Our Staff


Mike Hickson

Mike Hickson was born and raised in Sanford, Florida where he lived until joining the Marine Corps in 1969.  After serving his country in Vietnam, he attended College on the GI bill until graduating at UCF (FTU in those days).  He started Hickson Construction in 1979 and has been building quality custom homes ever since.  He has been happily married for over 30 years to Susan Hickson, they have three children; Jeni, Jake, and Amanda.




Jake Hickson was born and raised in New Smyrna Beach, Florida and grew up around the family construction business.  After graduating from the University of Florida in 2004 with a degree in Resource Economics he joined the family business. He is a state certified General Contractor and serves as Treasurer to the Board of Directors for the Volusia Building Industry Association.  He is married to wife Carrie and has a son, Finley.




Dennis “Sam” Samolinski, has been in the building industry for over 30 years.  Previously having his own framing company where he worked on residential and commercial projects.  Sam has been with Hickson Construction for over 20 years as lead Superintendant and is our go-to-guy for technical and challenging situations.




Connie Swartz has also been with Hickson Construction for over 20 years.  At first she was a once a week bookkeeper but her role has grown over the years.  She currently is the Hickson Construction Office Manager who handles bookkeeping, payroll, job accounting, and just about everything other than run the jobs.  She is who makes Hickson Construction run smoothly.




Jeni Hickson was also born and raised in New Smyrna Beach, Florida where she was exposed to the construction industry at an early age.  She is a graduate of High Point University in North Carolina, with a degree in Interior Design.  After working for several local design firms she decided to open her own studio, Interior Bliss Design Studio.  She is responsible for the interior design and selections for Hickson Construction’s models, works with Hickson Construction clients, all in addition to her work through Interior Bliss.

Hickson Construction • PO Box 1202 • New Smyrna Beach, FL 32170
Office Address: 2636 Old Smyrna Trail • New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 
Ph 386-428-7401

License #s CGC 042621 & CCC 1326071

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