Samuel J. Davis
Originally from Buena Vista, Colorado, Sam Davis decided to get out of Chaffee County and head for Denver to start his career. Starting in 2010, Sam acted as a foremen on welding projects and an area supervisor on commercial buildings. By 2015, Sam had worked his way up to Project Superintendent, managing multi-million dollar commercial projects in the greater Denver area. In 2019, Sam decided it was time to get back to Chaffee County, where his family still is. On September 18th, Davis Hauser Construction, LLC. (DHC) was formed, ready and excited to take on both residential and commercial work. Coming to the small town, with the big city experience, gives Sam an edge on others in the area.
Not only is he bringing with him his knowledge and city ambition, he has access to a new variety of subcontractors. Sam is hardworking, an excellent problem solver, and knows how to drive a budget and a schedule, making him a critical partner on the DHC team.
Phone: (719) 221-8159
Rebecca L. Hauser
Originally from New York, Rebecca Hauser acquired a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She graduated in May of 2013 and moved to Salida to intern with Chaffee County Habitat for Humanity, as one of their Site Supervisors. As the internship was ending, Rebecca was hired as a Project Engineer for Diesslin Structures Inc./Epic Homes, in Salida. She worked her way up to Residential Division Manager by 2015, and parted ways in the spring of 2018. Rebecca spent a year between Habitat for Humanity and another start-up builder in Chaffee County, before meeting Sam Davis. On September 18th, Davis Hauser Construction, LLC. (DHC) was formed, ready and excited to take on both residential and commercial work.
Rebecca brings some crucial skill sets to this new venture. Combining her knowledge of residential construction with her love for efficiency and spreadsheets, brings a new level of organization to Chaffee County. Her ambition, exceptional people skills, and fresh ideas make her a critical partner on the DHC team.
Phone: (845) 239-1046
Tommy J. Sherwood
Project Engineer/Project Manager
Originally from Dunoon (a small town on the west coast of Scotland), Tommy received a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Strathclyde in 2010. Since graduation, he has held a variety of engineering roles around the world from off-grid power management in Spain, to development work in India with Engineers Without Borders, to growing cucumbers in an experimental saltwater greenhouse in Qatar, to working as an M&E engineer in London for four years before moving to Colorado in 2016 to try his hand at raft guiding. After a couple years of guiding Tommy wanted to return to engineering for a more intellectual stimulating job, he met Rebecca in 2019 and became DHC’s first employee in March of 2020, as a project manager.
Tommy brings a different wealth of experience and skills to the DHC table, with excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills. He has a passion for renewable energy and sustainability and has the hope that he will be able to incorporate these aspects into DHC’s future projects.
Phone: (719) 207-5372
Matthew Z. Sutz
Originally from New York, Matthew acquired his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in finance from Manhattan College. Graduating in May of 2013, he also became an intern for Chaffee County Habitat for Humanity until returning to New York later that year. He pursued a career in banking which brought him back to Denver, Colorado in 2015. Working for KeyBank, Arapahoe Credit Union, and Coors Credit union as a loan officer/underwriter left him yearning for fulfillment. This led to taking an unpaid year to become a certified high school math teacher through the Boettcher Teacher Residency Program. He has worked for Prairie View High School as a personal finance and algebra teacher for the past three years. Virtual learning taking away the joy of teaching has once again led him to another career change.
Matthew returns to the world of accounting with his background experience in finance, banking, construction and education. His multifaceted background, love for numbers, and attention to detail is ideal to help a young company grow and thrive. He is a people person, outgoing, and willing to lend a helping hand.
Phone: (845) 709-3845