Meet Our Team

Vidal Construction

Erick Chairez,

Project Manager

Erick’s extensive background in construction, estimating, and mitigation has offered him a unique approach as a project manager. His construction background began in 1999 and he finds fulfillment in restoring our clients’ homes. “I appreciate a challenge, and although several repairs may require similar materials, I enjoy that no two repairs are ever the same.”

Juan Fraga

Juan Fraga,


Juan Fraga is a skilled, reliable craftsman with 20 years of experience in homebuilding. Juan assists Vidal Construction with material expediting, finishing carpentry, general labor, roofing, light framing, plumbing repairs, demolition, and content manipulation. He safely operates company vehicles and provides excellent customer service.


Matthew Hunkin,

Project Manager 

Matt has over nine years of experience in construction management. From overseeing multi-family projects to luxury homes, he has seen it all! His can-do professional attitude and efficiency help our clients get back home in a timely manner with repairs that they can be proud of. We are deeply appreciative of his work with the Coast Guard and are happy to have him as part of our team.

Cassandra Alvarez

Cassandra Malish,

Project Coordinator

With a BA in business administration from the University of El Paso, Cassandra brings ample organizational and leadership skills to Vidal Construction. A fluent Spanish speaker, she enjoys the fast-paced environment, the capacity to problem solve, and the satisfaction gained by helping our customers that comes with her role as a project coordinator.

Kylee Mejia

Kylee Mejia,

HR Coordinator

Born and raised in San Antonio, Kylee's friendly community shaped her outlook on cultivating positive relationships. With a BBA and certification in HR management, she has customer service and leadership experience and is well-versed in working with a variety of personalities to achieve company goals. Vidal Construction's mission of excellent craftsmanship and customer service offers a way for her worlds to connect – her dad is also in the construction industry, and she enjoys developing her industry knowledge and the conversations they are able to have as a result. Kylee dispels the cliche that HR is a "dreaded" role and loves contributing to an exciting and positive company culture.

Joey Melgoza

Joey Melgoza,

Project Manager

Joey graduated from Concordia University, where he studied business and construction management. After attending college, he played minor league baseball for six years while working construction jobs part-time. He now has twenty years of experience in commercial and residential construction. A fluent Spanish speaker, his extensive knowledge of construction and his great level of attention to detail make him an exceptional project manager.


Wylie Miller,

Estimator/Project Manager

Hailing from Kansas City, MO, Wylie entered the construction world at the age of twelve, operating equipment and growing with the industry throughout college. He attended Central Methodist University, earning a degree in computer science with a minor in math and physics, and played baseball as the team's pitcher. He moved to Texas in 2017 and serves as an estimator, proficient in X1 and CoreLogic, and as a project manager throughout the state.


Shelby Nadler,

Billing Specialist 

Shelby describes herself as a numbers person - she did long division for fun when she was growing up! She developed a wide range of customer service and organization skills as a pre-K and preschool teacher, working in teams to problem solve. When her husband opened an excavation company, she provided support in the bookkeeping department, learning about the daily operations, and gaining construction knowledge that contributes to her work with Vidal Construction. A Texas native with a BS in biology, Shelby quickly became a key part of our organization who is always ready to take on new challenges.


Raul Narvaez,

Estimator/Project Manager

Raul’s estimating and project management background has shaped him to being a great fit for our team. He assisted several families during catastrophic events such as Hurricanes Laura and Delta and is incredibly skilled in climbing steep and difficult roofs to ensure our inspections run smoothly. His passion for construction management began at the University of Texas at San Antonio, and has continued with his work throughout Texas and Louisiana.


Melissa Perez Rios,

Project coordinator & Architect.

Melissa brings a unique perspective – she started as an architect and has overseen buildings come to life from their conception through the final construction stages. Her first project involved a sixty-four-story building; she started the assignment as a designer, later moving up the ranks to becoming a project coordinator for the structure. She loves being behind the scenes, lining up details to ensure that clientele are satisfied with their projects. She is one of our bilingual Spanish-speaking team members and contributes to building our reputation for excellent craftsmanship and customer service.

Lissie Salinas

Lissie Salinas,

Estimate Review

Lissie's love for construction started at age sixteen when she worked for her grandfather's hardware store. She earned a Bachelor of Science in 2016 from the University of Incarnate Word with a minor in Psychology and is proficient in using X1, CoreLogic, Matterport, and DocuSketch. With Lissie's knowledge, skills, Spanish fluency, and experience, she is the right person to assist our clients with their residential and commercial construction needs.

April Vidal

April Vidal,

Office Manager

April brings many skills to Vidal Construction. With her business degree in marketing, a master's degree in education, proficiency in X1 estimating software, and experience in human resources, member services, and management, she is driven to make our clients the top priority. April oversees all day-to-day operations.

Edwin Vidal

Edwin Vidal,


Edwin Vidal graduated from Schreiner University with a BBA and a concentration in management. While playing collegiate basketball, he earned an NAIA All-American award. He then went on to play professional basketball overseas prior to construction management. His direct construction experience has progressed from laborer, then an entry-level Construction Superintendent, and onto Project Management. He founded Vidal Construction in 2008 and has been a part of the business in every aspect. He has held WRT, ASD, FRT, and Haag Inspector certifications. He has also obtained Texas All Lines Adjuster, P&C, Group I, and LRA licenses. He is fluent in Spanish and proficient with AutoCAD, Microsoft Project, CoreLogic, and X1. He has successfully completed over $55 million in ground-up builds and insurance-related build-backs.

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Joey Vidal

Joey Vidal,

Project Manager

Joey Vidal initiates new customer development and ensures an excellent client experience from beginning to end. Joey graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Justice Administration from Wayland Baptist University in 2006. Joey also has over twenty-four years of experience in law enforcement and is currently a detective with the San Antonio Police Department. He is proficient in roof inspection, roof takeoffs, and bilingual language skills. Joey has successfully managed hundreds of roof claims from start to finish and will go above and beyond to meet our clientele's roofing needs.

Mollie Zamora

Mollie Zamora,


With nine years of experience, Mollie is a licensed adjuster and an expert at X1 and CoreLogic. She began her path working on a Catastrophe team, advancing into other programs, including interior loss and a TDY partnership with Independent Adjusters, providing compliance reviews. She then moved into a local job with a national insurance provider, continuing to hone her craft. From Boise, Idaho, Mollie has a Kinesiology degree from Bingham Young University of Hawaii; work brought her to Texas, and while she was on staff with a national insurance provider, she developed a working relationship with Vidal Construction, a deep respect for our company blooming as a result. When she was seeking a new job experience, there was no other team she considered working with.

Mission Statement

To provide superior quality construction services to create maximum value for our customers, owners, employees, and our community. We value each employee as a family and are committed to making a difference in each team member's life. Our pride is reflected not only in the quality of our work but also in our appearance and demeanor in all our dealings.


We will be widely recognized and sought as a premier general contracting organization. We will provide a full range of high-quality construction services throughout Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. Through an unwavering commitment to our mission, a positive corporate culture, and the strategic management of resources, we will provide a level of consistent personal service that will set us apart from other contracting competitors. Through superior financial performance and quality growth, we will create a positive impact for
our community.