The People Behind Townsend & Schmidt Masonry

Kevin MacDonald

Kevin MacDonald - President

Graduated from Washington High School in West Sacramento, CA. Hired in 1981 as a Bricklayer Apprentice. He became a Bricklayer Journeyman in 1983 and shortly thereafter moved up to a Foreman. Kevin became Field Superintendent in 1990. In 1999 he was elected Vice President of Operations and in 2003 he purchased stock and became Board Member/President.


Troy D. Brewer

Troy D. Brewer - Vice President/Estimator

Graduated from Chester Jr. Sr. High School in Chester, CA and Heald Business College in Rancho Cordova, CA. Hired in 2002 as Office Manager/Accountant, Troy became Estimator in 2007. In 2013 he purchased stock and became a Board Member. Prior to working for Townsend & Schmidt Masonry, Troy worked for Bar Steel Service, Inc. for twelve years as Chief Financial Officer/Accountant.


Aris Anagnostopoulos

Aris Anagnostopoulos - Estimator

Graduated from River City High School in West Sacramento, CA and attended Sacramento City College. Aris was hired in 2014 as an apprentice estimator after the retirement of Vice President/Estimator Bruce M. Mann. Prior to working for Townsend & Schmidt Masonry, Aris worked for Safeway, Inc. for ten years as a Journeyman meat cutter.


Robin J. Tuyul

Robin J. Tuyul - Office Manager

Graduated from Dixon High School in Dixon, CA and Elmira Business Institute in Elmira, NY. Hired in 2017 as Office Manager/Accountant. Prior to working for Townsend & Schmidt Masonry, Robin worked at Westamerica Bancorporation for three years as their Payroll Supervisor and G. O. Wick, Inc., an electrical contracting company in New York, for over fifteen years as their Corporate Secretary/Accountant. Robin became a notary public in 2018.


Robert J. Close

Robert J. Close - Field Superintendent

Graduated from Payson High School in Payson, UT and attended Utah Tech. Hired in 2003 as a Foreman Bricklayer. Prior to working for Townsend & Schmidt Masonry Robert worked for Glen Close Construction and George Close Construction as a Foreman Bricklayer.


Chad G. Close

Chad G. Close - Foreman Bricklayer

Graduated from Laguna High School in Sacramento, CA and attended Sacramento State University. Chad was hired in 2003 as a Journeyman Bricklayer, and started running work as a Foreman Bricklayer in 2006. Prior to working for Townsend & Schmidt Masonry, Chad worked for George Close Construction as a Journeyman Bricklayer for five years.


Patrick Coyne

Patrick Coyne - Foreman Bricklayer


Michael P. Griffith

Michael P. Griffith - Foreman Bricklayer

Graduated from South Tahoe High School in South Lake Tahoe, CA and attended the University of California, Davis. Hired in 1997 as a Journeyman Bricklayer, Mike became a Foreman within a year. Prior to working for Townsend & Schmidt Masonry, Mike worked for General Masonry as a Journeyman Bricklayer for nine years.


Steve Setzer

Steve Setzer - Shop Manager