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Jeff W. McLellan - President
Mr. McLellan is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a degree in Science, holding options in Architectural Technology & Construction Management. He joined Dahlem Construction Company in 1989. Over the next 20 years, Jeff continued to prove himself as a leader in the industry. He was awarded minority ownership in 2000 along with a leadership role as Executive Vice President. In this role, he has responsibility in the total, day to day operation of LBM Construction Company while providing input and advancement to the mission and vision of the company. His expertise and comprehensive experience includes: general contracting, construction management, supervision, contract administration, and field experience, combined with project planning, detailed scheduling, estimating, contract negotiation, cost monitoring and safety required for a successful completion of all phases of construction.

William E. "Bud" Smith - Senior Vice President
In 1979, Mr. Smith began his construction career as a draftsman and estimator with Bethel Buildings. He joined the Dahlem Construction team in 1983 as an estimator and project manager. In 1992, Mr. Smith left the company and started his own business venture in the design and construction of custom homes. He returned to the Dahlem organization in 1997, as Assistant Vice President, and shortly thereafter, he was named Vice President. In 2009, Bud was promoted to a Senior Vice President with total responsibility for the estimating function of the company including the management of the design & build construction services offered by LBM Construction Company.

Tricia C. Butler
- Treasurer
Ms. Butler is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Business with a degree in Accounting. Tricia was with Jillians Entertainment for five years prior to joining the company in October of 2004. She is responsible for all financial aspects of the company.
John C. Dickson - Vice President/Director of Safety
Mr. Dickson is a graduate of the University of Michigan, holding a Masters Degree in Industrial Design. John founded and operated Dickson Design and Construction for ten years, specializing in design build construction. He joined a regional general contractor in Owensboro, Kentucky, in 1984 as a Project Superintendent. John rose to Project Engineer in 1985 with responsibility for their design build operations and was later promoted to Project Manager. Mr. Dickson joined the Dahlem Construction Company in 1996 as Vice President. With the acquisition of Dahlem Construction in 1998, John became Vice President of LBM Construction Company with responsibility for estimating and project management and remains in that position with LBM Construction. Additionally, John was appointed Director of Safety in 2003 with responsibility for the administration of the LBM Construction Company’s safety policy and maintaining our corporate O.S.H.A. compliance requirements. John holds safety and health certifications from Eastern Kentucky University, U.S. Department of Labor, Kentucky Labor Cabinet, National Safety Council, American Safety and Health Institute, Associated General Contractors, and Associated Builders and Contractors.

Stanley K. Barnes
- Director of Field Resources & Quality Control
Stan started in construction as a carpenter building residential apartments in 1982. In 1988, joined the Dahlem Construction Company as carpenter foreman. In 1994, was promoted to a project superintendent. Then in 2003, Stan was promoted to Director of Field Operations for LBM Construction Company and remains in this position as a priceless asset to the company under the new name.

Chris D. Lloyd
- Business Development
Chris Lloyd is Project Manager and Estimator for LBM Construction Company, Inc., with responsibilities of estimating cost for projects and running the associated projects till there completion. He also serves the company by developing schedules for projects that LBM has obtained. Chris has worked for LBM Construction since his teenage days working in various duties while attending school. Doing this has allowed him to gain knowledge in all aspects of the construction industry that he can bring to your construction projects. He has done volunteer work with the American Cancer Society and also coach’s basketball for Upwards. Chris holds a Business Degree from the University of Louisville. When he is not working, Chris’s interest is in Thoroughbred horse racing and is the managing member of a Thoroughbred partnership.



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