With over 30 years of combined experience in the construction management and general contracting industry, Trest helps architectural and engineering firms design structures and spaces that exceed client expectations.
Gilbert’s career spans over 15 years in the commercial construction industry to include experience in numerous markets such as office, industrial, medical, manufacturing, retail, multi-family, and hospitality.
Before his introduction to the construction industry, Gilbert served his country in the United States Marine Corps. As a Machine Gun Team Leader, Gilbert completed a tour in Iraq and was awarded several awards to include the Combat Action Ribbon and a Purple Heart.
Prior to founding Trest Construction, Gilbert worked at Arch-Con Corporation starting off as a field service representative and quickly worked his way up to Vice President and minority owner.
After Arch-Con, he assisted in growing and developing the business of two other construction companies at a management level.
Gilbert founded Trest Construction in 2014 and has grown the company quickly and is operating in the two largest markets in Texas. Gilbert believes that commitment to his clients is crucial. Client relationships are more than just delivering cost-effective and high-quality services. Strong relationships must surpass all client expectations, resulting in exceptional projects based on integrity, quality, and exceptional service. This thinking has helped to make Trest Construction a trusted partner for many clients.