Wallace Batiste - 1983 to present

Wallace Batiste is President and Manager of WB Construction. Mr. Batiste was born and raised in Beaumont, Texas. While growing up in the ’70s, he attended high school and started working construction part-time at the age of 15 years old. While working, Mr. Batiste gained his experience working as a helper with Randle Contractors before becoming a Foreman where he was responsible for the completion of projects totaling over $5,000,000.00 dollars. In 1983, Mr. Batiste bought out Randle Contractors and started WB Construction. With over thirty-five years of construction experience, Mr. Batiste has grown WB Construction to be one of the top minority construction companies in the Southeast Texas area. His day-to-day responsibilities as President include managing all aspects of WB Construction. He works directly with clients and the company’s management team during the lifecycle of each project to ensure successful completion. He has spent his entire career in the construction industry, bringing a broad-based background in both domestic and international markets, and vertical and horizontal construction. He has expertise in a variety of delivery methods including design-build ($25M+) and brings expertise in a wide range of market segments, many that parallel Mr. Batiste’s current markets and others that present opportunities for future growth.

Karen Batiste - 2003 to present

Co - Owner
Currently, Karen is a co-owner of WB Construction and has been employed with the company since 2003. She has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. In addition, Karen is a trained Quickbooks Enterprise/ Quickbooks online operator. Karen is currently responsible for the electrical component of the company’s design build process. Also, she is over our AR/ AP depts. Moreover, she handles payroll for the company as well. Thus, Karen is a well-rounded team member in our organization that wears many hats!

Desmond Simon - 1993 to present

Project Manager/Estimator
Desmond Simon has worked in the construction field since 1993. Mr. Simon has been involved in projects ranging from Government IDIQ projects to Commercial Buildings. Responsibilities include management of all office and field staff, cost control/analysis, estimating, schedule development and project logistics. He is also responsible for coordinating the work of subcontractors to ensure that the projects meet the client’s expectations. Mr. Simon has managed, estimated and assisted in over 75 projects during his 25 years with WB Construction.
Wallace Batiste, Jr.

Wallace Batiste, Jr. - 2000 to present

Manager of Construction Projects
With over 26 years of construction experience, Wallace is a WB Construction Manager with a strong background in civil, building, roads, and underground utilities in commercial/residential projects. His broad experience ensures productive, safe, and high-quality work to meet stringent specifications, regulatory factors, and deadlines. His skill sets include evaluating, organizing, and communicating with diverse groups of people to make critical decisions as they relate to innovative solutions, resource planning, prioritization, and goal-setting. He is an articulate communicator and strategic leader; effective at directing multidisciplinary teams of professionals toward the successful attainment of project milestones.

Joseph J. Winiarz - 2007 to present

Manager of Construction Projects, PMP
With over 30+ years of construction experience, Joseph is a WB Construction Project Manager with a strong background in initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and closing construction projects. Joseph is responsible for the overall success of assigned construction projects. His wide range of experience has equipped him with great knowledge and skill in nearly every aspect of construction, including building multi-purpose, and commercial projects. Background includes multiple elementary schools, new Church construction, new Family Life Centers, and other Multi-purpose buildings and large renovations