Dodds Company Management TEAM

Our core management group draws from a vast experience base, and well-rounded construction knowledge. That formula equates to efficiency and lower internal costs, which are reflected in our pricing… a major asset to the client.
We employ a "hands-on" method to insure details and quality are met. Overall, the performance & finished product Dodds Company offers is nothing short of what we would expect for ourselves!

Design Build Team

Dodds Company is a hands-on general contracting company started in 1992 with the expertise and experience to handle projects of all sizes. Dodds Company has a Champaign-Urbana focus, but will travel throughout Central Illinois for clients. It has always been our philosophy to manage each project personally and maintain a one-on-one relationship with the client.

Newton H. Dodds, President; has been in the general contracting business in Champaign-Urbana for over thirty eight years. The first twenty years was as partner of First Illinois Construction and the last eighteen years have been with Dodds Company. Mr. Dodds was a co-developer of the Interstate Research Park, a 200 acre industrial/office park located in northwest Champaign. He has also been the Commissioner for the Champaign Park District for the past 35 years, and served as its President numerous times. In addition Mr. Dodds serves as a Director for BankChampaign, N.A.

Jason H. Dodds, Secretary/Treasurer; has been with Dodds Company for eighteen years. Prior to that, he was in the commercial real estate business in Champaign. He received a Bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University in 1987. He is a past member of the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and has served on the Chamber Planning and Infrastructure Committee for 17 years and also is a former board member and past President for the Crisis Nursery located in Urbana, Illinois. He is married with children, 15 and 13.

Garett S. Craft, Estimator/Project Coordinator; joined the Dodds company team eight years ago. Prior to joining Dodds Company he was in the furniture design/build industry. He received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois in Industrial Design in 1998. His primary role at Dodds Company is estimating and calculating/tracking costs of projects ranging in price from $10,000 - $6 mil.