Mike McKeethen


 

“Rhodey is a family-based business and in the short time that I have been here, it definitely feels like they treat their employees like family.”


Mike McKeethen is a Senior Project Manager for Rhodey Construction. His previous experience includes working as a Facilities Maintenance Manager and Project Manager for BioMerieux, Incorporated. At Rhodey, he enjoys the work environment and the support he’s received from management and team members alike.

Some of Mike’s current job duties include working with Mallinckrodt Engineering on existing projects and planning for future ones. He regularly assists in creating the scope of work with clients, adding valuation to the engineering jobs that arise. In project management, the work can change daily, which also means that opportunities and challenges can make each and every day more interesting.

Mike has expertise in many areas. His current projects and specialties include a wet well project, excavation and pipe work, process room and HVAC integration. Mike will also be working on projects at Rhodey to include electrical sub-station, roofing, demolition and a
railroad crossing project.

Mike’s education includes a BS in Business Management from Lindenwood University. He is also certified in HVACR from Ranken Technical and trained in AutoCAD.

Happily married to his high school sweetheart, he has two awesome sons and enjoys spending his free time boating, fishing and hunting. He’s happiest spending time on the water but also enjoys the open road, riding his motorcycle. He believes “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.”

Jason Appel


 

“We really enjoy what we do. The work is fun, challenging, and most of all; the end result offers a real sense of accomplishment.”


Jason Appel re-joined Rhodey as a project manager in 2021 after working as a commercial developer and constructor. Prior to developing and managing multi-million dollar real estate properties Jason worked at Rhodey for over 12 years focusing in healthcare at BJC’s facilities. He appreciates the customer-centric attitude at Rhodey and understands that a client’s needs are always first and foremost and looks forward to continuing Rhodey’s strong owner relationships into the future. This belief has only been strengthened since spending time on the Owner’s side of the table.

In his role, Jason demonstrates exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills keeping projects on time and within budget—while delivering high-quality results. He is responsible for reviewing plans, soliciting subcontractor bids, awarding contracts, and managing the schedule and budget throughout the duration of the project.

After receiving his bachelor’s degree in 1998 in construction management from Southwest Missouri State University, Jason was an estimator in the field of new home construction and worked during college, hands-on, in residential remodeling. Described as patient and particular about quality control, Jason enjoys his daily contact with clients.

Alex Cattoor


 

“A large part of our success comes from our ability to lean on other members of our team. By working together, we’re able to go above and beyond for our clients, regardless of what stage of the process we are in.”


Alex Cattoor began his career in the construction industry in 2007. He joined Rhodey as a Project Manager in 2018, bringing with him his strong belief in providing exceptional customer service, which has always been a proud staple of the company.

Having worked with several large general contractors in the past, Alex has extensive field experience in commercial construction and heavy civil work. His current role consists primarily of managing all facets of a project, including budgets, schedules, planning and design, construction and closeout. As project manager, he is versed on all aspects of the business.

Additionally, he provides detailed assessments in order to determine the potential value of design changes, constructability suggestions, and innovative solutions to any issues that may arise throughout a project. Alex also coordinates with both field personnel and owners to ensure projects are progressing, while still maintaining an emphasis on both quality and safety.

After spending several years working as a third generation Journeyman Carpenter, Alex graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Missouri State University in December of 2009. Alex has also received extensive safety training, including OSHA’s 30 Hour Safety Certification, “Competent Person” training, and a multitude of task-specific trainings.

Dillon Corr, CHC, PMP


 

“I am thrilled to be part of a company with such a rich history of interesting projects and loyal clients.”


Dillon Corr joined Rhodey as a project manager in 2017. Having worked with Rhodey in the past, Dillon knew he would be a great fit. He appreciates the customer-centric attitude at Rhodey and understands that a client’s needs are always first and foremost and looks forward to continuing Rhodey’s strong owner relationships into the future.

From working as a subcontractor, general contractor, construction manager at risk, and construction manager agent, Dillon has been exposed to several perspectives in our industry. This exposure allows him to assess situations from other parties’ viewpoints to help prevent and diffuse unproductive situations. In addition to being involved in projects from differing perspectives, Dillon has handled many contractual arrangements from unit price, lump sum, professional hourly, time and material, and guaranteed maximum prices. As such, he can assist with selecting the best arrangement for a given project and effectively manage the project through completion.
Dillon’s role involves managing all aspects of a project from bidding, evaluating schedules, assessing potential value of design changes, coordinating between field personnel and owners, and closing out a project. He understands the importance of each step in the building process and enjoys bringing the customer’s vision to life.

A graduate of Missouri University of Science and Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Dillon has an engineering background that helps with seeing projects and problems from a technical standpoint. Dillon has completed OSHA 30 Hour Training and is an ASHE Certified Healthcare Constructor.