Cecil Patterson


Graham County Land Company, LLC – January, 2014 to Present

Executive Vice President/Partner – 2014

In May 2013, Graham County Land Company, LLC expanded to include a construction division which includes various types of Heavy Civil, Land Clearing, and Disaster Recovery Projects throughout the United States. Mr. Patterson assists in the areas of business development, relationship management, licensing, and new acquisitions.

Phillips and Jordan, Incorporated – 1993 to January 2014

Vice President 2009 to 2014

Management of the pipeline division and co-manager of the disaster division. Responsible for marketing to the pipeline industry, as well as the bidding, management, and completion of pipeline projects nationwide. Assisted with the management of the Disaster Response Group, including business development, bidding pre-position and post-event contracts, and executing these contracts when activated.

Assistant Vice President 2005 to 2009

Management of the pipeline clearing division and co-management of the disaster response division. Responsible for business development, estimating, bidding, and project management on both pipeline clearing and disaster response projects

Division Manger 1996 to 2005

Oversee multiple types of Heavy Civil, Land Clearing, and Disaster Recovery Projects nationwide. Responsible for the management of all pipeline construction projects and all disaster response projects.

Corporate Counsel 1993 to 1996

Responsible for reviewing all contract documents, bid documents, insurance instruments, bonds, and all related legal matters impacting the day to day operations of a national heavy civil construction company. These matters included dealing with OSHA, workers comp injuries and case management, safety, risk management, contract administration, real estate sales/purchases, and human resources. Served as liaison with outside counsel when necessary.

Notable projects managed during tenure:

  • USACE - Hurricane Katrina Cleanup - New Orleans, LA
  • USACE - Hurricane Katrina - Sector IV - Western LA
  • Alabama State Port Authority - Choctaw Point Terminal Land Reclamation and Site Stabilization - Mobile, AL
  • USACE - 2011 Alabama Tornado Recovery, Various Locations, AL
  • USACE - Joplin Tornado Cleanup - Joplin, MO
  • USACE - Levee Removal Resulting From Flooding 2011 - Minot, ND
  • Miller Environmental - BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill 2010 - Pascagoula, MS
  • NCDOT - I-40 Rock Slide Repair - Maggie Valley, NC
  • USACE - Hurricane Ivan Cleanup 2004 - Mobile, AL
  • USACE - Hurricane Dennis Cleanup 2005 - Mobile, AL
  • Hempstead County, AR - Ice Storm Cleanup 2000 - Hope, AK
  • McIntosh County, OK - Ice Storm Cleanup 2000 - Eufaula, OK
  • USACE - Flood Repairs 2001 - Beckley, WV
  • TVA - Cumberland-Montgomery 500kV Transmission Line - Montgomery & Cumberland Counties, TN
  • USACE - Processing of Debris From the Attack on the World Trade Center, September 11, 2001 - New York
  • Ice Storm Cleanup 2002 - Oklahoma City, OK

Awards received by employer during tenure:

  • Carolina AGC Pinnacle Award in 2011 for the Best Highway/Heavy Project
  • American Public Works Association Project of the Year Award 2005 for Disaster or Emergency Construction Repair for the City of Virginia Beach, Hurricane Isabel Debris Removal Project
  • Numerous letters of recognition from various state and government entities
  • USACE Contractor of the Year
  • Award for work completed for the process of debris from the World Trade Center attack

Corporate Office

Graham County Land Company
750 Tallulah Road
Robbinsville, NC  28771
Office:  (828) 479-3581
Fax: (828) 479-0124
Regional Office
Graham County Land Company
6110 McFarland Station Drive 
Suite 104
Alpharetta, GA  30004
Office:  (770) 373-8955
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