Perkinson Construction, LLC has grown into a full-service utility/site construction provider with 100+ employees. Click the bios below to learn more about our key office and site management employees.
Buddy Perkinson - Vice President
Buddy started in construction as a laborer working with his dad during summer break through high school. Over the past 10 years, he has gained experience as a laborer, heavy equipment operator, estimator, truck driver, and now as vice president. In Buddy’s spare time he enjoys boating on the James River and drag racing.
Dale Pack - Vice President-Operations
Dale joined the Perkinson Construction team in 2003. With his vast knowledge of the site and utility industry, Dale is the guiding force behind each project. Once a project is undertaken, Dale works closely with office personnel, the estimating department, the project manager, and field forces to ensure the project is properly managed and successfully completed. Prior to entering the construction industry, Dale proudly served our nation for 23 years in the United States Army. His vast array of skills acquired during his service include multi-project management, asset management, and effective allocation of resources.
Competent Person Certification, Land Disturbance Certification, OSHA Soil Classification and Trench Safety.
Chris Harrison - Pipe Superintendent
Chris brings with him 25 years of experience in the utilities field with experience in sanitary and storm sewer, water lines, gas lines, forcemain, and pumping stations. His experience with time sensitive issues and familiarity with both Municipal and State Regulations provides assistance with preparation, negotiation, and contract scheduling. Chris is the primary contact for all pipe jobs.
Cady Perkinson- Office Manager
Cady graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2013 with a degree in Business Administration. Since college, she has gained experience in health care and construction management. Cady works as our office manager and provides assistance with scheduling our residential work. In her spare time, Cady likes to spend time with her son Ryan, her dogs, Jake and Lilly, and boating on the James River.
Shayne Bridgman - Project Manager
Shayne has been with Perkinson Construction for 9 years and has been in construction for a total of 22 years. He has climbed the ladder over the years, starting as a laborer, then working his way up as operator, foreman, estimating, and project managing. Shayne attended John Tyler Community College and Virginia Tech for Architectural Engineering. He enjoys spending time with his family and is the manager of the Perkinson Construction softball team.
Brian Terrell - Project Manager
Brian has been with Perkinson Construction for 2 years. He manages complex projects from start to finish daily and maintains key client relationships. Brian utilizes negotiation skills and decision-making under pressure to ensure successful project completion. Prior to employment at Perkinson Construction, Brian worked 14 years as an Operations Manager for a company that spanned nine states and covered 600+ customers. Brian’s hobbies include hunting, drag racing, and enjoying time with his family.
Melanie Warner - Controller
Melanie came to Perkinson Construction in July 2019. Melanie has a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She has spent 15 years in the forklift industry in financial accounting and a few years doing internal tax accounting for a healthcare company. She has 4 adult children. Since Melanie has hung up her softball cleats, she likes walking trails, watching football, going to the beach and hanging out with her 4-legged friend, Sunni D.
Tara Norris - Human Resources
Tara graduated from Richard Bland College in 2018 with an associates degree in Business Administration. As a new addition to the Perkinson Construction team, she brings with her 5 years of experience working in HR, Payroll and the trucking industry. In her spare time Tara enjoys photography, traveling and spending time with her husband.
Lilly Ann Perkinson - Chief Morale Officer
Lilly, the cutest member of our team, can be found greeting customers and vendors with kisses and a wagging tail. When she isn’t sleeping in Cady’s office, or checking out what everyone brought for lunch, Lilly enjoys a good game of fetch, swimming, and hanging out with her brother Jake.