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 in 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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    Jason Massoth

    Chief Operating Officer

    With over 1.7 billion dollars completed in electrical construction over the last 30 years, Jason brings an abundance of knowledge and experience to the day to day operations at PayneCrest. His depth of knowledge and experience on large complex electrical projects provides direct benefits to our team and our customers.