A Columbia native, Donnie is a graduate of Anderson University with a BS in Kinesiology and also holds an MPH in Public Health from the University of South Carolina. Having worked in sales since 2005, Donnie is driven by his desire to create positive client relationships and connecting owners with the right team to bring their project goals to fruition. Donnie spent years working previously in fitness, medical device, and commercial furniture sales, before transitioning his talents to the commercial construction industry and joining the team at Hood. Friendly, approachable, and project-minded, Donnie works hard to understand client needs and how Hood Construction’s collaborative approach to the construction process can yield positive results. In his role in Business Development at Hood, Donnie assists the Executive Team in identifying new business opportunities, maintaining existing client relationships, and works on growth strategy for the company as a whole.
Donnie is involved at his alma mater, Anderson University, and holds seats on both the Alumni Board as well as the Athletic Advisory Board. He also is active in the community, serving on the Friends of Epworth Board, a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to raise support and overall awareness for Epworth Children’s Home. Donnie and his wife, Brennen, are the proud parents of four beautiful children, and enjoy spending time together playing baseball, golfing, fishing, and generally being outdoors.