The following is an excerpt from an interview with Triad Business Journal with our President, Barry Hennings, published September 27th, 2018.
Company name: Omega Construction Inc.
What does your company do or make? Commercial general contractor and design builder
Year founded: 1975
Top executive: J. Barry Hennings, president
Address: 1100 S. Stratford Road, Building C, Suite 110, Winston-Salem, 27043
2017 revenue: Undisclosed
No. of Triad employees: 26
No. of employees total: 76
Locations in Triad: One – Winston-Salem
Offices outside Triad: One – Savannah, Georgia
How has your company grown in the past three years? Completed projects in all core markets; moved corporate office to Winston-Salem; opened new office in Savannah, Georgia; expanded capabilities to include historic preservation and renovation.
Share the primary driver of your recent growth. Post-recession demand, a strong economy and consumer confidence
What is your next growth opportunity? I see our Georgia division expanding rapidly due to the amount of work available along the Interstate 95 corridor in Georgia and South Carolina.
What will determine if and when you pursue it? In the works
On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being ideal, rate the climate right now for your industry: 8+
Are you likely to eye an acquisition in the next two years? No
Say you’re ordering T-shirts to mark your anniversary: What tagline captures your company’s personality? We Build Trust
Are you struggling to find workers? No, but it is challenging to staff management positions.
A fun story or your proudest moment of the past year? Winning overall in Triad Business Journal’s Best Places to Work.
Company’s biggest accomplishment of the last 20 years? Omega and select employees from John S. Clark merged in 2012, which was followed by a management succession plan in 2015 that positioned us for the future. The merger and transition have proven to be beneficial to the company and employees.
Where do you see your company in 2038 – 20 years from now? Being an upstanding company with honest and caring employees
Song that embodies your company? “Happy” – Pharrell Williams