Our Board of Directors are committed to strategic growth and responsible, planned management of our assets. Each member of our Executive Team espouses our Core Values and promotes a positive workplace and quality, reliability and integrity on each project.
CMS Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board Ernest C. Enrique, PE, has more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry. He has developed and implemented large-scale strategic growth initiatives and successfully managed global federal construction operations as the former president of TolTest, Inc. His knowledge, moral character and energy are unmatched and he is held in highest regard by his customers, competitors, peers and employees. Mr. Enrique is a licensed Professional Engineer and earned his Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Toledo. He serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Lourdes University and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Society of American Military Engineers, and the Technical Society of Toledo.
President Mercedes O. Enrique invested in CMS in 2004, and has since transformed the company from one location to seven, from eight employees to 67, from mechanical construction subcontractor to a prime federal general contractor, and from sales of just half a million dollars to $21.8M in 2013. CMS has won numerous industry awards for Excellence in Construction and Outstanding Safety practices and records, including the 2010 SAME Small Business Award for Outstanding Performance on DoD Contracts and the 2009 Robert B. Flowers Small Business Award. Prior to acquiring CMS, Ms. Enrique worked for Dana Corporation where she was involved with strategic planning, manufacturing and marketing. She earned her Master’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and her Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Toledo.
As Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Khushwant S. Mander is a key owner and leader in the continued growth and success of CMS. Prior to joining CMS in 2004, Mr. Mander worked with Mr. Enrique as a Senior Project Manager at TolTest, Inc. . His experience with federal and private sector clients has provided him with extensive knowledge of the construction marketplace. Mr. Mander earned a Master’s degree in Geology from Bowling Green State University and Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science/Chemistry from Allegheny College.
Members of the CMS Executive Team have worked together for nearly 20 years as colleagues and co-workers in the engineering and construction industry. As siblings, Mr. Ernest Enrique and Ms. Mercedes Enrique share a family bond and a strong enthusiasm for the construction industry.