Acadian Builders

Who We Are

Ray Allain

Ray Allain

Ray’s building career began in college working as a finish carpenter while he pursued an engineering degree. A few years after receiving his engineering degree from the University of Louisiana; he accepted a position as project manager for one of the largest and most respected structural engineering firms in Naples. In 2002, Ray followed his passion to be part of the entire building process. In addition to acquiring his General Contractors license, he utilized his background in finish carpentry and started our millwork and custom cabinet shop.

Ray has always been active and involved in his community, serving as Secretary of the Naples Sunset Rotary Club as well as leading the Collier Building Industry Association as President in 2013. Ray & his wife Ashley are raising two charming daughters.

Curtis Hancock

Curtis Hancock

Curtis Hancock is a third generation native of Collier County. Born and raised in Chokoloskee, Florida; Curtis has resided in Collier County all his life. Curtis’ path in the construction trades began many years ago – where he started out working in his father’s remodeling and building business in 1986.

With over 30 years of experience in residential construction, Curtis possesses notable experience in mechanical & plumbing systems. Curtis has completed several custom home building projects in the City of Naples, providing him with an eye for details required in fine finishes. Curtis is married to his wife Lynne and has raised three successful and athletic children; two sons and a daughter.

Ray Allain

Ken Smith

Ken Smith has 19 years of experience in the construction industry. Originally from Fort Worth, Texas; Ken relocated to Naples in 2000 and founded a company specializing in remodeling and restoring commercial buildings, condominiums and single-family homes. Ken has a deep understanding of fine finishes and the importance of craftsmanship in the high-end residential market. Ken excels in providing our clients with superb pre-construction services.

He enjoys working with the client, their Architect and Interior Designer to establish a project’s potential. Ken handles all things related to project scope and budget. His knowledge of construction, passion for people, enthusiasm and communication skills are all benefits to our clients, the creative community and our subcontractors. Ken and his wife Dolly are raising two wonderful sons and a talented daughter.