RBD-HALE MANAGEMENT TEAM

PRESIDENT

DAVID REED

David has always enjoyed building things.  It all began with his dad and grandfather working on small projects in high school. When he graduated high school, he followed his passion in construction and earned a Bachelor's of Science degree in Construction Management. He started in the pre-engineered metal building industry in 1988 as a draftsman/detailer with Varco-Pruden metal buildings.  David was fortunate to work for some very good companies in his career and held a variety of positions for each. In 2016, he became an owner and part of the RBD Team. 

VP - OPERATIONS

ROBERT HALE

Robert has over 20 years of experience in construction, specializing in steel erection. Prior to joining RBD, Robert ran Hale's Steel LLC, which he started in 2005. In his free time, Robert enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, and volunteering.  

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

FRANK DEVERE

Frank joined RBD in February 2021.  He brings twenty years of combined industry and public accounting experience focused on financial leadership; controllership; accounting and financial reporting; technical accounting and the management and performance of audits for public, private, domestic and multinational companies. Frank is married with two sons and spends his free time with his family and friends outdoors or at a sports game.

VP - Fabrication/Quality/Detailing

DAVID POSTON, CWI

David has worked in the structural steel industry for 22 years.  He joined the RBD team in 2018 and established the fabrication, detailing, and quality divisions.  He is currently working to complete his degree in Civil Engineering from UALR.  David and his wife Amy have been married for 19 years and have one son, Craig. 

DEPT. HEAD, ESTIMATING

JORDAN PATOKA, P.E.

Jordan has worked in the industry 7 years prior to joining our team in 2020. He graduated from the University of Arkansas with a B.S.C.E. in 2015. His experience working for steel mfg's and other construction companies offer him a unique insight to this profession. 

DEPT. HEAD, DRAFTING

BRYAN HILL

Bryan has worked in the steel industry for 26 years. His experience includes detailing/checking joist, deck, structural steel, and misc. steel. Prior to joining our team he owned & operated a steel detailing company for 15 years. He has a B.S. in Business from LA Tech University and then went on to get his M.B.A. from Texas A&M at Texarkana.

SAFETY DIRECTOR

COLTER (COLT) CUNNINGHAM

Colt has a Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety & Health, an Associates in Communication, 8 years of safety experience, and 4 years of construction experience. When not leading the safety team, he likes to hunt, fish, ranch, and ride side by sides. 

DIRECTOR OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT

JOHNNY GRAVES

Johnny has 25 years of experience in the construction field.  His background knowledge in roofing, insulation, carpentry, and the electrical field makes him very well diverse in construction.  He has 8 years of project managing experience.  He has earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management.  

FABRICATION MANAGER

MICHAEL GONIA

Michael owned and operated a family business for 5 years, followed by a 4-year stint in a production tool setting for a leading ammunition mfg. His experience in the steel industry includes equipment maint., field, foreman, and fabrication shop manager.

EQUIPMENT MANAGER

AMANDA GONIA

Amanda has 3 years of experience in the equipment industry. She joined our team in 2020. She is the mom of two boys and enjoys spending time with them and their dad.

GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT

KEVIN HUTCHESON

Kevin has worked in the industry for 21 years and has been with our organization (formerly Hale Steel) for 14 of those. He has held multiple roles ranging from gang foreman to general superintendent.

GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT

ABDUL MACK

Mack started working for our organization (formerly Hale Steel) in 2007 as a labor hand. Throughout the years, he learned from the ground up and became certified in all aspects of the trade. He is an expert in structural steel erection and detailing.  Mack is a husband and father of 6 beautiful children, ranging in age from 12-24.  While not working, he loves volunteering his spare time in helping his community, fishing and spending time with his spiritual family.

HUMAN RESOURCES

FRAN STUCKS

FRAN HAS 25+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN HUMAN RESOURCES & MANAGEMENT. SHE JOINED RBD IN 2016. SHE IS MARRIED WITH TWO SONS OF HER OWN AND TWO BONUS SONS. IN HER SPARE TIME, SHE ENJOYS GARDENING, CRAFTING, AND SPENDING TIME WITH HER FAMILY AND DOGS.