Vice President of DFW Construction
As Vice President of DFW Construction, Yancey is accountable for all aspects of construction within the Dallas - Ft. Worth metroplex. In addition to managing and directing the industrial and commercial construction businesses, Mr. Jones' responsibilities also include leading and organizing estimating, detailing, warehouse and other support groups. Yancey is responsible for development and execution of the DFW Strategic Business Plan, which includes short and long term goals. A huge part of the strategic plan for the DFW group is customer service, and Yancey passionately drives that initiative. Yancey also directs our recruiting efforts at the major universities, and is heavily involved in training the next wave of leadership.
Yancey began his career in mechanical construction with a specialty contractor in the North Texas area in 1987. His initial responsibilities included estimating multimillion dollar projects for the large government contractor, where he quickly rose from estimator trainee to Chief Mechanical Estimator. A few years later Yancey began to work in the project management group within the company and within three years was one of the companies Senior Mechanical Project Managers. As part of a continuity plan, a separate company was spun off and Yancey became part owner and Vice President of the new company.
In 1997, Yancey sold his interests and joined Trinity Contractors as a Senior Project Manager. Yancey was challenged with running some of the largest and most complex projects including multi-site data centers, convention centers, museums and hospitals. His profit center consistently contained $15M plus in backlog. Yancey has been recognized with Project of the Quarter and Project of the Year awards and was consistently one of the top performers.
With 20 years of experience, Yancey brings strong leadership to the Polk Mechanical team. Yancey is also active in his church and with his family. Mr. Jones holds a Class "A" air conditioning license with the State of Texas and Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.