Lehman-Roberts Company announces two promotions within paving operations

MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 15, 2018 – Lehman-Roberts Co., a leader in the highway paving, construction and aggregate industry, has promoted Gerald Banks to Traffic Control Foreman and Preston Bryson to Project Superintendent. Both report to Jarod Riles, Construction Superintendent for the Northern Operations.

“Gerald is a tremendous asset to our team, and has really proven his value in just the short time he’s been with us,” said Pat Nelson, President of Lehman-Roberts Co. “And Preston’s experience, attention to detail and safety, and commitment to delivering a quality roadway make him the perfect fit for his new role as Project Superintendent.”

Banks joined the traffic control team at Lehman-Roberts Co. in February of 2017 and was promoted to foreman before his second construction season, due to his industry experience, knowledge and can-do attitude. In his current role, Banks is responsible for design and/or implementation of traffic controls plans, including placement of any needed signage. He also oversees the team of traffic control technicians assigned to each grading and paving job.

As Project Superintendent, Bryson is responsible for managing the details of Lehman-Roberts Co.’s northern paving jobs, coordinating with subcontractors and owners and looking for potential problems that may need to be addressed. Bryson has more than 30 years of experience operating equipment and leading paving crews, which will be instrumental to his success in this role.

About Lehman-Roberts Company

Lehman-Roberts Co. has been a part of the fabric of Memphis for more than 75 years. Now in its fourth generation of family ownership, Lehman-Roberts Co. continues to build upon a long tradition of quality, trust and strong managerial leadership that distinguishes the company among competitors in the highway construction industry. With an impressive record, vibrant leadership, and sister-company Memphis Stone & Gravel Co., Lehman-Roberts Co. is well poised for its next 75 years of success “paving the Mid-South.”

For more information about Lehman-Roberts Co., please call (901) 774-4000 or visit www.lehmanroberts.com.

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