Our Team


Mark DeChick


Mark is the President/CEO of AmBuild Company.  With over 25 years experience in the construction industry, Mark has been responsible for overseeing numerous construction projects from the onset through construction closeout.  He applies practical experience from his engineering, construction administration & project management roles to each project.  This approach has allowed him to complete projects with the most efficient and economical outcome.

Before receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology, Mark enlisted in the United States Marine Corps.  Mark served in the Persian Gulf War from 1990-91 specializing in clearing mines as a tanker.  During this time, Mark received the classification of Service-Disabled Veteran.

Mark developed his experience and talents through various roles within the construction industry. He is an experienced project manager in charge of projects ranging from several thousands of dollars to millions of dollars.  He prides himself on being thorough and delivering quality projects for his clients.

He continues to manage teams of experienced construction professionals. 

Andrew Claus
Vice President


For nearly 20 years, Andrew has been involved in the construction industry from one perspective or another.  Starting as a carpenter apprentice he soon moved into a back office role in Information Technology and accounting systems. For the last six years Andrew has had a focus on advocacy, government relations and supporting the education of Design-build as delivery model.

Gaining experience both in the field and in the office, Andrew brings a wealth of knowledge and best practices of the inner workings of the general contracting environment. Adding to his business knowledge, in 2007 he completed his MBA from St. John Fisher College. Shortly following, Andrew also completed his professional certification from the Design Build Institute of America.

In 2007 Andrew was presented the Leadership Award from the CIO Roundtable. In 2010 he  received the Rochester Business Journal’s “Forty under 40” award for up and coming business leaders and community advocates. In addition to his many accomplishments professionally, Andrew is very active in the community and volunteers his time on several not-for-profit boards, most notably for the last 10 years with the Arc of Monroe.


Associates & Staff

Matt Andres
Superintendent / Master Carpenter

LEED Certified



Al Urban
Global Urban Enterprises 


Dan Fedison
Superintendent / Master Carpenter



Patrick Shaw

Assistant Project Manager


Mike Dibella
Assistant Superintendent /

Master Finisher /Carpenter



Eric Boyum
Project Manager