Leadership

teamwork

Trucks, bulldozers, loaders and backhoes are important. But they don’t move the earth. People do.

Shoosmith people are our foundation and cornerstone. Each member of our team is highly skilled and experienced. Most have been with the company for their entire career. And we all embrace The Shoosmith Way – our code of conduct, safety, and customer care.

Every Shoosmith superintendent is a certified Responsible Land Disturber. We are sensitive to environmental concerns during the entire construction process.

Mark Gilstrap

Mark oversees site work operations. He joined Shoosmith in 2012 and has more than 15 years of construction industry experience. He is a graduate of William and Mary.

Rick Guidry

Rick has been in the industrial/construction industry for almost two decades. He joined Shoosmith in 2012 and oversees business development and industrial operations. He is a graduate of the College of Charleston.

Liza Barefoot

Liza is a CPA who oversees all areas of accounting and finance. She has been with Shoosmith for more than 16 years. Liza is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University.

Gary Dunlap

Gary joined Shoosmith in 2002, and has been involved in the construction industry for almost four decades. He oversees the estimating department and is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University.

Wads Bugg

Wads has been in the construction industry for close to 40 years, and has been part of the Shoosmith team since 2002. Wads is involved in all aspects of the day-to-day business. He is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute.

Joe Williams

Joe oversees Safety and Health, along with Human Resources. He has been part of the Shoosmith family since 1978.