Curtis began his career in construction working for a medium-sized land development company in 1988 as a laborer on a finish rock crew in South Florida. He then moved into being an equipment operator building roads and parking lots, including the North Miami turnpike project for the state of Florida. Curtis led the construction of multiple Sam’s Club parking lots as well as an elementary school in West Boca Raton.
After moving back to Ohio, Curtis was overseeing the framing of homes and multiple crews for Wickline building systems, Curtis was placed in charge of the warranty department and customer service division for Centex and Ryland Homes.
Curtis was hired directly by Centex in 1993 as an Assistant Field Manager, and soon promoted to run subdivision development in Hilliard, Dublin and Lewis Center, OH. There, he was responsible for the construction of many exclusive homes. In 2001 Curtis was hired by the M.I. Schottenstien’s custom division, Showcase Homes.
In 2006 Curtis started his own company, Highlander Construction, then rolled it into McHugh construction in 2011. McHugh Construction specialized in the renovation of warehouse space, converting mis-used and outdated space into offices, adding baths, breakrooms, conference rooms, and creating usable space. Leading to supervising the build of 3 Moe’s Southwest grill restaurants, 2 separate phases of Rogue Fitness facilities, Haugland learning center, The Vineyard Church of Dublin Village Center, Stavroff’s new development office in Dublin Village Center, My Vet Animal Hospital in Westerville, Massage Envy in Lewis Center, Larrossa’s Pizza in Dublin and more.
Curtis joined the Brexton team in 2015 to focus his career on more commercial construction. Curtis welcomes new challenges and has a deep respect and appreciation for each project, as they all are unique in their own way. He achieves a high quality of control over each project inspiring others to work at their highest capacity. He maintains a professional demeanor which compliments his abilities to communicate at a high standard with owners, architects, city officials, inspectors, engineers, contractors, and all others involved in each project.