5th Avenue Construction is proud to have a team of professionals at the helm. Each member of 5th Avenue brings a unique approach and valued expertise that allows 5th Avenue to deliver superior quality and service. Learn more about our team below.
Prior to launching 5th Avenue in 2009, Frank served as president and CEO of one of the area’s largest construction companies for over 20 years. A father of three, Frank enjoys traveling with his family and is very involved with his children’s athletic programs. Family dinners are of utmost importance to Frank and his family. They strive to dine together at least twice a week. Frank and his son are certified scuba divers, and are currently working on their advanced scuba diving certifications. We won’t be surprised if Frank starts building homes undersea in the coming years!
Patrick was a residential homebuilding contractor in the Chicago area for almost 20 years before launching 5th Avenue in 2009. He holds a degree in accounting from North Central College in Naperville. He also holds a Quality Assurance Certification from the National Association of Home Builders and is certified by the International Energy Conservation. Patrick is an avid marathon runner and plays guitar in a folk-rock band. He also enjoys K-9 training his dogs, going on scenic bike rides, and most of all - spending quality time with his lovely wife and their three daughters.
Brian is originally from Tinley Park, IL. He spent 4 years at Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Apprentice & Training Program after graduating from Carl Sandburg High School. Brian is OSHA certified in construction safety and health. He is also UBC fall protection certified. When he’s not swinging a hammer, he’s swinging a baseball bat or a golf club, playing one of his favorite sports.
Talor is originally from Cedar Rapids, IA. She graduated from St. Ambrose University with a double major in marketing and management and a minor in organizational leadership. Talor was on the dean’s list for all 4 years of college. She was also captain of the women’s golf team from sophomore through senior year. Talor enjoys passing her free time golfing, painting and drawing.
Manny is originally from Mexico, and speaks both English and Spanish. He holds a degree from Harper College Palatine and also studied general construction at College of Dupage. He is an EPA certified CDL driver. Manny’s favorite hobbies are fishing and attending his children’s soccer and baseball games.
Alexa recently joined her father Frank and her uncle Patrick here at 5th Avenue Construction. Alexa brings a thirst to learn all she can and a Midwest work ethic to the company. She is currently pursuing her Marketing & Advertising Major at Indiana University Bloomington. She is involved in AMA (the American Marketing Association) where she gets to hear firsthand experience from industry professionals and meet likeminded marketing majors. Alexa is already putting her education to use here at 5th Avenue by aiding in event planning, communicating with clients and potential vendors, creating templates and spreadsheets to measure growth and managing our social media and advertising content. Alexa is also a hostess at the Malibu Grill. Despite how busy she is as a full-time student with two jobs, Alexa always finds time for her family and friends. She enjoys the outdoors, especially the beach.
Holly Lee moved to Illinois in 2002 from her hometown of Cedar Rapids, IA. She has over 15 years of experience in upper management positions in a variety of fields with a strong focus on customer service. She has been active in multiple chamber of commerce organizations in the area for over a decade, and also hosts and organizes many large-scale charity events in the area. Holly has a proven track record of success which has led to consulting for multiple companies to increase revenue, cut cost and increase overall efficiency. When she’s not making sure we’re at our best, she spends her spare time traveling, cooking, attending sporting and music events, volunteering, and enjoying the outdoors with her family.
Marketing maven for 5th Avenue Construction. Aspiring pickleball pro. Bestie to two snorey Frenchie pups. Dabbles in creative writing, astrophotography, watercolors, and occasionally embroidery when the mood strikes just right.