Since 2001, our company has been delivering on our promise to provide sitework that boasts of excellence and cost-competitive prices. We strive for quality and satisfaction in our work, and pride ourselves on having an entourage of happy customers. With the flexibility of our team and equipment, we can tailor our scope to the specific individual needs of your project. Our team is made up of an exceptionally experienced staff team of admin, estimators, project managers, and superintendents in order to meet our project demand. We have an
in-house surveyor who executes 100% of our field layout. Being self-sufficient in this area, we don't have to depend on outside surveying firms. A team of knowledgeable and experienced mechanics are also on board to keep our equipment fleet arsenal in excellent working order and to stay on top of the latest modern technology.
Owner and managing member of Phillips Brothers Construction, Larry Phillips heads the sitework division. His 35 years of experience includes all phases of the business, including a stint as a contract driller for gas and oil wells in eastern Kentucky before concentrating on site development work. Larry Phillips is a champion tractor puller as well.
41 years of experience with training and education at Southern Indiana University, Larry Rice has a variety of experience including being a former facility manager for American Barge Lines. He supervised their construction of bridges as well as their land and water terminals across the USA. Larry is also a former vice president of a development corporation which averaged 25 million in annual sales. Larry coordinates all project manpower and logistics. Holds OSHA
As a graduate of Western Kentucky University in 2018, Brandon has a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management. As well as his degree from WKU, Brandon grew up around construction for most of his life. He is currently a project manager for Phillips Brothers Construction and helps to manage their GPS systems. Being a pilot as well, Brandon uses his knowledge to manage and incorporate drones into several of our projects. Holds OSHA 30-Hour certification. Like his dad, Brandon is also a champion tractor puller.
A 1983 graduate of Murray State University, Mike Kersey spent three years as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army. He has 20 years of experience in heavy construction and quarry work as an operator, driller, and superintendent. Mike joined Phillips Brothers Construction in 2012 and is serving on numerous projects as well as managing the site concrete division. Holds OSHA 30-Hour certification and is MSHA certified as well.
Pat Scamahorne joined Phillips Brothers in 2014 to assist in field supervision. He has been involved in construction for over 30 years, and has a background in all types of site construction, including rock blasting. He serves at Phillips Brothers on our utility projects.
Melvin joined us in 2018, having project management experience with the Bridges Project in Louisville, KY, as well as several projects for the US Army Corps of Engineers in Fort Knox, KY. He also supervised various projects in Puerto Rico. Melvin graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering from Polytechnic of Puerto Rico.
Troy came to Phillips Brothers with 22 years of combined survey and construction experience. His past experience with construction layout, 3D site modeling, GPS machine control, and
design-build projects gives him an excellent foundation for his role as a project manager. Troy additionally helps with building the 3D site models for Phillips Brothers, along with assisting to manage Phillips Brothers fleet of GPS equipment.
Jason brings 34 years of construction management experience to the team. Jason returned to our team in 2020 to help manage our southern Kentucky projects to better serve our customers. As a project manager, he strives to provide quality work while creating a safe work environment for our employees.
Cory joined our team in 2022 bringing 17 years of experience. Cory has a background in various areas of construction including utility installation and mass site grading. As a field superintendent Cory will be managing onsite personnel to ensure high quality work is being completed.
With 33 years of construction experience and a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky, Cliff Smith oversees the estimating and engineering design department, having estimated over 4,000 projects in both public and government sectors. Cliff Smith's background includes numerous Corps of Engineers projects at Fort Knox as well as Fort Campbell, KY. He previously worked as a civil engineer for Fort Knox DEH (now public works) in the mid 1980's, before entering the private sector in 1987. Holds OSHA 30- Hour certification.
Yet another graduate of Western Kentucky with a Bachelor's of Science in Construction Management, Kurt joined Phillips Brothers in 2013. Kurt's background is in building construction, but he has served as a site estimator at Phillips Brothers since 2016.
Linda has been at Phillips Brothers Construction since 1992. Throughout her time in the company, she has served in many roles, but is currently the payroll administrator as well as the human resource officer. Having a long history with the business, she has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the construction industry.
Abi Koch joined the team in 2017. Abi has several years of experience in the construction industry having worked previously for her dad and brothers in residential construction and remodeling. As the receptionist, she is the first face you will see when you walk in the office. She is also the Accounts Receivable Manager for Phillips Brothers.
Caleb joined Phillips Brothers Construction in June 2020 as the Financial Controller. He received his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Louisville in 2013 with a concentration in accounting along with minors in management and Spanish. He previously had 7 years of experience as a senior accountant with a regional CPA firm, auditing personally held businesses, employee retirement plans, and nonprofit organizations. During that time, he was also contracted to help assist the internal audit department of a publicly traded company in Georgetown, Kentucky.
New to the Phillips Brothers team in 2023, Kera brings with her a wealth of financial know-how. With almost 15 years of banking under her belt, she carries expertise in construction, commercial, consumer, and real estate lending; and has additional experience as both a Collections Officer and Banking Center Manager. This knowledge is combined with previous work experience at Basham Lumber Company, giving substantial background in and understanding of construction-specific finance.
120 Insanity Lane, Vine Grove, KY 40175