Mr. Henok Tesfaye has been the Chief Executive Officer of DC General...
Mr. Henok Tesfaye has been the Chief Executive Officer of DC General Construction, Inc., a company he founded in 2007. Under Mr. Tesfaye’s leadership, DC General has become a premier construction company in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area.
Mr. Tesfaye saw a vast need in the District to work with government agencies and minority partners to delivery turnkey projects to DC Department of General Services. In its 16 years since inception, DC General has delivered all projects in time and on budget.
Mr. Tesfaye is also involved in the real-estate sector, at United Investments with multi-million dollar properties currently in development within the DC Metropolitan Area. Mr. Tesfaye has been featured in multiple publications. The Washington Post described him as “a District of Columbia entrepreneurial success story, a savvy and focused business with good standing within the community.”
Mr. Tesfaye is a Board Member at Capital Bank and the Washington Architectural Foundation, as well as a member of numerous civic and professional associations including the D.C. Chamber of Commerce, the Enterprise Development Group, and the National Parking Association. Mr. Tesfaye also plays an important role in giving back to the community. He is the Chairman of the Board of the Mary Joy Foundation USA, a non-profit organization that seeks to help children and seniors in his homeland, Ethiopia.
Yared Tesfaye co-founded DC General in 2007 and serves as the company’s...
VP of Preconstruction
Yared Tesfaye co-founded DC General in 2007 and serves as the company’s VP of preconstruction. Yared is a specialist in contract negotiation and has managed to consolidate and pass on savings from subcontractors to the District. His keen attention to detail makes him perfect in RFP administration and subcontractor relations.
Ben Tesfaye serves as the Director of Business Development since 2007...
VP of Business Development
Ben Tesfaye serves as the Director of Business Development since 2007. In this capacity, he has helped the company grow and increased outreach. Prior to his role of the Director of Business Development, he has served in many different positions within DC General which has given him exposure to every aspect of the business.
Meti Tamrat serves as Project Executive since 2021. Meti is responsible ...
Meti Tamrat serves as Project Executive since 2021. Meti is responsible for all DC General day-to-day operations, overseeing all organizational functions of preconstruction and construction services. Meti has over 15 years of experience in commercial construction. She has headed several different projects including commercial and mixed-use properties, municipal buildings and parks and recreation areas. In her role as, Project Executive, Meti is focused on DC General’s operational excellence and fiscal management.
Mario DiFranco joined DC General in 2015 bringing with him a wealth...
Mario DiFranco joined DC General in 2015 bringing with him a wealth of knowledge gained in his 18 years in the accounting field. He has varied and extensive experience gained in high-level accounting positions including CFO and Controller in companies ranging from start-ups to medium-sized companies with 10’s of millions in revenue. In his duties with DC General, he performs a variety of financial analyses to measure the current and forecasted financial health of the company.