About CBI

Construction Bonds, Inc. works with customers to prepare the facts needed to acquire an accurate and timely bond. We believe fairness, honesty and common sense are important assets in helping construction-related businesses obtain the bonds needed to bid and win bigger contracts. We know the value of time in construction projects and maintain accurate files for our clients to expedite the bonding processes. We function smoothly with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Surety Bond Program and many “A” rated bond underwriters.

Our Team

Grant Garza

Surety Bond Agent

Assisting small and emerging businesses grow is Grant’s top priority as he uses his finance background to help clients succeed. Known for being a great communicator, Grant truly cares about his clients’ goals and works diligently to help them excel within their industry.

Grant maintains a healthy, active lifestyle.  Whether it be golf or a pickup basketball game, he is always up for a friendly competition.  Grant loves going to the lake, boating and waterskiing.  He lives in Arlington, VA.

Education and Experience

B.S. Finance, University of Mississippi

Tony Macinanti

Vice President, Agency Bond Operations

Tony Macinanti started with Murray, CBI’s parent company, in 1995 as an Account Executive. He has worked in the Bond Department of Murray’s Construction Services Division since 1996.

  • Management and strategic growth of Construction Bonds, Inc. (CBI).
  • Management of agency/company bond relationships; including the identification and appointment of new surety markets to ensure the strategic growth of CBI and the achievement of agency bond growth goals.

Education and Experience

  • B.A. Mathematics, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
  • Associate in Surety and Fidelity Bonding (AFSB) Designation
  • CPCU – Coursework Completion in Accounting, Law, Property and General Principles
  • Bond Consultant – Aetna Life & Casualty; Boston & Philadelphia 1984-1995
  • Instructor -Practical Selling Skills, Aetna Life & Casualty Bond School
  • Presenter and Author – Surety Bonding Seminars and Surety Bonding Articles.

Professional Associations

  • National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP) – Committee Member – Commercial Surety and Industry Relations Committees
  • ABC Keystone Chapter – Past Chair, Legislative Issues / Legal Rights Committee

Nebiyou Aynu

Surety Bond Producer

Nebiyou (Neb) Aynu started with Construction Bonds, Inc. in October of 2017 as a surety bond producer. Building relationships through sound business advice has become Neb’s most valuable skill. His surety bond clients appreciate his technical expertise and ability to analyze financial statements to help them create a comprehensive bonding program. He thrives off being outside of the office networking and building new relationships to see how he can be a resource. He is a true believer that your “Network” is your “Net Worth”. He has a particular interest in working with small and emerging construction companies because he gets to see them succeed and grow throughout the years with his sound business advice.

Outside the office, Neb serves at his Church in Silver Spring, MD where he is a part of the “First Impressions” team. In his spare time he considers himself a “foodie”, exploring all the new restaurants in the DC area with family and friends and then running it all off at home in Reston, VA.


Education and Experience

  • B.S, Business Administration, Marketing Concentration, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
  • Property and Casualty License
  • Presents bond workshops for Federal, State and Local jurisdictions.

Professional Associations

  • National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP)
  • District of Columbia Building Industry Association (DCBIA)
  • Prince William Chamber of Commerce (PWCC)

Rachel Blackmore

Bond Account Manager

Rachel has a Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality Management from Penn State University.  Her hospitality background, attention to detail, and quick learning curve allows her to give clients the best service possible. By providing excellent support service, Rachel keeps tasks moving forward by issuing bonds, invoicing, and maintaining files. When not in the office, Rachel enjoys doing puzzles, visiting escape rooms, and other activities involving critical thinking. She moved to Virginia in 2017 with her boyfriend, Briton, cats Leo and Onyx, and dog Ginny.

Our Parent Corporation – Murray

Construction Bonds, Inc., is owned by Murray, a large insurance broker located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Murray lends its resources and access to bond markets in support of CBI clients. CBI clients have access to additional products and services through Murray, including risk management, insurance, health benefits, third-party claim administration, wealth management and human resource consulting. Founded in 1930, Murray has six offices located in the Mid-Atlantic Region and clients in all 50 states.

To learn more about Murray, visit our website at murrayins.com.