Gino TorrieroPresident & CEO

As the President and CEO at Nello, Gino is responsible for the overall direction and operations of Nello Construction. Gino is directly responsible for financial oversight, executive project management, bonding, and contracts. He serves the firm’s valued clients to ensure projects meet their expectations.

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Michelle Ruggvice president of operations

Jake has spent his entire career in the construction industry.  From union carpenter to construction executive, Jake has experience in all facets of construction.  As Vice-President of Operations, Jake oversees all construction and estimating activities, including providing hands-on project management services to Nello’s valued clients.

George Leasure

George LeasureSenior Project Advisor

George has spent his entire career in the construction industry, and for over 2 decades, he served as Nello’s President – guiding Nello through years of growth and productivity. As Senior Project Advisor, George now uses his years of success and experience to advise Nello on all areas of project completion and customer service.

William Stein

Senior Project Manager

Mr. Stein has more than (30) years experience in the construction industry. He has managed in excess of 500 million dollars’ worth of commercial construction with numerous single contracts exceeding 20 million dollars. Mr. Stein has extensive experience with renovation projects to convert and refurbish vacant structures into useable retail lease space.

Tom Laird

Tom LairdProject Manager

Tom Laird has been with the Nello Construction team since 2017. He is a results oriented, hands on developed professional. He has a verifiable track record for the successful completion of multi-million dollar projects through coordinating trades, developing partnerships, and building positive rapport with architects, engineers, local officials, vendors, and clients while maintaining costs.

Tom is versed in contract negotiations, project estimating, document preparation, building code and regulations, material purchasing, and site management through certification of occupancy.


Eric Smith, PMPProject Manager

In his 10 years as a Project Manager, Eric has managed projects ranging from $5,000 to $40 million.  His experience includes renovations, build-outs, and ground-up construction in multi-family, restaurants, and retail.  He is focused on creating and maintaining excellent client relationships and refining processes to improve cost, schedule, and quality.

Stephanie Fusco

Stephanie FuscoController

As the Controller at Nello, Stephanie is responsible for taking care of day-to-day accounting tasks. When she first started at Nello in 2012, she was hired as a Contract Administrator. She is grateful for the opportunity Nello has given her to grow and advance her career. One of her personal goals is to visit Scotland, experience the culture and see all of the beautiful architecture. In the warmer months, you may find her on the golf course with her golf league.