Lehman-Roberts and Memphis Stone & Gravel Announce Two Promotions Within Asphalt Plant Operations

MEMPHIS, Tenn., December 9, 2020 – Lehman-Roberts Co. and sister company Memphis Stone & Gravel, a leader in the highway paving, construction, asphalt and aggregate industry, has promoted Blake Kimbrough to Asphalt Plants Assistant Superintendent and Howard Green to Asphalt Plants General Superintendent. Kimbrough reports to Green and Green reports to John Paul Finerson, Vice President of Production & Manufacturing.

“Howard exemplifies our core values through his willingness and enthusiasm to serve and manage all of our asphalt plants by sharing his extensive years of experience,” said Finerson. “In addition, we are all very excited that Blake will be assisting him with all that’s involved. Blake’s overall plant experience, abilities with technology and generally positive attitude will prove to be a great addition to the new plant management structure.”

As Asphalt Plants Assistant Superintendent, Blake will be responsible for assisting with supervision of general operations of asphalt plants company-wide, including technical support, planned maintenance, hiring and training. Blake has been a part of plant operations with the companies for the past 10 years, serving as a groundman, plant operator and most recently as foreman at Plant 1 in Winona, Miss.

Howard previously served as Asphalt Plants Superintendent for plants located in West Tennessee and North Mississippi. Now in his new role as Asphalt Plants General Superintendent, all company asphalt plants will function as one unit under his direction and support. He has been with the family of companies for 33 years after starting in the maintenance shop. From there, Howard transitioned to asphalt purchasing, and later on to helping troubleshoot at the plants.


About Lehman-Roberts and Memphis Stone & Gravel
Lehman-Roberts and sister company Memphis Stone and Gravel, have been a part of the fabric of Memphis for more than a combined 180 years. Now in its fourth generation of family ownership, the family of companies continues to build upon a long tradition of quality, trust and strong managerial leadership that distinguishes them among competitors in the highway construction and aggregate industries. With an impressive record and vibrant leadership, it is well poised for its next 180 years of success. For more information, please call (901) 774-4000 or visit www.lehmanroberts.com.