President & CEO
Mr. Townsend is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Patriot Shotcrete, LLC who was honored to receive the award of "Best Veteran's Owned Business Under 3 Years" by the Department of New Jersey in 2021. Previously, he served as the Vice President of Superior Gunite, a General Contractor, and Army Officer. He has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry, having managed several projects throughout the United States and Guam. He plays a vital role in the firm’s growth, success, and reputation. He has been awarded the US Army Corps of Engineers deFluery Medal and Engineer News-Record New York’s “Top 20 under 40” design and construction leaders in 2016. Mr. Townsend currently serves as Committee Chair for ACI, President of ASA, and on the boards of various organizations.
Director of Operations
Mr. Machikas has been in the business since 1995. Prior to joining Patriot Shotcrete, LLC, Mr. Machikas worked with Superior Gunite as well as ran his own concrete ready and construction company in Pennsylvania. He has rich experience in managing complex projects.
Armando is Patriot Shotcrete, LLC’s Chief Estimator. He has over 20 years of experience as an estimator and often does job walks with clients to help deliver a cheaper constructible project.
Ms. Esposito serves as Controller for Patriot Shotcrete, LLC. Prior to her work here, Ms. Esposito worked with area accounting firms specializing in accounting and finance. She has been instrumental in launching new accounting processes, procedures, and software with Patriot.
Joe is the General Superintendent at Patriot Shotcrete, LLC. He is charged with a portfolio of clients comprising Heavy Civil Contractors to Building owners. Joe sources the best labor force and trains them daily while staying on time and budget. Joe is very good working with clients to deliver what they expect. He ensures smooth running of the day to day activities.
Purchasing & Shop Manager
With his purchasing expertise, Gary supports the operations team at every step of each project. He is proficient in implementing the most current supply chain tools at the company. He coordinates suppliers, vendors and subcontractors to maintain project schedules and budgets.