Meet the Intern: Connor Rogers

Jul 22, 2019

Name

Connor Rogers

School

Virginia Tech

Expected Graduation

May of 2019

Why Construction?

My interest in construction began at an early age. I have always been fascinated by how things work and how they are put together. Growing up, I enjoyed helping my dad work out in our shop building everything from birdhouses to the back porch on our house. When the time came to decide what I wanted to do for a career, I found Virginia Tech’s construction program and found a niche in the construction industry.

Hobbies

Some of my hobbies and interests include hiking, camping, hunting…practically anything that involves being outside. I also like to work with my hands and enjoy working on various woodworking projects in my spare time.

Career Goal

Looking forward into my career, I am still on the fence as far as whether I want to follow a superintendent or project manager routes. There are aspects of each of the positions that I feel like I could enjoy doing for a career.

 

SEARCH

Donald Graul named in Virginia’s Top 500 Power List

Donald Graul named in Virginia’s Top 500 Power List

Virginia Business magazine has named the Branch Group’s CEO, Donald Graul, as one of Virginia’s Top 500 most influential and powerful executives in the state. The list is decided considering “annual revenue, newsworthiness, community involvement, diversity, number of...

Donald Graul Named Branch Group Chief Executive Officer

Donald Graul Named Branch Group Chief Executive Officer

The Branch Group of Companies, headquartered in Roanoke, VA, is pleased to announce the appointment of Donald "Don" Graul as Chief Executive Officer, effective December 14, 2020. Don comes to Branch most recently from his role as President of Construction and...

Oakley Appointed Interim CEO

Oakley Appointed Interim CEO

With the resignation of the current CEO, Will Karbach, Branch Group has appointed its Chairman of the Board Mr. Ron Oakley as interim CEO effective July 1st.  With this appointment, Mr. Oakley will assume the day to day responsibility for running the Branch Group. ...

L.A. Lacy Top Projects for 2019

L.A. Lacy Top Projects for 2019

From a specialty upfit to new construction, L.A. Lacy continued to provide exceptional customer service to their clients in Central Virginia last year and added several projects to their portfolio. Read more about their Top Projects of 2019: [wc_row] [wc_column...

G.J. Hopkins Top Projects for 2019

G.J. Hopkins Top Projects for 2019

Last year was a busy time for G.J. Hopkins, with projects in the Roanoke and New River valleys and beyond. Some of the industries they served include education, nonprofit, technology, and government. Here’s their list of top projects that they started or completed in...