MJ Scott –

 ezgif-1-d52854e2e605Born in Detroit, Michigan, MJ has been part of Gais Construction for two years. Before joining our family, he was originally introduced to the construction field by his father (a general contractor in Michigan). MJ attended a carpentry school at Oakland Community College and became a certified carpenter. He has a bachelors in  Construction Project Management and a A.S. in Drafting  and Design.




Collin Fanelli –

ezgif-7-5acd5d5f4ab6Collin was born in Pittsburgh, PA. He joined the Gais Construction family in 2018 in order to gain experience in the construction field. He has a bachelors in Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management from Southern New Hampshire University. He also has an AAS in Welding Technology from CPCC. Outside of work Collin enjoys building furniture, working out and taking care of his dog.




Duke Holdren –


While born in South Vietnam, Duke was raised in Roanoke, VA and joined the Gais Construction family in May of 2020. He always grew up around the construction business but decided to take make a career change when joining our company. Outside of work he’s a father of two (Josh and Julia), enjoys playing golf, goes hunting and has a hobby of wood working.




Joe Albanese –

ezgif-7-ee99ecea11aeJoe (originally born in New Jersey) was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. As a teenager he took a summer job in the construction field where he got some insight as to a future career path within the business. In 2019 he moved to the Charlotte area from Wilmington, NC with his wife and joined Gais Construction in February of 2020. He earned a bachelor’s from the University of Cincinnati. When he’s not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, two children and three grandchildren.