Meet The Team
Gregg has spent the last forty years as an Industrial and Commercial Real Estate Contractor and Developer in Southern California, specializing in green building. His zero-carbon footprint, concrete house in Julian called “StoneHaven,” won the 2015 ACI Award for Excellence in Construction. Gregg has also been the founder and/or part Owner of numerous other businesses including an aluminum extrusion company, a surgical glove manufacturing company and various food-related businesses. He has numerous business interests in Mexico and East Asia.
Gregg has been a member of the International Palm Society since 1990 and his 1.5 acre garden in El Cajon boasts around 600 species of palms and cycads from all around the world. His interests include music (oboe, English Horn, piano and harp), scuba diving, underwater photography, hiking (with an emphasis on native plants) and travel.
Prior to joining Hamann Companies Matthew spent 10 years focused on Management Consulting for numerous Fortune 100 companies working in more than fifteen countries around the world. In 2014, Hamann Companies purchased a $150MM+ national food distribution company and asked Matthew to serve as the Chief Operating Officer (COO). Matthew stabilized operations and reduced expenses by $4MM annually, helped double sales to $300MM. In 2017, the Hamann’s asked Matthew capitalize upon his business success and use his skills to serve as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Hamann Construction. Matthew has a degree from Baylor University in Finance and Operations Management and a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. Matthew previously served on the board of the University of San Diego Supply Chain Institute.
Chief Architect and Project Manager
Paul joined Hamann Construction as Chief Project Coordinator responsible for in-house review and coordination of the many Hamann development and construction projects in January of 1996. His many responsibilities include preliminary planning and design; production and/or coordination of all architectural, engineering and construction documentation; expediting permits and approvals; and assisting in the construction coordination of Hamann projects.
Paul Giese has been in continuous practice as an architect since graduation from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo in June of 1980. He has served variously as project designer, project manager, job captain and project architect. His work experience includes programming, design, construction document preparation and construction administration for light manufacturing, office, religious, educational, research & development and warehouse facilities. Space planning experience includes large scale planning and facility re-use for major San Diego area telecommunications firms along with manufacturing facilities and corporate headquarters.
Paul has shown an acute ability to render a client’s needs in a concise, cost effective manner and to capably present those concepts both verbally and graphically. He works to coordinate the project team: clients, other architects, sub- contractors and government agencies to complete projects on time, within budget and to the fulfillment of the client’s needs.
Becky has been with Hamann Companies since 1990. She actively deals in all facets of the HR and accounting divisions of the company and leads a team of five administrative and accounting staff.
New Construction Division Manager
John began his career with Hamann Construction in 1989. After starting as an apprentice carpenter, he worked in the field as a journeyman carpenter for 10 years, then as Superintendent, and has been Project Manager since 2006
Director of Sales and Delivery – Tennant Improvement and Solar
Aaron has more than 30 years of experience in delivery, organizational development, team building, and meeting customer’s needs. Aaron has been with Hamann Companies for 5+ years and recently transitioned to Hamann Construction to lead Sales and Delivery for the Tenant Improvement and Solar Divisions.
Electrical Division Manager
Rich Anderson joined Hamann Construction in 2002 as an electrician’s helper. He quickly worked is way up to a lead position, foreman, then superintendent. He is now electrical division manager and oversees all aspects of the electrical and solar departments which include design, estimating and project management. Rich’s vast knowledge of the field and real-life application of electric in the field makes him a key component to Hamann’s ability to produce cost effective methods of electrical installation and design. Rich holds a California State Electrical Contractors license and is a California State Certified Lighting Controls Acceptance Technician (Title 24).