man with grey and dark hair with dark jacket and purple patterned tie - Patrick Descant | DonahueFavret Commercial General Contractor | Louisiana and Gulf South

Patrick Descant

Vice President of Preconstruction Services

Patrick Descant directs the Preconstruction Services Department of DonahueFavret Contractors where he leads projects from concept through design development, to the turnover of completed documents to our Operations Department. He oversees the estimating team with all competitive and negotiated bids and budgeting. Prior to joining DonahueFavret, Patrick spent 12 years with a large General Contractor in New Orleans, LA working within the operations department as a project manager and subsequently as Vice President of Field Operations.

He completed $170 million in projects while serving in this role, including: Ochsner Critical Care Expansion, Children’s Hospital ER/OR Expansion and Research Buildings, and the Fairgrounds Race Track Reconstruction. Throughout his 27 years within the industry, he has become a trusted collaborative partner of our architecture partners and clients. He was elected to the Board of Directors in 2011 and became a partner in 2019.