Mr. Young has more than 30 years of commercial construction experience, initially beginning his career in the Construction Industry in 1984. Starting in Multi-family Construction and eventually working into larger scale Commercial Construction, Mr. Young rapidly gained valuable experience in the Tampa Bay Region as Skilled Tradesman, a Subcontractor owning his own framing and drywall company, and as a construction Superintendent.  Over his extensive career, Mr. Young’s construction management project experience extends across High-rise Condominiums, Government and Local Municipal Projects in the Bay Area, MacDill Air Force Base, Hillsborough County Schools K-12 Projects, Walt Disney World Orlando, Tampa Convention Center, Medical/Healthcare/Hospitals, Marriott Hotel Riverside Tampa Bay, High-end Historical Renovations, Restaurant, Retail, and Tenant Buildouts.  Mr. Young and his vast experience are valuable assets to DuCon and our clients as we execute the construction management and general contracting of projects.

Land ‘0 Lakes High School
Tampa Tech, Auto CAD

As the CEO of DuCon, Ernest F. DuBose II leads and facilitates the multiple facets of the construction management process from inception through completion, bearing ultimate responsibility and accountability for the project at all times.  Employing over 18 years of construction management experience and critical leadership skills, Ernest is directly involved with every phase of the project process to ensure that the quality, cost, and schedule expectations of the client are achieved.  Ernest will make sure the best project management team is assembled with the appropriate resources, understanding of the project, and fully committed to the needs of the client.  Throughout the project, he will play a vital role in keeping all parties – owner, architect, engineers, municipalities, and subcontractors – on the same page.  With a career totaling approximately $500 million in completed construction spanning three states and multiple sectors of the construction industry, Ernest will use his vast experience in managing large, diverse construction teams to facilitate the overall execution and goals of the project.

University of Florida: 

Bachelor of Science in Building Construction
Southern Methodist University:
Executive Development Management Certification

Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota County (Board of Directors)
United Way (Campaign Team Leader)
Downtown Sarasota CRA Extension Committee
Newtown Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Board
North Sarasota Workforce Initiative Council
Light of the World International Church (Board of Directors)
Booker High School Advisory Councils (STEM and Athletic)
Sarasota High School Booster Club (Team Liaison)
Sarasota Athletics, Inc. - Youth Sports (Board of Directors)
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Youth Mentor, Speaker, Sports Coach, and Football Camp Facilitator
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
University of Florida Alumni Association

F-Club: University of Florida Athletic Alumni Association

Certified General Contractor: FL – CGC1517667
OSHA 30-Hour Certified
Minority Business Enterprise Certification (MBE)

Eddie Young
Senior Superintendent

OSHA 30 Hour Certification.


Clyde H. Pinder
Chief Operations Officer

A true leader can lead both leaders and followers, and he or she realizes that it’s the leaders they lead that are the key to the success of the mission!

Hard work, dedication and consistency is the key to success.

Certified Specialty Contractor: FL-SCC131150333
OSHA 30 Hour Certification

Driving Vision.   Durable Mission.  Enduring Goal.

Ernest F. DuBose II
Chief Executive Officer

As a Principal and COO of DuCon, Clyde H. Pinder is primarily responsible for the execution of pre-construction services and day-to-day construction operating activities.  Naturally, as an owner, Clyde is also focused on cultivating new business development and sales growth through quality relationships and good business practices.  Clyde has over 15 years of diverse experience in the construction industry, and has worked on projects in the range of single family residential, high end custom homes, multi-family, and commercial including medical/healthcare and food and beverage.  Having progressed through the organizational ranks, Clyde possesses and provides comprehensive insight of the construction process to DuCon and our Clients.  Clyde utilizes his wide range of experience to ensure that DuCon and the Clients of DuCon receive a safely executed and competitively priced project, completed on time and on budget.

University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida:
Bachelor of Science -Business Management
Centex University:
Construction Management Technical Training
Rockhurst University:
Bargaining with Vendors and Suppliers

All Pro Dads
University of South Florida Alumni Association

BASRA - Bahamas Air Sea Rescue Association