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bow carpenter

Bow was born and raised in Texas and before embarking on his longstanding career in the masonry business he worked in the oil industry as well as various construction trades.  In 1980, he decided to start his own company; now known as Central Texas Lath & Plaster.  Since then he has been providing top quality service to clients not only in Texas but all over the country.  Business has escalated from residential to commercial and multi-family projects. Bow has built a strong foundation these past 30 years with customers and employees – he employs many of the original foremen that have been with him from the very beginning.  Bow strives to this day to maintain the high level of success he envisioned for Central Texas Lath & Plaster so many years ago.


Vice President, Administration

derek day

Derek was born and raised in the Midwest.  He grew up in a small town in central South Dakota and graduated from the University of South Dakota with a business degree major in accounting in 1991.  Subsequent to graduation he moved to San Antonio and worked for KPMG Peat Marwick.  While there he was exposed to numerous different businesses operations.  He went to work at Central Texas Lath & Plaster in 2000 and never looked back.  He has been one of the driving forces behind the company's success in the last decade and is currently one of the partners.  He oversees the daily operations and is committed to service, quality, and safety.

When not working, Derek enjoys spending time with his wife, 2 young boys, and being involved in their numerous activities.


Vice President, Construction

houston carpenter

Houston began his career with Central Texas Lath & Plaster in 2008. Having spent much of the last decade in the field, Houston was able to utilize that experience as an estimator and a project manager. Today as a partner, Houston manages construction operations from start to finish. He has overseen hundreds of projects throughout the country, all with great passion for Central Texas Lath & Plaster's finished product, employees safety, and the customers satisfaction.

Houston plans to continue growing the company and attributes his success to Jesus Christ and his father, Bow, who laid such a strong foundation.


Field Manager

Ben Mrachek

Ben has been employed with Central Texas Lath & Plaster since 2016. After graduating from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a bachelor’s degree in marketing, Ben went to work for a large energy service company. After a few years in the oil and gas industry, he was ready to focus on a different career path and pursued his interest of construction with Central Texas Lath & Plaster. Ben’s experience gained while working in the field as a laborer helps tremendously with his current role as Field Manager. Most of Ben’s time is spent visiting job sites evaluating many items- including safety, quality, and customer service.

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Office Manager

Katy McGee, PHR

Katy graduated from the University of New Hampshire with degrees in communications and business administration. She has more than 18 years of success as an innovative Human Resources executive, having held senior leadership roles for brands such as Pizza Inn Holdings, JP Energy Partners, LP, Matrix Telecom, Aramark and Muy!Brands (Franchisor of YUM!Brands). With a wide breadth of industry experience, she has a deep understanding of what it takes to be successful in many different business scenarios. She relocated from the DFW area to San Antonio in 2015 and found her professional home with Central Texas Lath & Plaster. 

When not working, Katy spends time with her son, enjoying hiking, primitive camping, and all water activities. 


Human Resources & Payroll Manager

Monica Mcrae

Monica has more than 20 years in the construction industry, having gained most of her knowledge and expertise working for General Contractors in Texas. Her diverse work experience, strong organizational skills, and attention to detail, landed her a key role on the Quality Control team of one of the largest military medical facilities in the country (2 million square feet – San Antonio Military Medical Center).  Monica was an intricate part of the Construction team, acting as liaison between Subcontractors and US Corps. Of Engineers. Monica joined Central Texas Lath & Plaster in 2012, and has been an integral part of the company’s growth to over 500 employees.

When not working she spends time with her husband, and sons, actively enjoying camping, fishing, and hunting.


Project Manager

Onesimo Medina

  • San Antonio Lead

  • 30+ Years at CTLP


Project Manager

Saul Garcia

  • Houston Lead

  • 15+ Years at CTLP


Project Manager

carlos Reyes

  • Austin Lead

  • 15+ Years at CTLP


Project Manager

Orlando Valdez

  • Austin Lead

  • 15+ Years at CTLP


Project Manager

Manuel Villapando

  • Dallas/Fort Worth Lead

  • 15+ Years at CTLP


Project Manager

Cruz Garcia

  • San Antonio Lead

  • 15+ years at CTLP


Project Manager

Alfredo Barron

  • Masonry Lead

  • 25+ Years at CTLP


Project Manager

Moises Barron

  • Denver Lead

  • 10+ Years at CTLP