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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 stops in Forest, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Va., as well as Washington, D.C., and Elkridge, Md. He has spent the past

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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 and North Carolina.  “Monk is an outstanding addition to our team,” said Blair Construction President Tim Clark. “His knowledge and

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Employee Profile: Tabatha Navarra, construction and military veteran, joins Blair as project manager

Construction industry professional and military veteran Tabatha Navarra has joined the Blair Construction team as a project manager, President Tim Clark announced. An Army veteran whose service brought her to Virginia more than 20 years ago, Navarra’s experience in the construction industry spans more than a decade. She previously lived in the Hampton Roads area where she worked for IN Construction as a project manager, JAC INC as an assistant project manager, FastBreak General Contractors

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Blair Construction selected to renovate Clarksville Elementary School

Mecklenburg County Public Schools has selected Gretna-based Blair Construction, Inc. to build the new Clarksville Elementary School, Blair Construction President Tim Clark and the Mecklenburg County School Board announced in early November.  For the $29.5 million project, Blair will renovate and raze portions of the current school building — built in 1960 — and erect new structures on the existing site to construct a modern elementary school that will serve more than 400 students in Mecklenburg’s

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Gretna native comes home, Blair hires administrative assistant

Adding to its roster of local professionals from Virginia and the Southeast, Blair Construction announced the hiring of Gretna native Melissa Hines as an administrative specialist.  A graduate of Gretna High School, Hines joins Blair after spending nearly a decade in Virginia’s health care industry where she was both a certified nursing assistant and a certified medical assistant. Most recently she assisted physicians and practitioners in facilities in Danville and Martinsville while also performing general

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Rick Sigmon

BMB Employee Profile: Rick Sigmon, Building Contractor

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 the company in June 2019, he has overseen many of those projects himself, with builds ranging from 1,600 square feet

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Tommy Mills

Blair Construction, Inc. Hires Project Manager

Blair Construction, Inc. has hired Tommy R. Mills, Jr. as a project manager. “We are excited to welcome Tommy to the Blair team,” said Timothy Clark, president of Blair Construction. “Finding someone with his experience and expertise is a blessing and we are looking forward to building great things together.” His prior experience includes nearly 20 years in plumbing, mechanical and electrical consulting engineering as well as six years in facilities management. He has also

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Caitlyn Davis

Blair Construction, Inc. Hires Assistant Project Coordinator

Blair Construction, Inc. has hired Caitlyn Davis as an assistant project coordinator. Her prior experience includes several years in retail home improvement, working daily with contractors and building materials, as well as providing quotes. “We are excited to have Caity on board,” said Timothy Cark, president of Blair Construction. “She brings knowledge of REVIT as well as a great set of organizational and communication skills that we can utilize in many phases of our construction

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Blair Construction President Tim Clark to receive VT Alumni Career Achievement Award

Blair Construction is pleased to announce that its president, Timothy J. Clark, is the 2021-22 recipient of the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) Alumni Career Achievement Award. A major focus of Virginia Tech’s Alumni Career Achievement Award is service to industry and community. “I’m honored to receive this award,” said Clark. “Because I am a relationship guy, Virginia Tech’s Alumni Career Achievement Award is especially meaningful to me. It illustrates the

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Morton Becomes Newest Project Manager at Blair Construction

Blair Construction, Inc. has filled a new position with a familiar face. Robert Morton, who had been with the company part-time while finishing his building construction degree, transitioned into his new full-time role as an assistant project manager. In addition to his prior experience with the company, Morton’s resume includes a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction with a focus in Sustainable Building Performance from Virginia Tech. He also earned a minor in agribusiness management

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Josh Hyler Joins Blair Construction as Estimator

Beginning June 28, 2021, Joshua Hyler joined Blair Construction, Inc. as the company’s newest estimator. Hyler, who lives just south of Danville, will begin training under one of Blair Construction’s longest-tenured employees, Vice President of Estimation Ken BeCraft, who has been with the company since 1989. Blair Construction President Tim Clark also praised Hyler’s experience, which spans 17 years with a North Carolina firm. “Josh comes to us at the perfect time, said Clark. “His

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