Keystruct Team


Jerry Watson, P. E., President

Jerry Watson, founder of Keystruct Construction, LLC is a professional engineer with degrees from Lehigh University and York College of Pennsylvania. He was named “Young Engineer of the Year” in 1992 by the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers.

Jerry’s driving vision for Keystruct is not to be the biggest contractor in the area — but to be the most customer focused. “We specialize in certain industries so that we can immerse ourselves in our customer’s specific needs — and achieve their unique objectives.”

Jerry’s philosophy toward customer relationships sets Keystruct apart in the industry. “I believe it’s critical for our customers to have one-on-one, trusting relationships with our team.”


Doug Leister, Vice President

Doug has more than 30 years of experience in the commercial and industrial construction industries along with additional experience in institutional, healthcare, and elder care construction. He began his construction career as a carpenter and has been working in construction management for more than 20 years.

At Keystruct, Doug oversees the estimating and project management teams. He reviews estimates, works closely with potential clients on their objectives and generates work for the company. He also ensures that Keystruct’s current jobs are productive, tracks costs and works directly with the existing clients to meet their needs.

Deanna Copp, Controller

Deanna graduated from Harford Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Accounting and has put her degree to work primarily in the construction industry. She is working towards her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting at York College of Pennsylvania. As the Controller for the Keystruct Team, Deanna is responsible for all financial reporting and accounting functions.

Mike Sola

Michael Sola, Pre-Construction Manager

Michael Sola has more than 25 years of experience in the commercial construction and industrial construction industries. He also has extensive experience in healthcare and assisted care living facilities. He began his construction career as an estimator and has been working in the general construction and construction management industry for more than 20 years.

At Keystruct, Mike oversees the estimating and preconstruction services. He manages all phases of the design/build process and works closely with potential clients on maintaining overall budget expectations.

Bill Loy, Estimator

Bill Loy has more than 40 years of experience in the construction industry. He has previously worked as a carpenter, foreman, superintendent, project manager and safety director before settling into his estimating position at Keystruct.

Bill has vast knowledge of healthcare and institutional industries, as well as many other general construction specialty areas. This experience serves Bill well as an estimator for Keystruct.

Kirk Taylor, Estimator

Kirk Taylor has over 30 years of construction experience, beginning his career as a carpenter. He worked his way up to become a Foreman and then a Superintendent, and now he provides his expertise to the Pre-Construction department.

Kirk’s ability to plan and organize jobsite manpower and equipment needed to complete projects give him insight to offer the right guidance during pre-construction. His skills provide accurate costs and schedules that will meet the client’s needs and expectations, while maintaining the highest quality standards.

Mike Dorgan, LEED AP, Project Manager

Mike Dorgan has over 40 years of experience with commercial and industrial construction. Over the years, Mike has been responsible for coordination between the contractor, subcontractors, suppliers, and client to ensure that the project goals are achieved.

As a certified LEED AP, Mike brings expertise in sustainable building practices to our clients. He plans, organizes, directs, and controls, the preparation and execution of construction contracts, and meets objectives related to cost, quality, safety, and satisfaction.

Nate Leister, Project Manager

Nate Leister has nearly 5 years of experience in the construction industry. Utilizing his skills with carpentry and finish work, and his educational background, attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Nate is a valuable part of the Project Management team.

As Project Manager, Nate is responsible for contractor/client coordination throughout the construction process. He ensures that objectives are met related to cost, quality, safety and client satisfaction.

Ken Smith, Project Manager

Ken Smith has over 40 years of experience in the construction industry, specializing in metal fabrication. He began his construction career as a sheet metal journeyman and progressed to customer service and project management.

At Keystruct, Ken brings his unique skill set to our Fabrication Shop. He works with potential customers to establish budgets and expectations, and coordinates communication between our staff and current clients to manage project goals, costs, and quality.

Ryan Emig, Fabrication Shop Manager

Ryan Emig leads and coordinates the day-to-day activities of our fabrication operation. This includes estimating and assigning tasks to welder and fabricator crews, and then ensuring all work is completed in an acceptable manner.

He plans, organizes, and schedules the daily shop/field manpower and equipment needed to complete projects within the specified time frame, while staying within budget, and meeting quality standards and welding codes. Ryan also monitors shop and jobsite safety to ensure a safe working environment.

Kelly Tetkoskie, Marketing

Kelly Tetkoskie has over 20 years of marketing and communications experience within the A/E/C industry. She has developed targeted proposals and packages, branded collateral, and media strategies to support the organization’s message to our clients.

As Marketing Specialist, Kelly supports the Pre-Construction and Business Development efforts, as well as assisting the Project team with specialized documents and graphic materials. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the Pennsylvania State University and is certified by Clemson University as a Construction Industry Technician.