Our Team

Our people are what make us great.

Our Leadership

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    David Payne

    Chief Executive Officer

    As an entrepreneur and electrical engineer, David energizes a customer-focused dedication to continuously develop new approaches to problem solving. He instills a fearless approach to projects by giving employees the tools they need to meet customer expectations with innovative engineering solutions and superior project management. David’s leadership in growing PayneCrest into a nationally recognized, award-winning electrical contractor earned him honors as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.

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    Ryan Freeman

    President

    With nearly 20 years of experience in construction management and executive leadership Ryan is dedicated to exceeding the expectations of PayneCrest’s clients. Ryan was previously recognized as a “40 under 40” young executive by the national publication Building Design + Construction and the St.Louis Business Journal.              His collaborative approach will allow PayneCrest to continue to be the best choice for the toughest, most complex projects.

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    Doug Adrian

    Chief Financial Officer

    As chief financial officer, Doug has more than 20 years of experience in construction accounting. He ensures PayneCrest’s financial strength positions the firm to successfully deliver projects of any size. He is dedicated to continuously enhancing cost effective operational processes that strengthen PayneCrest, allowing it to better serve its customers.

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    Cory Borchardt

    Vice President, Operations

    Cory executes PayneCrest’s mission of being the most trusted go-to company when the risks are high. He is responsible for capital growth and employee development to meet ever-evolving customer needs for innovative commercial and industrial electrical/communications solutions.

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