Joe Alvarez Jr

Joe A. Alvarez, Jr.

Founding Partner

As Founder, Joe Alvarez oversees the direction and strategy for NewGate’s day-to-day operations, including marketing, sales, consulting and support.

It’s our job as a company to help clients succeed. We’re experts at finding creative ways to make things happen.

Joe A. Alvarez, Jr. brings over 30 years of executive leadership and owner experience to NewGate. His focus is leadership, innovation and customer service. Prior to NewGate, Joe co-founded Demetree Central Constructors Corporation (DCC), and under his ownership, grew the company to become one of Florida’s largest privately held construction services firms managing over $200 million in aggregate contracts statewide. Joe sold his interest in Demetree Central Constructors Corporation Company in 2000 to pursue his desire to help others succeed in life through business opportunities.

Joe’s strong passion for helping people and giving back to the community has kept him involved with numerous organizations such as Community Foundation of Central Florida, Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida, and the Economic Development Commission Mid Florida to name a few. Mr. Alvarez, Jr. was honored with the “Small Business Person of the Year” award.

Joe is a Florida Real Estate Broker and previously a Certified General Contractor. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of South Florida and graduated from the Harvard Business School’s Owner/President Management Program.

Awards / Affiliations/ Honors

  • Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist 1992 and 1993
  • Nominee Greater Seminole County Chamber of Commerce-
  • Small Business Person of the Year Award. 1995
  • CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Manager) Candidate
  • Florida Licensed Real Estate Broker
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity Alumnus
  • Previous Memberships
  • Economic Development Comm. Mid-Florida – Board Member
  • Seminole County Chamber of Commerce – Board of Directors
  • Community Foundation of Central Florida-Board of Directors
  • Boys Town of Central Florida – Advisory Board
  • South Seminole Rotary Club
  • Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida – Board of Trustees
  • Orlando Science Center – Board of Trustees
  • Heart of Florida United Way – Board of Directors
  • Community Foundation of Central Florida- Board of Directors
  • University of Central Florida Foundation -Board of Trustees
  • Greater Orlando Chamber of Commerce Board Member

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