The OM Contractor team is one that is highly experienced, educated and honest. OM Contractor works with qualified professionals across all trades to deliver quality construction. With over 30 years of expertise, OM Contractor has the know-how and the deep insight to construct projects at the lowest possible price without sacrificing quality. OM Contractor works on projects of varying sizes and budgets.
S.R. Murthy Vamaraju, PhD, the general manager for OM Contractor Inc., has over 30 years of hands on experience in the design and building phases of construction. Prior to working in construction, Murthy obtained a PhD in engineering and was very well-known in his field. He wrote several publications in International journals and obtained several patents. Murthy worked as an Engineer for leading firms including General Electric, General Motors in addition to others.
Murthy became exposed to the field of construction when he was having his first home built in Lima, Ohio. As he watched his own home being built, he realized there could be many ways to build homes more energy efficiently and less expensively. Soon after, he started his career in construction with building houses. After building many luxury custom homes over several years, he expanded into the building of full-service hotels, motels, community centers, restaurants, shopping plazas and subdivisions.
Murthy has built commercial and residential properties (as a general contractor or construction manager or as an owner) in the following states: Missouri, Illinois, Texas, Tennessee, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan and California. Murthy has built about 50 motels under different franchises such as Marriott, Holiday Inn Express, Howard Johnson, Best Western, Comfort Inn, Ramada, Hampton Inn, Sleep Inn, Quality Inn, Microtel, Travelodge, Days Inn, Wingate, Hawthorne Suites, Four-Points Sheraton, Fairfield Inn, etc.
Shirley Desai, MBA, the sales and operations manager for OM Contractor Inc., is a licensed general contractor. She brings her vast business knowledge, experience, and creativity to the management of projects. Previously Shirley has worked for some leading Fortune 100 companies including FedEx, Abbott Laboratories and Intel Corporation in marketing, operations and technology. She has a focus on helping clients build a very high quality, exquisite building structure for a given budget.