The Constructors Association of Western Pennsylvania is governed by an Executive Committee and Board of Directors. These governing bodies represent Contractor Member firms involved in the heavy and highway construction industry in western Pennsylvania.

Executive Committee

PresidentJoseph F. CasilliCasper Colosimo & Son, Inc.
Vice PresidentAndrew R. SwankSwank Construction Co., LLC
Secretary/TreasurerFrank PiedimonteBrayman Construction Corporation
Immediate Past PresidentGeorge E. MezeyTrumbull Corporation
Committee ChairAli MillsPlum Contracting, Inc.

Executive Director

Richard J. Barcaskey
Richard J. Barcaskey
Richard J. Barcaskey joined CAWP in 1998 and in 2007 was appointed by the Board of Governors to serve as Executive Director.

Prior to becoming Executive Director of the Association, Mr. Barcaskey served as Director of Industry Relations for CAWP and was responsible for the training of industry supervisors from over 200 construction firms in issues regarding the collective bargaining agreement, safety regulations, equal employment opportunity, and other federal and state employment laws.

Rich serves on a number of joint labor and management training programs in Western Pennsylvania on which, as a representative of CAWP, he assists in the recruitment and selection of apprentices.

Rich earned his Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts degrees from Duquesne University.

Board of Governors

Anthony BertolinoMekis Construction Corp.
Erik BertrandMosites Construction Co.
Robert BreisingerMascaro Contracting, LP
Peter J. Caruso IVPeter J. Caruso & Sons, Inc.
Joseph F. CasilliCasper Colosimo & Son, Inc.
Michael A. Facchiano, Jr.Michael Facchiano Contracting, Inc.
Justin FoxIndependence Excavating, Inc.
Joseph E. KissaneM. O’Herron Company
John H. Laver IVMayer Brothers Construction Co.
David MatesicMatcon Diamond
Brian MillerPlum Contracting, Inc.
Ali MillsPlum Contracting, Inc.
Frank PiedimonteBrayman Construction Corp.
Forrest SchultzStrongstown's B&K Enterprises, Inc.
David SciulloGolden Triangle Construction Co., Inc.
Lance ShrefflerMcKinney Drilling Company
Ryan SurrenaJoseph B. Fay Company
Andrew R. SwankSwank Construction Co., LLC
Vince TutinoLindy Paving
Sean DonoghueCleveland Brothers Equipment Co.
– Associate Member Representative

Presidents Council

Shawn M. Fay, Sr.
George E. MezeyTrumbull Corporation
John M. MillsPlum Contracting, Inc.
Robert G. Miner, Jr.Donegal Construction Corp.
Stephen M. MuckBrayman Construction Corp.
Charles J. NiederriterGolden Triangle Construction Co.
Michael A. PaloFrancis J. Palo, Inc.
Kenneth L. WolfMekis Construction Corp.