboro, Texas, Taylor is no stranger to business management. He owned his own sod brokering and logistics company for 5 years before joining Advantage Construction. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from West Texas A&M University, and specializes in landscaping, irrigation, scheduling and logistics.

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George Covarelli

Superintendent

George’s introduction to construction began at the age of 7 working with his father and grandfather in the flooring business. This lead him to run his own flooring business for 15 years. George has an adventurous spirit and spent 3 years living and working on construction sites from a motorhome. His construction experience spans from project management to site superintendent.

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George Covarelli

Superintendent

George’s introduction to construction began at the age of 7 working with his father and grandfather in the flooring business. This lead him to run his own flooring business for 15 years. George has an adventurous spirit and spent 3 years living and working on construction sites from a motorhome. His construction experience spans from project management to site superintendent.

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2221 Lakeside Blvd
Suite 1260
Richardson, TX 75082
    
© 2020 Advantage Construction
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