The people working your project from design to finish and everything in-between
Dale has been the President for Southwind since its inception in 1996. Involved in commercial construction for over 46 years, he has developed Southwind Group into a customer aware, design/build and commercial construction company. Edwards’ approach has gained exclusive repeat business from organizations such as WalMart, ACE Hardware, Academy/Armed Forces Banks and Fort Sill National Bank.
Sam has been the Chief Financial Officer since joining in 1999. He is responsible for the financial aspects of the business including banking relations, insurance, bonding, and client development in the retail and banking industries. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of First State Bank, BSA Bankshares and Church of the Heavenly Rest Foundation. Past boards include Just People of Abilene, Big Brothers/Big Sisters and past president of the Abilene Exchange Club. Prior to Southwind, Cutbirth owned and operated Sam C. Cutbirth, PC, a public accounting firm in Abilene with extensive experience in corporate and partnership taxation.
cHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Named the Director of Operations in 2007, Hovey originally joined Southwind in 1998 as the purchasing agent. In 2002, he became a Project Manager. While at Southwind, Hovey developed a nationwide network of vendors and subcontractors, completed over 250 successful projects, and maintains our IT infrastructure. He is certified in AutoCAD and is responsible for construction documentation on all projects.
dIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Scott came on board to Southwind in 1999, where his responsibilities include oversight and business development. Scott has successfully managed over 250 projects. He is also a qualifying agent for many state licensures. Prior to Southwind, Scott started his career in construction in 1977 as a painter’s helper, and over the years has worked in several different construction divisions.
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
Since coming to Southwind in 2015, he oversees the maintenance and purchasing for all jobs. He works with the nation-wide network of bank managers, vendors and subcontractors. He is AutoCAD certified and assits with architectural drawings for projects. Prior to joining Southwind, he worked in sales, communications and tech support.