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One of Triune’s recent federal projects was at Camp Bullis in San Antonio, Texas. « Industrial | TMV LLC (TRIUNE) Relationship-Oriented T TRIUNE IS CONSISTENTLY AWARDED HIGHLY SOUGHT-AFTER FEDERAL CONTRACTS. BY KATHRYN JONES Fudzie wanted to create a construction servMV LLC, also known as Triune, stands ices company that was “structurally big, but apart from other contractors in the actively nimble” – which is the second way Dallas region for three reasons, says www.tmvllc.us Triune separates itself from the marketplace Vince Fudzie, managing member. • Headquarters: Dallas competition, he explains. One is its relationship-oriented approach to • Employees: 26 “Through the collective experience of doing business. • Services: Construction, disaster response employees, we are able to provide the sameour quali“We are in an industry where the customer and fuel supply ty service as a Fortune 100 company, but we are is not always the primary focus,” he explains. nimble enough to quickly react to the changing “Many of our company’s competitors are condemands of our customers,” he says. cerned with net profits and increasing their Although Fudzie is the founder of Triune margins, rather than providing good service and operates as CEO, “As a company, we don’t to the customer.” –Vince like titles,” he asserts. “As an LLC, legally, I am Just by the nature of their size, larger generFudzie, managing member the managing member.” This no-nonsense al contractors cannot provide the personalized approach to business management reflects customer service that clients deserve, according the third reason Triune distinguishes itself in the industry. to Fudzie – something he says he learned first-hand as a consultant to “From the top-down, we have a ‘get ’er done’ mentality,” Fudzie major construction companies around the world. This led him to estabexplains. “I won’t allow people to use the word ‘problem.’ We call them lish Triune in 1997. “I felt it was my opportunity to start a business in an ‘situations.’ If not addressed, they may become a problem, but I expect industry that was pretty much devoid of successful minority compapeople to have solutions.” nies,” he says. TMV LLC (Triune) “The thing I like about federal work is there are rules – if you follow the rules, you typically end up successful.” CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM OCTOBER 2009
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Construction Today - October 2009
Construction Today - October 2009
Regional Spotlight: Southwest
Ledcor Construction Hawaii LLC
C.H. GUERNSEY & Co.
First Gulf Development Corp.: Meadowvale Corporate Centre
Jacobsen Construction: Workers Compensation Fund Headquarters
Novak Construction Co.
Affordable Concepts Inc.
HBD Construction Inc.: Edwardsville Crossing
Ledcor Construction: Napa, Calif.
Mared Mechanical Contractors Corp.
Myers & Chapman Inc.
Summit Contractors Group Inc.
Wilcox Construction Inc.
Special Focus: Mergers & Acquisitions
Hensel Phelps: Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl. Airport Sky Train
Circle Construction LLC
Electrical Contractors Inc.
Everett, Wash., Department of Public Works
Imco General Construction Inc.: Arlington WWTP
New Prince Concrete Construction
R.N. Rouse & Co. Inc.
Stanek Constructors Inc.
Fort Lewis: New Barracks, Army Growth Complex and Support Battalion
Torcon Inc.: Brookhaven National Laboratory’s National Synchrotron Light Source II
Bovis Lend Lease: FBI Denver HQ
Stuart Olson: University of Lethbridge Markin Hall
Bird Construction Co.: Shearwater Helicopter Base
Carbon Constructors Inc.
Consultants & Builders Inc.
Emerick Construction Co.: Rock Creek Middle School
Broadmoor/Boh Brothers Construction Co.: U.S. Coast Guard Integrated Support Command
Cahill Contractors Inc.: The Oakland Museum of California Phase 1
Flintco Inc.: Germantown Women & Children’s Pavilion
Gamma Construction Co.
Kreizenbeck Constructors: BSU Student Union
Pizzagalli Construction Co.: FAHC Radiation Oncology
Robins & Morton: Lincoln Hospital
Steele & Freeman Inc.
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corp. (TNDC)
W.G. Yates & Sons Construction: Armed Forces Retirement Village
BBL Construction Services LLC: The Glen at Sugar Hill Apartments
Chelsea Investment Corp.
Affirmed Housing Group
Westland Construction Inc.: Bridges at Citifront
Product Showcase: Plumbing Equipment
Hunzinger Construction Co.: Johnson Controls Headquarters
B.L. Harbert International LLC: S.O.F. 5th Special Forces Battalion Operations Complex
Duke Construction: Monarch Beverage Co. Headquarters
Irish Construction Co.
TMU LLC (Triune)
Last Look: Consultants & Builders Inc.
Construction Today - October 2009