William Tracey, President
Bill founded TRAC Builders in 1995 with a vision of establishing and enhancing critical infrastructure so it may best serve the needs of its respective community. As Chief Executive Officer, Bill is responsible for corporate strategy and planning; operations; as well as talent and financial management. He incites his team members to demonstrate leadership, integrity and passion in all they do. As a result, TRAC maintains a one-of-a-kind business culture that is collegial and collaborative as well as progressive and sustainable.
Bill is a member of the Providence Economic Development Partnership, Inc. (PEDP) Board of Directors and is a past President of the Construction Specification Institute Rhode Island, as well as a Corporate Affiliate member of the American Institute of Architects. Bill is a LEED Accredited Professional as certified by the US Green Building Council, and has successfully achieved LEED Home Certified Gold on the Kingstown Crossing development with Crossroads RI. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management and minor in historic preservation from Roger Williams University and serves on the University's Construction Management Advisory Board.
Nelson Ferreira, COO
As vice president, Nelson adds tremendous value to the everyday operations of TRAC Builders through his strategic and tactical leadership. Prior to joining TRAC in 2009, Nelson owned and operated a regional construction firm for which he provided both high level and hands-on project management. His career in construction management is strongly rooted in years spent as a master carpenter and craftsman. With a keen eye for quality, Nelson also excels at driving efficiencies—both system and process-based—for the benefit of TRAC’s clients and people. Nelson is a former board member and active member of the RI Construction Specification Institute.
Judy Russell, Controller
Judy has been with TRAC almost since inception and has been an integral part of the daily operations. In Judy’s role, she is responsible for the overall direction and leadership of the accounting operations and financial reporting of the company. She is responsible for the cash flow management of TRAC, including budgeting, planning, and forecasting. Judy is also responsible for handling all human resource issues for the company. Judy received her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Bryant College.
Brian Ross, Senior Estimator
Brian comes to TRAC with almost 30 years of experience in the construction industry working for several large firms as well as owning his own business for 10 years in residential construction. In his role as estimator, Brian is responsible for evaluating bid specifications and drawings, ensuring that we know everything required to successfully bid and win a project. Brian also works as an integral part of the project management team on select projects, keeping projects on time and on budget through key interaction with owners and the construction/design team.
Wayne Barber, Superintendent
Wayne comes to TRAC with many years of experience in construction as a superintendent. Wayne has worked on numerous projects in a variety of industries with a considerable focus in the retail and hospitality sector. In Wayne’s role as Superintendent, he is responsible for coordinating all site construction activities and supervising all field personnel as required to successfully complete the project on schedule and within budget.
Bob Tobias, Superintendent
Bob joins the TRAC team after working in the construction industry for over 25 years as a superintendent. Bob's has worked on numerous projects in a variety of industries with a considerable focus in the medical and corporate sectors. In Bob's role as Superintendent, he is responsible for coordinating all site construction activities and supervising all field personnel as required to successfully complete the project on schedule and within budget.
Bob Long, Superintendent
Bob has been working in all aspects of construction for the past 25 years. He has worked on projects for clients active in industrial, residential, education and pharmaceutical sectors. As a project superintendent, his focus is on delivering projects in a manner that upholds TRAC’s safety record while also meeting the schedule and budget. He brings a production-oriented mindset and ability to self-perform a number of tasks to the projects he works on.
Bernie Donnelly, Superintendent
Working within the construction industry has been Bernie’s sole focus for the past 20 years. He has been involved with the construction of many different types of projects including new construction, historic renovations, interior renovations, and additions for both public and private clients. The projects have included those in the healthcare, commercial, residential, and education sectors. As Project Superintendent, Bernie focuses on ensuring a productive work environment in order to meet the project schedule’s established milestones.
Andrew Horowitz, Project Engineer
An architect by trade, Andrew brings a unique skill set to the TRAC team. He is involved in many of TRAC's projects and aids project managers on their projects to provide value added service to the clients we serve.