Brasfield & Gorrie Appoints Ben Barfield to Lead Greenville Office
January 29, 2016
Ben Barfield to Oversee Operations in Greenville, South Carolina Office
Greenville, S.C. (January 29, 2016) –Brasfield & Gorrie today announced that Vice President and Division Manager Ben Barfield has been appointed to lead the company’s office in Greenville, South Carolina, where he will be responsible for overseeing operations, client relations and new construction projects.
“Ben is a gifted leader who understands the needs and strengths of his clients, business partners and team members,” said Brasfield & Gorrie Regional President Keith Johnson. “He has a vision for developing long-lasting relationships with clients, architects and subcontractors in the Greenville market and serving them with a talented, growing team.”
Barfield joined Brasfield & Gorrie in 1996 after earning an undergraduate degree in building science from Auburn University. Since then, he has held various positions of increasing responsibility within the company.
Prior to this appointment, Barfield spearheaded several projects in Greenville, including the opening of Brasfield & Gorrie’s office, which is located in the ONE building in the heart of downtown. Brasfield & Gorrie completed construction of the north and west office towers of the ONE building in 2013. Most recently, the company completed the third phase of construction at ONE Greenville, which includes the Aloft Hotel and parking deck.
Current Brasfield & Gorrie projects in Greenville include the Riverplace Phase III Parking Deck, Embassy Suites Hotel and Croft Condominiums, as well as renovations at Greenville Health System.
About Brasfield & Gorrie
Founded in 1964, Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms, providing general contracting, design-build, and construction management services for a wide variety of markets. We are skilled in construction best practices, including virtual design and construction, integrated project delivery, and lean construction, but we are best known for our preconstruction and self-perform expertise and exceptional client service. Brasfield & Gorrie has 11 offices and approximately 2,600 employees. Our 2014 revenues were $2.2 billion. Engineering News-Record ranks Brasfield & Gorrie 27th among the nation’s “Top 400 Contractors” for 2015.