As an 17-year construction industry veteran, Susannah has experience leading over $2.5 billion in project pursuits nationally. As the head of Bobbitt’s “creative branch,” Susannah’s responsibilities include advertising, pursuit strategy, communications, branding and quality control. Susannah is a LEED AP and is currently the Director of Communications for CMAA NC.
Brian’s 36-year career started as a construction laborer during engineering school before he graduated became a construction engineer, designing and managing the construction of manufacturing, transportation, pharmaceutical and laboratory projects. Since joining Bobbitt, Brian has led project development on a wide range of design-build projects including office, flex, manufacturing, warehouse/ distribution, commercial, religious, medical and laboratory facilities. Finding and executing creative solutions to effectively and efficiently solve clients’ needs for the spaces they want has turned out to be Brian’s passion professionally.
Ron’s 30-year career started while he was still in college doing chemical and environmental consulting. His clients were mainly small aerospace and military contractors that needed HAZMAT and environmental assistance with the changing safety laws of the 1980s. He was later drawn into the world of high-rise construction and worked on projects throughout California, Washington, New York, Texas and Nevada. In addition to numerous high rises, Ron’s experience includes presidential libraries, hospitals, parks, airports and the mitigation efforts after the catastrophic Gulf Oil Spill in 2010. Finally settling in the Carolinas, Ron hasn’t lost sight that safety is about people, not processes, caring for each individual on the job and making sure they get to go home at the end of the day to see their loved ones. Ron is a member of the ANSI Standards Board, he is an OSHA 500 outreach trainer (BCSP CHST, STS) and a member of the Carolina’s Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Safety Committee.
Andy started his career as a US Army Engineer Officer before entering the AEC industry as a structural engineer. He progressively managed larger teams that eventually lead to a leadership position with an organization with estimating, design and detailing that covered projects in multiple states. Andy joined Bobbitt in 2017 as Project Executive and has since been promoted to Director of Preconstruction overseeing all Bobbitt projects. Andy is a firm believer in integrity and honesty always, treating everyone with respect, overcommunicating, providing a clear vision to clients and clear expectations to the project team. Andy has a Master of Science in structural engineering from Penn State University and a Bachelor of Science from Missouri University of Science and Technology. He is a registered Professional Engineer in multiple states.
Tim’s 35 years of AEC industry experience includes owning and managing his own design-build company for 12 years and working with several large commercial general contractors doing private and public Design-Bid-Build and CM-at-Risk work, as well as private Design-Build work. Tim joined Bobbitt in 2018 to be part of a team where his passion continues to find solutions to keep projects moving forward. His design-build and commercial construction experience includes churches, healthcare facilities, athletic and community facilities, schools, industrial buildings, correctional facilities, mixed- use and multi-family campuses. He enjoys building relationships and seeing a satisfied client smile after bringing their vision to life.
Neal brings insight and understanding to all of his projects. Prior to joining Bobbitt, Neal was Project Architect and Principal for over 20 years, working on successful and noteworthy projects in North Carolina. In his role as Project Executive at Bobbitt, Neal has been a key member in both public and private Design-Build, CM-at-Risk and Design-Bid-Build projects. Having sat at “both sides of the table” as architect and contractor, Neal understands the importance of a team-first approach, treating everyone with fairness. Since design and construction can be a challenging process, Neal has always strived for ensuring a smooth process with successful outcomes for his clients and for everyone involved. Neal holds degrees from Miami University and North Carolina State University.
After earning a Bachelor of Science degree at East Carolina University in Construction Management, Parks began his career with the Bobbitt team in 2000. Parks has continued to expand his knowledge of the industry through the mentorships provided by experienced Superintendents and Project Managers. Parks has since become the leader and mentor he is today—a living example of success through hard work, a positive attitude and willingness to learn from others. His general philosophy is pretty simple: Communicate and give people the tools (physical and mental) they need to succeed. We succeed as a team and fail as a team.
Chuck started his AEC career at a civil engineering firm before starting his own construction company. After eight years, Chuck sold his share of the business and joined the Bobbitt team in 1992. During his 36-year career in construction, Chuck knows that a good General Contractor is only as good as its subcontractors. Chuck is a member of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), has a General Contractor’s license in North and South Carolina.
After his military career as a Combat Engineering Officer with the US Army Corps of Engineers, Jim joined Bobbitt in 2002. Jim’s passion for creating places where people work, play, worship, heal and live has made him one of the most knowledgable design builders in the market. His many acheivements include winning TBJ’s 40 Under 40 Award and Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce Board Member of the Year. Jim has a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Vanderbilt University.
Christy started her 35-year career with the Department of Justice/SBI. Since joining Bobbitt in 1986, Christy has held a variety of positions including Contract Administrator, Accounts Payable, Benefits, Payroll, Safety Director, Risk Management and now Human Resources. Christy is a living example of her own philosophy: to build on the past with a forward-facing vision and growth mindset.
Started at Bobbitt in 2006 and has since estimted over $2 billion in projects throughout the southeast. Blake’s philosophy of understanding the intent of the owner’s request and listening / understanding what the client specifically wants has been a tremendous asset to Bobbitt. Every day, Blake helps bring our client’s visions to reality through the preconstruction phase by pulling together the right team to find solutions to any challenges. Blake has Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering and Management from North Carolina State University and successfully passed the FE exam prior to starting his career at Bobbitt.
Brian joined the Bobbitt Team in 2020 as the company’s youngest CEO to date. He has proven experience with over 17 years in construction and client development. He has a strong ability to drive new business, manage projects and mentor staff. Brian’s strengths range from execution on the operations side with a deep understanding of the importance of building strong relationships, to delivering outstanding customer service and knowing how to build proﬁt.
Success for him is built with a “get it done” attitude and “do whatever it takes” mentality. That leadership mentality was proven early during Brian’s lifelong commitment to team sports, specifically collegiate level baseball where he played for four years. Brian graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and Administration from Mount St. Mary College.
Matt’s career began in geotechnical and civil engineering where he gained valuable experience in a wide variety of services including environmental consulting, geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing and special inspections, and site civil engineering. Matt held both technical and management positions and worked on a wide variety of project types. As a Project Executive specializing in sales, Matt is a firm believer that success in the AEC industry boils down to relationships and trust. Matt is a Central SC Alliance Board Member, Midlands Executive Committee Member, and South Carolina Economic Developers Alliance (SCEDA) Membership and Annual Conference Planning Committee Member. Matt has a Bachelor’s degree in Marine Science from the University of South Carolina and is a 2016 Leadership Columbia Graduate.
Blair started his career in engineering and design working in the field as a surveyor and CAD technician. Since then he developed his skills in commercial site design and planning, and now creates and streamlines the design process to enable clients to identify the best location and design to fit their needs. Blair has led his team to successfully deliver over 100 projects a year, including 30 fire stations across North Carolina. Blair has a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from North Carolina State University.
Nick graduated from Virginia Tech (Cum Laude) with a business degree but has been around the construction industry since grade school. After college he ran a successful restoration franchise for 6 years before moving to Raleigh, North Carolina in 2017. Nick spent several years helping grow a new regional office for a large national General Contractor and completed hundreds of thousands of square feet of Class “A” office space.
Nick joined Bobbitt in 2020 and is the General Manager of the Service Solutions group. Nick believes this industry is all about quality relationships with the clients, the subcontractor partners, the superintendents, the suppliers, the owners reps and property managers. His goal is to always have honest and open communication with all the interested parties of the project, because there is one common goal: a successful project. At the end of the day, Nick wants to make every client a lifelong Bobbitt fan and supporter.
Josh’s business acumen originated early, growing up on his family’s farm and learning the meaning of hard work including sales, day-to-day operations, and finance. It instilled in Josh a deep seated passion in leveraging metrics and detailed analysis to drive “real world” success by realigning a business’s finances and creating infrastructure to support growth. Josh believes the greatest value Bobbitt can offer its customers is the ability to remain focused on running their business—not the construction process.
After earning an Masters of Business Administration from Pfieffer University, Will started his career in public accounting working with small businesses and later moved to a Fortune 500 company. Eager to return to helping small businesses grow their spaces, Will dedicates his time to making their construction projects happen. Will’s desire to make construction easy for small business owners enables them to concentrate on their business, which is why 75% of his projects come from repeat clients. Will is on the Industry Council for the NC Veterinary Medical Association, a member of the AICPA and coaches baseball and basketball teams. Will has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from North Carolina State University.