Buster Stewart, CEO with Stewart Richey since firstname.lastname@example.org
Buster Stewart didn’t just launch a career with Stewart Richey - he launched Stewart Richey, along with his brother-in-law Bill Richey. A graduate of Western Kentucky University, Buster was inducted into the Warren County Public Schools Hall of Distinguished Alumni in 2014. A Bowling Green native, Buster enjoys being with his family more than anything.
Rodney Rogers, President with Stewart Richey since email@example.com
Rodney has been with Stewart Richey since 1986. In 1990, he was promoted to division manager of S&R Excavation (one of the former subcontracting divisions now known as our Grade, Drain, & Utility division.) where he served until 2005, at which point he was promoted to president of Stewart-Richey Construction, Inc. A 40+ year veteran of the industry, Rodney served as a board member of Builders Association of South Central Kentucky between 2000-2007, as well as president of Builders Association of South Central Kentucky in 2005.
In recent years, he has served as a board member for Kids on The Block, Junior Achievement, Bowling Green WC Licensing Board, the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center (SKyPAC), and Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce, where he also served as president in 2011.
Roddy Grimes, Vice President with Stewart Richey since firstname.lastname@example.org
As Vice President, Roddy Grimes is responsible for the overall operational success of the General Contracting Division, Contracting Groups and Service Groups of Stewart Richey Construction. Roddy joined Stewart Richey Construction in 2000, having a deep understanding of the construction industry from his beginning years with Houchens Industries as their Commercial Refrigeration Technician in 1993.
Prior to becoming Vice President, Roddy served in Stewart Richey’s Service Division successfully as an Estimator, Project Manager and then Division Manager.
Roddy supports the construction industry by giving back his time and serving as a board member for the following: Bowling Green Warren County Licensing Board, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College Foundation, and Builders Association of South Central Kentucky.
Roddy holds several technical degrees from Bowling Green Technical College in Air Conditioning, Heating, Ventilation & Refrigeration Technologies, Fire Protection, and his Level III Certification for Water-Based Systems from the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies.
Ryan Stokes, CFO with Stewart Richey since email@example.com
Ryan Stokes joined Stewart Richey Construction in 2009. Ryan holds a B.S. in Accounting with a minor in Marketing from Western Kentucky University. Prior to joining Stewart Richey Construction, Ryan worked in public accounting as a staff accountant for BKD, LLP.
As a key member of the Executive Management team, Ryan assumes a strategic role in the overall financial management of the company. Day-to-day responsibilities include planning, budgeting, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company. His duties includes direct responsibility for accounting and finance, forecasting, strategic planning, job costing, legal and risk analysis, corporate compliance and institutional financing.
Randy Dillard, Vice President of Operations - Electrical, Mechanical and Fire Protection with Stewart Richey since firstname.lastname@example.org
Randy has professionally worked in the industry since 1982 but has spent his entire life learning the trade as the son on an electrician. He is a certified Master Electrician, a member of the Electrical Clearing House of Southern Kentucky, and has been trained on Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Randy attended Western Kentucky University and was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.
Randy has been a valuable part of the Stewart Richey team since 2006 and was promoted to Vice President of Operations for our electrical, mechanical, and fire protection divisions in 2015. As a VPO, Randy is responsible for enforcing the Best Practices policies set by Stewart Richey, advising division managers under his span of influence, monitoring and enforcing safety policies, as well as helping to manage bidding, backlog, overhead, and job set up. During Randy’s tenure at Stewart Richey, projects of note have been Western Spirits and Western Kentucky University Kentucky Street Apartments.
Scott Holt, Vice President of Operations - General Construction and Painting with Stewart Richey since email@example.com
Scott Holt began his career in the construction industry in 1993 after receiving an Honorable Discharge from the United States Army and currently serves as Vice President of Operations for our general construction and painting divisions. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology and an Associate degree in Architectural Design and Construction from Western Kentucky University, Scott is a LEED Accredited Professional and has been with the company since 2014.
His construction experience includes working in the field as a subcontractor, owning a small construction company, estimating and project management on various size projects and delivery methods in several different states.
At Stewart Richey, Scott is responsible for the financial and business management of the Grade, Drain & Utilities, Painting and General Contracting groups.
Tim VanMeter, Vice President of Operations - Concrete, Pre-Engineered and Structural with Stewart Richey since firstname.lastname@example.org
Tim VanMeter obtained his Bachelors of Science Degree from WKU in Civil Engineering Technology with an emphasis in construction. He has worked in the construction industry since the age of eighteen and has personally managed numerous construction projects since the early 1990’s. He established and operated, as President and Project Operations Officer, a highly reputable contracting business in Bowling Green for over sixteen years. He is an honorably discharged service member and a Veteran of the 1991 Persian Gulf War. Tim has held the position of Vice President of Operations for Stewart Richey’s concrete, pre-engineered steel, and structural steel divisions since 2014.
Jim Decesare, Vice President of Operations - Service Group with Stewart Richey since email@example.com
Jim has over 25 years of business development, marketing, and public relations experience with over 10 years in the construction industry. He is currently responsible for promoting Stewart-Richey’s services, developing long-term relationships with new and existing customers, and identifying new markets and customer needs.
Jim is involved in many civic and charitable organizations in his community. He attends State Street United Methodist Church, he is a Mason, and Shriner. Jim is working towards his undergrad and Master’s degrees at Western Kentucky University, and in his spare time plays drums with local band.