Founder & President
Jeff L. Hargrave is the Founder and President of Mahogany, Inc., a commercial construction firm specializing in Architectural Millwork, General Contracting and Commissioning services since 1991. Jeff is a native son of Baltimore City, who graduated from Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School, and later studied business management at Catonsville Community College and the University of Phoenix. His career track moved forward steadily from carpenter to foreman, superintendent, to proud owner and CEO of Mahogany, Inc.
He won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneurs of the Year award, in the service category for mid Atlantic region 2018, and later was announced as a National Finalist in his category. Jeff is also a Goldman Sachs 10k Small Businesses alumnus. In 2023, Jeff was appointed as a panel member to the newly formed Maryland Thoroughbred Racetrack Operating Authority.
Jeff Hargrave is a philanthropist who is currently a member of numerous boards that support the community. He is the Chair of Presidents Round Table (PRT) and Vice Chair of Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC). He is a board member for the Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC), and Maryland Chamber of Commerce (MCCC). He previously served as the Baltimore region Chapter Chair for the Associated Builders and Contractor’s.
Jeff Hargrave is a trailblazer and a leader who inspires his team to reach higher, dream bigger, and achieve greater. Mahogany Inc. has established a standard of excellence; specializing in quality construction that is well known in the industry. Our philosophy is, “teamwork is the key to winning.”