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MK Marlow Company

MK Marlow Company – Striving to set the standard for excellence in the drywall and acoustics industry.

Since its beginning over thirty-two years ago as a two-man team, MK Marlow Company has grown and developed into the premier drywall and acoustical contractor serving Central and South Texas. This team approach continues to be the core philosophy of the company, one that values the ongoing collaboration between the customer and our experienced staff and skilled craftsmen. At MK Marlow Company we believe walls are meant to be constructed for buildings; walls should not hinder our association with clients. Our mission is to achieve open and lasting relationships through competitive but fair bidding, efficient productivity, superior workmanship, and a distinctive finished product. We strive to exceed expectations and build a steadfast reputation by providing excellence from start to finish.

our mission

Our mission is to achieve open and lasting relationships through competitive but fair bidding, efficient productivity, superior workmanship, and a distinctive finished product. We strive to exceed expectations and build a steadfast reputation by providing…
…Excellence from start to finish.

our philosophy

Here at MK Marlow we promote safety through continuous professional development of our managers and workers. We strive to operate efficiently and safely, providing quality service and innovative processes to serve our customers and employees. Second only to Safety is our desire to provide the highest degree of excellence to our customers from start to finish.

MK Marlow – Acoustics + Drywall

Our Team

Meet Our Experts

Mark Marlow

Mark Marlow

CEO

Mark is a 1984 graduate of Texas A&M University/College Station with a degree in Construction Science. He has been involved in the construction industry his whole life. In 1985, while attending graduate school, Mark and a partner started a small general contracting firm named Design Construct that specialized in interior finish out work. In the late 1980’s they started a second company named Acoustics Unlimited that specialized in drywall and acoustics work. In 1995, Mark bought out his partner and consolidated both companies under the current company name, MK Marlow Company, LTD., LLP.  

Mark served on the board of the Texas Mid-coast Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors for ten years and was President of the chapter in 1995. He also served as a national board member of the Associated Builders and Contractors and is a past Executive Board Member of the Contractors Safety Council.

Todd Thomas

Todd Thomas

President and COO

Todd is an Owner and President of the MK Marlow Company. Todd’s experience spans more than twenty-six years in large commercial projects involving interior and exterior metal stud framing, drywall, stucco, EIFS and acoustical systems. His extensive and varied experience includes construction of hotels, theme park projects, hospitals, offices, educational buildings, retail centers, and public buildings. 

He started his career in the fields as a Laborer and advanced to Apprentice, Journeyman, and finally Foreman. At MK Marlow he has worked as a Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Director of Operations, and now President. Todd is responsible for the oversight of all aspects of the MK Marlow Company. 

David Schultze

David Schultze

Controller

David is a graduate of Texas Lutheran University with degrees in Business Administration and Accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and has more than sixteen years of experience in Accounting, including eight years in Public Accounting and additional experience in various accounting roles within the Construction industry. David is responsible for managing Finance, Accounting and Human Resources at MK Marlow Company. 

Rick Lair

Rick Lair

Corporate Safety Director

Rick has more than thirty-five years of experience in the commercial drywall business. As Safety Director, he’s responsible for all aspects of MK Marlow’s Safety and Loss Prevention Programs. Rick has an extensive amount of Safety Training to include the OSHA 500 and OSHA 501 courses. He also personally trains all of our field staff in CPR AED First Aid, Forklift Training, Scaffold Training, Fall Protection as well as Scissor and Boom Lift Training. When not at work, Rick volunteers his personal time to his community as an Advanced Certified Firefighter. He’s a great asset to the MK Marlow Company and clients. 

Don Hopkinson

Don Hopkinson

Chief Estimator

Don has over 30 years experience in drywall and acoustical ceiling construction. He has spent the last 19 years fully devoted to the estimation of commercial drywall projects, including healthcare, office buildings, high-rise condominiums, and public buildings. Don has a proven track record in accurate and profitable construction cost estimates and has extensive training in the use of Quick Bid and On Screen Takeoff. 

Joey Galvan

Joey Galvan

Estimator/Project Manager

Joey has worked extensively in commercial and residential construction. Throughout his twenty-one year career, he’s worked from design to implementation, and every facet in between. As a member of MK Marlow’s estimating team, when needed, Joey also fills the role of Project Manager. 

Bill Basinger

Bill Basinger

Senior Project Manager

Bill works as a Senior Project Manager and has more than thirty years of experience in commercial drywall construction. Bill started his career working in the field as a laborer and worked his way up to Foreman and Superintendent. He has been project managing and Estimating since 2001.

Chris Kempton

Chris Kempton

Project Manager

Chris is a graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio, with a BFA in English Literature and Language, and an MBA in Project Management. Chris has more than fifteen years of varied experience in the construction industry, from working in the field as a foreman and superintendent, to transitioning into the office as a Project Manager. His experience is well rounded by time spent in the General Contractor role, working with multiple trades on various projects in a leadership position. Prior to this, he proudly served as an Airborne Infantryman in the United States Army. 

Mariah Him

Mariah Him

Assistant Project Manager

As Assistant Project Manager at MK Marlow, Mariah works directly with the project managers in their daily tasks. She also manages small projects as part of her training. Mariah has been around the construction industry her entire life since her father is a drywall subcontractor. She has been with MK Marlow since 2016. 

April Richards

April Richards

Contract Administrator

April serves as Office Manager for MK Marlow. With more than twenty years of experience in various office and administrative tasks, she’s worked the last ten years focused in the construction industry as a business/office manager. In her spare time, April enjoys traveling throughout the United States and abroad and reading.

Jeff Canion

Jeff Canion

Warehouse Manager

Jeff began his career serving in the United States Navy as a torpedo man on the U.S.S. Monterey. After his service, Jeff supervised warehouse operations in the retail industry for eight years, specializing in inventory control, and shipping and receiving. Jeff later moved on to general construction, his fifteen years of experience varied in both residential and commercial. Jeff’s combined experience makes him a great addition to MK Marlow Company. As warehouse manager, he ensures all warehouse processes are running smoothly and timely, and also identifies opportunities for warehousing operation improvements. 

Sergio Garcia

Sergio Garcia

Delivery

Prior to joining the team at MK Marlow, Sergio worked for the City of San Antonio.  His experience in the drywall industry spans more than 14 years, four of those years have been with MK Marlow.

Testimonials

What our customers are saying

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Gregory House

Oakdale Hospital 

Awards

MK Marlow is a recognized industry leader in quality and safety.

MK Marlow – Acoustics + Drywall

San Antonio

Headquarters

16116 College Oak San Antonio, TX 78249

210.408.6692

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Locations

Serving all of Texas

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