About
En Fuego

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En Fuego Construction was established in 2012. The principals of the company have over 70 years of combined experience in the residential and commercial construction industry. Through this longevity in the local market, we have been able to enjoy solid working relationships with clients, suppliers, and subcontractors. Our excellent reputation has been gained by the loyal efforts of our employees who contribute to every facet of our business.

Our construction crews are led by seasoned superintendents in addition to qualified craftsmen, skilled workers, and general construction workers that self-perform work onsite.

Our goals are to serve all our customers in their efforts to be competitive, provide high quality finished products, and achieve success. Services provided include residential and commercial framing. We focus a great deal of effort on processes to ensure quality, accuracy and efficiency, and work closely with each contractor’s team of professionals to accomplish that. EnFuego Construction understands that “time is money” and we strive to make every contractor’s experience a smooth and productive one. With our team of skillful and experienced framing crew members, rest assured that we will deliver a quality build that is completed in an efficient, professional manner.

En Fuego Construction was established in 2012. The principals of the company have over 70 years of combined experience in the residential and commercial construction industry. Through this longevity in the local market, we have been able to enjoy solid working relationships with clients, suppliers, and subcontractors. Our excellent reputation has been gained by the loyal efforts of our employees who contribute to every facet of our business.

1. To be the preferred subcontractor of choice. A company that our customers want to work with, and our employees are proud to work for.

2. To become recognized as the leading construction company in the Southwest by exceeding our customers’ expectations in service, craftsmanship, and expertise.

Owners

George McKinley

George M. McKinley is the founder and Managing Partner of En Fuego Construction. He guides all aspects of operations with an emphasis on corporate strategy, customer relations and business development. He makes it a priority to ensure that En Fuego’s customers and employees have a quality experience at every point.

George started his construction career as a laborer with a large company in 1983, and for the next 29 years he went from a laborer to a leadman, estimator, and then transitioned to General Manager of the Tucson Market. During this time, George played a major role in the company’s operational transition to become a self-supplied lumber, hardware, truss and wall panel company.

In 2012 George embarked on a lifelong dream of owning and operating his own company, and along with his business partner, Dave Lester, started En Fuego Construction. They wanted to create a culture that would garner the reputation of southern Arizona’s premier framing company, and simultaneously strive to have a family like environment where we can get after it every day and have fun doing it.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
George’s community support includes Habitat for Humanity Organization of Tucson, The Kyle Franks Foundation, Arizona Construction Trades fundraising events, Southern Arizona Home Builders Association and Arizona Builders Alliance. George has most recently become an advocate of the 2nd Chance program that helps recently incarcerated men and women of the Greater Tucson Metro area who are reentering the work place by offering open positions within the company, and training unskilled workers that want an opportunity to learn a trade and grow with a company that has opportunities to advance.

 

Dave Lester

David Lester is the co-founder and Partner of En Fuego Construction. Dave is in charge of field operations and has a strong background of construction excellence. Dave is responsible for managing field crews, superintendents, preparing submittals, reviewing drawings, facilitating schedules and mentoring his teams to achieve excellence. His wide range of experience has equipped him with valuable knowledge and skill in nearly every aspect of construction, including residential, multi-family, and commercial projects. Dave is also responsible for oversight of project safety, site management. Dave understands the importance of team collaboration and endeavors to provide clear and continuous communication to the clients the clients field teams and to his own teams throughout all project’s phases.

During his career of over 27 years in the construction trade, Dave has gained extensive experience working on complex construction in both public and private sectors, contributing to projects throughout Southern Arizona.

ABOUT

Dave started his construction career as a laborer with a mid-size company in Tucson in 1985, for the next 27 years he advanced his career from a laborer to carpenter to leadman, and in 1993 he transitioned to Foremen. As he continued at honing his skills, in 1997 with his great found passion for the carpentry trade, he quickly made a name for himself in the industry and the Tucson Market. During this time, Dave was approached by another much larger construction company in Tucson to become their Project Superintendent and so off he went to embark on a career that lead him to where he is now.

In 2012 along with his partner and friend George McKinley, he embarked on a lifelong dream that George had of owning and operating his own company. George knew that to achieve success he would enlist his friend and college Dave Lester to join him on this venture. Dave was the person he wanted to bring on board as a business partner. George knew that Dave had the work ethic, passion the drive and knowledge that was needed in the field to help drive and make his lifelong dream a reality. Together they started En Fuego Construction. They both wanted to create a culture that would garner the reputation of southern Arizona’s premier framing company, and simultaneously strive to have a family like environment where we can get after it every day and have fun doing it.

Our Team

Javier Rodriquez

Abe Reyes

Mike Verdugo

Abraham Verdugo

Ray Monarrez

Fred Verdugo

Homero Garcia

Myshell Molina

Jose Salazar

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