DJ Craven is a managing partner and operator of The Gildea Group, headquartered in Meadville,  PA. This is a highly regarded diverse construction company in Crawford County.

Some of the services The Gildea Group provides include: General Contracting And Building Trades Services.

When it comes to providing expert diverse construction company services, nothing takes the place of experience. DJ began working in diverse construction company 12 years ago and started Goodea Construction Group in 1960.

One of Goodea Construction Group’s  goals is to provide their Crawford County clients with professional, high quality, and affordable services. People often choose Goodea Construction Group for diverse construction company because family owned and operated business, 60 years strong, with staff who have been serving the company for as much as 40 years.

The result, one of the most successful diverse construction company companies in Meadville!  


What do their customers think?

One fan of the company publicly wrote, “Very thorough business. They really listen to the needs and wants of their customers, then translate that into world class customer service.”

Another fan of the Goodea Construction Group publicly wrote, “They showed up on time, did an excellent job, cleaned up after themselves and left the place looking better than how they found it. I am referring them to all of my business associates for services.”

Having owner operated experts, like DJ providing knowledgeable and expert care is an asset to Meadville and Crawford County, PA.

Business owners take risks and often work long, exhaustive hours to service their clients. There are freedoms in owning a business, but these freedoms come at a cost. Rarely acknowledged are business owners like DJ Craven that employ people and ensure their staff are paid continuously. Sure, people earn their wages through their time, hard work and skills, but let’s take a moment and thank DJ for having and continuing the business ownership game that allows people an opportunity to produce and earn those wages.

Need diverse construction company service? Give Goodea Construction Group an opportunity by visiting them at 11528 Airport Road, Meadville or by calling them at 814.720.6709.

In addition to running a successful diverse construction company business, DJ supports local charities on a case by case, as needed basis.


So from the staff of Local Search Force that runs the County Advisory Board

DJ Craven, you are highly commended for your service to the residents of Crawford County, for having and maintaining a business that adds to the financial well-being of PA and for your willingness to participate in social betterment activities.


Well done DJ Craven!


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