About Adkins Construction

We specialize in construction management for residential and commercial construction projects along the Southwest Coast. Our construction projects consist of new builds, remodels and renovations. We take pride in encouraging and advocating for sustainable and Green building practices where applicable.

​Our commitment to quality building practices, uncompromising ethics and financial transparency allows our clients know they can rely upon us to complete their construction projects on time and on budget. Additionally, our highly personalized construction options and wide range of prices cater to every project budget, so you’re sure to find the construction solutions your project demands.

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Meet Our Team

James P. Adkins - CEO

James P. Adkins

President and CEO

22 years in commercial, industrial, and residential construction roles solving a broad array of building, construction and real time application challenges.

Bachelor of Science - University of Kentucky

Licensed Real Estate Broker (BK3213586)

Florida State Certified General Contractor (CGC1528214)

Florida Realtor, Business Broker of Florida Adkins Florida Realty LLC

Melvin JR- Vice President

Melvin ‘JR’ Schoch Jr.

Vice President / COO

Melvin has over 20 years of residential and commercial construction experience. he is an expert in interior fit and finish and offers our clients a broad range of commercial and residential construction management abilities. Proactive and intelligent, Melvin is a skilled communicator and as Adkins’ COO often serves as the lead problem solver.

Associates Degree Applied Science – Law Enforcement Technology

OSHA Certification Mold Remediation

Ossel Barillas - Field Superintendent

Ossel Barillas

Field Superintendent

(2022 – Present)

  • 6 years total assisting, coordinating, and executing in the commercial and residential construction.
  • Task tracking with subcontractors for quality work on every job site.
  • Assists Project Manager with all field management needed.
  • Daily logs all field work for active job sites, ensuring that all sites are organized and quality controlled
  • Main contact for material delivery orders, making sure materials are provided and on schedule for each job

(2018 – 2021)

  • Moved to Walmark Inc has the lead foreman
  • Responsibilities as the lead foreman consisted of effectively managing 30man groups of framers, making sure they complete each job on schedule
  • Made sure material orders were delivered on time
  • As the lead foreman, he was also in charge of the framing layout, making sure that all layouts are according to plans

(2016 – 2018)

  • Started commercial construction in 2016 with Walden LLC
  • 4 years of hands-on experience as a commercial framer.
  • Projects ranged from small businesses to franchised restaurants and retail stores.
  • Main responsibility as the lead framer was leading the team to complete every job with attention to detail, team consisted typically of 5 people
Ossel Barillas - Field Superintendent

Kim Karl

Office Manager

Kim is Adkins Building & Construction’s administrator. She has over 25 years experience as a professional administrator and she oversees the daily operations of the office as it relates to customer service, document control & HR. She also serves as an Assistant Project Manager helping the Project Managers, VP and CFO permitting, contracts, AP & AR.
Ossel Barillas - Field Superintendent

Jesse May


Jesse is Adkins Building & Construction‘s Foreman. Jesse has over 20 years in the trades and assists us with managing our field production responsibilities.
Ossel Barillas - Field Superintendent

Abdul Ghafoor Ghayor

Senior Design Architect and Project Manager

Abdul has been a Senior Design Architect and Project Manager for 15 years, starting in 2007. He loves creating beautiful spaces and making sure projects run smoothly on time and on budget. Excellence is his goal in everything that he does.

Bachelor of Architecture from EFK University (036323) in 2014

Diploma of Civil Engineering from CONSTRUCTION INSTITUTE (005314) in 2007