Vannoy Construction Opens Charleston Office

Vannoy Construction - Charleston Team

Vannoy Construction has opened their sixth office in North Charleston on Aviation Avenue. Headquartered in the mountains of Jefferson NC, the firm also has offices in Charlotte, Winston-Salem, and Asheville NC, as well as Anderson, SC. Charleston. Vannoy was founded in 1952 and is focused in Industrial, Commercial, Higher Ed, K-12, Healthcare, Retail, Government, and Hospitality markets. They are ranked #212 in the Nation’s Top 400 Contractors by ENR, as well as #28 in the Top Southeast Contractors by ENR. www.jrvannoy.com

Our 4 H’s direct and reflect how the firm approaches its clients and their projects – HONOR, HUMILITY, HOSPITALITY, and HUSTLE.

Vannoy has been active in the Charleston area for over eight years and is currently constructing the Harris Teeter at Ashley Circle, a Publix on Folly Road, an office space for Merrill Lynch, as well as the Children’s Hospital for HCA-Memorial Health in Savannah. They currently have 19 employees working out of the Charleston office.

New Hire:
Livian Jones started with Vannoy in April and has relocated to Charleston. She was hired as a Business Development Manager and will be responsible for acquiring new business in the coastal areas of North and South Carolina. Livian has been in the construction industry for 25 years and is a licensed General Contractor. She looks forward to becoming very involved in the Charleston and surrounding area community, just as she was in Wilmington prior. Livian received a Bachelor Degree from Appalachian State University and an MBA from University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Scott Williams joined Vannoy in April, as an Assistant Project Manager. He began in the construction industry in 2015 after graduating from Appalachian State University with a B.S. degree in Physics with a Minor in Mathematics.

Vannoy Employees Relocating to Charleston office:
Melvin Cline, Program Manager, has been with Vannoy since 2005. Melvin attended North Carolina State University and received his B.S. in Construction Engineering and Management. Melvin was previously in the Jefferson office and relocated to Charleston to open the new office.

James Morgan, Preconstruction Manager, joined Vannoy in 2012. James attended the University of Texas where he received his B.A. in History and English. James relocated to the Charleston office from the Jefferson office.

Buddy McKeen has 14 years in the industry and is approaching his 7th Anniversary with Vannoy. While at Vannoy he’s enjoyed working relationships with Hendrick Automotive Group, Spartanburg Regional Hospital, Gibbs International, Novant Health, Bank of America, and HCA. His experience in Retail, Corporate Interiors, Adaptive Reuse, and Healthcare will provide a valuable asset to the office. He and his family have recently made the move to Charleston and are looking forward to the exciting opportunities to come. Buddy received his B.S. in Finance, Business Administration from West Virginia University and is a US Army Veteran.

Hansen French, Project Manager, has been with Vannoy for 3 years. He holds a B.S. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Environmental Science. Hansen relocated to the Charleston office from the Charlotte office.