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    Class A SCIF Construction

    PCG can design and build your SCIF space as well as build out your entire headquarters. Although many SCIF spaces are designed as standard painted surfaces with a cold feel, PCG has designed and built many spaces to match clients’ corporate image and to be suitable for high-level executives who need to hold classified meetings in a Class A space. Let PCG create your SCIF space to not only pass accreditation but be pleasantly appealing as well.

  • Interior tenant construction of Fairfax Neonatal Center

    Fairfax Neonatal & Pediatric Lung Center

    Fairfax Neonatal is the leading neonatology service in the country. It runs the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Fairfax Hospital. Fairfax Neonatal has been a long-term client: PCG has built several satelite offices for the group throughout the Northern Virginia area in the past two years. We not only build all expansion and satellite spaces, we also have annual service agreements to inspect, maintain and service all Fairfax Neonatal offices in our region. PCG is proud to have Fairfax Neonatal as our client and supports them in their efforts.

  • PCG protecting America by building SCIF projects

    Protecting America with SCIF Construction

    Palmer’s Contracting Group draws its inspiration from our flag and our national symbol, the eagle, to be the best in what we do: build your SCIF space correctly. PCG wants to do its part in protecting the United States. To help you protect our country, we ensure that our builds are the best. Please see our SCIF Construction section of the website for further information on SCIF consulting, training, testing and third-party SCIF products.

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    Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates

    Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates is a forensic architectural and engineering firm specializing in structural assessments, disaster response, facade integrity and many other aspects of all types of construction investigation. PCG is proud to be able to meet the construction requirements of a group that places construction installation under a microscope. PCG’s ability to pass WJE requirements and continue to perform projects for the firm with a negotiated open-book policy speaks volumes for our ability to perform at the highest level.

  • Specialty Consulting

    PCG was hired as a consultant to work with the client, the contractor and quality control contractor for a highly technical facility. PCG was able to meet with the client and their team and with our knowledge we were able to review the overall plan, remove some of the specialty materials not needed and saved the client time and money with our expertise.

  • Data Tactics – Class A Office Space

    PCG was hired by Data Tactics for a full floor 20,000 square foot renovation of their main office site. This was the 3rd time Data Tactics hired PCG to provide construction services for one of their spaces. The project was within a Class A office space with a very tight time line and high end finishes.

Construction Partner of Choice

Palmer’s Contracting Group (Woman Owned Small Business) specializes in tenant construction and SCIF (Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility) construction in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. With more than 25 years of experience in commercial interiors and secured facilities, we’ve built a reputation for professionalism, integrity and service that fosters lasting relationships with our clients and within the industry—and makes us the construction partner of choice in Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia, Texas and many other markets.

Our Management Team

Trish Palmer

Trish Palmer

CEO View LinkedIn profile

More than 30 years of office management and business support experience. Trish assisted Scott Palmer in creating and building Palmer’s Contracting Group before taking on the position as CEO. Now, Trish manages all the day to day operations of the company—human resources, payroll, taxes, financials, insurance, accounts receivable, accounts payable, company vehicles, and so much more. She’s always double checking the details to ensure a smooth work flow and client expectations are met—on time and on budget.

Scott Palmer

Scott Palmer

COO View LinkedIn profile

Scott Palmer is a Subject Matter Expert in Design-Construction-Consultation for all types of SCIF facilities throughout the United States to include small single room projects to complex multi story building structures with 50’ high bay areas with very technical aspects involved. Scott has Designed-Built-Consulted on projects in the specialty SCIF market for 30 years and is well known in the community for delivering first rate projects and ensuring the projects are built correctly and accredited every time.

Mike Shenk

Mike Shenk

Sr. Estimator

As a Senior Estimator for Palmer’s Contracting, Mike Shenk is primarily responsible for all aspects of the estimation process, including coordinating proposals from subcontractors and developing project schedules. Mike prepares detailed labor and material estimates for competitive bids, technical proposals, and budgetary purposes on CONUS and OCONUS projects and programs. He is responsible for technical proposal writing and preparation.

Rick Wiita

Rick Wiita

Project Manager

Mr. Wiita is a master electrician who holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s of Science in Sociology. His background spans from police captain to construction management to communication and security infrastructures. He performs many key roles at Palmer’s Contracting Group — project planning, budgeting, inspections, and identifying needed resources. He also coordinates and manages teams responsible for reaching deadlines on time, within budget, while adhering to strict safety standards.