Maddox joins Blair as assistant project manager

After growing up in nearby Evington, Va., Ryan Maddox’s academic and professional career took him around the western portion of the Commonwealth, from Lynchburg to Farmville to Roanoke. Now the Hampden-Sydney College graduate is returning to the area where he grew up as an assistant project manager for Blair Construction. In his new role, Maddox […]

Blair Construction to renovate Campbell County’s Brookville High School

Gretna, Va. – Campbell County selected Gretna-based Blair Construction to complete $47 million in renovations for Brookville High School.  “Blair Construction is honored to receive the Brookville High School renovation project,” said Timothy Clark, president of Blair Construction. “We take great pride in building facilities that support strong communities, and the revitalized Brookville High School […]

Blair Construction awarded contract for Amelon Commerce Center

Blair Construction main offices.

Gretna, Va. – Blair Construction received a $7 million contract to construct a multi-tenant building for Amelon Commerce Center in Amherst County, Virginia.  “Blair Construction is excited to be working with the Amherst Economic Development Authority on the new Amelon Commerce Center,” said Timothy Clark, president of Blair Construction. “Furthering local economic development is one […]

Vice President of Estimation Ken BeCraft brings 38 years of experience to team

Ken BeCraft joined the Blair Construction team in 1985 at a time of significant growth for the company. He had no idea what the future would hold for the family-owned firm.  “Mr. Blair’s commitment to grow and take on larger projects has been very successful,” he said. “Blair’s largest project in 1985 was in the […]

Veteran shop tech Paul Towler helps keeps Blair running

There are few employees at Blair Construction whose impact is as far-reaching as Paul Towler’s. As the company’s shop technician, the Climax, Virginia, native services nearly every vehicle and piece of heavy equipment in Blair’s fleet — meaning his handiwork extends to every construction project in Blair’s portfolio. For more than 30 years, Towler has […]

Administrative professional and payroll specialist Peyton Hogan joins Blair team

Bolstering its team of local professionals, Blair Construction announced the addition of Altavista, Virginia native Peyton Hogan as accounts payable and payroll administrator. Since joining Blair in March of 2023, Hogan has overseen the payroll process for Blair Construction while also managing accounting records and business transactions, working with project managers on vendor and data […]

Blair completes construction on state-of-the-art CMA building

After over two years of intense planning and hard work, Blair Construction is proud to announce the completion of the Center for Manufacturing Advancement (CMA). Collaborating with the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR), Blair has meticulously constructed a state-of-the-art building on the IALR campus in Danville, Virginia, that will serve the manufacturing industry […]

Blair strengthens team through addition of Human Resources/Project Administrator Megan Hamlett

Strengthening a team that prides itself on regional expertise and relationship building, Gretna native Megan Hamlett joined Blair Construction, Inc. as human resources/project administrator in March 2023. Born and raised in Gretna, home of Blair Construction, Hamlett graduated from nearby Faith Christian Academy in Hurt, Va., and earned her bachelor’s degree from Liberty University where […]

Gretna native Birdsall steps in as assistant project coordinator

Returning to the town she has called home since elementary school, Gretna native Casey Birdsall joined Blair Construction, Inc.’s team as an assistant project coordinator in January of 2023. A Gretna High School and Liberty University graduate, Birdsall assists with both customer-facing and business-related elements of Blair Construction projects. She helps manage schedules and contracts; […]

Moore lays groundwork at Blair Construction for 40 years and counting

When Billy Moore graduated high school in 1982, his first priority was to find a job. More than 40 years later, he’s still an integral part of the Blair Construction team. A native of Gretna, Virginia, Moore joined the Blair Construction family in 1982, initially because it was within walking distance of his family home. […]

Industry veteran Hackemeyer adds wealth of experience to Blair Construction team

Rob Hackemeyer, a Virginia native and industry veteran who has worked on large-scale construction projects ranging from health care to academic and technological, has joined the Gretna-based Blair Construction, Inc. team as a project manager, President Tim Clark announced.  From neighboring Forest, Va., Hackemeyer’s construction career has taken him from Virginia to Maryland with notable […]

Matherly brings industry and regional experience to Blair Construction as new superintendent

Adding to its expanding team of regional professionals, Gretna-based Blair Construction, Inc. announced the hiring of industry veteran Samuel “Monk” Matherly, Jr. as a superintendent. From neighboring Henry County, Matherly comes to Blair with 26 years of experience in the construction industry, the majority of which have been within Blair Construction’s regional footprint in Virginia […]