BRIAN ACTON, PRESIDENT/CEO
Brian Acton is President and CEO of BMWC. He’s been with the company for over 30 years, and joined BMWC after earning his B.S. from Purdue University in Construction and Engineering. In his free time, Brian enjoys playing golf, watching the Indianapolis Colts and college basketball, woodworking, traveling and serving on several nonprofit boards. He supports and donates time to the following local charitable organizations: Christamore House, United Way of Central Indiana, Julian Center, Horizon House, Shepard Center, Wheeler Mission and Gleaners.
Favorite Quote: “You cannot fail if you resolutely determine that you will not fail.” – Abraham Lincoln
CHRIS BUCKMAN, VICE PRESIDENT OF CORPORATE CONSTRUCTION
Chris Buckman is BMWC’s Vice President of Corporate Construction. He earned his B.S. in Building Construction Management from Purdue University, and he’s been with the company for nearly 20 years. Chris enjoys coaching youth sports, planning fun gathering with family and friends, motocross with his father and two boys and tinkering in the garage. He also enjoys watching college and pro football and the Chicago Cubs. His favorite pastime activity to participate in is snow skiing. He donates his time to numerous local organizations such as youth sporting charities and organizations, Boys and Girls Club of Indiana, United Way, Boy Scouts of Indiana and Horizon House.
“In our pursuit of perfection, we may achieve excellence along the way.”
“A pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.”
“The single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”
MIKE KELLER, CFO
Mike Keller was hired as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of BMWC Constructors in 2011. He has over 25 years of construction industry experience in financial management and reporting, banking, project controls, risk management, tax planning and construction operations. Mike received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Evansville.
Prior to joining BMWC, Mike spent 21 years serving as the Chief Financial Officer of The Estridge Companies, a large Indianapolis home builder and land developer. He also spent three years working in the accounting department at PepsiCo as well as three years in public accounting.
Mike serves as a member of BMWC’s board of directors as well as a board member of American Contractors Insurance Group and The Alliance. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and he is active in a variety of other business and civic organizations.
TONY KANALY, PRESIDENT OF BMWC WEST COAST
As President of BMWC’s Western Region, Tony Kanaly helps lead some of BMWC’s most exciting, ambitious projects. He’s been with the company for 26 years, and joined BMWC after completing his B.S. in Building Construction Management from Purdue University in 1991. Tony went on to receive his MBA in Finance from Butler University in 2002. In his free time, Tony enjoys playing golf, boating in San Juan’s and snow skiing. His favorite sport’s teams to watch are the Seattle Seahawks, Chicago Cubs and Purdue basketball. He’s also a devoted family man and loves spending time with his wife, son and two daughters. The charity he supports is Vistage International.
Favorite Quote: “I love it when a plan comes together.” – Colonel John “Hannibal” Smith, played by George Peppard in the 1980’s action-adventure television series The A-Team
KEITH BRENNAN, GENERAL MANAGER, INDIANAPOLIS
After graduating from Purdue University with a B.S. in Building Construction and Contracting, Keith Brennan began working for BMWC in various office locations around the country. Nearly 30 years later, Keith is still with the company as the general manager of our Indianapolis office. When Keith isn’t working, he’s probably spending time with his wife, daughter and two sons. He also enjoys boating, motorcycles and watching the Indianapolis Colts.
JOHN MANTA, VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING AND SALES
For more than six years, John Manta has been BMWC’s vice president of marketing and sales. He received his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and holds an MBA from Pepperdine University. John loves playing pick-up basketball, watching the Chicago Bulls, and spending free time with his daughter and two sons. He’s also an active member at the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Illinois, and currently works with six children through the program.