Lawruk Builders…
over 50 years of tradition

Lawruk Builders, Inc., is a Corporation with a wealth of experience. Maurice A. Lawruk founded the original company in 1964. The Corporation has been involved in General Construction Work for over 50 years.

The Lawruk Builders Leadership

A solid foundation of leadership is required for any business to stand the test of time like Lawruk Builders, Inc. has.

Maurice A. Lawruk, Founder


Maurice A. Lawruk has been involved in construction since 1964. In 1967 he incorporated his business.

Mr. Lawruk graduated from Altoona Area High School. He then served three (3) years in the United States Marine Corps. After his discharge, he attended classes at the Altoona Campus of the Pennsylvania State University.

Mr. Lawruk also served as the Chairman for the Altoona City Authority.

Mr. Lawruk was appointed by Governor Thornburg to the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority where he served for eight (8) years. Mr. Lawruk was also appointed to the President’s Cabinet at St. Francis College. He is a past President of the Pennsylvania Home Builders Association and a member of the Associated Builders and Contractors. Mr. Lawruk has also served two (2) terms as President of the Park Hills Country Club.

Maurice and his wife, Mary Lou currently reside in Altoona, Pennsylvania. They are the parents of three children and have five grandchildren and two great-granddaughters.

Maurice Adam Lawruk, Vice-President


Morey Adam Lawruk is Vice President of Lawruk Builders and third generation of the Lawruk family. He started working in the summers when he was in high school until he went full time after Penn Tech College in May 2002. Morey worked his way up through the company starting as a laborer and learned on the job- carpentry, drywall finishing, painting, concrete work, heavy equipment operation and finally as Superintendent running jobsites. Some of the jobs he had ran included N.E.W (now called IQOR), Penn State Altoona’s new police building and several of the state’s Wines and Spirits stores. The 20 plus years Morey spent in the field working with some of the areas finest skilled workers have helped to prepare him for his current position in the office working alongside his father and the amazing staff at Lawruk Builders, Inc. Morey’s daily duties include bidding jobs, meeting with clients, managing current projects, and Safety Director for the company. Morey also donates time volunteering for the Railroader’s Memorial Museum as a construction consultant and helping out with events.

In 2016 his grandparents (Maurice and Mary Lou Lawruk) generously donated the funds to remodel the Baker Mansion carriage house into the “Lawruk Visitor Center”. Lawruk Builders, Morey Adam and his father, along with many of the local businesses donated money and time to make the project possible. Morey was the project supervisor and designer for the interior finishes of the visitor center. After several years on the Blair County Historical Society’s board of trustees, he gained a deeper appreciation for preserving our area’s local history. Morey Adam’s family includes his wife, Elizabeth, daughers Emma and Charlotte, and son, Maurice James Lawruk. Morey’s hobbies include dirt bike riding, riding side by sides, hunting, and biking for exercise.

“I was recently nominated for Blair county’s “20 under 40”, which is an amazing honor to serve our community. I look forward to what the future brings and I thank God for all the great people and blessings he has brought into my life!”-Morey Adam

Maurice D. Lawruk, President


Maurice graduated from Altoona Area High School in 1975, during which time he attended the carpentry class at the Altoona Vocational Technical School. After graduation, he attended The American Training Services, Inc. where he learned to operate heavy equipment.

Maurice D. Lawruk is President of Lawruk Builders, Inc. Mr. Lawruk is additionally a partner in the following real estate development companies: Lawruk Properties, Lawruk Realty Limited Partnership, Logan Partners, L&H Realty, Lawruk Investments, Lawruk Astleford Partnership, and LDL Partnership of Blair County. These entities own, lease and develop property throughout Pennsylvania.

Mr. Lawruk enjoys hunting, motorcycle riding, snowmobile riding and antique cars. He is a member of the American Motorcyclist Association, NRA (National Rifle Association) and is President of the Keystone Rod & Gun Club. He is married to the former Pamela Drenning. Mrs. Lawruk also works for Lawruk Builders as the payroll clerk.

Dave Dillen, Chief Estimator/Project Mgr.


Dave Dillen has been affiliated with Lawruk Builders, Inc. since 2000. He
graduated from Bellwood Antis High School in 1985. After graduation he attended and graduated from Williamsport Area Community College with a Certificate in Building Construction Technology. As our Project Manager and Chief Estimator, Dave oversees almost all of our current projects in progress. He also holds the office of Assistant Secretary of the company.

Meet Our Exceptional Personnel

Quality doesn’t just come with experience. It comes with building the right team of professionals who care about making our clients’ dreams a reality.

Dave Harding

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Dave has been with Lawruk Builders, Inc. since 2017. He graduated from the vo-tech carpentry program in 1987 and in a state (VICA) competition he placed 3rd in cabinet making. He has worked as a foreman for several contractors in the area. Dave and his wife reside in Williamsburg, Pennsylvania.

Rick Gosnell

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Rick was hired in 2019. He has been in the construction field for over 30 years, working with his father in the field at a very young age until he became a partner as well. He is also a licensed plumber. He’s been a foreman since 2021.

Andrea Cartwright

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Andrea has been with the company since 2023. She is the office manager and handles various aspects of projects -contracts, submittals, invoicing, etc. She also assists the Estimator/Project Manager as well as the Controller.

Morey Adam Lawruk

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Morey Adam has been with the company since 1999. He graduated from Altoona Area High School in 2001. He attended the Altoona Area Vocational Technical School taking the Drafting & Designing course.

Mr. Lawruk holds the office of Vice President of Lawruk Builders, Inc. He started with the company as a laborer and has worked his way up to foreman. Since 2010, Morey Adam has been working as a foreman in the field. Since 2013 he has also held the position of Safety Officer. He enjoys hunting, fishing and dirt bike riding.

Sheri Hypes

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Sheri joined the company in December 2021 and is our Controller handling all financial business.

Pam Lawruk

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Pam is the wife of the President and comes in weekly to do Payroll. She also handles certified payrolls as well as unemployment claims.

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