Leadership Team

Greg J. Vangellow

Chief Executive Officer


Greg Vangellow is unique to the construction industry, having converted from banker to contractor. Greg purchased RW Dake Construction in January 2002 at the age of 31 and currently serves as the company’s Chief Executive Officer.

Prior to purchasing RW Dake Construction, Greg served as the company’s commercial banker with M&T Bank for seven years as a vice president in the Rochester Middle Market Lending Division. Greg currently is the Treasurer on the board of the Construction Industry Association of Rochester and on the executive committee for Evolution Insurance Company, Ltd. Previously, Greg served as a board member and Vice President for the Small Business Council and as President of the Board for the Mental Health Association.

Greg has an MBA from the Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester and a BA in economics from the University of New Hampshire. Greg and his wife, Deb, have three children and live in Fairport, NY.

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