Vice Presidents


Gary Botkin

Vice President of Estimating and Administration

Joined Capital Excavation in 1993

Gary is responsible for construction management and coordination, along with estimating and contract administration. He works closely with all managers on Capital Excavation's team to make sure we provide the best possible service to our clients. Before joining the company, Gary studied construction and industrial engineering at Texas Tech. He is a former board member of the Associated General Contractors of Texas, and remains active in several other industry organizations.


Joe Chesney

Vice President of Operations

Joined Capital Excavation in 1992

Joe works with project managers and general superintendents to ensure high-quality pre-construction work, and with utility superintendents and foremen to coordinate subcontractor scheduling, material procurement, and client communications. Joe is a registered professional engineer and holds a B.S. in civil engineering from The University of Texas. He has more than 30 years of experience in the industry, and specializes in civil engineering design, client relations, project management and geographic information systems.


Junior Henson

Vice President of Operations

Joined Capital Excavation in 1991

Junior works with a variety of managers to ensure that our pre-construction work creates the foundation needed for an efficient, error-free construction process. He also coordinates subcontractor scheduling, construction plans, and long-term strategy. Using a multi-pronged approach, he reviews preliminary and final estimates for Capital Excavation's largest projects, and is actively involved in several industry organizations. Junior has more than 45 years of experience, including 27 as a part owner and operator of his own utility construction company.


Bill Mayfield

Senior Vice President Of Operations

Joined Capital Excavation in 1992

Bill is responsible for the management and coordination of all construction projects. He is dedicated not only to efficiency, teamwork and maintaining Capital Excavation's high standards, but also to developing lasting relationships with our clients. He oversees subcontractors and daily operations for Capital Excavation's many projects. Bill has nearly four decades in the Texas construction industry, including 12 years at Hensel Phelps, and seven at Hunter Industries. He remains active in the Association of General Contractors.


John Pugsley

Vice President of Finance

Joined Capital Excavation in 1984

John is responsible for all of Capital Excavation's finances and accounting. That includes monthly and annual financial statements, tax compliance, billing, cash flow, human resources, and financial planning. He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering and an M.S. in accountancy from the University of Houston. He remains active in several industry organizations, and also serves as the company's corporate secretary.