Stephen Skinner Named President of WCS Construction

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(WASHINGTON, DC) – Aug. 9, 2023 – WCS Construction today named industry veteran Stephen Skinner as company president.

Skinner brings more than 43 years of experience in the DC area construction market, serving in senior leadership roles at other leading companies, in the Washington, DC region.

He joined WCS Construction in April 2023 as senior vice president and has focused on strategic planning and improving processes and procedures. In his new capacity, Skinner will direct all facets of the company’s operations.

WCS Construction is an affiliate of WC Smith, a Washington, DC-based commercial real estate developer, and property management firm that has been operating in the District since 1968.

“Since joining Steve has had an immediate impact on WCS Construction,” said Brad Fennell, Chief Operating Officer for WC Smith. “We’re confident that the expertise and leadership abilities that he’s already demonstrated will prepare and guide his team success in the opportunities that lie ahead.”

Skinner holds a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction from Purdue University. He completed an Executive Leadership Program at the London School of Business and IMD Top Executive program. He also is chair and facilitator of the Young Leaders Leadership Insight Group.

About WCS Construction
WCS Construction is a CBE certified general contractor headquartered in Southeast Washington DC. The company’s experience includes new construction of office, commercial, multifamily, and mixed-use projects as well as substantial rehabilitation of multifamily projects.  To learn more about WCS Construction, LLC, please visit

About WC Smith
WC Smith ( is a Washington, DC-based multidisciplinary real estate firm, providing integrated real estate services to the Washington metropolitan area since 1968. Recognized and respected as one of the largest, most capable property management firms in Washington, WC Smith is one of the very few organizations whose portfolio spans market-rate and affordable multifamily rental and common ownership communities to commercial and office properties. WC Smith’s development experience spans the full spectrum from acquiring, renovating, and repositioning multi-family communities, to repurposing obsolete facilities, to constructing new office buildings and large-scale multifamily and mixed-use properties. The development, commercial brokerage, and finance divisions have completed close to $2 billion of real estate and developed more than 7,000 units of multi-family housing in the District of Columbia area. The property management division maintains more than 10,000 residential units as well as office and commercial properties.