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SMC Construction is a design-build firm currently serving all Florida markets. Our management is deeply rooted in Florida and possesses over 90 years of combined experience in architecture, design, and construction management. From program development, through design, and construction, SMC Construction has the experience and expertise to turn your concept into reality.      

Management Team

Kevin Burkett 


Kevin is the President of SMC Construction Group and is a licensed Class A General Contractor in the State of Florida.

He is a 40-year veteran of the construction industry with over 30 years dedicated to the Florida market. A graduate of the Building Construction program at Purdue University, Kevin began his career in industrial construction in Texas with Brown & Root and then Bechtel Construction. He then moved his family to Florida with Hunt Construction.

Kevin started Burkett Contracting Corporation in Orlando, FL in 1986. Burkett Contracting self-performed concrete, masonry, and carpentry, and constructed mid-size commercial, medical, retail, and entertainment projects for 12 years until it was merged with former employer, Hunt Construction. With Hunt, Kevin was the Executive Construction Manager responsible for nearly $1 Billion in construction between 1998-2004, including Grande Lakes Resort, Orange County Convention Center, and the Hard Rock Hotel.


After leaving Hunt, Kevin entered the Wetlands Mitigation industry, where he remains the co-owner and manager of several large mitigation banks. 

Dale Parsons

Dale is the Vice President of Design for SMC Construction.

He is a Central Florida native, a graduate of the University of Florida and State of Florida Registered Architect.


Dale is responsible for the design and construction administration of over $400 Million in projects around Florida. His experience includes the design and development of medical office, retail, resorts, hotels, restaurants and entertainment attractions, including the Embassy Suites in downtown Orlando and City Centre in downtown Kissimmee. In addition to his design expertise, Dale has prolific experience in site selection, project financing, pro forma development, sales/leasing and property management.

Ben Burkett

Ben is the Vice President of Operations for SMC Construction and oversees project management, estimating, and accounting.

A graduate of the Building Construction program at the University of Florida, Ben began his career in heavy/civil construction. With SEMA Construction and LANE Construction, Ben worked on over $200 Million in road and bridge projects with primary responsibility over $44 Million of work. From LANE, Ben moved on to work in site development until he joined his father, Kevin in 2015 to assist in the expansion of SMC.