Management Team

Meet the Management Team of Graham County Land Company.

Randy Jordan
Randy Jordan

Owner / Managing Partner

Mr. Jordan has been the Owner/Managing Partner of Graham County Land Company, LLC since 1998. Being employed in the construction industry since 1987, Mr. Jordan has a vast amount of experience with construction/disaster recovery projects nationwide. In 2013, Randy Jordan formerly Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President of Phillips and Jordan, Inc., left P&J and began rebranding Graham County Land Company, LLC as a small business entity focusing on general contracting, land clearing, earthmoving, erosion control, storm drainage, disaster response, and debris management services. Mr. Jordan has managed over $1 billion worth of projects.

Cecil Patterson
Cecil Patterson

Owner / Executive Vice President

Mr. Patterson joined Graham County Land Company, LLC in January 2014, having previously worked with Randy Jordan and John Pressley (now owners of Graham County Land) at Phillips and Jordan, Inc. Mr. Patterson has been involved in the construction industry since 1972, and has served in a wide variety of roles during his 45 year history in the industry. These roles include laborer, grade checker, operator, timekeeper, accounts payable, accounts receivable, project manager, division manager, vice president, and corporate counsel. Mr. Patterson has been directly responsible for managing hundreds of projects in the areas of pipeline clearing, heavy civil, and disaster response. 

John Pressley
John Pressley

Owner / Vice President

Mr. Pressley joined Graham County Land Company, LLC in 2013, having previously worked with Randy Jordan and Cecil Patterson (now owners of Graham County Land) at Phillips and Jordan, Inc. Mr. Pressley has been active in the construction industry since 2004 and has been involved with management of many notable projects. Mr. Pressley has been directly responsible for managing numerous projects in the areas of clearing, heavy civil, DOT highway construction and disaster response.

Bucky Jackson
Bucky Jackson

Vice President

Mr. Jackson joined Graham County Land Company, LLC in June 2014, having previously worked with Randy Jordan Cecil Patterson and John Pressley (now owners of Graham County Land) at Phillips and Jordan, Inc. Mr. Jackson has been involved in the construction industry since 2000, and has served in a wide variety of roles during his 17 year history in the industry. These roles include surveyor, cdl truck driver, heavy equipment operator, supervisor, project manager, and division manager. Mr. Jackson has been directly responsible for managing thousands of projects in the areas of heavy civil, oil & gas services, clearing & grubbing, tree trimming & removal, right-of-way maintenance and disaster response. Mr. Jackson has managed over $420 million worth of projects.

Jeff Hancock
Jeff Hancock

Vice President

Mr. Hancock has been employed in the construction industry since 1986 and has been involved with management of many notable projects. Jeff was previously employed with Phillips and Jordan, during that time he was involved with serveral high profile projects, including the cleanup effort at the BP Oil Spill and toranado recovery in Joplin MO. He currently manages GCL's facilities maintenance program, IT and severs as well as other roles. 

Julie Hancock
Julie Hancock

Vice President of Finance

Mrs. Hancock has been employed in the construction industry since 1999. She was previosly employed with Phillips and Jordan and during that time she was involved with the administration of various projects and depts including several high profile emergency responce and recovery projects. Currenlty as the VP of Finance, she manages all aspects of accounting operations, overseeing all transactions related to general ledger, receivables, payables, payroll and financial reporting.

Marlon Jackson
Marlon Jackson

Corporate Safety Manager

Mr. Jackson has worked in the construction industry since 1977 and has been in Health and Safety full-time since 1979. He was previously employed with Phillips and Jordan where he served as a Field Safety Manager. Currently as as GCL's Corporate Safety Manager, Marlon is responsible for the overall management of GCL’s risk performance, safety, and health programs and in this capacity, develops and administers policies and procedures for controlling the company’s risks and exposures, including loss control, related to employee safety, property, equipment, fleet, environmental, and general liability. 

Johnny Phillips
Johnny Phillips

Business Development / Project Coordinator

Mr. Phillips joined Graham County Land Company, LLC in June 2014, having previously worked with Randy Jordan Cecil Patterson and John Pressley (now owners of Graham County Land) at Phillips and Jordan, Inc. Currently he is responsible for identifying prospective opportunities and developing customer relationships as well as coordination of projects and ensuring the needs of our existing clients are met. 

Gary Farley
Gary Farley

General Superintendent - Clearing

Mr. Farley joined Graham County Land Company, LLC in 2014, having previously worked with Randy Jordan, Cecil Patterson and John Pressley (now owners of Graham County Land) at Phillips and Jordan, Inc. Mr. Farley has been involved in the construction industry since 1982, and has served in a wide variety of roles during his 35 year history in the industry. These roles include CDL truck driver, heavy equipment operator, sawman, equipment foreman, supervisor, project manager, and division manager. Mr. Farley has been directly responsible for managing a vast amount of projects in the areas of right of way clearing and tree removal, danger tree removal and all aspects of clearing, grubbing and debris handling and disposal. 

Darryl Vess
Darryl Vess

General Superintendent - Heavy Civil

Mr. Vess joined Graham County Land Company, LLC in June 2017. Mr. Vess has been involved in the construction industry since 1983, and has served in a wide variety of roles during his 34-year history in the industry. These roles, heavy equipment operator, supervisor, project manager, and general superintendent. Mr. Vess has been directly responsible for managing numerous projects in the areas of heavy civil, highway & transportation, utilities and concrete bridges. Mr. Vess has managed over 1 Billion Dollars worth of projects.


Corporate Office

North Carolina
Graham County Land Company
750 Tallulah Road
Robbinsville, NC  28771
Office:  (828) 479-3581
Fax: (828) 479-0124
Affiliates
National Civil, Atlanta, GA
GCL, Marietta, OH
National Civil, White Oak, TX
Western Materials, Hiawassee, GA
National Environmental Services
National Power Group