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About GAMBIT

All around Houston, Texas – we perform all levels of building and remodeling.

Meet The Team

At Gambit Construction, our main focus is on catering to our clients' requirements and making your multi-family community our utmost priority. Our team of affable and well-informed staff is committed to delivering top-notch service, ensuring all your needs are addressed. We deeply value our clients and put in every effort to make you feel valued and attended to throughout the entire process.

President

Ronnie Rabbitt

Ronnie, a United States Marine has been in the construction industry since 2004. He started with the development of multi-family new construction and quickly expanded into commercial renovations in 2010. In 2012 he became a member of HAA. In 2016, Ronnie and his partner, Chris purchased and developed a raw tract of land where they built an office/ warehouse park as an investment and the current headquarters of Gambit Construction.

As the President and co-owner of Gambit Construction, his focus is on the development of employees and customer relationships to ensure personal and professional success. Beyond having a vast knowledge of construction, Ronnie has a huge heart and loves meeting new people in the industry. When he’s not working, he enjoys the outdoors and coaching the teams of his two daughters.

Chief Financial Officer

Chris Gray

Chris is the CFO and co-owner of Gambit Construction and brings a wealth of experience to the company. He graduated from Texas State University with a Bachelor’s in Business in 2005 and entered the multi-family industry in 2012. Prior to joining Gambit, Chris worked as a mid-level manager for a chewing gum company in Chicago and later as an Account Manager for a sustainability and environmental solutions firm.

In 2010, he pursued his entrepreneurial interests in real estate and, together with Ronnie, founded Gambit in 2012. As the head of financial planning and analysis at Gambit, Chris is responsible for managing the accounting team, maintaining financial balance, and strategizing for the future growth of the company. He is also a member of the Houston Apartment Association. In his free time, Chris enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with his wife and two children.

VP of Sales

Tony Boatman

Tony Boatman joined Gambit Construction in 2023 as the Vice President of Sales, bringing with him a passion for leadership and a proven track record of driving growth. Throughout his career, Tony has made significant contributions to various organizations by establishing consistency in culture, sales strategy, and operational processes, resulting in enhanced efficiency and success.

In his previous role, Tony successfully rebuilt the culture and sales team, leading to the highest revenue achieved since the company’s inception. He has a remarkable ability to lead teams, evident from a 100% revenue increase during his tenure as a General Manager. In his capacity as Director of Sales, Tony played a pivotal role in achieving a 150% growth rate for the company he served. When he is not working, Tony enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf. 

Senior Business Manager

Teri Sullivan

Teri, a Senior Business Manager with Gambit since 2017 brings over 20 years of industry experience. Starting her career with the largest multi-family new construction plumbing installer in Texas, she developed her skillsets of communication, attention to detail, and discipline. Teri, who is loyal and leads from the heart now manages the office staff and is responsible for full cycle bookkeeping and Human Resources. Teri is HR Generalist Certified and an active member of SHRM and HAA. When not working, she enjoys the outdoors, college sports, the Astros, and watching her kids play sports.

Senior Project Manager

Johnny O'Shaughnessy

Johnny O’Shaughnessy is a Senior Project Manager at Gambit Construction, boasting over 25 years of construction and project management experience. His journey began with two years of education at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Before joining Gambit in 2014 (and rehired in 2020), Johnny served in the United States Navy for a decade, rising to the rank of Petty Officer 2nd Class as an Air Traffic Control Specialist. Transitioning to the construction industry, he spent ten years in new home construction, followed by 14 years in multi-family construction. Now, as a Senior Project Manager, Johnny oversees interior operations at Gambit. He holds an OSHA certification, ensuring a strong focus on workplace safety. Beyond his professional life, Johnny enjoys scuba diving and cherishes time with his family. Johnny’s diverse background and extensive experience make him a valuable asset to Gambit Construction.

Senior Project Manager

Kenny Trull

As a graduate of Hardin Simmons University, Kenny started his career for a Paint Manufacturer where he trained and developed over 100 people. He was instrumental in the creation and delivery of sales training and the streamlining of processes. During his 40+ year career, he achieved awards such as the Valspar Best of the Best, John Ben Shepard Leadership, Jaycee Jake Award, and Jaycee Eagle Leadership Award. Kenny joined Gambit in 2017 and is now responsible for leading and training of Project Managers and is an active member of HAA. When not working, he enjoys outdoor activities such as hunting, camping, and golf.

Senior Estimator

Kyle Davis

Kyle, our Senior Estimator joined Gambit in the Spring of 2020. He started his career with the largest telecommunication company and there he developed a passion for the field and attention to detail. Kyle now trains and manages a team of Estimators responsible for developing bid proposals and building customer relationships all while implementing new processes to increase efficiencies. Kyle is Xactimate certified and an active member of HAA. When not working, he enjoys family, fishing, and traveling.

Rethink Construction

At Gambit Construction, our proficient team is the backbone of our achievements and the key reason why clients continue to choose us for their construction requirements. Should you have any inquiries about a particular process, feel free to ask without hesitation. We take pleasure in providing detailed explanations and ensuring you are fully informed at every stage of the journey.

GAMBIT Values

Excellence in Customer Service

“create raving fans”

#1

Quality of Work

“determine your product and deliver”

#2

Our People

“don’t hire donkeys, seek thoroughbreds”

#3

Safety

“protect this house”

#4

Stewardship & Integrity

“you are your actions”

#5

Communication

“key to any success”

#6

the GAMBIT Way

“family rules”

#7

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