Bracks Construction is a newly formed organization comprised of two key individuals, Ray Alexander and Eric Smith. The following section displays their plethora of experience in the industry on projects they have managed while in business prior to the formation of Bracks Construction. Our Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) status allows us to offer an additional level of expertise for our clients who are looking for veteran-owned companies with proven success. We work on both small and large-scale projects, so we can provide your project with all levels of service that you need!

Raynard Alexander


Raynard Alexander – President of Bracks Construction, Ltd, is a Service Disabled Veteran (CVE certified) with more than 25 years of experience in the construction sector. After serving in the Air Force for nearly six years, Ray resigned his position and utilized the GI Bill to earn a Bachelors of Science for Industrial Engineering. During his time in school Ray worked with several contractors to offset the cost of his education, whereas most recently Ray spent the last eleven years at Carderock Naval Warfare Center, West Bethesda as Operational Manager of Code 60 (Materials and Manufacturing Research Division) and as a Project Manager within Code 36 (Facilities and Model Fabrication Division), assisting code scientists and engineers with standing up new (as well as maintaining existing) labs in order to meet a host of present day and future Naval requirements. Ray regularly managed construction contracts, SRM and E (Sustainability, Remodeling, Modernization and Energy) projects, A&E projects, and coordinated personnel and financial resources to meet facility requirements. Prior to that he worked at NAVSEA Headquarters as a Cost Estimator for Ship Building developing AOAs (Alternatives of Analysis)options, Cost Estimates for Milestone reviews, POM and Budget submittal, Cost Tradeoff Analysis, Risk Analysis development, Contract Cost and Schedule Performance Reports.

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Eric Smith

Director of Operations

Eric’s background, specializing in heavy construction, spans three decades. He has managed and/or contracted to complete complex multi-million-dollar projects providing road construction, site development, building and structural demolition, concrete crushing, recycling, clearing and land development services. Beginning in the masonry field in 1987 as a non-union laborer, he advanced into the International Laborers Union (Local 332). His next progression was into the International Union of Operating Engineers (Local 542) operating heavy equipment. Excelling again to become a Master Mechanic (or Lead Engineer) for Local 542, where his responsibilities were to coordinate and supervise operators on high profile multi-million-dollar projects. After construction management, blueprint reading, and surveying courses Eric parlayed his experience into Site-work Superintendent positions. In the year 2000 Eric founded his own Site-work/Demolition company. He performed as an entrepreneur on union projects until 2017 executing contracts ranging from $400,000 to $4.5 million dollars in Philadelphia PA. Since 2017 he has consulted for land development firms and is currently a member of the Bracks Construction team.

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Colin Smith

Project Superintendent

Colin has held multiple positions throughout his 15 years in heavy construction. Having his foundation built within a first generation, family owned Construction Company, he developed knowledge of the industry from the field to the office. Starting as a laborer on site-work and demolition projects, then progressing to foreman, where he learned to run crews on the ground. He advanced his management skills through blueprint reading and construction management courses. Then spent time in the office learning how to estimate civil projects. After taking the time to understand the basics of civil construction he spent years operating heavy equipment in Local 542 for utility companies working on water and gas line installations in Philadelphia.
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Joseph  Washington

Master Electrician

Joseph Washington grew up in Southern Maryland before he joined the U.S. Navy. He began his start serving in the U.S Navy Sea Bee’s where his foundation began. While serving Joseph supported efforts of both the Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom operations honorably. After his military tenure, Joseph graduated from ABC (Associated Building Contractors) school where he used his multifaceted skills to provide supportive services for the Defense and Intelligence communities as a contractor. In 2010 now a Master Electrician Joseph established Frequency Enterprise as a Minority Veteran owned company. Joseph has a Maryland State Masters Electrician License, Virginia State Master Electrical License and multiple county licenses. He is also actively pursuing a Construction Management degree.
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Carolyn  Fitzgerald

Certified Public Accountant

President and CEO of JaLor Professional Services, has more than 35 years of business leadership experience as a bookkeeper, commercial banker, mortgage banker, project manager, operations manager and servicing manager. Since its inception, Carolyn has managed to successfully recruit a highly-skilled team of experts who are dedicated to meeting the company’s needs (from simple bookkeeping to preparing financial statements that clearly communicate where the company is and where it’s growing).
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Paulina  Weeden

Executive Administrator

Paulina Weeden, Owner of Virtually Effectual, LLC, has over 17 years experience providing quality onsite and remote assisting to C-Level Executives, Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Board Members. She has transitioned her passion for supporting top-level Executives in Corporate America, to focus on assisting small and minority-owned businesses with the establishment and management of business operations, project management, and marketing efforts. Paulina attended the University of Maryland Global Campus, with a concentration in project management. Her training in project management, and years of experience is demonstrated in her ability to pay close attention to detail, offer valuable consultation, and support operational services.
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Greg Williams

Site Manager

Mr. Greg Williams has over 20 years of experience managing multi-trade projects at several government organizations. He has established himself by forming and maintaining relationships with fellow contractors, suppliers, tradesmen and subject matter experts. Greg’s core belief in cultivating a true mindset for B2B, B2G and B2C businesses make him an invaluable asset to the team. Solving problems on the fly and bringing innovative solutions to the table are the type of personal qualities that have helped Greg Williams make a mark in the construction industry and helped him ascend to where he is today.
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