Shawn Gillispie


Our President, Shawn Gillispie, graduated from West Texas A&M University and has over 20 years of experience as the owner/operator of a multi-million dollar farming operation. In addition, he is a licensed real estate agent and broker, specializing in agricultural and commercial land listings. 

Josh Palmer

Vice President

As our Vice President, Josh is a founding partner and the operational head of both GPD Construction, LLC and Gillispie Palmer Development, LLC. His vision, decisive leadership, and dedication to the company’s expansion have been crucial to our growth. 

Caleb Palmer

Vice President | Fort Worth Division

After graduating from West Texas A&M with a bachelor in business administration in 2007, Caleb spent 9 years leading multi-million dollar commercial construction projects in DFW and Houston as a project manager. He now brings the expertise gained through that work to our clients and projects as the leader of our Fort Worth Division. 

John Palmer

Vice President | Construction Management

With over 35 years of experience in the construction industry, John Palmer is our Vice President of Construction Management and part-owner of GPD. He owned and operated a residential and light commercial construction company for over 17 years and managed commercial projects valued at over $50M for over 10 years, before joining GPD to manage site operations.

Ryan Gist

Construction Manager

One of our newest construction managers, Ryan brings over 4 years of experience and a careful eye for detail to every project he takes on.