Our Team

Knowledge you can trust.
Our leadership team has a combined 160 years of industry experience.

Harrison Smith

President, Providence Construction

Harrison has a tried and tested background of overseeing and directing support operations of large construction operations. His particular passion though is coaching and developing people to achieve their full potential.

Born and raised in the turnkey sitework industry, Harrison’s background has strong leadership experience with an emphasis on resource management and customer service. He is known for never settling for the ways things have always been done, but constantly researching and trying to find the best ways to construct, train and develop with the next generation of professional builders.

Our Executive Team

Reid Smith

Founder & CEO

Eric Curran


Austin Marsland


Our Leadership Team

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Ed Aldridge

Director of Business Development

Ed has been in the construction industry for over 30 years. He brings a strong background of projects ranging from asphalt, to heavy highway projects and heavy equipment.  

Years of Experience

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Mark Turner

Senior Operations Manager

Mark is passionate and experienced in Construction Mentality (culture). His background includes large development projects ranging from industrial, landfill, golf course and commercial. He is also a career learner – never arriving, always growing and learning, fostering a culture of development on our team.

Years of Experience

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Brad Burr

Operations Manager

Brad Burr has four decades of experience in the construction industry, ranging in a wide variety of services and practices. 

Around here, he is known for being our safety captain. He spends most of his time coaching our teams on both the core value and the industry compliance of Safety, as well as developing our management team. 

Years of Experience

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Tony Carmillo

Preconstruction Manager

Tony brings a strong tenure of expert project estimation to the team. He also has 18 years experienced with GPS modeling and layout, helping Providence Construction maintain an innovative edge.

His experience includes successfully bid site work projects in excess of $20,000,000 and successfully bid and managed stream restoration projects in excess of $2,000,000. Additionally, Tony successfully took off a site package with over 1,000,000 cubic yards of mass and trench rock.

Years of Experience

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Nick McKeel

Project Manager

Nick has worked on the General Contracting/Construction Management side of commercial construction for the past 17 years. His portfolio includes managing projects up to $70,000,000.

Nick considers himself privileged to have had the opportunity to oversee construction of historic renovations, office buildings, schools, hospital facilities, parking decks, and high rise buildings.

One thing that sets Nick apart is having the knowledge of how to build the entire project, rather than just site work and utilities. 

Years of Experience

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Chris Cavalier

Financial Manager

Chris brings a strong financial background to the Providence Construction team, in addition to deep roots in Johnston County.

He has worked closely with owners and executive staff developing corporate strategies and evaluating company performance. He is especially successful in resolving complex financial issues, driving bottom-line results and improving processes by mitigating discrepancies, enhancing cash flow, optimizing costs, and maintaining accurate financial records and reports. 

Years of Experience

the crew

Jamie Proctor | Grading Operations

Ed Smith | Utility Superintendent

Eric Gutierrez | Utility Operations

Kenneth Gavitt | Grading Operations

Danielle Lantz | Senior Financial Coordinator

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