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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 graduate of Texas A&M University at College Station with a degree in Construction Science and has been involved in the construction industry his whole life. While in graduate school, Mark and a partner started a small general contracting firm named Design Construct that specialized in interior finish out work. A few years later 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.  

For 10 years, Mark served on the board of the Texas Mid-coast Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors, and in 1995 as President of the chapter. 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

Todd is an Owner and President of MK Marlow Company. His experience spans more than 30 years with 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. 

Todd 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), a member of CFMA, and has more than 20 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, CSHO

Rick has more than 40 years of experience in the commercial drywall business. As Corporate 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 including the OSHA 500 and OSHA 501 courses. He is responsible for training all  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 as an Advanced Certified Firefighter. He’s a great asset to MK Marlow Company, clients, and his community. 

Ken Wilson

Ken Wilson

Estimator

Daniel Espinoza

Daniel Espinoza

Estimator

Daniel is a graduate of Texas A&M University College Station with a degree in Industrial Engineering. With more than seven years combined field and office experience in commercial drywall construction, Daniel brings the analytical skills and field experience to complete accurate and realistic cost estimates. In his free time Daniel enjoys working out, outdoor sports, and spending time with family and friends.

Chris Kempton

Chris Kempton

Senior 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 20 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. 

April Richards

April Richards

Contracts Administration Manager

April’s career focus has been in the construction industry, serving in business and office manager roles for more than 20 years. Her depth of experience has earned her a promotion to Contracts Administration Manager at MK Marlow Company. An important asset to the team, in her spare time, April enjoys traveling, reading, wellness, and aromatherapy.

Sergio Lira

Sergio Lira

Project Manager

With more than 20 years of experience in construction, Sergio has worked as a Project Engineer, Project Coordinator, and Project Manger. His career in construction began in Colorado, and in 2012 he earned a degree in Business Science with a concentration in Project Management. He’s OSHA 30 trained and in his free time, Sergio likes to workout, watch football and travel.

 

Abel Guajardo

Abel Guajardo

Project Manager

Abel is a graduate of UTSA with a BS in Architecture, and of Texas A&M International University with a degree in Business Administration. He studied in Barcelona, Spain through the UTSA CACP Signature Experience Study Abroad Program, focusing on Architecture & Urban Planning. To his role as Project Manager for MK Marlow, he brings experience in carpentry, as a field engineer, and in architecture. Abel is OSHA 30 certified and a member of the Corporate Safety Committee at MK Marlow. When not at work, Abel enjoys outdoor sports, sketching, gaming, and volunteering at Habitat for Humanity.

 

  Jessica Estrada

Jessica Estrada

Administrative Assistant

Jeff Canion

Jeff Canion

Warehouse Manager

As warehouse manager, Jeff ensures all warehouse processes are running smoothly and on time, and also identifies opportunities for warehousing operation improvements. His career began 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 to general construction, where his 19 years of experience included both residential and commercial business. Jeff’s is a great addition to MK Marlow Company. 

Sergio Garcia

Sergio Garcia

Truck Driver/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 19 years, almost half of those with MK Marlow Company.

Larry Walker

Larry Walker

Chief Estimator/Division Mgr.- Austin

Larry has nearly 25 years of experience in the metal framing, drywall and acoustical ceiling industry. He started his construction career in the field as a Drywall Installer and worked his way up to become a Branch Manager. He has spent the last 15 years in the Southeast commercial construction market estimating a variety of projects including theme park attractions, sports venues, museums, healthcare facilities, office buildings and educational facilities.

Emilio Postel

Emilio Postel

Senior Project Manager- Austin

Jeff Christensen

Jeff Christensen

Senior Project Manager- Austin

 

 

Ronald Pentecost

Ronald Pentecost

Safety Representative- Austin

David Danberg

David Danberg

 

 

Joshua Gilstrap

Joshua Gilstrap

 

 

MK Marlow – Acoustics + Drywall

Headquarters

San Antonio

16116 College Oak
San Antonio, TX 78249

210.408.6692

info@mkmarlow.com

Austin

500 Brushy Crk Rd, Ste. 100
Cedar Park, TX 78613

512.456.7997

info@mkmarlow.com

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