For more than 50 years, Red Dot Buildings has been one of the nation’s premier providers of metal buildings. From pre-engineered metal buildings to custom structures, Red Dot offers design, manufacturing and erection services with unmatched value and reliability. Working with some of the brightest, most experienced minds in metal buildings, Red Dot delivers comprehensive building solutions for projects ranging from shopping centers and medical facilities to self-storage units and backyard buildings. At any stage of your project — and at any size — if you’re looking for quality, look to Red Dot.
Ted Bush has more than 23 years of experience in the metal building industry and has served as Red Dot’s President since 2001. Ted began his career at Red Dot Buildings as Operations Manager in 1994 and was promoted to Vice President of Operations in 1997. As a third-generation owner, he has helped the company grow in industry prominence by attracting talented, servant-minded professionals to a Red Dot team focused on providing an exceptional customer experience through superior technical support and attention to detail. Prior to joining Red Dot, Ted earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University, a Master of Business Administration from Baylor University, and a Master’s of Sports Management from the University of Richmond.
Brian Jones has served as Senior Vice President of Sales since 2015. Brian began his career in the metal building Industry at Red Dot Buildings and has successfully worked his way up through the ranks over the years. Brian took a position as our Accounting Manager in 1999 and was promoted to Vice President of Operations from 2003 through 2012, and then went on to become the Vice President of Accounting until 2015. Mr. Jones has a B.S. in Business Administration, Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Texas Tyler and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Tom Perry has served as our Senior Vice President of Business Development and Marketing since April 2017. He comes to Red Dot Buildings with more than 27 years in the construction, metal components, and metal building industries. Tom began his career in the component industry in 1995 as a Regional Manager for MBCI and climbed the corporate ladder, holding various positions within multiple companies of NCI Building Systems over a 22-year career. Over those years, Tom served as Regional Manager, Sales Manager, General Manager and Senior General Manager. Mr. Perry has a B.S. in Industrial Technology / Construction Management from East Carolina University.
David Sherzer has served as our Chief Financial Officer since October 2017. He brings to Red Dot Buildings a diverse background of experience in public affairs, strategic planning, analytics, and financial and operational leadership. David worked in the White House from 2003-09, lastly as a commissioned officer leading the team responsible for planning and executing the President’s public appearances. He moved to Dallas in 2009 to help launch the Office of George W. Bush, serving as a senior advisor to the former president. Subsequently, David worked in the Strategy group at Reata Pharmaceuticals, helping to lead the strategic, planning and budgeting processes of a growing company and overseeing corporate and product communications. Most recently, David led a private equity group that built, operated, and ultimately sold a chain of restaurants. David has a B.A. from Dartmouth College.
Scott Barrett has served as our Vice President of Operations since 2014, Vice President of Project Management from December 2012 to 2014, and Director of Construction from 2009 to 2012. Before joining Red Dot Buildings, Mr. Barrett was employed by Efficient Attic Systems in 2009, where he served as Director of Operations. Prior to joining Efficient Attic Systems, Mr. Barrett was employed by Highland Homes where he served as Senior Project Manager from 2005 to 2009 and Humphreys and Partners Architects as Senior Project Manager from 1998 to 2005. Mr. Barrett has a B.S. in Architecture from Texas A&M University.
Jim Beckham has served as our Vice President of Engineering since 2011 and has served in various other capacities as Vice President of International Projects, Special Projects Manager and others since joining Red Dot Buildings in 1999. Prior to joining Red Dot Buildings, Mr. Beckham was employed by Futuremed where he served as Medical Device Product Development Engineer from 1994 to 1999. Mr. Beckham has a B.A. in Foreign Service from Baylor University and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University.
Jack Harrington has served as our Director of Quality Service since 2012, Manager of Construction from 1998 to 2006, and District Sales Manager from 2006 to 2012. Prior to joining Red Dot Buildings, Mr. Harrington was employed by Texas Utilities from 1975 to 1997, serving in various capacities as Plant Mechanic, Plant Maintenance Supervisor and Training Coordinator. Mr. Harrington has an Associate Degree in Science from Trinity Valley CC and a B.S. in Industrial Technology from University of Texas Tyler.
Bobby Applegate has served as our General Manager since 2016. Bobby began his career with Red Dot Buildings in 1997 as Warehouse Coordinator and worked his way up through the ranks serving in various capacities, including Purchasing Manager from 1999 to 2008, Operations Manager from 2008 to 2011, Sales Manager of Components and Frames from 2011 to 2013, and Outside Sales Manager from 2013 to 2016.
B.J. has served as Director of Construction since April 2015. Mr. Harlow joined the Red Dot team in 2012 as a Purchasing Agent, and has also managed our Operations and Logistics department. Before joining Red Dot, B.J. held a position as a technical writer for a defense contractor. Mr. Harlow has a B.S. from Texas A&M University.