About Us

Learn more about Universal Drywall & Plastering, Inc.

Universal Drywall & Plastering, Inc. is a leader in interior framing and drywall as well as exterior finishes such as Stucco and EIFS. We established our company in 1971 with the mission of providing high-quality, cost-effective service for new commercial construction and expansion projects.

Universal Drywall & Plastering, Inc. specializes in healthcare and commercial projects. In addition to interior framing, we offer high-quality drywall installation and plastering services; exterior finishing options including EIFS cladding or stucco; firestopping, wall protection, building life safety upgrades; ICRA containment and small works contracts.

We serve both healthcare facilities and business owners alike with any size project including large building projects requiring fireproof wall panels for ICRA regulation compliance. Universal is your go-to South Florida resource for all that you need when you’re planning a project involving drywall or exterior finishes!

Are you looking for a career?

Building on more than 30 years of experience, our company offers you the chance to work with a team of dedicated individuals in the fast-paced and competitive construction industry.

meet the team

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Alex Buoyega

President

Mr. Buoyega was born in one of Detroit’s poorest blocks, all before pursuing his successful managerial career in the future. For him, the breakthrough happened when he was able to get on Harvard University’s...

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Kenneth Richardson

Chief Executive Officer

A talented and creative leader, Kenneth is known among his colleagues for how good his organizing and team leading skills are. Working priorly for a number of American and International multi-billion dollar...

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Jonathan Christman

Design Chief Officer

Being as a devoted family man as he is, it is incredible how Jonathan has time left for managing multi-million dollar contracts, satisfying all of our clients and managing a vast team of professionals...

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Martin Gray

Contractors Operations Head

Mr. Buoyega was born in one of Detroit’s poorest blocks, all before pursuing his successful managerial career in the future. For him, the breakthrough happened when he was able to get on Harvard University’s...

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Mary Applebaum

Chief Financial Officer

A Juneau, Alaska native, Mrs. Applebaum has come a long way since her high school graduation all the way up to getting a Brown University Master’s degree in Economics. Talented with the digits, she’s no less successful...

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Elisa Hansolo

Vice President of Operationsr

Born in New York City, Elisa always felt a strong urge for being an ambitious overachiever. Eventually, by the age of 25 she already had received her first Wall Street executive position, making her one of the...

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Emily Bluesome

Vice President of Sales

If you’d ask any of our workers, who is the executive manager that they’re always looking up and living up to, most likely Emily’s name will surface. Having a vast and thorough practical working experience lasting for more...

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Diane Beaton

Senior Controller & Analyst

If you’d ever need to figure out a workaround for a complicated business problem, look no further than Diane’s desk for getting a thorough and all-rounded advice. She has been working in the industry for more than...