Robert Vella

Robert Vella
Project Manager

Phone: (732) 995-9317


Mr. Vella is a Project Manager with over 32 years of experience as an engineer and program manager working for the US Army. Prior to his retirement in 2015, Mr. Vella served as Deputy Director of the US Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center’s Product Realization Engineering and Quality Directorate. His construction experience includes 10+ years as a union carpenter, along with a wide range of various construction positions.

Mr. Vella brings engineering, management, organizational, and construction experience that mesh well into DW Smith’s Community Association operations. As a project manager, his education and experience provide a valuable contribution to the team with responsibilities that include field project oversight of various construction projects, contract administration and coordination with Engineers, Contractors, Property Management, and Community Association Boards.

Mr. Vella attended New Jersey Institute of Technology where he earned a degree of Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Mr. Vella is a former member of Carpenters Local 715 Elizabeth, NJ. In addition, Mr. Vella is married and is the father of three sons. He is a member of the Italian American Association Township of Ocean. His hobbies include routine exercise and playing the guitar.