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 […]

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 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 […]

BMB Employee Profile: Rick Sigmon, Building Contractor

Rick Sigmon

Erecting more than 600,000 square feet of steel every year takes careful planning, remarkable attention to detail and strong leadership. Thankfully for Blair Construction, Inc., Rick Sigmon specializes in all three. As the building coordinator for Blair Holding’s 22-year-old pre-engineered building firm, BMB Inc., Sigmon manages dozens of metal building projects each year. Since joining […]