Licensed in 28 states, Lay Construction, LLC has been providing professional general contracting and construction management services throughout the Southern United States. Lay Construction, LLC has developed a proven track record for success working with privately owned businesses, public entities, municipalities and all sizes of corporate entities. Few commercial construction firms can say they have effectively handled such a wide variety of commercial projects.
Lay Construction, LLC has an experienced team consisting of Senior Project Managers, Project Managers, General Superintendents, Project Coordinators and Project Cost Controllers. Together, the team at Lay Construction, LLC provides effective construction services, ensuring attention to every detail, which results in a successful project.
Raised in East Texas, Scott Lay, believes in hard work and dedication. He studied at the University of Texas at Tyler where he earned his Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences. Scott is second generation in the design/build field, taking over the family business in 2000.
With more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry, Scott has worked with and cultivated professional relationships with numerous local and national clients, in various areas of business. Scott is the President of Lay Design/Build where he leads the “day to day” operations. He has dedicated himself to the advancement of Lay Design/Build as a leading design/build construction firm.
Outside of Lay Design/Build Scott is equally dedicated to his wife and two children and very active in his community and church of his home-town of Lindale, TX.
With core values of honesty and integrity, Donald has developed a strong network of relationships in the Greater East Texas Area. Donald is definitely a customer service minded person and enjoys the opportunity of helping our clients realize their project goals. Always willing to help, Donald brings his negotiating and problem-solving skills to the table every day for our clients and our team.
Well into his 21st year in the industry, Donald has experience with all types of commercial construction and is proficient in all areas of project management. Utilizing his outstanding people skills, Donald also enjoys assisting with the Marketing and Sales efforts at Lay Construction.
Calling Tyler home for most of his life, Donald enjoys spending any free time with his wife of 22 years and their two teenage children. Donald and his wife stay very active in the community by serving and supporting numerous committees, organizations, and their church home.
Senior Project Manager
At Lay Construction, Senior Project Manager Bobby Ogden is responsible for total
project management including controlling budgets, negotiating subcontracts, and
providing day-to-day communication with the project team to ensure jobs remain on
schedule and within budget. A team player, Bobby holds an excellent track record of
strong working relationships with owners, architects, engineers and subcontractors,
resulting in successful construction experiences.
With an associate’s degree in Applied Sciences from Tyler Junior College, Bobby has
over 8 years’ experience overseeing all phases of multi-million-dollar construction
projects, including infrastructure, schools, restaurants, and retail projects for public
clients. Other highlights of his work include extensive HVAC improvements, site
improvements, utility relocations, post tension modifications, concrete tilt-up
construction, and tenant improvement projects of both occupied and unoccupied
Bobby also has a broad background in construction contract scenarios, including
design-build, guaranteed maximum price (GMP), cost plus fixed fee, and hard bid.
Throughout his career, he has had the opportunity to work with clients such as Ford,
GMC, Mercedes, Volkswagen Dealership, Marshall ISD, Christian Mother Frances
Hospital, Jimmy Nardellos, Schlotzsky’s, Pro-Star Rental, Qwench Juice Bar, Dairy
Queens, and Sky Ranch.
Outside of work Bobby enjoys being outdoors and traveling with his wife and 2 kids. He
can relax and enjoy on either the beach, snow-capped mountains or alongside a creek
in a secluded cabin. Hobbies include riding his motorcycle, working out and coaching
his kid’s soccer team.
Senior Project Manager
Born and raised in Tyler, Tx Kinsey Cummings has been in the construction industry since finishing high school in 1999. After owning his own Residential framing business until 2006 he decided to join the commercial construction realm in order to further his knowledge in the construction business. After only a few years he had worked his way to one of the most sought-after field superintendents in East Texas. Having a vast understanding of plans, specifications, owners needs and requirements, and a flat-out desire to build the best product he could build for his clients. Using his uncanny talent for team morale and leadership allows him to build projects on the larger scale with attention to scheduling and execution of some of the regions most state of the art complexes including Surgical Centers, Intensive Care Renovations, OB/GYN Clinics, Restaurants, City Municipalities, Medical Office Buildings, Sports Complexes, Banks, Schools, Industrial Warehouses, and countless of other projects all ranging from 100,000 to 25,000,000. A proud Father of three beautiful children and a devoted husband of 16 years he puts his Faith, Family, and work as his top commitments in life. Outside of work he enjoys, hunting, fishing, snow skiing, watching his kids play sports, and being around his family and friends. When asked what motivates him to be a successful builder “I absolutely love what I do. I have a passion for building a quality job and seeing my owners get the most out of their investments. I wouldn’t want to be doing anything else. I was born to build.”
As controller for Lay Design/Build, Shawna Mauldin is truly a “foundation” team member. Originally a graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Human Resources, Cum Laude, she has established herself as a tactical process professional who can see behind all of the fine print. She brings a diverse skill set from working in client facing positions in education, retail and finance over the past seven years. As a self-proclaimed “woman of few words”, her actions speak volumes. Effective in multiple work fronts, Lay Design/Build’s clients couldn’t be in better hands.
Project Coordinator Bettyjo McCoy knows from experience that it is attention to detail that ensures a great completed product. It is that attention to detail that she brings to her duties creating and maintaining all of the project documentation and legal materials. For her, precision and anticipating the unexpected means that projects go as smoothly as possible.
Bettyjo developed that sixth sense in her previous career. As a training coordinator and instructor for 911 emergency call centers for 27 years, she knows what it takes to prepare her students minds to respond properly under fast developing, fluid situations. That can come in handy when you work in complex design/build construction projects.
Active? Absolutely. She’s married with two grown children and is an avid outdoors fan.
Design Coordinator / Office Manager
For Design Coordinator Ashley Malone, priority number one is defining and refining our clients’ vision of how they want their finished project to be. This means bringing her years of experience in real estate marketing and advertising along with years in design/build to bear so that the end product not only looks right, it is right with all city regulatory agencies as well. Design comes in many forms on a design/build project and Ashley deals with both interior and exterior aspects that bring the entire project to life. The phrase “ground up” is about the only way you can describe all of the phases of a project that she manages.
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