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Tom Laurita
President/CEO

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In April of 1984, Tom incorporated Laurita Excavating, Inc. With only a used CASE 450 track loader and hoe attachment, Tom performed residential excavation, septic system installation, and trucking part time. In 1989 Tom started tackling commercial projects and reclamation full-time. From a one man crew to thriving and successful business.



Atelio "Ott" Meale
Vice-President

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Ott has 13 years with Laurita and has worked primarily with estimating / bidding of projects.Ott is currently serving as the Chairman of Associated Builders and Contractors of WV. Prior to working for Laurita, Ott spent 12 years as project manager for a large DC metro firm, and 4 years surveying (DOH & Power plant construction) in Texas. He obtained a BS in Civil Engineering Technology, and a AS in Safety Engineering Technology in 1981 from Fairmont State University.



Mark Pysell
General Superintendent

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Mark has 20 years experience in the industry, 14 spent with Laurita. While serving as superintendent he has completed a wide variety of projects including; heavy and highway excavating, commercial and residential underground utilities, concrete work, and complete site development. Mark is a family man going on 24 years, and has 3 children. He enjoys spending weekends with his family boating, and fishing.



Toni Dering
Executive VP, Secretary/Treasurer

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Toni has been with Laurita,Inc. for more than twenty years as the Secretary / Treasurer, and EEO officer. Her primary involvement has been corporate taxation and accounting with experience in accounts payable, receivable, employee benefits, and payroll. Toni graduated from Wheeling Jesuit University with a BS in Accounting in 1988, and received her CPA in 1991.