Employee Spotlight: Allen Massey, Superintendent at FaverGray

12/15/23

We are thrilled to shine a spotlight on one of our field team members, Allen Massey, who holds the pivotal role of Project Superintendent. Since rejoining the FaverGray family in 2022, Allen has brought a wealth of experience and a unique perspective to our dynamic team.

Meet Allen

Allen’s journey into construction began after a commendable service in the United States Army and the Army National Guard. With over two decades of experience in construction trades and carpentry, Allen initially carved his path in building custom residential homes. In July 2019, Allen made a shift into the multifamily world.

What Makes FaverGray Special

When asked about his experience at FaverGray, Allen expresses a genuine love for what he does. What sets FaverGray apart, in his eyes, is the exceptional family and team atmosphere. Allen points out that looking forward to your boss’s visit is a unique and cherished aspect of the work culture here.

Favorite Project: Parkside at East Village

Among the various projects Allen has been a part of, one holds a special place in his heart – Parkside at East Village. This project not only marked his initiation into the multifamily sector but also served as his introduction to the FaverGray team.

 

Defining Success

For Allen, success is a journey defined by the ability to persevere from one failure to another without losing enthusiasm until the desired success is achieved. 

Best Advice Received

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.” This timeless advice has been Allen’s guiding principle, emphasizing the importance of passion in achieving greatness.

Inspiration

Allen finds inspiration in everyone he surrounds himself with. The diverse and dedicated individuals at FaverGray contribute to his motivation and drive for success.

Fun and Hobbies

Beyond the construction site, Allen’s favorite pastime involves managing his property for wildlife and indulging in the art of bow hunting. 

Best Travel Experience – Home is Where the Heart Is

With a lifelong career in the construction industry, the best place Allen has ever traveled is HOME. 

Preferred Superpower – Mind Reader

Given the chance, Allen would choose the ability to read minds. His humorous take on the choice stems from a desire to understand the motivations behind some of the interesting actions observed in the field.

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James a. Gray

Gray co-founded FaverGray in 2005 and has more than 45 years of experience in design and construction management in the residential, commercial and industrial market sectors. As CEO, Gray is responsible for leading the development of FaverGray’s short and long term strategy, creating and implementing FaverGray’s vision and mission, maintaining awareness of the competitive market landscape, evaluating expansion opportunities and industry developments, maintaining social awareness and responsibility within FaverGray’s market sectors, assessing and managing corporate risks and management of banking and surety relationships.