Dave joined the A+B team in 2017 as a and Project Manager with 37 years of construction and engineering experience, including twenty-seven years as a principal of two construction firms.
He received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology from The University of Pittsburgh in 1980 and a Master of Science in Industrial Administration from Purdue University in 1982.
Dave performed design engineering in the transportation industry, field engineering in the energy industry and consulting engineering with Georgia Tech Research Institute’s extension services group. As principal of two construction firms, he managed day to day business operations in addition to negotiating, estimating and managing projects. He has experience in most industry sectors and new and renovation projects using varied construction delivery methods.
Dave strives to develop an understanding of his client’s needs and is eager to work as a team through project analysis, design, budgeting and construction. He has an eye towards detail and precision and enjoys working with his clients to create a positive overall experience.
Dave is an avid bicyclist and can often be found on our local roads and trails as he logs thousands of miles each year riding with the area’s local groups or on his own. He is the father of two sons and is a soon to be grandfather. The Fahrion’s were active members of Abilene Baptist Church for more than 20 years and now attend Stevens Creek Church. He lives with his wife Gayle and Cooper (Jack Russell Terrier) in the heart of the Evans.
Kelsey Nelson joined the A+B team in 2016 as an Administrative Assistant. She has seven years’ experience in administrative duties from working in apartment leasing, and being a receptionist at a car dealership.
Kelsey assists in every aspect of the company from accounts payable, accounts receivable, and anything else that may come up during the day. She is eager to learn and offer a hand where need be. Her professional attitude and outgoing personality make it easy for our clients to connect with her when they first call the company.
Currently, she is working towards a degree in Business Administration and Radiology Technician at Augusta University.
Kelsey is an avid equestrian, and has worked for and ridden under some well-known horse trainers when she lived in California. She currently resides in Augusta with her husband, Tyler, her Siberian Huskies, and cat. She enjoys reading, and horseback riding in her free time.
Jonathan Saul joined Allen+Batchelor Construction in 2020 as an Assistant Project Manager. Born and raised in Augusta, Georgia, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management, with a minor in Business from Georgia Southern University.
Prior to joining Allen+Batchelor, Jonathan worked as an estimator for a large general contractor. He has estimated both new and renovation projects in the areas of athletics, education, government, healthcare, office, retail, religion, and senior living.
Outside of work, Jonathan volunteers with veterans through the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and helps coach a local youth clay target shooting team. He enjoys anything involving the outdoors, including hunting, fishing, and clay target shooting.
Andre is one of our newest members to join A + B team. He originally interned with A+ B in the summer of 2007 while in college at Wofford where he received a BA in Finance. He brings a wealth of knowledge when it comes to starting and running a small business. As one of its founders, he has spent the last 5 years handling the day to day functions dabbling in HR, Licensing, Insurance, Quality Control, Financials and much more for Savannah River Brewing Co.
Andre is excited to bring his skill sets to A + B where he will be handling much of the business’ administrative tasks, while learning the nuances of the construction business. He will be a great asset to the already stellar team at A+B.
Andre is married to Abbey Fields and they have a newborn girl named Ellison. They enjoy spending lots of time with her watching her grow! Andre and Abbey enjoy going on dates to little restaurants within walking distance of their home. Andre also enjoys being outside hunting whitetail deer or playing golf with friends with his free time!