Name:  Stephen Crossman

Role on the Project:  Senior Site Quality Control Inspector

My Story:  I grew up in New Hampshire and began in the telecom industry in 1971 in New England.  My jobs have taken me around the globe including time in Egypt, Korea and a multitude of states in the US. I started my career as a Lineman and have worked in a variety of positions including, Project Manager, Design Engineer, Quality Manager, and Construction Manager. Continue reading “STAFF FEATURE OF THE MONTH – DECEMBER 2017”

Staff Feature of the Month – November 2017

Name: Lynnette A. Hennigan

Role on the Project: Project Controls

My Story:  I have worked on projects in the Finance, Auditing and Project Controls fields for many years prior to coming on board with Black & Veatch in 2015. I work in project controls and I have truly enjoyed all the learning experiences that come with this career field. I like learning new things and working hard to improve what I have learned as I grow. I am confident that I will continue to be challenged with my career and I look forward to meeting those challenges head on. I am working in the Project Controls department, track cost for Engineering and Construction and give support to the progress and schedule of the Kentucky Wired Project. I get motivated when I see the work which the project controls team does and how that work assists the project with financial reporting and the field progress management system details that are so important to keep the construction schedule measured and moving forward. Continue reading “Staff Feature of the Month – November 2017”

Staff Feature of the Month – September 2017

Name:  Tim Hagan
Role on the Project: Utility Coordination Manager – Aerial Make Ready

My Story:  My role as a Utility Coordination Manager involves the Aerial Make Ready process and puts me in a key position that is most critical for the success of the aerial construction of the fiber network.  It is one of the biggest challenges I have ever faced in my career. Continue reading “Staff Feature of the Month – September 2017”




Name:  Bethany Edwards
Role on the Project:  Project Engineer – Student Intern

My Story:  I am a junior Construction Management major at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, KY. I began my studies at EKU in the nursing program, however while browsing the variety of majors available at the university, I stumbled upon construction management. The Construction Management program was one I had never heard of; however, it has allowed me to step outside my comfort zone while enhancing my leadership skills.  Eastern Kentucky University has provided me with substantial opportunities to become a leader in organizations such as Alpha Gamma Delta and the Student Contractors Association. I most recently joined the Kentucky National Guard and hope to do ROTC when I return in the fall. Continue reading “STAFF FEATURE OF THE MONTH!”

Staff Feature of the Month!

Name: Allan Brotherson
Role on the Project:  Construction Ops Manager West

My Story: I have over thirty-six years of Construction Management experience. I have been very fortunate to work with some of the largest companies in the world. Pacific Corp, Trans Alta, Newmont Gold and the Ledcor Group, in the United States and International sector.   I am married to my lovely wife and we have seven children and one grandchild. In my spare time, I enjoy watering skiing, snow skiing and building street rods. Continue reading “Staff Feature of the Month!”

Staff Feature of the Month!

Name: Erin Perdue
Role on the Project:  Field Construction Manager

My Story:  I am a proud mother of 4 children (2 boys and 2 girls), Luke 19, Emily 17, Noah 15 and Olivia 13, all of which are active in the Bourbon County Marching Band (2016 State Champions.)  I have worked throughout the telecommunication industry for the past nine years, working with various companies such as Telics, TruVance and most recently AT&T.  I am a very outdoorsy person with a love for all animals, but none more important than my horses.  When I am not going to state-wide band competitions, I am actively training as a Hunter Jumper Competitor.  I have earned multiple Championships for my Division. Continue reading “Staff Feature of the Month!”

Staff Feature of the Month!

Name: Mitchell Merryman
Role on the Project: Underlying Rights Manager

“I’m new to Kentucky and love the Bluegrass Region.  I’ve worked in the acquisition of underlying rights for telecommunications systems for over 20 years in almost all of the continental United States.   These projects have helped to build the telecommunications systems that traverse the country and are the backbone of the Internet. It has been rewarding to have been present and having a small role in building the infrastructure to support the birth of the Internet Age. Continue reading “Staff Feature of the Month!”