Michael T. Waldrop - CEO, LEED AP, CGC

U.S. Army Veteran

As the founder, and CEO of Blue Cord Design & Construction Michael T. Waldrop has served as the driving force behind Blue Cord's commitment to excellence and reputation for superior professional services since 2008.
Michael is a Service-Disabled Veteran having served as an Infantry Captain during Operation Enduring Freedom.
He has over 16 years of experience as a Certified General Contractor, is trained in OSHA-30, a LEED®-Accredited Professional, and is certified in QA/QC by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Michael draws upon his military training and heritage, as well as his formal education and prior experience to oversee all aspects of Blue Cord’s construction projects. His extensive construction background includes expertise as an Estimator, Project Engineer, Project Manager, Director of Pre-Construction Services and Vice President of Construction Operations. 
Michael's experience in the design and construction industry is unmatched-spanning project disciplines such as M/E/P, scheduling, and safety to Government policy, contract negotiations, and SDVOSB advocacy.

Eric Dodson - President

Eric is a career construction executive with an education in construction management as well as field experience. His expertise ranges from multi-million dollar construction efforts, to working directly with clients and designers to ensure quality and timely completion of intrusive and critical/time sensitive projects, both large and small. These experiences allow Eric to excel in program and project management, qualities which serve him well as Blue Cord's President.

John H. Hoibraten, Jr., LEED AP - VP of Preconstruction

John has more than 20 years’ relevant knowledge of the construction industry, spanning project and construction management to field work. He is certified as a LEED-Accredited Professional, and has served as a Superintendent, Project Manager, and Estimator. His additional expertise encompasses clean room equipment installation, preconstruction management, and quality control. 

Paul Conrad - Orlando Operations Manager

As Senior Project Manager and Orlando Operations Manager, Paul provides oversight to Blue Cord projects from start to finish. His responsibilities include setting performance requirements, ensuring resources and labor are procured and used effectively, maintaining project schedules, and serving as a primary link to our clients. Paul also is involved in Quality Assurance and Quality Control for Blue Cord efforts. Paul has served as Senior Project Manager for numerous Blue Cord efforts since the firm's inception. He offers more than four decades of industry experience to our team and has built a reputation for excellence in construction. 

Andrew French - Senior Project Manager

With a strong background in quality control, its no wonder that Andrew’s projects are some of the most well-planned and well-executed projects in the industry. As a Blue Cord Senior Project Manager, Andrew provides diligent oversight and encourages meticulous attention to detail through both the design and construction phases. 
His related responsibilities include creating quality control reports, monitoring construction site activities for compliance with the quality requirements, and performing site inspections to evaluate subcontractor performance.

Eddy Reeder - Project Manager

As Project Manager, Eddy oversees Blue Cord projects from start to finish. His duties include setting performance requirements and keeping the project on schedule and serving as a primary link to our clients. He brings valuable synchronization and management skills to Blue Cord’s projects.

John Sandstrom - Project Manager

With 18 years of industry experience, management expertise for mission-critical efforts, and training capabilities for OSHA 30 and OSHA 10-hour certifications, John is ideally suited as a Blue Cord Project Manager. In this capacity, he oversees every aspect of his projects from start to finish. His duties include setting performance requirements, keeping the project on schedule and on-budget, and serving as a primary link to our clients.

Jessie Ladson, Senior Project Manager

Jessie is directly responsible for ensuring that all projects are managed efficiently and that schedule, budget, safety, program, and quality goals are achieved. From procurement through final closeout, he will provide close oversight for all construction operations. He will act and make decisions in matters affecting planning, procurement, labor, supervision, personnel, cost, safety, quality assurance, and records. Jessie will provide regular project status reports and will be the primary point of contact during construction for the team, the subcontracting community, and other contractors that may be working on the site.

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Dennis Swilley


Kurt Whitney


Paul Shumate


Hank Johnson


Mike Perkins


U.S. Navy Veteran

Kaina Kaio
U.S. Coast Guard


Mike Mazzuchelli

U.S. Army Veteran

Jerry Jones


U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force Veteran

Randy Perkins


John Tingley, CIE, CMMI


Chris Evans


U.S. Marine Corps



Andrew Ware


U.S. Army National Guard



Joshua Guiles


U.S. Navy



Specially Assigned Construction Consultants

Mike Glass

Project Engineer GOAA

Kristina Dupree

Project Engineer


Iris Perez


KC Cali

Executive Coordinator

Kym Campbell

Sr. Project Expeditor

Michelle Rose

Accounting Assistant

Crystal Hoibraten

Accounting Assistant

Eri Gilbert

Administrative Assistant

Marketing and Business Development

Vanessa Valentin,

Marketing Manager

Valerie Murphy,


Marketing Coordinator

Kevin Lacey

Marketing Coordinator

835 Bennett Rd, Suite 100 Orlando, FL 32803, USA

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