Let’s build

Relationships build communities. And communities are stronger when we build on each other. With our values of Relationships, Ingenuity and Expertise, we build stronger communities together.

Relationships Define Our Vision


As satisfying as a completed building is, our greatest pride comes from the relationships we’ve built along the way. Megen clients choose to work with us again and again. More than 80% of our contracts come from recurring business.

At Megen, you have direct access to project leadership at all times. Your project will be guided by a partner who takes the time to understand and advocate for your needs. Trust is built as we experience challenges and accomplishments together. We know how to get down to business, while infusing our enjoyment into the process. There’s nothing that says work relationships can’t be fun!

Diverse Perspectives Lead to Better Outcomes


Every construction project brings unique challenges. Our team specializes in creative problem-solving. Your project team will take the time to understand your concerns. Then, we get to work, bringing fresh perspectives to create an optimal solution.

You need to handle complex negotiations with multiple municipalities. No problem. You need a construction partner to learn a brand-new technology. Bring it on. You need a way to continue stable operations in a way that doesn’t spook horses. Done. Whatever your challenge, we are committed to finding solutions, not compromises.

Executing Your Construction Vision


When you have a vision for a new project, you need a partner with construction expertise to make your future-focused ideas real. Megen has guided complex construction projects for over 25 years. With an award-winning track record for quality and safety, we are experts in execution.

Whatever you’re building, chances are we’ve seen it. From school renovations to flagship museums to modern athletic venues to high-tech medical operations, we have the knowledge and experience to accomplish whatever your dream or vision is. The result? Transparent advice, predictability, and peace of mind.

Our Story

We see possibility in progress. Our history informs our expertise and grounds our decision making. And we look forward to knowing it is just the beginning.


Megen Construction was started by Evans Nwankwo.


Megen completed historic renovation of Bavarian Brewery into entertainment complex


Megen Construction Corporate Headquarters Grand Opening


Megen restored Cincinnati’s iconic Tyler Davidson Fountain and receives Cincinnati Preservation Award


Megen received Cincinnati Chamber’s Supplier Diversity of Excellence award and completed the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Museum, Build America winner


Megen completed revitalization of the heart of Cincinnati, Fountain Square


Megen built the first LEED Platinum building in Ohio (Fernald Preserve Visitors Center)


Megen branches out of the tri-state region to become a national firm with projects in Texas and Georgia


Megen received U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Safety Award for construction of Fort Bliss Child Development Centers


Sharonville Convention Center Expansion and Renovation completed on time and under budget


Megen is awarded first higher education project, Wilmington College’s Center for Sport Sciences


Megen completed a $130M new millennial education facilities program for Princeton City Schools


 Megen received Capacity to Excel Award from the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s Minority Business Accelerator (MBA)


Megen’s founder, Evans Nwankwo, President and CEO, received the Spirit of Construction Lifetime Achievement Award


Megen launched its self-perform division, Megen Works


Megen completed iFly Cincinnati, Ohio’s first iFly location on schedule


 Megen constructed first Tennessee project, the National Museum of African American Music in Nashville


Megen expands to regional markets – Rocky Mountain region and South Florida region.

Evans Nwankwo headshot photo
Evans Nwankwo, CPE
President & CEO
Obi Nwankwo headshot photo
Obi Nwankwo, MBA
President of Megen Works
Jeff Jacobs headshot
Jeff Jacobs
Executive Vice President
David Buffenbarger, CPA
Vice President of Finance / Chief Financial Officer
Mark Campbell headshot
Mark Campbell
Vice President
Jermaine Carter
Vice President
Darnell Gardener
Vice President, South Florida Region
Cathy Nwankwo headshot photo
Catherine Nwankwo
Vice President
Guy Poux
Vice President, Rocky Mountain Region
Itunu Akintola
Assistant Project Manager
Mark Brown headshot
Mark Brown
Director, Operations
Stacy Beck headshot
Stacy Beck
Mike Bevis
Krishna Dantuluri, LEED GA
Project Engineer
Kurt Fancett
Denise Ferri headshot
Denise Ferri
Staff Accountant
Bob Fricke headshot
Bob Fricke, CAPM
Director, Corporate Division
Lee Hall
Operations Manager, Megen Works
Brian Herrmann headshot
Brian Herrmann
Daniel Hill headshot
Daniel Hill
Dawn Jackson headshot
Dawn Jackson
Director, Human Resources
Adam Jacobs
Assistant Project Manager
Randy Johnson headshot
Randy Johnson
Senior Project Manager
Dave Korengel
Senior Project Manager
Dani Lape
Shalma Leon
Project Manager
Kevin Long
Megan Merrill
Financial Coordinator
Eric Morton headshot
Eric Morton
Director, Preconstruction
Aaron Moulin
Assistant Project Manager
Joseph Nagy
Ugo Nwankwo headshot
Ugo Nwankwo, LEED AP BD+C
Project Manager, MEP Specialist
Jye Owens
Assistant Project Manager
Ross Patton
Project Engineer
Wesley Phillips
Project Engineer
Briana Reardon
Briana Reardon
Administrative Assistant
Rachel Redmon
Assistant Project Manager
Craig Robinson headshot
Craig Robinson
Brian Schwartz
Severin Tchinda
Project Engineer
Chris Todd
Senior Project Manager
Matthew Todd
Foreman, Megen Works
Kailey Turner
Executive Manager
Dennis Wade headshot
Dennis Wade
Project Manager
Kate Walls
Director, Marketing
Jeff Williams headshot
Jeff Williams, LEED AP
Director, Education Division
Nicole Young
Marketing Coordinator

Community Involvement

Stronger Communities are Built Together

“If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”
– African Proverb

Vibrant communities emerge when diverse people lend their expertise to achieve a shared vision. We are better and stronger together. At Megen, our passion for extraordinary community extends well beyond our building projects. Our leaders and employees serve on numerous boards and regularly volunteer with a wide variety of civic organizations. Wherever we serve, we bring an unwavering commitment to make our community the best it can be.


The NuWay Foundation


The NuWay Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit established by Megen’s founders, Evans and Catherine Nwankwo, with a vision to build resilient and vibrant communities throughout Nigeria. We focus on four key initiatives that form the acronym “HOPE”: Healthcare, Opportunity, Pure Water and Education. Over the past 15 years, we have been privileged to play a role in life-changing outcomes and improved living conditions for those living in poverty. 

Anyone can make a difference. And together we can make a greater difference.


Organizations We Support

American Heart Association
At Work on Purpose
Boy Scouts of America
Cincinnati State Foundation
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
City of Cincinnati Recreation Foundation
Design LAB: Learn &  Build
Forest Park Chamber Scholarship Fund
GCNK African American Chamber of Commerce
Great Oaks Education Foundation
Junior Achievement
Mason Arts Council
National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
One City Foundation
Royal Theater Company
Salvation Army of Greater Cincinnati
Spirit of Construction Foundation
UC The Alpaugh Family Economics Center
United Way of Greater Cincinnati
West Palm Beach Sickle Cell Foundation