Lehman-Roberts Company appoints first vice president of people

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October 11, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 11, 2017 – Lehman-Roberts Co., a leader in the highway paving, construction, asphalt and aggregate industry, has hired Adrian Barnhill as Vice President of People. Barnhill reports to Pat Nelson, President of Lehman-Roberts Co.

“Adrian’s values align directly with our company’s,” said Nelson. “Those values combined with his experience and innovation in the human resources field for nearly 25 years made him a great addition to our leadership team. We’re excited to see what he does for our company and our people.”

As Vice President of People, Barnhill is responsible for recruiting and training talent, developing leaders, and enhancing the company’s culture and employee engagement. He will work with employees to help them thrive within the company, while instilling an adherence to policies that maintain an attractive culture. This new position for Lehman-Roberts Co. will also support sister company, Memphis Stone & Gravel Co., and is one that the owners are confident will play a key role in moving both companies forward.

Barnhill previously served as Human Resources Manager for Parker Hannifin, where he increased the employee engagement rate by 12-percent. Prior to that, he was the Region HR Manager for Republic Services. Barnhill received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Human Resources from East Carolina University, and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management.

About Lehman-Roberts Company
Lehman-Roberts Co. has been a part of the fabric of Memphis for more than 75 years. Now in its fourth generation of family ownership, Lehman-Roberts Co. continues to build upon a long tradition of quality, trust and strong managerial leadership that distinguishes the company among competitors in the highway construction industry. With an impressive record, vibrant leadership, and sister-company Memphis Stone & Gravel Co., Lehman-Roberts Co. is well poised for its next 75 years of success “paving the Mid-South.”

For more information about Lehman-Roberts Co., please call (901) 774-4000 or visit www.lehmanroberts.com.
Caitlin Berry, PR Account Executive
caitlin@creativeinferno.com, (901) 278-3773