Wayne E. Clement Sr.
President, HCI Construction
Wayne Clement Sr. is well respected and has earned his reputation from his contribution in reshaping neighborhoods, communities and cities, one building, one block, one acre at a time. As president of HCI Construction, he oversees and coordinates a wide array of functions, including owners’ representative, project management, construction management, estimating and environmental issues.
Since joining HRI in 1986, Wayne has been a key player in many high-profile projects nationwide. In New Orleans, he oversaw the historic rehabilitation of the legendary D.H. Holmes department store and its conversion into a hotel and apartments. In Houston, he led the historic rehabilitation efforts for the iconic Humble Oil building. And in Omaha, he spearheaded the historic restoration of a prime downtown location for a Courtyard Marriott hotel. From the revitalization of the New Orleans’ warehouse district to the 60-acre St. Thomas Housing Development, he’s demonstrated his ability to successfully manage large challenging projects.
Wayne studied mechanical engineering at the University of New Orleans and has over 40 years of experience in the construction industry. He holds a Louisiana State Commercial Construction License and numerous certifications. These include certifications by the Construction Estimating Institute of America, the state of Louisiana for the supervision of asbestos abatement projects and life safety systems and Louisiana’s Department of Environmental Quality for storm water pollution prevention.