About Rockport Construction Group
Founded in 2009 and led by construction industry veterans Donnie Lotz and Art Atanasoff, Rockport Construction Group is Dallas-Fort Worth’s premier contractor for medical and commercial office design, construction, and interior finish-out.
Our team of experienced professionals partners with you to handle every aspect of construction from beginning to end, rolling up our sleeves to tackle each obstacle standing between you and a successful project. Our many repeat clients consider us an extension of their own project teams, carefully balancing quality and cost to achieve a common goal: a perfect finished product.
We are known for our absolute commitment to high-quality work, full custom finish-outs, and building customer relationships the right way: By seamlessly handling every detail to deliver the best construction result for your money. We minimize surprises and maximize your project budget by employing only trusted, quality-oriented craftsmen with the expertise to do things right the first time.
We capitalize on our longstanding municipal relationships to streamline permitting and compliance, so you can break ground faster. Each project is customized to your exact specifications, offering value engineering to help you achieve the look you want for less.
From initial project plans to site surveys, hands-on construction oversight, seamless integration of “smart” building systems, and quality finishing touches, we bring every detail of your vision to life, delivering a move-in-ready building on time and within budget.
Our Company Personnel
Donnie Lotz, President
As President of Rockport Construction Group (RCG), Donnie continues to be the catalyst for RCG’s growth and success. Responsible for selecting Rockport’s markets, Donnie has been instrumental in establishing Rockport’s reputation as a leader in the medical construction industry. Known for being very “hands on,” Donnie enjoys all phases of the construction process from reviewing drawings to job site inspections. His duties include business development, marketing, planning, goal setting, recruiting, client negotiations and implementation of new programs and techniques. Donnie feels that by emphasizing company excellence in everything they do and continually striving to improve their performance, Rockport Construction Group can provide our clients with superb project performance and their employees with an enjoyable, secure and profitable work place.
Art Atanasoff, Vice President
Mr. Atanasoff, with over three decades in the commercial construction industry, provides a strong foundation in construction project management, as well as practical and creative insight into projects from inception to completion. He possesses a unique ability to understand and communicate with people at all levels, and has a keen eye for detail, a relentless pursuit for quality, and pushes for excellence in performance on each project. Art is responsible for the overall direction, completion and financial outcome of multiple projects. He is responsible for total project coordination including value engineering, coordinating and managing the project team in all areas of construction.
Steve White, Director of Pre-Construction / Estimating
Steve is the Managing Director of estimating at Rockport Construction Group. He has spent two decades estimating projects in market sectors such as medical, surgical centers, retail, restaurant, corporate headquarters, law offices, high end office finish out, multi-family and senior living. Steve’s proactive approach ensures the client to have accurate estimates and detailed schedules early in the process, allowing the client to make the best decisions to optimize their investment.
Doctorate in Statistics from Florida International University
Vanessa Krodell, Sr. Project Manager
Over a decade of proven construction administration in a fast-paced general contractor and development environment. Over $100 Million experience in all phases of construction including commercial, multi-family, public/civil, design-build and retail development.
Denise Loughray, Office Manager / Sr. Accountant
Extensive accounting background, with experience including strategic planning, operational management and systems design. Prior experience includes working with developers as a property manager and office manager/accountant for an architectural firm.
Kristin Tarrence, Administrative Assistant / Accounting
Nearly two decades of administrative experience in architectural, real estate / restaurant development and construction industries.