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Building Relationships: Our People

Successful construction depends on the people who estimate, manage, and build each project. We hire people who share our values of personal responsibility and hard work, and we strive to keep them here. Longevity is important for building effective working relationships—with suppliers, subcontractors, government officials and clients—on which every job depends. In recent years, we’ve added new positions to ensure that every project receives ample attention as our company grows.

Owners:

Jack M. Horn, Founder and Chairman of the Board

Over the past 40 years, Jack Horn has guided Martin Horn’s growth from a modest construction company to a major commercial general contractor with receipts around $40 million. By accepting personal responsibility for the quality of each project, he has built a reputation for fair business practices and superior ethics. He has worked in construction since graduating from the University of Virginia’s School of Engineering in 1959. He has been deeply involved in the community, serving as the chair of the Charlottesville Planning Commission, Chair of both the Charlottesville and 7th District Democratic Committees, Secretary of the Charlottesville Electoral Board, and Trustee of both the Miller School and the Wesley Memorial Methodist Church.

 

Ted Horn, Chief Executive Officer

Ted Horn grew up working at Martin Horn. He has held many different positions within in the company and now is primarily in charge of marketing and business development. This position allows Ted to be at the beginning and end of a job talking with the owner and making sure client expectations are managed and exceeded. He is a graduate of Lynchburg College in Managerial Economics. Ted has served on several nonprofit boards and was recently president of the Rotary Club of Charlottesville. Ted has LEED accreditation and headed up the Martin Horn LEED EB team.

John D. (Jack) Horn, President, Chief Financial Officer

John D. Horn (Jack) is an innovative leader with a thorough knowledge of the construction industry.  Since becoming president of Martin Horn in 2001, Jack has invested in new technology and expanded personnel, positioning Martin Horn for continued growth and success. He has personally managed many specialized, high-tech projects such as Haunted Hollow Recording Studio, the renovation of the Jefferson Theater and the Charlottesville Pavilion.

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Doug Horn, Executive Vice President, Preconstruction Services

Doug was raised to love construction. He grew up riding around Charlottesville checking on different job sites with his dad and brothers. Doug believes that Martin Horn is more than a just reflection of his family’s business, but a reflection of the small town beyond office doors and project sites. Outside of Martin Horn, he likes to stay involved in the community, spend time with family and is an obsessive UVa sports fan.

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Josh Horton, Chief Operations Officer

Josh’s favorite aspect of construction is that it’s all about interacting with others. He enjoys making and maintaining relationships with the people he is working with on a project. Known for his consistency, Josh exceeds project expectations. Outside of Martin Horn, he is always busy, whether that is taking care of his two young daughters with his wife or working, clearing or building on his 40 acres of land at home.

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Robert Menasco, Director of Field Operations

Robert has worked in construction since 2009 and has been with Martin Horn since 2012. Robert is passionate about giving clients the best building possible and consistently ensures it meets all of an owner’s needs. He loves that construction is tangible and he gets to say, “I built that” at the end of a project. Outside of Martin Horn, he likes farming and spending time with his family.

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Arthur Rogers, Preconstruction Manager | Estimator

Arthur loves the range of challenges that come each day at Martin Horn. Always ready to take on a new task, he enjoys the diverse responsibilities of his job. He is most excited by the ability to transform someone’s idea into reality. He enjoys the preconstruction process: designing, pricing and managing. Arthur is consistently recognized for his hard work. Outside of the office, he is a father of three and when he has a break he likes to be outside fishing and hiking.