Meet Our Experienced Team of Land Development and
Roadway Construction Experts

Collectively, our team provides a superior combination of local knowledge, national experience, and perspective on all aspects of Bergeron. Safety is paramount to all our projects and daily life. Our core team instills the company’s core principles of scope, schedule, budge, and safety into every project regardless of size and complexity.  Our principles carry through every level of project and include our subcontractors.

J.R. Bergeron

J.R. Bergeron has over 30 years of heavy construction, design build, site development, and emergency services experience, including processing more than two million cubic yards of hurricane debris after Hurricane Wilma in 2005. Most recently J.R. and his team completed a large scale recycling project for Broward County Waste & Recycling Services. The project processed over 1.8 million cubic yards of hurricane debris, including vegetative, hazardous and non-hazardous materials that had been stockpiled for more than five years.

As President/Principal of Bergeron Land Development, and Founder/Owner/President of Bergeron Emergency Services, he coordinates bidding, contract negotiations, management and control of all projects for airports, FDOT, municipal disaster recovery contracts, SFWMD, and U.S. Army Corp of Engineers projects valued at more than one billion dollars. His breadth of work spans across various county agencies throughout South and Central Florida, especially Broward County.

Phil Desai
CPA, Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Mr. Desai draws on over 20 years experience in the financial sector. He is responsible for all administrative, HR and risk management functions, managing banking relations as well as financial reporting, tax compliance, management information systems and accounting support for the Bergeron Family of Companies. He is also responsible for overseeing the investment portfolio of the Bergeron Family. Mr. Desai, a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Accountant, joined the Bergeron Family in 1998. Before joining the company, Mr. Desai worked in public accounting including Big 4 firm for over seven years assisting a wide range of clients, including real estate firms, cruise lines, financial institutions and construction companies.

Brian Landis, P.E.
Construction Manager

As Construction Manager for Bergeron Land Development, Mr. Landis is is responsible for overall project planning, scheduling, staffing, equipment, and sub-contractors. He works in coordination with project managers, corporate quality control and safety officers, and on-site superintendents, and serves as the liaison between project staff, designers, engineers, clients, stakeholders, and regulatory agencies. Landis received his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Central Florida and is a licensed professional engineer by the State of Florida.

Raymond Nel, CHST
Safety & Health Manager

Mr. Nel is a senior manager with over 20 years of safety experience on all facets of construction and environmental projects. His experience and commitment to safety has led him to teach OSHA safety. He is also the president and owner of Safety Training Consulting & Labor LLC; a company he set up to train individuals in OSHA safety standards. He has trained staff and employees of a subcontractor who worked on US Navy Air Stations, general and shell contractors in Miami. He is a certified trainer for the OSHA outreach training programs such as HAZWOPER, 40 OSHA, 502 and is a registered EMT- I with the state of Illinois. His training and expertise coupled with certifications in traffic management, construction, manufacturing, and equipment operator examiner, and 56000 Disaster Site Worker are ideal qualifications for debris and disaster safety management.

Terry Bohannon
Equipment and Logistics Manager

Mr. Bohannon has been in the Heavy Construction/Heavy Equipment Industry for 46 years. As the equipment manager, Mr. Bohannon deals with all the companies equipment needs from fleet vehicles, heavy earthwork/roadway equipment to Draglines and mining equipment. Mr. Bohannon also deals with the purchasing of materials. These include large pumps, electrical materials, light poles, pipe and structures as a few examples.