Meet the Team
Patrick Gant P.E.
MANAGING MEMBER - OPERATIONS
Patrick is a licensed General Contractor and Professional Engineer. He received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Central Florida, along with his Associates in Arts from Eastern State University. As a transportation engineer, Patrick designed several roadway structures for the Florida Department of Transportation. In 2007, Patrick later transitioned to the construction industry as a Project Manager responsible for several commercial construction projects throughout the Southeastern United States.
TONYA RIDDLESWORTH Ph.D. MANAGING MEMBER – ADMINISTRATION
Tonya received her Ph.D. in mathematics, with her dissertation focusing on statistics, from the University of Central Florida. She started her early career as a math professor teaching at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, TN. She later began utilizing her heavy statistical background conducting diabetes research in Tampa, FL. Her research has contributed to utilizing new diabetes monitoring techniques now utilized throughout the country. After joining TITAN, she has been the backbone in the organization paving the way for new innovative ideas and markets. Her contributions to the organization have made TITAN stand out above the rest.
Justin Vann Operations Manager
Since 2014, Justin has been responsible for construction management operations, business development, and employee relations. Justin is passionate about the construction industry and has worked in the field and in management throughout his 12 years of experience. He has helped manage numerous projects with USACE, NAVFAC, VA, and other agencies accounting for more than $100 million in capital. A graduate of Tennessee Tech University, with a B.S. Mathematics, he was also a 4 year starter on the football team.
Tyler Smith Project Manager
Tyler is a graduate from Eastern Florida State College’s Law Enforcement Academy and Emergency
Medical Technician program (EMT). After serving the city of Rockledge, FL for four (4) years, Tyler accepted the position of Project Manager at Titan Consultants and a Engineering. Tyler applies a lot of the professional skills he learned from his interactions as a police officer into his daily tasks as a Project Manager. He is also a certified Quality Control (QC) Manager and Site Safety Health Officer (SSHO).
Steve Gant Quality Control Manager / SSHO
Steve has worked in the Construction Industry since 1972. In 1985 he founded Precision Carpentry, a Framing and Trim company, where he ran 2 crews at a time. And in 2013 he joined Titan Consultants
as a Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO) and a Quality Control (QC) Manager. Steve has been a Construction Manager on Government Project sites from California to Florida, and a multitude of states in between.
Rick Deshields Superintendent
For 42 years, Rick has been in the Industrial Construction arena as an electrician. He has installed raceways, cable trays, MCC, control rooms, and low/high voltage terminations (24v to 132kva). Rick has been the in the supervisor position for the best part of 12 years. He has worked on scheduling, ordering material, time sheets, job projection sheets, and estimates for project modifications. He has attended site meetings and held field management meetings. His first priority is making sure the job is moving along on schedule and under budget. He has also worked overseas in Iraq with KBR for Army services, and provided electrical services to soldier's living quarters at military installations.
TODD JANSSEN QUALITY CONTROL MANAGER / SSHO
Mr. Janssen began his career in Texas in 2002. Studying at Universal Technical Institute pursuing Ford Automotive. After several years in the automotive industry, Mr. Janssen changed paths and is currently working in site Safety and Quality Control Management for Titan
Mr. Janssen is first aid, CPR, and A.E.D certified with 300+ hours in Army Corp EM-385, HAZWOPER, and OSHA safety. He is certified in Cyber Security, Fall Protection, Confined Spaces, D.O.D, and Opsec amongst many others. As a Site Safety and Health Officer and Quality Control Manager, Mr. Janssen has been an asset on several Government Project Sites from Oregon to Florida and multiple states in between.
Tyler Gant Marketing Director
Tyler has been with Titan since 2017 and has been a great asset to the team. Tyler's work is second to none in getting the word out there and creating beautiful advertisements. His assistance has been tremendous as we have grown over the years. We always lean on Tyler to know what resources to focus on.
Sandy Watts Preconstruction Manager
Since the start of Titan, Sandy has been with us developing our preconstruction department. Sandy is the best preconstruction submittal preparer hands down. She puts together great submittals that are perfectly inline with the contract documents. Many contractors and owners praise her efforts. Sandy has truly perfected her craft!