OFFICERS

JOHN R. WILLIAMS, JR.

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

John R. Williams Jr. was given the helm of Williams & Rowe by his father, our founder, John R. Williams Sr. in 2004. He has been a visionary for Williams & Rowe’s future; certifying the company with its first state license in 1980. He has guided the company’s growth through project diversification and from regional to national operations. He developed his skills at a very young age working for his father’s company. He has the ability to develop a long lasting professional and personal relationship with every client he works with. He is a respected figure in the community, a deacon at Westside Baptist Church and was a district board member of the Boy Scouts of America, receiving the Silver Beaver award for his service. He supports Word of Life Ministries, The Justice Coalition, Trinity Rescue Ministry, the Bob Tebow Evangelistic Association as well as numerous community organizations and ministries. His leadership and commitment to the family values that made this company a success has now expanded Williams & Rowe, developed long lasting relationships, and diversified its activities in the construction industry.

JAMES R. WILLIAMS

PRESIDENT

As his father did before him, James Williams learned the construction business at Williams & Rowe, and took the helm as president in charge of company operations in December, 2014. He  received a Masters Degree in Business Management from Troy State University. He is also involved as a community leader. James feels that the client is always the priority, assuring that Williams & Rowe will continue its high degree of integrity and quality craftsmanship, keeping with the Williams family philosophy and tradition that made Williams & Rowe what it is today. His fresh leadership is bringing innovative technologies that will make Williams & Rowe’s growth seamless and a continued success throughout its expanding operations.

 

DAVID GALE

SR. VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

With more than thirty one years of combined construction experience, David brings many strengths to his role as Sr. Vice President of Operations at  Williams & Rowe. He is a State of Florida certified contractor and an OSHA certified trainer. His roles at Williams & Rowe include project superintendent, project manager construction manager, land development analyst, developing bids, and molding financial solutions for clients’ projects, no matter the challenge. He has designed and implemented time and cost efficient systems which have given him invaluable experience. He has been involved with no less than 2000 commercial remodels, cellular tower networks, water treatment plants, corporate office construction projects, and health club expansions along with many other successful projects.

KEN WILHOITE

VICE PRESIDENT - LAKELAND DIVISION

Mr. Wilhoite has been a devoted member of the Williams & Rowe Company family. He has managed the maintenance department and has grown with the company to positions of Superintendent, Project Manager and Vice President of Operations. His innate people skills and self-motivation are just some of the traits that make Ken a valuable asset to Williams & Rowe. As head of the first satellite office, he has been a valuable member of the leadership team and involved in Williams & Rowe’s geographical expansion.

JAIME RUSSELL

CORPORATE SECRETARY

As Human Resources Director and corporate secretary, Jaime assists company staff, construction personnel, and subcontractors forging long lasting interpersonal relation-ships. Mrs. Russell majored in sociology at Florida State College Jacksonville. She has been involved in company operations for over fifteen years in accounts payable, workman’s comp, 401K, and the vital area of insurance in the construction industry. In 2004 she was elected secretary of the corporation and is today an invaluable asset to Williams & Rowe’s operations. She is a supporter of 4H and FFA (Future Farmers of America). She is a member of the Westside Baptist Choir and is one of the directors of the Children’s Choir. She is also involved in the community supporting First Coast Women’s Services.

SHAREN BESSENT

TREASURER

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