General Contractor
Restaurant • Retail • Hospitality • Specialty

About Us

Who We Are


Potomac Construction Services is a full-service General Contractor specializing in the construction of Restaurant, Retail and Hospitality interiors. With over 10 years of operations and hundreds of successfully completed projects in our portfolio, Potomac Construction Services has established itself as a respected market leader in DC restaurant construction and hotel redevelopment. The Potomac Construction Services team consists of highly experienced and diligent industry professionals. In addition to our construction leaders, our team includes specialists in Estimating & Due Diligence, Project Management, Skilled Service Work, Construction Management and other Supplementary roles that support our clients’ needs after the conclusion of construction.


Tom Dailey founded Potomac Construction Services in 2005 and has over 30 years of construction experience in the DC Metro and Philadelphia, PA markets. Tom plays a key role in partnering with out-of-area operators new to the DC Market, and conversely, manages construction projects for local operators who expand outside of D.C.

As the President and Founder of Potomac Construction Services, Tom sets the culture for how projects are managed and delivered. Tom is steadfast in the Company’s core values of quality, transparency and collaboration. Fostering a positive construction experience for the Clients and project team is a priority. Tom’s leadership and technical skills are well known in the DC Metro restaurant community. However, he is equally known for his fairness, ability to solve problems, commitment to his Clients and teamwork. Tom is highly accessible and is involved in projects, as needed, to ensure their successful outcome.

Tom is a Philadelphia native and a graduate of St. Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Debbie is responsible for overseeing all active projects at Potomac Construction, and acts as a liaison between the Company’s pre-construction and post-construction efforts. By overseeing the policies and procedures used by the Project Management team, Debbie ensures every project undertaken adheres to consistent quality, safety and performance standards. Debbie is a Senior-Level Construction Professional with proven skills in Project Management, Field Supervision and Procurement. In addition to mentoring first time brick and mortar clients, she is also responsible for the executive oversight of large, complex projects highlighting her technical knowledge, judgment, communication and leadership skills.

A graduate of West Virginia University with a degree in Corporate Finance and Accounting, Debbie has over 17 years of experience in the construction industry, including time spent owning her own construction business. Debbie has been a valued team member at Potomac Construction since joining the Company in 2012.


Core Values

At Potomac Construction Services, we operate on one simple formula:

Collaboration, Transparency and Shared Goals.

From the point of engagement with our clients, we work cohesively with the Owner, Design and Engineering Team and all other project team members.

This team approach is effective and efficient as it allows for a streamlined process from the production of construction documents, through permitting, and on through to construction commencement and turnover.


Safety

Formal safety practices are routine on ALL Potomac Construction projects. We invest in continuous training and education to reinforce our commitment to a safe and productive workplace, which includes:

CPR/First Aid

30 Hours OSHA Training

Monthly Seminars

Maintaining a successful safety record for every individual on our project job sites is part of the core values within the operations of Potomac Construction Services.