Who We Are
John S. Rogers, Jr., President and CEO
Dove Builders, Inc.
Mr. Rogers started his career working for his father’s construction company as an entry level laborer at the age of 14. He worked during the winter and summer breaks from school all the way through college. Upon graduating from Texas Tech University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree in construction engineering, Mr. Rogers began working in San Diego for Douglas E. Barnhart and smaller subsequent companies before returning to Dallas for five years with Rogers-O’Brien Construction Company. Mr. Rogers returned to Southern California in 1999 as a Chief Estimator for Kendrick Construction Services and Diffenbaugh before starting Dove Builders in 2005. Mr. Rogers has a vast wealth of experience in industrial, worship, tenant improvement, government, commercial and high tech construction over the past 30 years.
Mr. Rogers is married with one son and is actively involved in serving at his church in the parking lot ministry and is a coach for his sons Little League Baseball team. Mr. Rogers is a fan of his alma maters football team and enjoys hunting and fishing.
Jim McGrath III
Principal, Director of Field Operations
Mr. McGrath is a native Southern Californian with over 25 years of commercial construction experience working on various Commercial, Industrial, Medical & Class “A” and “B” buildings as a Carpenter, Superintendent, Project Manager & Construction Manager. In 2003, working for longtime Inland Empire contractor Diffenbaugh, Inc., he met Mr. Rogers and a vision of providing exceptional customer service within the construction industry was envisioned. Mr. McGrath’s dedication and enthusiasm to see each and every project through from beginning to end, to the customers satisfaction, is what motivates and drives him. Mr. McGrath has been involved in multiple high profile fast track tenant improvements & commercial projects such as Downtown Disney, Disneyland, Cigna Health Care, Cal Baptist University Administration Yeager Building & Regional Radiology Program for Kaiser Healthcare just to name a few.
Mr. McGrath and his wife of 28 years have 4 children ages 23, 21,19 & 15. He enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking and coaching baseball/softball at the local high schools.
Dove Builders places a priority on giving back to the local community where we make our living. Some of the charitable organizations and events we support. Dove Builders has contributed to the funding of the following nonprofit charities:
- Feeding the Needs Ministry at Calvary Chapel Chino Hills.
- Real Radio Active Ministry at Calvary Chapel Chino Hills
- KSGN 89.7
- Calvary Chapel East Anaheim
- Calvary Chapel Chino Hills
- World Vision Ministries
- The Bible League for Bulgaria
- Operation Christmas Child
- Red Raider Club
- Dave Brown Memorial Scholarship
- Mission Aviation Fellowship
- The Bible League
- Linfield High School
- Hope Christian Church
- Haiti Endowment Fund