Steve Craig: President
As a lifelong entrepreneur, Steve has always enjoyed taking on new challenges. Steve started Craig Construction in 2003 as a residential construction company with a focus on new construction. He later expanded into multifamily and commercial projects. Steve has always placed an emphasis on faith and family and believes that business is a great way to express those values in the marketplace.
Jim Tucker: Vice President of Construction
Jim came to the company in 2011 and is the head of construction for the company. With 25+ years of experience in nearly every aspect of the construction industry, Jim has a vast knowledge and expertise that has been a crucial component of Craig Construction’s rapidly expanding business. “Ask Tucker,” is a familiar refrain heard around the office when anyone has a difficult construction related problem. Jim is the father of three grown daughters, an avid football fan and enjoys spending time on the lake.
Ryan Saddler: Vice President of Civil Construction
Ryan came to the company in 2016 to head our Civil Construction entity. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, he has extensive knowledge in utility, infrastructure, dirt work, and GPS equipment for layout and construction. Ryan is a talented golfer, having spent 4 years playing for the UALR golf team. He lives in Vilonia, AR with his wife and 5 children.
David Craig: Vice President of Business Development; Founding Partner of MCS
David started with the company in 2003 and has managed over 250 projects. He now predominately works on developing new business and interacting with current and potential clients. David started MCS (Maintenance and Construction Solutions) in 2015 as a way to address the gaps in maintenance and repair work for commercial facilities, energy efficiency upgrades, and to generally solve difficult problems for facility managers as well as other contractors. He is a husband and father of two and enjoys coaching his children’s basketball and soccer teams.
Kathy Gorman: Business Manager
Kathy has been with the company since 2006 and has served as Business Manager since 2009. Kathy is an integral member of our team, coordinating and overseeing all administrative tasks within the company and ensuring that everything is running smoothly in the office. Kathy has a great reputation regarding complex affordable housing and commercial contracting processes and procedures. She is a devoted wife and mother, is very active in her church and community, and enjoys traveling.
Jim Morgan: Project Manager; Draftsmen
Jim originally came to Craig Construction as a customer and joined the team as a project manager in 2007. Jim has managed over 150 projects and has a great deal of experience building affordable housing for various agencies in Central Arkansas. He also serves as an in house draftsman and has placed on paper many of the projects built by the company. In his free time, Jim plays golf and also coaches high school wrestling. He lives in west little rock with his wife and their teenage son and daughter.
Daniel Craig: Director of Safety; Assistant Superintendent
After graduating from UALR with a degree in history, Daniel joined the team in 2013. He has extensive OSHA and first aid training and frequently undergoes continued education to stay up to date on the latest safety issues. Daniel is responsible for site safety at our job sites and is an assistant superintendent on our larger commercial projects. When off work, Daniel is a talented musician who loves playing live music and spending time with his fiancé, Jessie.
Rick Jenkins: General Superintendent
Rick has been a part of the team since 2013 in the role of General Superintendent. He has over 35 years of experience in both commercial and residential construction. Rick is a tireless worker with great knowledge of construction that can only come from “seeing it all”. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his two grandchildren.
Gayelynne Craig: Accounts Payable Manager
Gayelynne is a retired teacher with a master’s degree in special education. Having always been willing to lend a hand when needed, Gayelynne officially joined the team in 2014. She handles bill pay and other administrative tasks. She is a devoted wife to Steve, mother, grandmother, and friend.