People

John E. Diakoulas

President & CEO

John Diakoulas founded Acropolis Construction Co. in 1974 and has been at the helm ever since. John’s vision, tenacity, and team-oriented leadership style have allowed Acropolis to grow into the widely recognized and respected industry leader it is today. John works closely with each of his clients as if they were his partners, and knows that Acropolis’ success is a function of its core values; the ability to retain trustworthy and proficient professionals and a loyal client base that often negotiates Acropolis’ repeat business. John continues to pursue his vision with Acropolis, earning the distinctive “Businessman of the Year” award from the Business Advisory Council from 2004 thru 2006, for his efforts.

 

 

Devin J. Diakoulas

Vice President & CFO

Devin Diakoulas has been a key part of the Acropolis team for nearly 20 years. With a double major in Finance and Economics from Towson University, Devin acts as the strategic partner and advisor to the CEO, and plays an important role reviewing all estimates and proposals before submission. As Vice President & CFO, Devin is responsible for managing the overall financial health of the company, estimating, project management, pre-construction feasibility studies, business plans and pro-formas, and company strategy.


 

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Brendan J. Diakoulas

Division Manager - Small Projects & Service Division

For over a decade, Brendan has refined his construction skills by specializing in the arena of Small Projects & Service Division and has implemented our corporate sophistication to small construction and service projects. Not only has he gained invaluable wisdom and knowledge by working in the family business on a multitude of projects, but he is also a graduate of Towson University where he earned a degree of Bachelor of Science with concentrations of Business Administration - Management and Marketing. His attention to detail, coupled with his organized systems and procedures, ensures that each of his clients' projects meet and/or exceed their vision and goals. His team has proven, time and time again, what it means to be large enough to serve and small enough to care. What's more, while he works with a sense of urgency, he takes pride in each and every challenging project to ensure top-notch quality and thrives on customer satisfaction. Through his creative, Design/Build mentality he constantly seeks perfection and acts as if each project were his own.


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Michael A. Zyvoloski

Senior Project Manager

With nearly five decades of experience, Michael is Acropolis' General Senior Project Manager and a Government & Public Sector Contracts specialist. He has been a Project Manager for a JOC IDIQ Contractor where he assisted in the administration of the largest IDIQ Contract let at that time for NAVFA (CHESDIV). As the Construction Manager (CM) for an International Construction Management Firm, he acted as Owner's Agent and Construction Manager for an Historic Restoration Project in Baltimore, sponsored by the Bank of America and Owner's Agent for the US Department of Treasury during the Historic Restoration Project for the Treasury Building working directly with the Government's Program Manager. He also has experience as a Program Manager for an 8A General Contracting Firm where he administered IDIQ contract with the Army Corps of Engineers for the Washington School District and administered an IDIQ contract for Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Forest Glen and was a Class "A" General Contractor for the States of VA and WVA where he competed in Commercial and Residential Construction Projects for both the Public and Private Sectors. Michael is also a specialist in Design/Build of Commercial Projects and has completed an extensive array of tenant fit-outs, retail, remodeling and warehouse construction projects.

Theresa A. Hall

Administrative Assistant

Theresa Hall has been a part of the Acropolis team for several years and continues to expand her responsibilities as an administrative assistant and project manager’s assistant. Theresa plays an important role working closely with the estimators and project managers to streamline and expedite what are often complex processes. Theresa is responsible for a variety of essential functions at Acropolis, and her hard work helps to ensure that each project is a smooth and organized process.


 

Marie C. Koviak

Office Manager

Marie Koviak has played a vital role as Office Manager at Acropolis for over 15 years. Marie is instrumental in ensuring the smooth functioning of office operations, maintaining important documentation, licenses, and regulations relating to all aspects of Acropolis’ business. Marie handles the fast-paced office environment with ease thanks to her tenacity and attention to detail.

“After careful consideration, I selected Acropolis Construction, and based on their performance, I would rate them a 10+. The big question is: would I use them again? The answer is unequivocally. Without a doubt!”

Jay Polish Wetzel’s Pretzels Franchisee

“Acropolis did an excellent job on the renovation project for HCD International...HCD International would be happy with to use Acropolis services again for any future construction projects and will certainly recommend them to others.”

Jean Drummond President,
HCD International

“...it's been a genuine pleasure to work with you and your fine staff. Also appreciated were the many suggestions made by your group on ways in which we could achieve the professional appearance we desired on both projects while staying within our budget. Best wishes for continued success!”

G. Bradley Sanner President and CEO,
Regal Bank & Trust

“The bottom line is that whenever you have a choice between quality craftsmanship and expediency you always choose quality. I am grateful!”

Gerry Brewster Private Homeowner

“The customer service demonstrated by Acropolis from the President to all of the “guys” was professional, consistent, and focused on our satisfaction.”

Vincent Diaz President,
Atlantic Thread & Supply
Company, Inc.