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McShane Construction Selects Padgett to Lead Business Development within the Industrial Sector throughout the Southeast Region

August 12, 2015

Scott J. Hoppa, Senior Vice President of McShane Construction Company’s Southeast Region, is pleased to announce that Jay Padgett has joined the firm as Regional Director of Business Development. In this role, he will provide growth and leadership for the firm’s market expansion focused on broadening McShane Construction’s opportunities within the industrial sector including distribution, warehouse and manufacturing. Padgett’s responsibilities will include the oversight and direction of the pursuit, planning, pre-construction and corporate account management for assignments on behalf of the firm’s Southeast operations based out of Auburn, Alabama.

Padgett contributes years of experience in driving profitable business initiatives to reach short- and long-term goals. His industrial expertise includes the design/build and build-to-suit construction of numerous large scale projects including logistics facilities, warehouses, assembly plants and distribution centers.  Throughout his career, Padgett has perfected the strategic leadership required to build and foster strong working relationships and further desired positions within selected market segments.   Padgett’s unique understanding of market dynamics throughout the Southeast, coupled with his seasoned industrial construction experience, will allow him to identify, cultivate and execute new opportunities and advance McShane’s project portfolio throughout the region.   

“We are pleased to welcome Jay Padgett to the McShane Construction team as Regional Director of Business Development,” remarked Hoppa.  “Jay’s industrial experience will provide the firm with the resources and depth to immediately enhance our continued growth within the region and market type.  As we continue to focus on expansion within this healthy sector of the construction industry, I am confident that Jay’s expertise will further our ability to serve the needs of developers, owners and investors throughout the Southeast Region.”

Padgett attended Appalachian State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing.  He is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Georgia and a member of the Georgia Economic Development Association, NAIOP (Commercial Real Estate Development Association), and serves as Programs Committee Leader for the Industrial Asset Management Council.  He can be contacted at:

Jay Padgett
Regional Director of Business Development
McShane Construction Company
1943 S. College Street, Suite A
Auburn, AL  36832
404.465.9050
jpadgett@mcshane.com