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Standing on the shoulders of giants

HGC’s collaborative spirit is exemplified through all of our leadership. The story begins in 1931 with Richard Huseman, and continues to this day with his intense commitment to quality and service still inspiring our culture.

Richard Huseman’s passion and ingenuity proved contagious. Now, nearly a century later, HGC continues to impact our environment and community, as we bring our clients’ dreams to life.

Team Members

Mike Huseman President of HGC Construction

Mike Huseman


As the third generation of the Huseman family to lead the company, Mike acts as the group’s contemplative leader and creative engine room. Having grown up in the industry, Mike’s grasp of construction fundamentals is innate, enabling him to instill a long view of best practices while injecting an historical sense of good old-fashioned hard work.

As a vision-caster and instigator of change, Huseman repeatedly works to cultivate and maintain HGC’s unique culture, amplifying the behaviors that help forge our identity. Above all, he is committed to delivering outstanding service to our clients and to empowering our employees to work with purpose and to make a difference in the world every day.

Before joining the company, Huseman studied construction management at the University of Cincinnati and received a B.A. from Xavier University with a concentration in business. In 2002, he took over as President and continues to drive the company’s growth leading up to today, where he presides over the HGC Group of Companies.

Bobby Smyth Vice President of Field Operations of HGC

Robert Smyth

Vice President, Field Workforce

As the leader of Field Operations, the buck stops with Bobby Smyth. His time in the Marine Corps, along with his 38 plus years of experience with HGC, combine to make Smyth who he is today.

Tasked with maintaining our high standards for innovation, quality, and efficiency in the field, Smyth is literally around every corner. A born leader, his commitment to both our clients and to the field is vigorous. He sets the standard for passion and accountability across every department at HGC.

Steve Shipp Vice President (Finance) of HGC

Steve Shipp, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Steve Shipp acts as the all-seeing eye of costs and expenditures. He is responsible for HGC’s financial and administrative capabilities, including insurance and bonding. He possesses more than three decades of accounting experience (the last 30 years of which are with HGC).

Shipp is renown for being a stringent steward of both our company’s and clients’ money. He received a bachelor’s degree from Western Kentucky University and is a member of the Construction Financial Management Association, the Ohio Society of CPAs and the American Society of CPAs.

Susan Hathaway

Vice President, Finance

Susan has more than fourteen years of CFO-level experience. She brings her financial analysis, accounting, risk management and treasury skills to HGC. With a BBA in Accounting from the University of Toledo, an Executive MBA from Ohio State, and her Ohio CPA license, Susan is passionate about our mission to Build Every Day. She will be building spreadsheets and budgets—but it’s what she loves to do!

Adam Kuehne Vice President (Operations) of HGC

Adam Kuehne

Vice President, Operations

As Ringleader of Operations, Adam is responsible for the oversight and ultimate success of every project. Both methodical and inventive, Kuehne skillfully adds value from the outset, rounding out intellect with experience, and delivering outstanding results to our clients.

All Project Teams report to Adam. Because of this, he is able to instill best practices and identify talent, while continually tracking and controlling construction costs throughout the lifespan of each project. Since joining HGC over a decade ago, Adam has climbed the ranks and now represents the incredible momentum and great opportunities that HGC has to offer.

Ali Hubbard Vice President of BD at HGC

Ali Hubbard

Vice President, Business Development

HGC’s clients are the main characters in every story. We strive to establish long-term mutually beneficial relationships. As our Opportunity Leader, Ali brings a fresh perspective and wealth of experience to her role. She operates as a solid project partner in the emerging era of true authenticity.

With an intense focus on our clients and a Master of Architecture degree, Hubbard is able to provide many valuable insights throughout the lifespan of the project, while forging strong relationships with individuals that extend far into the future.

VP of Safety and Logistics in a hardhat

Josh Shifflet

Vice President, Safety and Logistics

At HGC, we embrace safety as a way of life and incorporate it into everything we do. Josh Shifflet oversees our acclaimed Safety Team tasked with vigorously safeguarding our employees and providing best-in-class guidance and support to each jobsite and individual.

Our goal is writ large- to get each team member to the finish line with a healthy mind, body and soul. Shifflet strives to ensure that each circumstance and every environment meets our established safety standards. In doing so he plays a major role in maintaining our OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) status.

Matt Hess VP of HR at HGC

Matt Hess

Vice President, Human Resources and Leadership Development

We believe that the most significant thing we build are meaningful lives. As our People Leader, Matt champions this cause and endeavors to expand and uphold our extraordinary culture. With an intense focus on the human condition, each day, he strives to embody the best attributes of his discipline- balancing the mechanic demand for compliance, and the yearning for fairness and compassion.

Hess specializes in attention to employee satisfaction and performance management, as well as leadership and strategy development. Together with his team, he strives to improve and enhance the overall work and life experience for each of our employees.

Paul Moran Vice President of Marketing at HGC

Paul Moran

Vice President, Marketing and Communications

People often note that HGC excels in the areas of communication and accountability. As our Communications Leader, Paul is responsible for overseeing our message, both internally and externally, with authenticity as the ultimate goal.

As the keeper of the brand, Moran brings an exhaustive drive to serve our clients and vividly tell our story, constantly seeking to elevate the culture and add value to our clients’ work. With a background in the music and hospitality industries, he received a Bachelors Degree in History from the University of Cincinnati.

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