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Berry Construction Company, Inc. Corporate General Contractor

About us

Founded in 1992 Berry Construction Company, Inc. specializes in a wide range of projects including office, retail, grocery, restaurant, fast food, small industrial, specialty and multi family. Our staff of over 38 includes Project Managers, Assistant Project Managers, Estimators, Contract Administrators, Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents, Full Service Office Staff and Professional Accounting Staff. Licensed in 44 States and Puerto Rico, Berry Construction Company, Inc. has completed in excess of 1800 freestanding and renovation projects for national clients including Wal Mart, AutoZone, Dollar General, Dollar General Market, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Advance Auto Parts, Family Dollar, Dollar Tree, PPG Paints, Burger King, Sonic and many more. 

 

Leadership Team

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Mike Berry

Owner, President and CEO

A 1985 graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Building Science, Mike has 30 years of General Contracting experience. His career began with top ENR firms Stolte, Inc. of Los Angeles, CA and Bencor Corporation of Chattanooga, TN, where he managed numerous hospital, healthcare, office, shopping center, grocery, and retail projects. In 1992 Mike founded Berry Construction Company, Inc. where he continues to manage the day to day operations. In addition to the construction business, Mike serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for First Volunteer Bank, and sits on the Board of Directors of The Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, and the Chattanooga Metropolitan YMCA (Past Chairman).

 

 

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Don Clausen

Vice President, Pre-Construction Services

A 1985 graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Building Science, Don has 30 years of General Contracting experience. His career began with top ENR firms McDevitt and Street of Charlotte, NC and RW Allen of Augusta, GA where he managed and estimated numerous healthcare, school, church and large scale concrete treatment facilities. Since joining Berry Construction in 2003, Don has led the estimating department and focused on pre-construction services from bid solicitation through contract negotiation.

 

 

Tom Phifer

Senior Project Manager, Team Leader: Retail and “Small Box” Construction Projects

A 1980 graduate of the University of Tennessee, Tom has 35 years of construction superintendent and project management experience working with national clients such as: AutoZone, Dollar General, Dollar General Market Grocery, Family Dollar, Dollar Tree, PPG Paint, Burger King, Krystal and Sonic. Since joining Berry Construction Company, Inc. in 1996, Tom has focused on project management of projects less than 20,000 square feet and now leads a team of 4 Project Managers and 1 Contract Administrator.

Jamie Ingalls

Project Manager, Team Leader: Grocery and “Large Box” Construction Projects

A 1998 graduate of Montana State University, Jamie is an ACI Certified Flatwork Finisher with over 18 years of onsite and project management experience in industrial and commercial construction, with an emphasis in precision concrete and “super-flat” floors. Jamie is OSHA 30 hour, OSHA/MSHA 40 Hour and HAZWOPER Certified. He has successfully built projects for notable companies such as: Walmart, Target, Home Depot, Tractor Supply, CVS, Aldi, Bi-Lo, Food Lion, Marshall’s, AutoZone, O’Reilly, Family Dollar, Church’s Chicken, Dominos, Subway, Avery Dennison, K-Mart, Riser Foods, IBM, Wyeth Nutritionals, Unilever/Ben and Jerry’s, and Hannaford Grocery. Since joining Berry Construction Company, Inc. in 2013, Jamie has focused on project management of projects exceeding 20,000 square feet and now leads a team of 2 Project Managers, 2 Assistant Project Managers and 1 Contract Administrator.

Dean Bryant

President, Renewable Energy Division

With more than 30 years of development and design/build construction experience, Dean founded the Renewable Energy Division of Berry. Prior to joining the Berry team, Dean spent 5 years as the Director of Construction for Signal Energy Constructors and managed the company’s EPC contracts, construction division, contruction team and construction execution for 2,000 MW of infrastructure, solar power and wind power plants in multiple states with single project sites spanning upwards of 300 MW. A 1987 graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Building Science, his career began with top ENR firm Bencor Corporation of Chattanooga, TN, where he managed numerous office, shopping center, grocery, retail and industrial projects. Dean has served as an officer for several other large general contractors and has managed diverse teams completing renewable energy, commercial, industrial and institutional projects across the country.

 

Stephen Rush

Director of Development, Renewable Energy Division

With more than 10 years of development and design/build construction experience and over $1.5 billion in executed solar contracts, Stephen spearheads the business functions of the Berry Renewable Energy Division. His responsibilities include business development, overall strategy, contract negotiations, technology advancements, market intelligence, marketing, communications and branding. Prior to joining the Berry team, Stephen served as the Business Development Manger for Signal Energy Constructors where he managed the company’s business development, marketing and communication divisions. During this time, he secured a pipeline of over 2,000 MW of business consisting of large utility-scale solar, wind and infrastructure projects. Additionally, during his years with Signal Energy Constructors, Stephen was the in-house subject matter expert for PV module and energy storage technologies. As a 2003 graduate of The University of Tennessee, Knoxville with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Psychology, along with a minor in Business, his professional career began on the West Coast where he spent 8 years developing technology companies and structuring their IPO’s and public acquisitions.


Our professionals span the industry and bring excellence to all aspects of project management.

Berry Construction Company, Inc. specializes in a wide range of projects including office, retail, grocery, restaurant, fast food, small industrial, specialty and multi family construction..

Licensed in 44 states as well as Puerto Rico, Berry Construction Company, Inc. has been in business since 1991.

Berry Construction Company, Inc. is your choice for ground-up, remodeling and general contractor needs. With a full support staff of estimators, project managers, superintendents and contract administrators, Berry Construction Company, Inc. is capable of managing multiple projects across the United States and Puerto Rico.

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