Meet The Team

PATRICK DUCKWORTH

President

A 1998 graduate of Mississippi State University, Patrick began his career working on a $40-Million dollar Reese Jones Golf Construction project in Atlanta, GA. Since then he has worked on numerous projects ranging in both size and scope as he gained invaluable experience and knowledge of the construction industry. Upon moving to Augusta in 2004, Patrick expanded his knowledge as he oversaw the construction of multi-story office buildings, educational spaces and multiple medical/healthcare facilities.

His methodical approach, attention to detail and leadership skills helped Patrick build long lasting relationships with not only clients but within the community as a whole. In late 2015 Patrick made the decision to begin a new chapter and founded Duckworth Development, LLC. Since its inception Duckworth Development has provided quality workmanship to more than a dozen projects within the CSRA.

JIM CELY

Chief Operating Officer

A graduate of Georgia Southern University, Jim holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction. His professional career began with an internship with a local contracting firm. Upon graduation in 2003 he was hired as a project engineer. Jim remained with this firm for thirteen years working his way up to Vice President of Construction. In 2016, Jim came to Duckworth Development, LCC as a full partner and Chief Operating Officer.

It is Jim’s strong foundation in construction financials, scheduling, and Quality Control combined with relationships he has with Architects, Engineers and local officials that makes him an effective leader and team member. He will always strive to put the client and their project needs first.

Jim has experience with a wide range of projects in both scope and size. He has managed several multi-million dollar projects in industries from manufacturing and financial institutions to hospitality and education.

JIM CELY

Chief Operating Officer

A graduate of Georgia Southern University, Jim holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction. His professional career began with an internship with a local contracting firm. Upon graduation in 2003 he was hired as a project engineer. Jim remained with this firm for thirteen years working his way up to Vice President of Construction. In 2016, Jim came to Duckworth Development, LCC as a full partner and Chief Operating Officer.

It is Jim’s strong foundation in construction financials, scheduling, and Quality Control combined with relationships he has with Architects, Engineers and local officials that makes him an effective leader and team member. He will always strive to put the client and their project needs first.

Jim has experience with a wide range of projects in both scope and size. He has managed several multi-million dollar projects in industries from manufacturing and financial institutions to hospitality and education.

STACEY CAMPBELL-HOPKINS

Business Operations Manager

Since 2000 Stacey has worked within the construction industry in some capacity. A 2008 Brenau University graduate, Stacey holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration and a post-graduate certificate in Project Administration. Her experience ranges from pre-construction, project documentation control, coordination and maintenance of safety training/continuing education.

Stacey has worked on projects ranging from $100k to $40-Million in residential, commercial/industrial and government. She joined Duckworth Development, LLC in October 2015 as the Business Operations Manager overseeing all aspects of the day-to-day business.

Our Superintendents

MESHA IMAMOVIC

STEVE POKRYWKA

VIC MARKWALTER