At our core, we are determined to always add value and improve the lives of our clients.
Our collective, well-rounded experience provides a strong foundation that has served as our launch pad into the Austin market.
Our long-term vision is to be a top mid-market general contractor serving Central Texas at a high level.
Founded MArch 2016
Bank reference: Mike Reiner - Frost Bank
principals at pravo construction
With over 12 years of experience in Austin and the San Francisco Bay Area, Daniel leads Pravo’s operations initiatives and works closely with our clients to build their vision. His dynamic personality and well-rounded construction skillset are what allows Daniel to contribute to our clients and projects at a high level.
Throughout his career, Daniel has successfully navigated almost every type of project and project delivery method, including design-build, design-assist, negotiated GMP and hard bid.
Daniel takes great pride in improving the lives of everyone around him. His top priority is to provide our clients with a top quality general contractor option in a cost-effective, trustworthy and transparent manner.
- Business Idol: Gary Vaynerchuck
- Favorite Vacation Destination: Kaanapali, Hawaii
Principal, Project Management & Operations
Drew’s construction experience and relationships in Austin provided the foundation for him to co-found Pravo with Daniel in 2016. Drew has a unique ability to connect with clients, architects, engineers, subcontractors and property owners, which he leverages in his mission to improve the Austin construction market.
As the leader of Pravo’s Project Management team, Drew’s leadership style, incredible work ethic and ability to solve problems ensure the success of our projects.
Drew’s passion in business is creating amazing lives for the people he interacts with and he’s working to build Pravo with this value front and center. Everything else will fall perfectly in place.
- Fun Fact: Played baseball at the University of Minnesota
- Favorite Animal: Wolves
Dave and Daniel have known each other since college and have worked at two prior companies together. Dave brings a tech-based skillset to Pravo and strives to elevate Pravo’s level of delivery for our clients. He is always working to streamline processes, increase collaboration and ensure budget and scope accuracy, which ultimately improve our clients’ project experience.
Before joining Pravo, Dave served as the Global Design and Construction lead for a major tech company where he completed over 150k sq.ft. of interiors in New York, Washington D.C., Seattle, London and Paris. Dave has also managed over $75M in tech TI’s and $10M in ground-up K-12 private education projects.
Dave’s level of passion around delivering a curated preconstruction approach is unmatched and he’s committed to always finding a better way to do things. His goal for Pravo is to be an industry leader, built on a foundation of honesty, innovation and great relationships.
- Favorite Sport: Hockey
- Fun Fact: From 2015-2017, David traveled to 7 different countries and 13 different states, totaling 261,926 miles or 605 total hours in the air
RUDY CARSTENS III
As Pravo’s General Superintendent, Rudy wears a lot of hats and serves as the backbone for our field operations. With over 15+ years of construction experience, Rudy is responsible for Pravo’s quality control, scheduling, safety initiatives, on-site documentation control and subcontractor relationships. Rudy’s key focus is to understand and find creative ways to deliver on our clients’ expectations.
Rudy draws on his military experience, construction management degree and well-rounded construction experience as he pushes to raise the bar in Pravo’s project delivery methods. His ability to communicate thoroughly and understand the needs of each person involved in our projects ensure that client project expectations are exceeded.
- Favorite Vacation Destination: Bora Bora
- Fun Thing To Do With His Family: Anything involving the outdoors, my family, and putting the phone away