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Collins-Trenchcore Group (CTG)
Ted Collins, Chairman CTG

The Collins-Trenchcore Group is made up of four different companies ranging from government maintenance, commercial construction and specialty trade services to the construction industry

Mike Lawson, CFO CTG

Mike Lawson graduated from University of Florida in 1984 with a degree in Accounting.


As Chief Financial Officer for Collins-T Trenchcore, Mike is responsible for managing the company’s finance and accounting functions for all businesses.


Chief Financial Officer 
Collins -Trenchcore Group (CTG)

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Sherman Dupre, a former Boeing executive with over 23 years of government contracting experience. He is responsible for public projects

He holds a J.D. from Southern University, Baton Rouge La.

Trenchcore Division President
VP Contracts (CTG)
Jason Collins, VP Collins Division President

Jason Collins is a graduate of the University of Florida and has over 24 years of commercial vertical construction experience.

He is responsible for project management across CTG and he is a licensed general contractor in Florida.

Collins Division President
VP Project Management (CTG)


Trenchcore, a family business founded over 40 years ago, is a vertically integrated construction company specializing in construction and maintenance in the public sector. We specialize in self-performing in the areas of mechanical, electrical, and project management. Our mission is to provide our customers with outstanding service by being by their sides or in the "TRENCHES" with them for the entire life cycle - construction, maintenance, repair, replace.  This level of commitment is at our core.  Trenchcore is headquartered in Louisiana and Texas. 

In 2020 Trenchcore joined the Collins Group lead by Ted Collins.  Ted, now Chairman of the Collins-Trenchcore Group (CTG), has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry.  Ted previously served as a Division Chief Operating Officer and Vice President with the Garrison Construction Group. He has also worked for Mortenson Construction and Pizzagalli Construction Company. He brings an expertise and background in building types and delivery methods that parallels and aligns with the core focus in maintenance projects and retrofit systems.


Ted earned his bachelor’s degree in construction technology from the University of Northern Iowa.  Ted resides in Ormond Beach, Fl.

Our projects spans across Texas and Louisiana -  operations, general superintendent, project managers, engineers, foremen, laborers, estimating, accounting, and administrative personnel.

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