Gillis Gilkerson - Construction Managers / General Contractors
150 West Market Street, Suite 200, Riverview Commons, Salisbury, MD 21801
Phone: 410-749-4821 - Fax: 410-749-7934

Wayne Porter - Field Operations Manager


James “J.B.” Barnes Vice President Gillis Gilkerson

Wayne Porter has over thirty-six years of construction experience and has been a valuable asset to Gillis Gilkerson since he joined the team in 2012. Mr. Porter is experienced in personnel management, contractor coordination, material procurement/expediting, scheduling, quality control, job costing, field purchasing, submittal review, design/build and owner relations as well as safety and first aid. He has the strong ability to manage all aspects of a project including running weekly safety meetings on the jobsite. Wayne’s extensive background in commercial construction gives him an overall understanding of how to improve client satisfaction and ensure that our construction schedules are met in a timely manner.

Wayne graduated from North Caroline High School in Ridgley, Maryland in 1976. His continued education achievements include OSHA Certification, ABC Forman Development Classes, ABC Blue Print Reading Classes, ABC Safety Instructor Classes, State of Maryland Sediment and Erosion Control and State of Delaware Sediment and Erosion Control.


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What Our Clients Say

“At every stage of the project, everyone was concerned about our needs and listened to our comments. More than that, every effort was made to accommodate us whenever we had a need or made a suggestion.”

~ Ford Waggoner III,
Director of Services,
Easter Seals of Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore Inc.

“We chose Gillis Gilkerson based on dependability, service, quality and costs. Dwight Miller was responsible for pricing and the quality of materials we could get for the best price. His knowledge allowed us to meet our timetables and deadlines and gave us one of the nicest office structures in Salisbury.”

~ Edward J. Williams,
Peninsula Cardiology Associates, P.A.

“Throughout my 17 years engaging on these types of projects, I can honestly say that Mike (Truitt) was one of the best contractors that I have ever worked with. Throughout the process, Mike provided superior customer service and his communication far exceeded my expectations. Most importantly, he delivered the building on time and with the exact specifications that were discussed. In addition to customer service, Mike and his company provided high-level workmanship. It was clear that Mike took pride in every phase of the project and that pride showed in the final product. Every part of the build out was delivered flawless. Both the interior and exterior of the building are beautiful!”

~ John Strzegowski,
Executive Director,
Mid-Atlantic Region – Catapult Learning

“The Gillis Gilkerson team should be commended for attention to detail and determination to produce a job done right. Whenever there was a question of the requirements, it was approached reasonably, rationally and resolved quickly.”

~ W. Frank Brady,
4Site Manager,
Design Atlantic

“I want to take the opportunity to thank you and your staff for the outstanding job you have done despite many obstacles you faced (regulating authorities, weather, architectural nuances) … You managed to complete the project in time, on budget and with superior quality and elegance … You should know that your contributions are highly valued and praised.”

~ Nick Kypreos,
Chairman of the Board of Trustees,
Salisbury School

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