Meet the Team

Goodwill Construction Services offers clients an opportunity to invest in the welfare and future of our community while meeting your construction needs. Our knowledgeable and highly-skilled team members are veterans of the construction field, with over 100 years of combined industry experience under their belt.


Brian Otto

Brian Otto

Director

Brian joined Goodwill Construction Services in 2012 after operating his own Charlotte-based contracting company for 13 years. In his role as General Manager, he is responsible for overseeing operations and training for construction services.

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Norman Saunders

Norman Saunders

Site Superintendent

Norman serves as a Site Superintendent for Goodwill Construction Services having joined in the summer of 2016. He has spent the last 13 years as owner and operator of his own contracting business headquartered in Fayetteville, NC. Contracting in both commercial and residential, for the Department of Defense (DOD) and local government, Norman brings close to 30 years of carpentry experience to the team.

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Jon Olcott

Jon Olcott

Site Superintendent

Jon joined Goodwill Construction Services in 2016 after moving to Charlotte from Connecticut. In his role as Site Superintendent, he is responsible for coordinating on-site construction projects that provide work experience for individuals in construction skills training. Jon graduated from Emmett O’Brien Technical School in 2002 and has worked in the industry for over 15 years. He is an experienced carpenter with framing, roofing, interior trim, and siding experience among other disciplines.

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Lance Dixon

Project Manager

Lance joined Goodwill Construction Services in April 2017. Lance’s construction experience began while working for his father’s construction company in West Virginia and includes various roles with three national homebuilders in Texas and North Carolina, as well as positions with two different Habitat for Humanity affiliates in Georgia and North Carolina. Lance is a graduate of Marshall University where he earned a B.A. in Criminal Justice, a graduate of Tarleton State University (Stephenville, TX) where he earned a M.S in Business Management, and a graduate of Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary where he earned two graduate degrees, a MAR in Christian Leadership and a Master of Divinity (MDIV). Lance also serves as a Chaplain with the US Army Reserve and previously served as an Army Officer on active duty. Lance has been married to his wife Ashley since 2001 and they have two children, Taylor and Garrett. His hobbies include the Bible, reading, writing, hunting, military history and his family.

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Dhiren Rathod

Dhiren Rathod

Estimator

Dhiren joined Goodwill Construction Services as Estimator in 2013, after operating his own contracting business for seven years. He is a licensed general contractor in North Carolina. Dhiren is a graduate of UNC Charlotte where he earned his B.A. in Business Administration and Central Piedmont Community College where he studied construction management.

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