Our Team

Boyce Horne Jr. (Jay)President

Jay opened Horne Construction, Inc. back in 2001 and brings 25+ years of honest, objective and independent contractual, HVAC, and plumbing knowledge to engineers, designers and building owners in the entire state of Florida. Boyce Horne Jr. (Jay) is a state certified contractor whom carries and qualifies Horne Construction, Inc. in the general, mechanical, and plumbing contractual fields. Horne Construction has also received its qualifications as a NFPA 99C Medical Gas Certified Firm.

Danease HorneVice President

Danease has been in customer service for 20+ years. She did take a short break from the office while her and Jay began their family. Then in 2001 they opened HCI and she has been their ever since. She is the voice behind AP/AR and Human Resources. She truly loves getting to work beside Jay daily and cannot imagine doing anything else.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, watching her kids play football and basketball, and volunteering at LCS and at church.

Tim DowellEstimator

Tim has been in the construction industry throughout Central Florida for 38 years. Tim brings his commercial experience to us for our estimating, and project management needs. He enjoys family time, outdoor activities, and church fellowship.

Dale NewmanField Superintendent / Project Manager

Dale has well over 30 years experience in the mechanical and plumbing of commercial projects. Dale has recently been appointed to project manager of several large hospital projects currently underway.

John GorfySpecial Projects Manager

John has been in the HVAC environment throughout the State of Florida for 28 years. He has worked in the field as a mechanical and plumbing foreman on large scale projects. He has been appointed as 1 of our special projects managers.

John enjoys hunting, fishing, and being outdoors.

Mark NorrisProject Manager

Mark Norris has recently joined our workplace to be one of our Project Managers. Mark brings over 10 years of project managing experience to our firm. Mark has recently been appointed the project manager of several large school board jobs.

In Marks free time, he enjoys hunting and fishing.

Kenzi MerrickOffice Administrator

Kenzi Merrick is our Office Administrator. Kenzi brings years of immaculate communication skills to the table. She also assists in Estimating and Project Managing duties.

In Kenzi’s free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

Tyler HorneSpecial Projects Coordinator

Tyler has been working at HCI since he was 16. He started in the shop and has continued to learn and is now a vital part of the HCI Team.  He is currently enrolled in college working on an Engineering Technology degree while working at HCI fulltime. You might see Tyler on a jobsite or talk to him in the office while working on plans.

In his spare time, Tyler enjoys hanging out with friends, fishing, hunting, and most anything outdoors.

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