About Our Partners

Robert M. Gearhart, P.E.

Founder, Partner, Project Manager

Bob grew up on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and graduated from The Citadel Military College of South Carolina with a B.S. in Civil Engineering.

Upon graduating from The Citadel, Bob spent five years in consulting engineering roles in South Carolina. He then accepted the opportunity to work in construction and project management. After executing projects throughout the Southeast, Bob accepted the opportunity to work abroad, working 10 years in various countries, including Brazil, Switzerland, Sweden, Austria, and Ireland, and undertaking business development throughout Europe and the Far East.

Bob’s international roles included construction management, project management, program management, executive- and director-level roles, managing projects from $25 million to $1 billion in value. Key areas of focus included project/program management, project mobilization, organizational development, project/organization restructuring, and quality, financial and organizational controls and systems.

Bob and his wife, Malin, live in Easton with their two sons Tristan and Hayden, three dogs and numerous other animals.

Keith Parks

Partner, Project Manager

Keith graduated from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, with a B.S. in Construction Management, with a heavy concentration in Mechanical Engineering. Keith grew up in the business, the son of a long-time Talbot County contractor.

Prior to graduating from the UMES, Keith worked for several years as an electrician as well as in carpentry and cabinetry fabrication.  Upon graduation, Keith worked for six years on the Eastern Shore with a national-level commercial contractor that instructed him in very complex field operations, and implanted in him very strong organizational skills.He served as a Site Manager on complicated, high-profile projects up to $25M in value. Keith then became a project manager for very high-end residential projects in Annapolis, MD, and joined Focus in 2015.

Keith’s diverse background provides a unique level of expertise in a multitude of disciplines, enabling him to manage complex projects and communicate effectively with the extensive list of trades that contribute to the construction of a unique home.

Keith lives in Easton with his wife, Katie, their daughter, Addie, their son, Blake, and their dog, Bo.

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