Danny McElwaney

April 22, 2019
AM Construction
Class: 2019 Age: 29 Company: AM Construction

Danny dug his first basement when he was 10, then worked in various construction jobs—including as an operator and mechanic—but always dreamed of having his own company. He started his own grading company, then sold it to AM Construction, where he runs the civil construction division.

With very little administrative help, he has run the division seamlessly,” says Stephanie Hilly, project admin. “winning big jobs, estimating, managing crews, dealing with vendors, and operating equipment when needed. He leads by example.”

Professional accomplishments: Completing a runway project at Atlanta’s Hartsfield Airport in 28 days. Building a successful team that can complete any job put in front of them.

Extracurricular: Involved with Boy Scouts with my son.

Favorite book: “Black Dog.”