Meet The Team
LORI ESCALANTE, C.P.A.
President & CEO
Lori Escalante is a native of Southern Arizona and a graduate of the University of Arizona with a degree in Accounting. She is a positive role model from the relatively rare female perspective in the construction industry, a visionary leader that builds long term relationships with clients, team members and vendors within Escalante Concrete Construction and in the community.
Vice President – Operations
Matthew Dickens leads the Escalante team with outstanding technical abilities resulting in expert planning and execution of your project. Matt’s professional experience together with his
proactive analysis of the project specifications, scope and field conditions, result in consistently higher value and quality performance for our clients.
Senior Project Manager
With over 35 years’ experience in professional concrete placement, Benny Lopez brings together outstanding organizational and leadership skills with the artistic instincts of a craftsman. Benny is the Quality Leader within Escalante, the professional source of the best practices our team uses to produce higher quality results for our clients.
Senior Project Manager
With over 40 years in concrete construction and homebuilding, Ron Reisen leads within the Escalante Team from a professional perspective of the customer experience. His outstanding organizational ability, understanding of customer scheduling priorities and commitment to working proactively with our clients results in an on-time performance commitment unlike any
of our competitors.
Ornaldo began his career in construction in 2011 as a Laborer for Escalante Concrete. Throughout his tenure, he has continually been a force for quality within every position he has held. His desire to work together to achieve quality as a team established him as an Escalante Leader almost immediately. Born in Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, Ornaldo infuses every project and the entire company with his outstanding skill, dedication and attitude for quality and service.
Al Garcia brings a military background to delivering precision resource scheduling to serve our client priorities. With a customer experience focus that is integral to our culture, Al Garcia leads the schedule coordination functions within the company to ensure your project is completed on time, no issues, no excuses.
Resource Manager / Detailer
A graduate of the University of Arizona with a degree in English, Anthony joined the Escalante team in 2015. He brings his understanding of form setting to facilitate efficient scheduling of job site resources, including communication of project specifications.
Sandra Valenzuela leads the Escalante Administrative team, insuring accuracy, completeness and proactive management of the financial and administrative functions within the company.
For more than 20 years, Sandra’s commitment to professionalism has resulted in outstanding performance and a positive customer experience for our clients.