Atlanta, Georgia, August 30, 2013

DPR Hardin Construction (DPR Hardin) is pleased to announce that since DPR Construction purchased Hardin Construction Company in April, the combined company has won six Georgia-based projects totaling more than $230 million. The company also welcomes nine new full-time hires, including three project managers, and formed a Regional Management Team and Regional Leadership Team. These project wins and new hires are symbolic of DPR Hardin’s combined strength to better serve the needs of customers in Southeast and continue build great things in the community.

Great Projects

The project wins include the $53 million Charleston Midtown hotel, the $32 million Crescent Howell Mill in Atlanta, Ga., the $25 million Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic in Decatur, Ga. and several other projects across the state.

“As we continue to expand our capabilities in the region, it is imperative we attract and retain the industry’s top talent to best serve our long-standing and new customers in the market,” said Russ Brockelbank, Atlanta Regional Manager for DPR Hardin.

Great People

DPR Hardin has added nine new members to its Atlanta-based team.

DPR Hardin’s new hires include:

  • Chip Corley, Project Manager;
  • Jarred Booth, Project Manager;
  • Mark Sambol, Sr. Project Manager;
  • Matt Ondek, Project Engineer;
  • Scott Ray, Asst. Superintendent;
  • Shane Green, Superintendent;
  • Todd Thompson, Project Engineer
  • Jason McFarlin, Superintendent; and
  • Patch Sulflow, Field Engineer

Great Leadership

DPR Hardin also announces the formation of a Regional Management Team to maintain the company’s position as a construction leader in the Southeast. The team includes Brockelbank, Project Executive Andy Andres and Preconstruction Manager Justin Griffin. These three executives will also sit on the company’s Regional Leadership Team, an innovative group of 15 to 20 employees dedicated to serving the Southeast construction industry and community.

“These new hires and project wins are key factors to strengthening DPR Hardin’s presence across the Southeast and support our goal to be the most innovative, forward-thinking builder in the area,” concluded Brockelbank.

About DPR Hardin Construction

DPR Hardin Construction is a regional Atlanta contractor with national capabilities, specializing in complex and sustainable projects for a broad range of markets. Formed in April after the acquisition of Atlanta-based Hardin Construction, DPR Hardin is part of DPR Construction, a privately held, employee-owned company that has grown to a multi-billion-dollar organization with 18 offices around the country. DPR Hardin is currently ranked No. 13 on the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s “The Top Workplaces in Atlanta” list (2013). For more information, visit