Meet with FaverGray at the InterFace Student Housing Conference


FaverGray is excited to be a sponsor of the 16th annual InterFace Student Housing Conference on April 24-26th in Austin, Texas. The student housing industry’s most important event will bring together the leading owners, investors, developers, managers/operators, lenders, architects, contractors, service providers and vendors in the space.

The conference is an excellent opportunity to connect with our FaverGray team in person: Schedule a Meeting with our Team.

Ben Hinson, Executive Vice President

Ben Hinson, an original member of FaverGray dating back to the company’s inception has more than 23 years of experience in the design and construction business.  As Executive Vice President, Hinson is responsible for overall project operations, divisional management and support, business development, preconstruction planning and management, contract negotiations, resource allocation and project-level financial reporting.

Chris Thomason, Director of Operations

Chris Thomason is an original member of FaverGray dating back to the company’s inception.  Thomason has more than 21 years of design/build and construction management experience in the residential, commercial and industrial market sectors.  

As Director of Operations, Thomason is responsible for developing and managing corporate “best practices” for preconstruction services, project planning, scheduling, safety and quality control programs.  Thomason is also responsible for corporate oversight of all divisional field operations and resource allocation to ensure that each project has a successful plan and a complementary staff to achieve corporate performance and financial objectives.

John Kitchens, Division Leader

John Kitchens joined FaverGray in 2010 and has more than 21 years of construction management and design/build experience. As Division Leader, Kitchens manages divisional operations, project development strategies, preconstruction services, customer relations and oversight of all divisional staff to ensure that each project team meets or exceeds schedule, financial and customer satisfaction objectives.

Andrew Herbenick, Project Director

Andrew Herbenick has been with FaverGray since 2011. As Project Director, Andrew is responsible for project management staffing, direct financial and project management oversight and support of his staff.



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.