Leadership

  • Travis Darnell
    President

    Travis has extensive experience in construction and project management, including design-build.  He has expertise in warehouse structures, pre-engineered metal buildings, and material handling systems. He manages an organization that successfully and simultaneously delivers multiple complex projects all over the country.

    He grew up in the business and joined his father in 1990 as a project manager, carrying on the family values of reliability and integrity ever since. He has been the president since he and his brother purchased the company in 2008.

    Travis holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

  • Clint Darnell
    Vice President

    Clint grew up in the business and has decades of experience in design and construction, including pre-engineered buildings, rack-supported buildings, and racking systems in the building material industry throughout the United States and Canada. He is all about maximizing the customer’s investment and providing a long-term solution to their operational requirements.

    Clint manages national accounts from initial design through project completion. His primary goal is providing the highest level of customer service while delivering projects that are consistently on budget and on time.

    He and his brother purchased the company in 2008, and he has been the vice president ever since.

    Clint is a proud graduate of the University of Georgia (Bachelor of Arts) and a Licensed Contractor in a number of states.

  • Jennifer Henderson Kinsey
    Vice President, Construction

    Jennifer joined CT Darnell in 2017 following a 15-year tenure with Turner Construction, where she developed a deep and comprehensive knowledge of construction. Her broad range of experience there included everything from day-to-day execution of projects in the field, building high-performing teams and cultivating sales opportunities to developing multi-level cost estimates and buyout strategies.

    At CT Darnell, Jennifer’s charge is to ensure all clients receive personal service and focused attention that surpasses their expectations. Jennifer takes great pride in her construction team’s attention to detail and is a passionate advocate for her clients.

    Jennifer received her Bachelor of Science in Building Construction from Georgia Tech and is a LEED Accredited Professional.

  • Keith Johnson
    Vice President, Business Development

    Keith joined CT Darnell Construction in 2017. Keith brings over 20 years’ experience in business development in the construction industry. He oversees all new client development and new venture opportunities.

    Keith has been responsible for selling millions of square feet of retail, commercial, distribution, manufacturing, and church facilities.

    Keith holds an MBA from Kennesaw State University, along with a BS in Industrial Engineering Technology from Southern College of Technology. Keith is also a licensed real estate broker.

  • Aaron Dickson
    Director of Pre-Construction

    As Director of Pre-Construction, Aaron heads up the day-to-day management of projects and works to execute them safely, on time, within budget, and at the highest standard of quality.

    In over 20 years in the construction industry, he has done exceptional work for Atlanta Gas Light, the General Services Administration (GSA), Westin, Starwood Hotels, Saks Fifth Avenue, Disney, and many others.

    Aaron brings a can-do attitude, a collaborative nature, exemplary client communication skills, and immense construction operations knowledge to every job.

    Aaron is a graduate of Purdue University, where he majored in Building Construction.

  • Mark McKinney
    Chief Financial Officer

    Mark is the CFO and CIO. He oversees accounting, business support, financial planning and analysis, treasury, compliance audits and taxation, along with all IT systems.

    Mark has over 25 years of experience building and leading finance teams in highly complex companies with significant operating scale. He joined the company in 2001 as corporate controller. Prior to that, he worked in public accounting in Atlanta, where he obtained his CPA license.

    Mark is a graduate of the University of North Georgia, where he majored in Accounting.