Amanda Caraig  

Marketing & Project COORdinator

Amanda manages marketing programs and serves as a liaison to our project partners. She has extensive experience in property and program management. Amanda is a key problem solver with extensive management experience. 

Tim Phillips, PE, BG (Ret)   


Tim leads program development and management for our clients. His experience includes  service as Brigadier General in the Army Corps of Engineers, Chief Engineer and General Manager for Maricopa County Flood Control District,  and Director of the Arizona Dept. of Emergency & Military Affairs / Ordnance Operations. He has also held adjunct faculty positions for Arizona State University and Grand Canyon University.

Michael Clinger

Project Superintendent

Brian Peru 


Brian has extensive experience in a great variety of projects.  He directs operations for Caruso's finishes division of in-house drywall, painting, wall covering, and other services for commercial and residential projects of all sizes.

24 years of construction experence in the Arizona area.  Luis is a self-motivator that brings the team together with excellent interpersonal communication skills and customer relations.  

30+ years experience in a wide variety of trades makes Mike an efficient project superintendent.  From new-build to damage repair and remodeling Mike's skills supersede his eagerness to deliver uncompromised work within a timely manner.

Michelle Adson 


Michelle provides coordinating services for our finishes division. She has great experience in customer service, budgeting, procurement, and A/P & A/R.

Luis Nieves

Project Superintendent

Toni Brown 


Toni has over 25 years experience in the construction industry here in  the Valley of the Sun, including contract administration, client service, and project support. She helps keep the wheels turning on a variety of projects.  

L Huber 

Accounting manager

L manages the accounting operations of the company and assists clients, subcontractors, and suppliers with the flow of funds. Her vast experience in accounting and great attention to detail is a great benefit to all in our fast-paced construction environment.

Ervin Adson 

Project Superintendent - paint division

Jim Rike 

40+ years in educational, commercial, and residential construction up to $200 million. Owner of a commercial and residential construction company for two decades. Extensive experience in all phases of construction.

Ervin completed a job corp. certification for painting and has been in the field for 27 years.  For 14 years he has been in the painter's union and has led large scale painting projects as super-intendent. 

Sue Sylvester


A proven leader in business development best practices and a variety of project delivery methods in public and private markets for over two decades. Provides executive-level coordination to assure projects are delivered as promised to our valued clients.

Bruce Miller 


Proactive Superintendent experienced in managing a variety of construction teams and projects. Successful in creating effective communication between personnel, subcontractors, and clients. He is skilled at scheduling and managing tight deadlines. Bruce possesses an innate ability to lead all phases of complex construction projects.

​Mike Atkin 


A seasoned professional with over 35 years of experience in all phases of construction. Mr Atkin has delivered a variety of commercial projects from $100k to over $13M for government and business clients in northern Arizona, and manages our Flagstaff office.

James Watzke 

Project Superintendent​​
30+ years within the Arizona commercial and residential construction industry. Proven experience in directing complex multi-state projects and managing relations with key corporate accounts.

Thomas Caruso  

40+ years in educational, commercial, and residential construction up to $200 million. Owner of a commercial and residential construction company for 2 decades. Extensive experience in all phases of construction.

​​Cris Caruso


30+ years experience in design, construction, and development. Mr. Caruso's experience constructing hundreds of projects as a city engineer, asset & property manager, and President of Caruso Construction is a valuable resource to our clients.

Meet the Team


Caruso Construction's mission is systematically executed throughout the organization. The company’s managers have extensive experience in all facets of construction, and share project responsibilities to best achieve clients’ goals. Quality superintendents and strong relationships with a several reputable subcontractors are also keys to success.

Keeping The Promise

The construction world can be hopelessly inexact. However, Caruso Construction cannot be inexact if it’s to be true to its mission. Therefore, we perform work that is controlled exactly. Every project is meticulously planned to be delivered as promised. Job plans contain benchmarks and details of tactical work for step-by-step monitoring of progress to maintain the correct course and meet client goals.


Caruso Construction's mission is to deliver projects exactly as promised with a systems approach to complete client satisfaction. Only the highest professional standards of service apply at Caruso Construction.

About US


security advisor

With 2 years of experience, Clyde is well-trusted as Caruso Construction's lead security advisor.  He spot-checks the grounds and entrances of headquarters with extreme care, and is sure to keep any crumb from hitting the floor.

John Clement

John has 35 years of commercial construction experience, delivering exceptional client support. He’s a highly personable and innovative thinker with a knack for developing creative solutions to complex problems.