Charles Calvanese Sr.


Charles Calvanese Sr. is one of the founding members of BSI Construction. Charles' role at the company includes the execution of all construction operations, development and monitoring of project schedules, cost control and tracking, contract negotiation, and quality control monitoring. A lifelong resident of Philadelphia, Charles is a graduate of Father Judge High School and serves on the board of the Northeast Community Center for Behavioral Health.

John Parsons


John Parsons is a founding member of BSI Construction whose company responsibilities include overseeing all contracts, project procedures, and construction administration, directing overall company strategies and business plan, and analyzing project feasibility, project planning, and finance. John was born and raised in Philadelphia and is a graduate of Father Judge High School and Denison University (Ohio).

Charles Calvanese Jr.

Chief Operations Officer

Chuck Calvanese is BSI Construction's COO and Senior Project Manager. Within the company, Chuck's focus is on assisting clients to identify and implement facility solutions, analyzing project feasibility, pre-construction, and project execution, and overseeing project delivery procedures and construction administration. Chuck is a graduate of La Salle College High School and La Salle University.

Joseph Waters

Chief Financial Officer

Joe Waters is Controller at BSI Construction.  A Certified Public Accountant, Joe's responsibilities are business administration, payroll and wage management, cost control, and analysis of project financial feasibility. Joe is a graduate of Temple University.

Tom Howland

Senior Project Manager

Tom Howland has over 36 years of experience managing large scale construction projects. Prior to joining BSI, Tom spent 34 years with Turner Construction Company, a large General Contracting and Construction Management firm, managing construction projects in the Philadelphia region with an annual volume of over $400 million. Tom held various roles at Turner including Special Projects Division Manager and Senior Project Executive. Tom was born and raised in the Philadelphia area and is a graduate of Lehigh University and a registered Professional Engineer.

Matt Howland

Project Manager

Matt Howland started with BSI in 2013.  A graduate from Lehigh University with a degree and EIT ceritifcate in Civil Engineering, Matt has quickly ascended to the role of Project Manager.