Brian A. Trainor, Owner/President
With nearly four decades of experience in construction management and fieldwork, Brian leads the company while overseeing field management and acting as a liaison between clients, architects and subcontractors. His tireless energy combined with his team approach has attracted incredible talent to the firm thereby creating a solid network of subcontractors, partners, and employees. Under his steady guidance, Trainor Commercial Construction, Inc. (TCCI) has grown into a highly valued, national retail construction company, providing award-winning, first-class construction services to a wide range of clients.
Prior to launching TCCI in 2001, Brian spent 14 years as VP of a West Coast commercial construction company, managing projects up to $10 million in scope. His experience in all phases of construction complements his extensive knowledge of retail construction and the tenant improvement industry.
Suzanne Trainor, Owner/Advisor
Suzanne currently serves as an advisor to the Executive Team. Previously she served as Chief Operating Officer, overseeing those operations she established at the company’s inception — human resources, accounting/finance, legal/insurance, marketing and IT.
Suzanne grew up in the design and construction industry, often accompanying her architect/general contractor father to job sites. With an MBA and BSc in Business and Marketing, her 30+ years of diverse work experience includes Genentech, Lowe Marschalk Advertising, and Tenet Healthcare Corporation. As a member of the executive management team of a Tenet hospital, she gained executive experience through responsibilities that included marketing, recruiting, program development, & overseeing medical office building leasehold improvements.
John F. Taylor, III, Vice President
With construction and management experience that spans several decades, John oversees the TCCI Texas office which, like the California headquarters, includes estimating, project management, site management, and field personnel. John’s efforts in building a team of dedicated employees that embody the goals and mission of the company has been critical to TCCI’s ongoing success. His dedication to nurturing existing client relationships, as well as building new partnerships, is unsurpassed.
John earned his BA in Business-Agriculture and Applied Economics from Texas Tech University. Prior to joining TCCI in 2004, John worked as an owner’s representative for Macy’s, Federated Department Stores, and the May Co. In those capacities, John fulfilled project management duties, while overseeing budgeting, scheduling, general contractor selection, and multi-site supervision. Like Brian, John worked his way into management after years of experience in the field.
Jeff Eisenhauer, CMA, Controller
With integrity and a strong work ethic, Jeff runs the company’s financial operations, fulfilling one of the most important functions in the operations of TCCI. Leading the accounting team, he makes sure all financial aspects of projects are handled quickly, professionally, and according to client and subcontractor needs. In addition to managing all accounting procedures and functions, Jeff provides leadership to TCCI’s insurance department, and oversees Human Resources.
A graduate of California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo with a BSc in Business and Accounting, Jeff is also a Certified Managerial Accountant (CMA). Prior to joining TCCI in 2009, Jeff served as CFO and Principle at B & E Construction, Inc., a Bay Area general construction company.
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