Our Team

Skip Gardiner

F.E. “Skip” Gardiner, III


Skip Gardiner has spent his entire professional career in the construction industry. As one of the founding members of Patuxent Companies, Skip’s focus has always been on providing excellent customer service while pursuing qualified growth opportunities for the company within the aggregate industry.

A graduate of Clemson University with a B.S. in Construction Science, Skip is an active member of a variety of the leading industry associations and is a Corporate Partner with Clemson’s Construction Industry Advisory Board.

David Kirchner

David Kirchner, Jr.

Vice President – Operations

David has worked for the family of Patuxent Companies for over 25 years. David worked in field operations of the then family run parent company, Gardiner & Gardiner General Contractors. The addition of Patuxent Materials, Inc. in 1987 widened David’s focus to include aggregate sales and dispatch.

David became field operations manager of Patuxent Materials’ recycling facilities and quarry operations and in 1992, was promoted to Vice President of Operations.

In 1999, David became joint owner of the newly formed company, Patuxent Roll-Off, LLC, which broadened the services Patuxent Companies could provide their commercial and residential customers.

Tim Cloud

Timothy N. Cloud

Vice President – Sales

Tim has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry. He joined Patuxent Materials in 1994 to increase sales and to assist in the development of overall company growth.

Tim graduated from Severn School in Severna Park, MD and received his BA in Political Science from Washington College in Chestertown, MD.

Tim has been involved with a variety of industry trade groups: Associated Builders and Contractors, PWCA, Associated Utility Contractors, and the Maryland Transportation Builders and Materials Association.

Skip Gardiner

Todd Walter

Senior Dispatcher

Todd is entering his 28th year with the Patuxent Companies. Todd was one of the first drivers for Patuxent, and has worked in the recycling, dispatch, general office and sales departments in his long career here.

Currently, Todd is a senior dispatcher and finds communicating with customers in every facet of the construction trades to be his real passion.

Todd graduated from Chesapeake High School and successfully completed Dale Carnegie Sales Training.

On weekends, if Todd isn’t on the water, he’s honing his handyman skills working on a wide range of projects around his home.