Who We Are

Chris Eccleston - President

Chris served six years in the U.S. Navy as a Nuclear Machinist Mate. Upon returning home, he merged the skills he learned in the service with his lifelong interest in construction, and was quickly hired by local contractor Gillis Gilkerson. During that time he earned a bachelor’s degree in construction management from University of Maryland Eastern Shore, LEED AP certification for the development of sustainable ('green') buildings from the U.S. Green Building Council, and is currently working on his MBA from Salisbury University.

Named one of "Top 40 Under 40" in 2012 by Building Design + Construction Magazine, he is currently on the boards of Lower Shore Enterprises and the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce. He is a past member of the boards of directors for both the local Habitat for Humanity chapter and the Salisbury Lions Club.


Lee Beauchamp - V.P. of Business Development

Lee Beauchamp has a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering degree from University of Delaware and a Masters of Business Administration from Wilmington University. He served as a staff engineer for AES Architect from 2005 to 2007 and then as a project engineer for City of Salisbury Public Works. Beauchamp served as Deputy Director of Environmental Services for Cortlandt Manor, New York. Most recently he served as the Public Works Director for Wicomico County. Prior to his work in the public sector, Beauchamp’s experience in construction started with his own business; Beauchamp Custom Carpentry Corporation based in Salisbury, Maryland. Beauchamp continues to serve in Army National Guard as a Staff Sergeant for Delaware Army National Guard with 15 years of service.



Daniel Mills - V.P. of Operations

Daniel Mills served ten of eleven years active duty and is still is a member of the Air Force reserves. He is an Inflight-Refueler and completed a recent deployment last March. Prior to joining the Air Force, Daniel worked in the construction business in his home state of Mississippi. He is a graduate of Southwestern College and is pursuing a Masters in Business.

Daniel received the honor of
Senior Airman Below the Zone after 18 months of service, a title usually given only after three years of service. After this (ahead of schedule) promotion, Daniel was awarded Airman of the Year in 2009. He also became NCO (Non Commissioned Officer) of the Year, awarded in 2014. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors for Lower Shore Enterprises.

Daniel and his wife Kyle live in Salisbury with their two children, Sydney, 6 and Harper 3.

 

 

News Releases:

August 2017
Delmarva Veteran Builders Hired to Renovate Former Red Cross Headquarters into a New Administration / Admissions Office for Hudson Health Services

July 2017

Delmarva Veteran Builders Hired to Renovate Salisbury University Downtown Art Gallery

Delmarva Veteran Builders Hired to Renovate Ashley Furniture Store in Delmar

May 2017

Delmarva Veteran Builders Welcomes New Project Manager, Brian Johnson to the Team

April 2017
Chris Eccleston of Delmarva Veteran Builders Awarded Bright Lights Award by Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot

January 2017

Completes Renovation for the Patient Connection in Salisbury

December 2016

View Photos of Delmarva Veteran Builders at this Year's Christmas Parade

September 2016

Delmarva Veteran Builders Hired to Build New William E. Morgan Conservation Center

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“Every aspect of the project was completed in a timely, professional, and well executed manner with minimal disruption to our business. Their communication to us, the customer, exceeded our expectations. We could not be happier with the final results.”

George Malone
General Manager, Courtesy Chevrolet Cadillac
“They were not only responsive to our needs, but in many instances made suggestions that saved us thousands of dollars as well as hundreds of saved labor hours for future projects. This type of customer service is hard to find today. It was so refreshing to see how much they cared about the final outcome of the project.”

Laurie Waugh
Chief Financial Officer, Courtesy Chevrolet Cadillac
“This is one of many construction/renovation projects that we have been involved with. This was, by far, the best experience ever. Our change orders were minimal, to almost non-existent, and all expectations were met and communicated effectively.”

G. Ray Nordstrom
President, Courtesy Chevrolet Cadillac
“Delmarva Veteran Builders, LLC recently completed a tedious and challenging project replacing thru wall flashing on two brick chimneys at the Salisbury University Guerrieri Center while fully occupied. They did an excellent job coordinating their team of tradesmen to complete on time despite winter weather delays and “no work” or “quiet work only” times to accommodate University functions. From start to finish they were responsive, excellent communicators, performed clean work, and maintained an organized jobsite. They were a joy to work with.”

Max Verbits, Architect
Salisbury University - January 2016
"The entire DVB team couldnít have been more responsive to the cityís needs. They are wonderful. They were able to get the job done on time - in just seven monthsí time. I canít say enough good things about Chris and his staff."

Sharon Lynn
City Manager, City of Rehoboth Beach
"The amphitheater project turned out exactly as we had envisioned, beautiful and impressive in scale. The DVB team worked through every kind of weather imaginable to ensure that the project was completed in time for our dedication event and delivered it on budget. The amphitheater project was constructed with such caring for the end product, you might have thought that DVB was going to own the building."

Ray Teat
Boy Scouts of America
"Delmarva Veteran Builders has a team of dedicated individuals that completed the project weeks ahead of schedule. The quality of their work and their professionalism exceeded my expectations. They were willing to accommodate any changes we made and recommended others that saved us money. I couldnít ask for anything more in a contractor."

Geoff Failla
CEO, Your Docís In
"The entire DVB team couldnít have been more responsive to the cityís needs. They are wonderful. They were able to get the job done on time - in just seven monthsí time. I canít say enough good things about Chris and his staff."

Sharon A. McFayden-Eyo
McFayden-Eyo & Strott and Associates
"Delmarva Veteran Builders were accommodating to changing environmental conditions and provided flexibility in scheduling around patient care activities. The job was done on schedule and within budget."

Kim Justice
Atlantic General Hospital