DeWayne’s unique background encompasses numerous aspects of the Construction and Technology sectors.
His expertise in Construction began as a skilled tradesman. At an early age he was quickly promoted through the ranks to become a Project Manager/Estimator and then a Vice President of a prominent Mechanical Contractor. Gaining knowledge from one of Chicago’s largest Mechanical Contractors, Dewayne ran numerous Major construction projects in the downtown area. In 1986 a local General Contractor offered Dewayne an opportunity as a Sr. Project Manager in the General Construction arena. Specializing in Retail Construction, Dewayne ran over 700 projects. In 1992 Dewayne founded the first National Permit Expediting firm, a National Maintenance Company, and Co-founded one of the Largest Retail Construction firms in the country. All of these companies were successfully sold.
He went on to create a motorcycle manufacturing facility with a high end boutique as well as a full motorcycle service center and machine shop. In 1993 he co-founded Plan Express, a national printing and distribution company. In 1999 Dewayne became the sole owner of Plan Express and went on a mission to make PEI the first Online Planroom with Print functionality. This technology was launched successfully and PEI grew to one of the largest print and logistics companies in the world, introducing many new technology products along the way. The story of PEI is one of drama and intrigue and delves into the pitfalls of bringing in an outside investor.
Following the turmoil of PEI came the birth of Adamson’s current start up, Pantera Global Technology.