Who We Are



Gene has over 35 years of experience in construction management, owner representation, and development.  He has worked on projects as diverse as high-rise office buildings, distribution centers, automobile manufacturing plants and industrial facilities.

Gene has managed projects for prestigious firms including Anheuser Busch Company, Metal Container Corporation, Ford Motor Company, General Motors Company, Mallinckrodt Chemical Company, Saint Louis University, Washington University, Webster University, Union Electric, The City of St. Charles, Veterans Administration, American Red Cross, Salvation Army, and the Saint Louis Cardinals.

With his hands-on experience and his extensive background in construction management, Gene is perfectly suited to not only meet but surpass the client’s requirements and goals.



Vice President Sales & Marketing

“Tex” Burrows offers a unique perspective on the development and setup of beer distribution complexes.  His career spans over 37 years in the beer industry starting with The Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company.  He then spent 32 years running a MillerCoors distribution facility in Temple, Texas.   Tex joined Owners-Rep after witnessing firsthand the professionalism and experience that Gene Schwartz brings to the table.



Marketing Manager for Food & Beverage Facilities

Erin brings an unbridled enthusiasm and great work ethic to the Owners-Rep team. She has a background in management and a wealth of knowledge in the marketing field. Erin is a graduate of Fontbonne University with a degree in Business Administration. Erin prides herself on her honesty and positivity.



Marketing Manager for Commercial Facilities

Chris provides a spark of creativity to the Owners-Rep team. Chris has been a key player in the redesign of the Owners-Rep website, as well as the creation of the new Owners-Rep logo. Chris has an extensive background in sales and is a graduate of Fontbonne University.