Andy Sherman Named President of Sherman Construction
Retiring President Wayland Sherman To Serve As Executive Consultant
Greenville SC – Sherman Construction Company (Greenville, SC) announces a change in executive leadership that became official on October 28, 2017, with the retirement of Wayland Sherman, who had previously served as president. Andy Sherman, former Executive Vice President, succeeds his father as company President & CEO.
Upon being named President, Andy Sherman continues a three-generation legacy of leadership that began with his grandfather, Robert Sherman who founded the company in 1949. A 20+ year veteran of the construction industry, Andy Sherman became a principal owner of Sherman Construction in 2008. Kelly Ramirez, (the present CFO) bought the company
According to the retiring Wayland Sherman, who will remain involved in a consulting capacity, this was a changing of the guard that happened all according to plan. “For several years now, Andy has been transitioning into the role of President and has proven himself to be an excellent leader.”
Comments Andy Sherman, “I was fortunate to have had the opportunity to learn the client and operational sides of the business at my father’s side., I’m looking forward to building on our company’s solid reputation of quality and integrity that has been at the core of our success for 80 years.”
A full-service general contracting firm serving construction markets in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia, Sherman Construction, has historically experienced controlled, sustainable growth, especially in recent years. During the time period 2012 -2016, business volume grew from $20 million to $55 million.
Adds Andy Sherman, “Much of our growth comes from ongoing work in core markets such as higher education, class A office space and large multi-family construction projects.”
Recently awarded work includes projects at ICAR, as well as the completion of several Division 1 indoor athletic practice facilities for colleges such as the University of South Carolina, Clemson University and The University of Georgia.