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A solid strategy is useless without good people to execute it. That is why we believe the most important asset we have to offer is our people. These committed employees have enabled our general contractor firm to build a history of successful projects and satisfied owners. Our goal has been to provide our employees an environment where they have the opportunity to grow and develop within our firm. To this end, the majority of our employees are long term with over 10 years of experience.

Staff Bios

Mathew Rockwell - President and CEO

Matthew Rockwell, President/CEO

Matt Rockwell has been employed at Rockwell Construction Co., Inc. since 2006. His responsibilities include managing the general operations of the Company and Project Management of Rockwell Construction Co.’s key projects. Matt’s responsibilities also include leading project construction teams through both Negotiated and Design Build Projects. Rockwell Construction performs Design Build projects utilizing both in-house and independent project Architects and Design Consultants, depending upon the nature and scope of the project.  His Project roles include cost estimating, subcontractor negotiations and Project Management. Matt has successfully overseen both residential and commercial projects for institutions in the educational, religious, and governmental sector.

Allen Pettner - Sr. Project Manager

Allen Pettner, Senior Project Manager

Allen Pettner, Senior Project Manager, joined Rockwell Construction Company in 2023 after 7 years of experience in one of the top contracting firms in the mid-atlantic.

Complementing Matt’s relational strengths, Allen’s area of expertise lies in utilizing data science and statistics to inform company decision making. Allan is currently overseeing the renovation of the Hyundai dealership in Chambersburg, PA for compliance with their elite ambassadorship program, which is the highest level of recognition among Hyundai Motor America.

Dennis Hurley, Project Manager of Field Operations

Dennis Hurley, Project Manager Field Operations

Denny has been employed at Rockwell Construction Co., Inc. since 1975. His responsibilities include project coordination and quality control by performing daily visits to review status of work and coordinate daily operations with our on- site project Superintendents. His prior experience as a project Superintendent provides him with an excellent understanding of the daily demands required to successfully complete large construction project

Experienced and Modern

Rockwell Construction Co., Inc. has two locations in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania and Frederick, Maryland. We are an award winning, family-owned -and-operated, General Construction Company with over 50 years of experience in Commercial Construction, Tenant Fit Out, and Design Build Projects. We are members of the Associated Builders and Contractors Cumberland Valley Chapter organization (ABC) and have received numerous Excellence in Construction Awards for outstanding projects. We are serious about being the most trusted general contractor in our service area, thats why we our company mission is infused in everything we do.

Our Mission

To be the most trusted family owned and operated commercial construction company in Franklin, Fulton, Jefferson, Berkeley, Washington and Frederick counties by providing unparalleled guidance, service and value in every project we complete.

Our Mission is important to us and that is why we work hard to earn our client’s trust through partnership and guidance. We are not just a full service general contractor, we are your teammates with the shared goal of making your vision a reality. Together we make an unstoppable, award winning team.  Most recently Rockwell Construction’s renovation of the Charles Washington Hall in Charles Town, WV was awarded the esteemed American Institute of Architects Honor Award for Design.

Check out our portfolio of commercial construction projects and contact us for a quote on your Commercial Construction, Tenant Fit Out, or Design Build Project.

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Operational Strategies

Having sound operational strategies are essential ingredients and that is how we deliver our projects on budget, on time and exceed our customers’ expectations. That is why we have used our 50 years experience in construction and as a full service general general contractor, to establish our 5 Operational Strategies.


Rockwell Construction Co. is licensed to work in PA, MD, VA and WV. At RCC we differentiate ourselves as a general contractor by forging close relationships with every client and partner regardless of the size or scope of the project.