Culture

Team Culture at Scotty's

Even though we perform our work using heavy machinery and advanced computers, we’re a company of people first and foremost. At Scotty’s, we make a considerable effort to hire individuals with diverse talents who share a common set of attributes:

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Attitude
Attitude is one of the most powerful tools in determining a team’s success. In our experience, teams with positive attitudes have the potential to outperform those who might have more intelligence, knowledge, and resources.
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Family
We’re not the only company that claims it, but those of us at Scotty’s know it to be true: we treat each other like family here. And when we hire new team members, we welcome their loved ones into our family as well.
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Quality
Scotty’s culture is shaped by our unwavering commitment to quality in everything we do. From the roads we pave to our delivery methods and processes, and including how the relationships we form with each other and our partners—quality paves the way.

Leadership

Leaders Within Our Industry

Scotty’s leadership team is made up of industry veterans with decades of combined experience building many of Kentucky’s most influential roadway projects. Their knowledge of state regulations and resources, paired with advanced engineering techniques, help to drive Scotty’s growth in our region.

Jim Scott
Jim Scott
Founder/CEO

James Scott founded Scotty’s Contracting & Stone in 1972. Throughout its 50-year history, he has grown the company to become Kentucky’s leading highway contractor and a model for excellence within the industry. Scotty has served in numerous leadership positions in industry associations and community organizations. Most recently he was recognized by his peers with a Life Member award from the Kentucky Association of Highway Contractors.

Alan Bryant
33 Years of Experience
Alan Bryant
Heavy Civil Construction Manager
Bill-Konwiczka
16 Years of Experience
Bill Konwiczka
Director of Human Resources
17 Years of Experience
Campbell Nance
Manager of Elizabethtown Paving Division
27 Years of Experience
Chris Higgins
Vice President of Heavy Civil Operations
29 Years of Experience
Chris Hopkins
Manager of Equipment
12 Years of Experience
Cole Overstreet
Heavy Civil Construction Manager
25 Years of Experience
Derek Doig
Area Manager of Glasgow Paving Division
16 Years of Experience
Doug Vernon
Director of Safety
21 Years of Experience
Heath Crawford
Heavy Civil Construction Manager
27 Years of Experience
Jon Kemp
Manager of Quality Control
6 Years of Experience
Kyle Kisicki
Director Of Technology
28 Years of Experience
Mark Johnson
Area Manager of Madisonville Paving Division
Mike Law
23 Years of Experience
Mike Law
Vice President of Materials
18 Years of Experience
Nathan Roberts
Manager of Bowling Green Paving Division
27 Years of Experience
Phillip Kemp
Vice President of Paving Operations
16 Years of Experience
Rod England
Chief Financial Officer
12 Years of Experience
Seth Renfro
Manager of Engineering
21 Years of Experience
Shane Beckham
Manager of Asphalt Plants Division
15 Years of Experience
Sherri Emberton
Controller
9 Years of Experience
Trevor King
Manager of Surveying
24 Years of Experience
Wallace Anderson
Manager of Quarry Division

Testimonials

“Through our combined experience and with the principles set forth by Scotty, we are staying ahead of the trends and on top of the latest technology, working together to take care of the customers and our communities.”
— Kevin Borden
“The leadership proves to be true, day after day, that the company as a whole is viewed as a family, as well as a team, which leads to constant exceptional quality of work, and great quality of life for all of our employees.”
— Heath Crawford
“The strength of our leadership team can best be described in three ways: The many years of construction experience they possess, how well they work and cooperate with one another, and lastly, the respect they have for each other’s opinions.”
— Bill Konwiczka

Community Commitment

Our Team in the Community

Our team members at Scotty’s play an active role in improving our Kentucky communities, both on the job and off. We involve ourselves in numerous community service projects every year, ranging from food and clothing donation drives to volunteer events. We do it because we live here. As residents ourselves, we believe it’s our responsibility to offer help to our neighbors when it’s needed.

Over the years, we’ve formed relationships with charitable organizations including Habitat for Humanity, The Salvation Army, Ronald McDonald House, and more. These partnerships build lifelong ties within our communities and remind us of the value of getting involved.

Community Commitment

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Total Employee Numbers

Our Growing Team

Scotty’s continual success has enabled our team to grow from a handful of grade crews starting out in 1972 to a current total of more than 600 full-time employees, each of whom is responsible for our reputation as Kentucky’s premier contractor and material supplier.

Scotty’s Workforce Over The Years*

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2022
*Approximate figures