Wise Construction Company, Inc. is a full service General Contractor headquartered in northwest Dayton, Ohio. Wise specializes in new construction and major renovation of commercial, industrial and institutional buildings including healthcare and educational facilities. Founded by the late Warren C. Wise, the company has been actively involved in the Southwestern Ohio construction arena since 1983. Today, Wise Construction continues to build upon its history backed by the solid experience of its leadership team and the cohesive teamwork of its dedicated staff, most of whom have worked together for at least a decade, some for over twenty years.
Wise Construction Management, Ltd., was established in 2001 to fulfill the need for quality CM service providers to the (former) Ohio Schools Facilities Commission. Over the past decade, WCM has played an integral part in the completion of nine new or newly renovated, state-of-the-art educational facilities for our Dayton Public Schools through joint venture projects for the (now) Ohio Facilities Construction Commission.
At Wise, our people are the foundation of our business, from our office staff who organize and support our efforts to our craftspeople who carry out each job with precision and skill, they’re all experienced, hardworking professionals who are dedicated to providing our customers with quality results. Wise is big enough to deliver the best, yet small enough to remember the importance of every customer. We appreciate your business and are truly committed to “Building the Best” for you.
Safety First: 100% of the Time
All Wise Companies take a proactive approach to on-the-job safety. From seminars and safety orientation training to extensive supervision, we do whatever it takes to assure the effectiveness of our safety program. Through the efforts of our full-time Safety Director, Wise established and maintained an excellent safety record. Always striving to attain our goal of “No Lost-Time Injuries” has led us to receive a number of safety achievement awards.
Wise’s Project Safety Program
Our employees are considered valuable assets and their safety is of vital concern. Safety is always given primary importance in planning and operating all company work and activities in order to protect employees against occupational injuries and illnesses. Wise considers accident prevention an important and integral part of efficient production and product quality.
Awards & Recognition
Over the course of three decades, Wise Companies have received numerous achievement awards for safety, quality, entrepreneurial and managerial excellence. Most notable are the multiple awards from Fluor Corporation, including a distinguished recognition for Two Million Safe Work Hours! Additionally, their performance has earned them: US Department of Energy’s NNSA Gold Supplier Award; National Association of Minority Contractor’s, Hall of Fame Induction; Inc. Magazine’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award; Black Enterprise Magazine’s Top 100 Industrial/Service Companies of the Year; Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, Supplier of the Year Award; Dayton Business Journal’s Minority Business of the Year Runner Up; and a KeyBank Community Recognition Award for Neighborhood Development.
OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM
DAVID F. ABNEY II
35 Years as a Wise Team Member
David Abney has over 40 years of experience spanning all aspects of the construction business from carpentry, surveying and estimating, to supervising, project management, ownership, subcontracting, general contracting and construction management. He has been a member of several local advisory boards, and is a current member of the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce and the Omega Baptist Church Official Board. He has been actively engaged in many areas of community service.
David manages all corporate procedural processes for the Wise companies; Initiates and develops public sector accounts; Negotiates contract agreements; and Assists in major estimating projects.
He has a lengthy record of leadership in the areas of business development and training opportunities for minorities and MBE’s and is committed to promoting MBE involvement in the local community.