Smith promoted to President
Parrish Construction Group, Inc., a Georgia-based commercial construction company founded in 1995, has announced that Rodney Smith has been promoted to President. Smith began his career at Parrish in 2002 as an Assistant Project Manager. Through hard work and his commitment to customer service, he was quickly promoted to Project Manager. After demonstrating strong leadership and the ability to manage customer expectations on a project basis, Smith was tapped to serve as Parrish’s Director of Business Development in 2007. In 2010, he was promoted to Vice President while continuing to lead the business development efforts. In 2012, Smith was promoted to Senior Vice President and also became an equity partner in the business. During his tenure as Senior Vice President, he has been responsible for all construction operations in what has proven to be the company’s most dynamic period of growth since its inception in 1995. Smith succeeds Dave Cyr, one of Parrish’s founding partners, who has served as President of the company for the past 15 years. Cyr will continue as Chief Executive Officer on a full-time basis, serving as a mentor for Smith. "It is incredible how far Rodney has come in such a relatively short period of time,” said Cyr. “He’s a natural leader and a quick learner; he excels in bringing people together and challenging them to be their very best.” In response to taking leadership of Parrish Construction, Rodney Smith has said, “At Parrish, we pride ourselves on organic growth, and I am a testament to that commitment. I feel it’s imperative to continue to hire the industry’s brightest, and to develop opportunities for them to grow their careers within our company. I’m proud to lead a team of such high-performing individuals, and I hope to further the direction that Dave Cyr started 15 years ago. The Parrish mission is a focus on good stewardship, while also challenging ourselves each day to provide our customers with the highest level of service and value.” Smith holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from the former Southern Polytechnic State University, now known as Kennesaw State University. He currently serves as Vice Chair on the University’s Construction Department Advisory Board.
Griffis promoted to Senior Vice President
Parrish Construction Group (Parrish) has announced that Charlie Griffis has been promoted to Senior Vice President. Griffis joined Parrish in 2005 as an Assistant Project Manager and has also served as an estimator before being promoted to Director of Preconstruction Services in 2007. In 2010 he was promoted to Vice President and in 2012 he became an equity partner in the closely-held business. During his tenure as Vice President, Charlie has been an instrumental part of the company’s most dynamic period of growth since its inception in 1995. In his new role as Senior Vice President, Griffis will remain as the company’s business unit leader for its Middle and South Georgia operations. According to company President Dave Cyr, "Charlie is a very unique individual with a natural acumen for business and leadership. I count it a blessing to have a business partner with the integrity, intelligence and energy that Charlie brings to the company each and every day”. Griffis holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Auburn University and also earned a Masters of Business Administration from Mercer University.
Fallon promoted to Vice President
Parrish Construction Group (Parrish) has announced that James (Jim) Fallon, Sr. has been promoted to Vice President. Fallon’s background includes more than 33 years of industry experience including 11 years of service with Parrish. Fallon joined Parrish in 2004 as a Senior Project Manager and has successfully managed multiple projects and client relationships. In his role as Executive Director of Parrish’s Roswell, Georgia office since 2013, Fallon has been instrumental in the effort to grow Parrish’s recognition and market share in both Atlanta and North Georgia. In his new role as Vice President, Fallon will remain as the company’s business unit leader for its North Georgia operations and will build on the momentum his team has gained by providing outstanding construction services to Parrish’s foundational clients in Atlanta and North Georgia while also striving to expand into new markets. According to company President Dave Cyr, "Having Jim leading our efforts in North Georgia has been a great asset for our company. His experience as a business owner prior to joining our team coupled with his leadership skills and his enthusiasm will continue to be the catalyst for Parrish’s regional growth and success for many years to come”.
Crews steady at work for new Gray Elementary School
GRAY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -The rainy weather didn't stop construction crews in Gray working on finishing up the new Gray Elementary School. Officials say the building will save the school system some money by using energy efficient products.
Construction of New Centerville Police Department Finishes Early
Parrish Construction Group recently completed Centerville’s new $2.1 million Law Enforcement Center and Municipal Court renovation one month early and within budget. “It means a lot to us at the police department because we have a building now that is secure and safe for staff members,” Centerville Police Chief Sid Andrews said. “It’s also secure and safe for people that we have in custody. Andrews added, “We also have a building that we can now share with our community such as a citizens police academy and sharing our training room with other agencies.”
The Telegraph Tours Under-Construction Law Enforcement Center
The Telegraph recently toured the under-construction Centerville Law Enforcement Center (LEC) and Municipal Court. Lucas Molina, Parrish Construction Group’s project manager, along with Centerville’s Police Chief and City Administrator gave a tour of the facilities new features. The LEC features a secured sally port, detention cells, brick lobby with bullet proof glass, training and conference rooms, security card swipes for access to rooms housing evidence, armory, detention cells, and various staff offices.
Parrish Construction Group Sponsors 21st Century Partnership with $30,000 Commitment
August 3, 2013 (by 21st Century Partnership Chief Operating Officer, Chrissy Miner): This week we had the honor of recognizing our friends at Parrish Construction for their Platinum Support to the Partnership. This has never happened before - but I hope it happens again - Dave Cyr had to correct us before the presentation because they were actually contributing DOUBLE of what we thought they were! Needless to say, I happily retrieved a dry erase marker to update the check before he could blink. All in all, they are contributing 30k over 3 years. A phenomenal showing of support for the Partnership! View the presentation video: http://bit.ly/JPBkG0 Parrish Construction Group has supported the Robins Air Force Base 21st Century Partnership through donations since 2005, contributing more than $50,000 in total.
A sneak peek of the renovations Parrish will be doing to Jackson High School.
The renderings fo the new facade for Jackson High School in Butts County were unveiled. Parrish is the Construction Manager for the project.
Parrish Construction selected to expand Dalton Middle School
Southern Crescent classroom building is on track
Parrish is constructing the new classroom building, the first on the Henry County campus of Southern Crescent Technical College.
View and Discuss Plans for Renovations to OCHS Stadium Facilities Today
School officials will be on hand at Oconee County High School this evening to discuss with parents and students plans for the first phase of renovations to Warrior Stadium to be completed by Parrish Construction Group.
Over $19,000 for Habitat for Humanity at 11th Annual HoCo Habitat Golf Tournament Hosted by Parrish Construction Group
Parrish Construction Group was the Title Sponsor for the 11th Annual HoCo Habitat Golf tournament on Friday, April 26th at The Waterford Golf Club. 51 golfers enjoyed terrific weather and an immaculately groomed golf course. They raised over $19,000 for Habitat for Humanity's affordable housing ministry.
School board OK’s $1.7 million for high school renovation
The Butts County Board of Education will spend up to $1.71 million on the first phase of renovations to Jackson High School. The first phase of renovations to Jackson High is one of three planned phases of work with a possible fourth if funding holds up.
Graham promoted to Senior Preconstruction Manager
Georgia firm Parrish Construction Group's preconstruction department gains senior leadership with promotion of Jay Graham to Senior Preconstruction Manager.
Parrish Construction Group Presents the 11th Annual HoCo Habitat Golf Tournament
A great event to mark the start of a great project
Career fair helps sophomores plan for the future
Houston County High School student Catherine Waltz drives a nail into a piece of lumber at the Parrish Construction Group booth during last week’s career fair at the Galleria Conference Center
Renovations to Oconee County High Warrior Stadium to Begin This Summer
Central Georgia Students Play Career Bingo
Parrish is proud to be a part of this great event which coincides with Career and Technical Education Month! High school sophomores from Houston, Peach and Dooly counties are attending the event to learn about job opportunities and requirements for different occupations in numerous fields.
Fallon and Smith named Executive Directors at Parrish Construction Group
Parrish Construction Group announces the promotions of Jim Fallon, Sr., LEED AP and Dallas C. Smith, LEED AP from Project Director to Executive Director.
A great event to kick off Parrish's new project at Southern Crescent Technical College
The groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the new classroom building at Southern Crescent Technical College was held yesterday in McDonough.
Parrish breaks ground with Southern Crescent Technical College
Officials host a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new classroom building Parrish is constructing for Southern Crescent Technical College in McDonough.
Parrish to build Norris Elementary in McDuffie County
McDuffie County Schools selected Parrish to build the new Norris Elementary School in Thomson.
Centerville Council Approves Parrish Construction Group to Build $2.2M Law Enforcement Center
Parrish Construction Group will build Centerville’s new law enforcement center. Mayor John Harley said he was pleased the project would be undertaken by a Houston County firm and one with such a good reputation locally, statewide, and beyond. “I’ve heard nothing but good things about Parrish and have walked through a number of their buildings and am very impressed with the quality of work they do,” Harley said.
Parrish presents plans for Jackson High School in Butts County
Parrish presented the initial plans for Jackson High School to the Butts County Board of Education.
Parrish President, Dave Cyr elected as 2012-13 chapter vice president for AGC Georgia
Parrish President, Dave Cyr elected as 2012-13 chapter vice president for AGC Georgia
Parrish renovating Houston County's McConnell-Talbert Stadium
Parrish is renovating the 70s era stadium in Warner Robins which hosts sporting events and concerts.
Mr. Cyr Goes To Washington...
President of Parrish Construction and Vice President of AGC Georgia joined other AGC leaders at the National AGC Leadership Conference in Washington DC last week.
Perry Breaks Ground on $1.2 Million Fire Station
Mayor Jimmy Faircloth said the new $1.2 million Davis Farms Fire Station will be the culmination of a dream for city leaders past and present as well as for firefighters and residents. Perry Fire Chief Joel Gray said constructing a building in light of the current economic times nationally is “quite an accomplishment.” The new fire station, being built by Parrish Construction Group, will serve the east end of Perry, GA.
New Perry Fire Station On It's Way
more coverage on the new fire station in Perry.
Local News Coverage of Fire Station Groundbreaking
Parrish Construction Group's Regional Specialties Division is building the new Davis Farms Fire Station in Perry.
Parrish Construction's President Dave Cyr Elected to AGC of Georgia's Board of Directors
Congratulations to Dave Cyr for his election as Vice President on the Associated General Contractors of Georgia's Board of Directors.
CB Watson Groundbreaking in Houston County
Ceremony to commemorate groundbreaking at CB Watson Elementary School in Houston County.
Parrish Announces New Hires
The Parrish Family continues to grow with additions to our Operations and Client Relations teams.
Parrish featured in US Builder's Review
Parrish is featured in the Fall 2012 edition of US Builder's Review
Parrish awarded CM contract in Butts County
Parrish was awarded the Construction Management contract for renovation of Jackson High School in Butts County, Georgia
Wilkes Evans joins the Parrish team
Wilkes Evans joins the Parrish Construction Group team as Construction Manager to focus on client relationship management, project execution and strategic development in Parrish's core markets.
Parrish begins Preconstruction on ABAC Dining Hall Renovation
The Donaldson Dining Hall Renovation project recently awarded to Parrish Construction Group commences preconstruction.
Liberty County Career Academy Construction On Track
The new Career Academy Parrish is constructing for Liberty County Schools is on track and progressing nicely.
Senior Vice President Rodney Smith named to SPSU Construction Management Advisory Board
Southern Polytechnic State University's Construction Management Advisory Board has a new member in Parrish's Senior VP Rodney Smith, also an alum.
Salvation Army dedicates new safe house in Warner Robins
Dedication of the Salvation Army Safe House constructed by Parrish.
Leadership Macon Advisory Board welcomes new member Charlie Griffis, Vice President of Parrish Construction
Parrish Vice President Charlie Griffis was recently names to the Advisory Board of Leadership Macon.
Parrish Construction Group's latest eNewsletter released
Parrish releases the eNewsletter with a focus on New Year, New Look, New Possibilities.
Parrish Construction Group participates in Perry Career Fair
David and Bill Loudermilk of Parrish Construction host nail driving competition at Perry Career Fair.
Rodney Smith Becomes Partner at Parrish Construction Group
Rodney Smith was promoted to Senior Vice President and Partner.
New Tennis Complex Opens In Sumter County
The official ribbon cutting at the new tennis courts in Sumter County was held on January 21. Parrish constructed the new courts including eight lighted courts, three of which are public access.
Parrish Construction Group Announces New Look for New Year
To keep stride with increasing development, Parrish has rebranded and is announcing the new logo and several recently completed projects.
Parrish Construction Group Recaps 2011, Looks Forward to 2012
Parrish awarded Perry Fire Station and Warehouse Renovation
Parrish Construction Group Finishes 2011 with Two New Project Awards - ECP Distributors and Perry Fire Station No. 2
Elam Alexander Academy at Burke Campus Hosts Ribbon Cutting
Parrish completed the Elam Alexander Academy at Burke Campus with rave reviews.
Open House Held at Wilkinson County Primary School
An open house was held at the Wilkinson County Primary School, currently being constructed by Parrish.
Washington County Schools hires Parrish for new high school
Parrish Construction Group Goes Back to School with Washington County’s Multi-Million Dollar Project in Georgia
Parrish hired by TCSG for Atlanta Technical College project
The Technical College System of Georgia Hires Parrish Construction Group for $4 Million Renovation to Atlanta Technical College Campus.
Parrish Construction Group's John Rood Joins Leadership Macon
Parrish Construction Group's John Rood, Executive Director of the Regional Specialties Division, recently was interviewed by The Telegraph, where he shared examples of how the Leadership Macon class is contributing to the local community.
Parrish Construction Group Talks About Surviving Georgia's Economic Downturn
Dave Cyr, President of Parrish Construction Group, recently was interviewed by National Public Radio (NPR) on their program, Here and Now. When asked how Georgia builder's are surviving the economic downtown, Dave Cyr told Here & Now's Robin Young, “Most people in our business have had to lay off, and we’ve [Parrish Construction Group] been relatively blessed, although our volume is down. We’re keeping our people busy and we’re just trying to survive, and hopefully the economy will come back to where we can thrive again.”
Dave Cyr Elected as Board Secretary of Georgia’s Top Commercial Contractor Association
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Georgia Chapter elected Dave Cyr as the 2011 – 2012 chapter secretary, serving his second consecutive term in this role. Cyr is President of Parrish Construction Group, a full-service contractor with expertise in facility planning, preconstruction, construction management at-risk, general contracting, and design build services. Founded in 1995, the firm specializes in academic, municipal, healthcare, and commercial projects for the public and private sectors throughout Georgia. Parrish Construction Group continues to experience steady growth and expansion as one of the top contractors in Georgia.
Parrish Construction Group Hires John Rood and Bill Loudermilk
“Parrish Construction Group is excited about expanding our services and our presence across the state to provide additional resources, and further assist our clients in successfully meeting their facility planning and construction needs. Each of these strategic hires is a strong addition to the Parrish team,” states Dave Cyr, President of Parrish Construction Group. John Rood leads the company’s Regional Specialties Division (RSD) as the Executive Director, and brings considerable construction management expertise to Parrish Construction Group. RSD focuses on construction management services for healthcare, municipal, and private entities needing new buildings and/or renovations to existing spaces. Bill Loudermilk leads the company’s Facility Planning & Management Services as the Director, and brings experience planning and managing educational facilities valued at more than $125 million. Loudermilk previously served as a Facility Consultant for the Georgia Department of Education for more than 10 years, working with, on average, 35 school systems annually. Loudermilk also served 14 years as Houston County School System’s Director of Facility & Maintenance. With Parrish Construction Group, Loudermilk will provide facility planning, needs assessment, and SPLOST support services for education clients throughout Georgia.
Rodney Smith and Charlie Griffis Promoted to Vice President Roles at Parrish Construction Group
Rodney Smith recently was promoted from Director of Business Development to Vice President, where he leads Parrish Construction Group’s construction operations. Smith joined Parrish Construction Group in 2002, and through his tenure has risen from an Assistant Project Manager to his current position. Charlie Griffis recently was promoted from Director of Preconstruction to Vice President, where he leads Parrish Construction Group’s preconstruction department and facility planning services. Griffis joined Parrish Construction Group in 2005, and through his tenure has risen from an Assistant Project Manager to his current position.
Parrish Construction Group Completes $8 Million “Green” Ingram-Pye Elementary
“We are excited about the work that Parrish Construction Group is doing, and we have been impressed with the level of response that they have provided in all of our communications,” said Bob Flowers, Bibb County Capital Programs Administrator. Parrish Construction Group partnered with KSGW Architects and Bibb County Schools to construct the $8 Million, 70,000 square foot, historic addition/renovation. A fast track method was employed during this project to allow architects additional time for completing drawings, while keeping the project on schedule.
Parrish Construction Group Completes $19 Million,167,000 Square Foot, Washington Elementary School
Parrish Construction Group partnered with H. Lloyd Architects & Associates along with Washington County Schools to build the $19 Million, 167,000 square foot, new Washington Elementary School. The new build merged two schools, and the two-story building now serves Pre-K through 5th Grade students. The two-wing building houses 100 classrooms, a gymnasium, a media center, two computer labs, administrative areas, and a commercial kitchen designed to feed 800.
Parrish Construction Group Completes $5.5 Million Renovation of Buck Melton Community Center
Parrish Construction Group partnered with Brittain Thompson Bray Brown (BTBB) Architects and Planners along with the Macon Housing Authority to transform the McKenna Armory Building into the new Buck Melton Community Center. This 35,000 square foot $5.5 million project concluded with a special ceremony where former Macon mayor, Buckner F. “Buck” Melton dedicated the center.
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