John M. Hanson, Principal
John primarily handles HGC’s business development and financial management. He is responsible for ensuring that issues are sufficiently addressed at the early stages of a project to create a seamless hand-off to the production staff. He also monitors projects in production to ensure that our clients’ expectations about their project’s scope, budget, and schedule are properly aligned. John received his Bachelors in American Studies and a certificate in Historic Preservation from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Facilities Committee of historic Bartram’s Gardens, and has served on the board of the Greater Philadelphia Preservation Alliance since 2014. John was elected as a member of the Carpenter’s Company of Philadelphia in 2010. He lives with his wife and two of his three children in University City. In a former life he was an avid Ultimate player and won the World Club Ultimate Championship in 1989.
Christopher M. Hanson, Principal
Chris acts as Principal in Charge of many of our large projects and is our resident Sustainability specialist. He works with our clients, architects, HGC project managers, and trade contractors to ensure that every job is estimated and executed in accordance to its design and specifications. After earning his Bachelors in American Studies from Hobart and William Smith College, Chris obtained a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a LEED accredited professional through the US Green Building Council, a PHIUS Certified Builder through the Passive House Institute US, and a Green Advantage certified practitioner through the Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC). Chris also participates in the Residential Circle of the Delaware Valley Green Building Council and is a board member of the Delaware Valley chapter of the Association for Preservation Technology. He lives with his wife and two children in Gladwyne PA. He has been observed sneaking out of the office early to satisfy his passion for fly fishing.
Kevin S. McDonnell, Project Manager
Kevin has been with HGC since 2007. He has worked in both the construction and architectural communities for more than thirty-five years. As a Project Manager, Kevin communicates with Project owners, architects, sub-contractors and workers, and is responsible for the day-to-day operations on our larger remodeling and preservation projects. Besides managing his specific projects, he also assists with estimating and design throughout the company. Kevin earned a B.S. in Architecture through Temple University. He is a certified green practitioner through the DVGBC and holds a Master Composter certificate from Penn State University. Kevin’s extensive skills in photography are put to good use on a daily basis at his job sites. He is happily married (38 years in 2015), has four children and two grandsons, and loves gardening.
Christopher L. Hearl, Project Manager
Chris manages HGC’s larger projects, coordinating activities and scheduling, and ensuring that all work is performed to our standards. He also manages in-house design and prepares drafting services and shop drawings when required. Chris has been with HGC since 2004. After graduating from Philadelphia University with a Bachelors in Architecture, he worked for Habitat for Humanity as a Construction Manager for two years. Chris is an avid baseball fan and player.
Brian R. Mudri, Director of Hanson Services
Brian joined HGC in 2011 after moving to Philadelphia from Florida, where he owned and operated a small home services business. As Director of Hanson Services, Brian oversees all Hanson Services projects and manages individual projects from the initial call through completion. He is an avid outdoorsman, kayaker, and Ultimate player, and he has recently completed a cross-country biking trip.
Michael A. Cosenza, Project Manager, Hanson Services
Michael recently joined Hanson Services after working in different aspects of home renovation since 2003. As a project manager, Michael oversees all aspects of the renovation process, from meeting with the client and drawing up a plan, through the day to day work and wrapping up all the final details. Michael graduated from Temple University in 2006. He and his wife Natalie are the proud parents of a beagle named, Pluto.