Employees of the Month

Employees of Choice - October 2020

Tina Alfred and Matt Marlowe

OCP’s Employees of Choice are individuals who exemplify the qualities and characteristics that have made our 50 years of success possible. Employees of Choice are employees in the field and office who lead by action to advance safety, productivity, and innovation on projects. Additionally, these employees are consistent, dependable, and contribute to the betterment of the team. Thanks to the hard work of these individuals, OCP has proudly become the interior Contractor of Choice.


Tina Alfred

  • Position: Carpenter
  • Length of Employment with OCP: 1 Year
  • Industry Tenure: 22 Years

"Tina shows up every day on time with a positive attitude. She never complains about which tasks she is working on throughout the day. She always practices safety and production. She has played a huge role in making the Franklin County Jail a success. Thank you again Tina for all your hard work.” - Mark Duncan, Columbus Foreman

  • What brought you to the industry and what made you stay?
  • I enjoy the work and love the construction industry. I always wanted to hang out in the garage and build small projects. Loving what you do is half the battle.
  • What hobbies do you have outside of work?
  • Kayaking, fishing, camping, motorcycling, traveling, and snow skiing. I enjoy being outdoors. I would like to see more surfing opportunities in Ohio. Could someone build a wave so we can surf in Ohio?
  • What advice would you give a new employee?
  • This is a great industry to be part of. You will love the fact that you built a building with your own hands and get to see it years after the project is completed.

Matt Marlowe

  • Position: Carpenter
  • Length of Employment with OCP: 13 Years
  • Industry Tenure: 18 Years

"Matt Marlowe is one of our carpenter foremen, he has been with OCP for 13 years. Matt was handed some of our toughest jobs the past couple of years such as Church and State and Terminal Tower. Through his hard work and professionalism, he made the most out of challenging situations." -Jason Van Devender, Superintendent Cleveland

  • What is your favorite project that you have worked on?
  • Avon Rehab Project, we worked with a great contractor and the project overall went smoothly.

  • What brought you to the industry and what made you stay?
  • My father was a carpenter and I followed in his footsteps.

  • What hobbies do you have outside of work?
  • Go Cart racing with my daughter, we are going on our 2nd year. Also, auto racing as well in the open-wheel modified division.