As Corporate Safety Officer Austin leads the company-wide safety programs at Speegle Construction, Inc. With over fifteen years of experience in the construction safety industry supplemented by over twenty‐seven years of Explosives and General Industry Safety experience in the U.S. Air Force, he is a true safety veteran. As a retired Senior Master Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force Austin’s former responsibilities included total oversight of munitions production, accountability and safety. Additionally, as a Squadron Safety and Health Officer in the United States Air Force, Austin planned and managed safety and occupational health programs for over 700 military personnel. Austin started his post-military career with Speegle in 2004. He has multiple safety certifications to include OSHA Training Institute [OTI] 500 Trainer Course for Construction Industry, OTI 510 Standards for Construction Industry, OSHA Scaffolding Training, Forklift Training, First Aid, CPR, USAF Mishap Investigation Training, USAF Hazardous Communications Management, USAF Operational Risk Management, Total Quality Management, and many others. He is a valued member of Speegle’s Executive Leadership Team.
As General Superintendent Bill leads all field operations at Speegle Construction, Inc. Bill has overseen over $400M in construction contracts over the last 20 years serving in the capacity of Quality Control Manager, Superintendent, Project Manager, Senior Project Manager and General Superintendent. Formerly a Chief Master Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, Bill retired from military service in 1993 and began pursuing his passion to become a construction manager. Bill started his construction career as an Assistant Superintendent with a well-respected Atlanta based firm before quickly moving into a full Superintendent role. A dynamic leader, Bill began his career with Speegle as a Superintendent in 2018 and was promoted to General Superintendent of the company a year later. Bill is a valued member of Speegle’s Executive Leadership Team.
As Senior Quality Control Manager Courtney leads the overall quality control program at Speegle Construction, Inc. In this capacity he oversees all Speegle quality control managers and quality assurance project coordinators. Courtney also serves as a valued member of Speegle’s Executive Leadership Team. A 20-year U.S. Air Force retired veteran, Courtney specialized in federal construction contracting during the last eight years of his service prior to transitioning to the civilian workforce and joining the Speegle team. During Courtney’s time in the Air Force, he served as a craft foreman, project manager, and project and design planner. Courtney’s most notable achievement while serving was being selected as the design, scheduling, and logistical lead in preparing the Air Force to build a $200M air base in Africa. This project was one of the most extensive military construction projects undertaken by military personnel. With his past federal government project management experience Courtney brings a unique perspective to quality control management. Courtney has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Project Management from Columbia Southern University and is currently completing a Master of Business Administration in Construction Management degree from Norwich University.
As Vice President/Director of Operations, Jeff oversees all construction operations and leads Speegle Construction Inc.’s project management personnel and field teams. A 23-year veteran in the company, Jeff joined the Speegle team in 1997 as an office engineer and moved quickly through the ranks, serving in the capacity of quality control manager, assistant project manager, project manager, senior project manager, and Vice President/Director of Operations. He has overseen in excess of $400 million in construction contracts during his tenure at Speegle. Prior to joining Speegle, Jeff worked for the construction management firm under contract for the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge, TN Y-12 facility. In addition to his Department of Defense and Department of Energy experience, Jeff also has extensive experience managing higher education and municipal projects in the $30m to $50m range under both the hard bid and construction management at-risk delivery methods. Jeff has an A.A.S. in Civil Engineering Technology from Pellissippi State College and numerous certifications obtained over the course of his long career in the industry.
John oversees business management, accounting, and human resource management at Speegle Construction, Inc. He has served in this capacity since 2012. John is a vital member of Speegle’s Executive team and provides key management advice to the company president. He has worked in federal contracting since 1999 and has served in the capacity of project manager, controller, CFO, and vice president. Experience gained from serving in these positions allows him to bring a unique and valuable perspective to the business and accounting side of Speegle. John has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Oklahoma and a Master of Business Administration from Cameron University.
Troy is a third-generation builder who has overseen the dramatic growth of Speegle Construction during the past 24 years. His leadership, innovative style and commitment to client service have led the corporation to become one of the Southeast’s leading Design-Build contractors. Under his direction, the corporation has executed over $550 million in construction projects. During his tenure, Troy has extended the service footprint of the company to include the Southwestern and Western United States. His vision of being able to offer a full range of construction services resulted in him establishing BetterBuilt of N.W. Florida and Site and Utility Solutions as part of The Speegle Family of Companies. BetterBuilt specializes in high-end residential construction while Site and Utility Solutions performs horizontal construction. Prior to joining Speegle Construction, Troy was a contracting officer with the General Services Administration with an unlimited warrant, overseeing programs valued in excess of $300M. He has a Master of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Bachelor of Arts from Asbury University.
As Vice President/Director of Preconstruciton, Troy leads the preconstruction and estimating efforts at Speegle Construction, Inc. while also project managing select projects. A Fourth-generation builder, Troy joined the Speegle team on a full-time basis in 2016. Troy began his career working on the project management and field supervision teams of an ENR Top 10 national contractor delivering projects throughout the Southeast valued from $10M to $70M+ in market sectors ranging from higher education to aerospace manufacturing to luxury hospitality and advanced technology. Troy also spent time in the Southwestern United States working on the construction management team of a high profile data center project valued at over $250 million where he directly oversaw $100M worth of work. Troy has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Palm Beach Atlantic University and a Master of Construction Management degree from the University of Florida.