Thomas S. Elmore
Tom Elmore is the President of Eutaw Construction Company, a heavy civil construction company he started on March 3, 1980 in Aberdeen, Mississippi. Prior to founding Eutaw, he was associated with Granite Construction Company for 14 years. He was Project Manager for Granite on the Aberdeen Lock and Dam, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project along the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. Upon completion of this project, Tom left Granite to form his own company, Eutaw Construction, named after the soil formation on which the Aberdeen Lock and Dam sits.
Tom currently serves on the Board of Directors of Mississippi Road Builders Association (MRBA) and American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA). He has the distinction of serving as President of MRBA for years 1995 and 2006.
Eutaw has worked on several significant projects throughout the state of Mississippi with several of those projects being economic development related projects. These projects include but are not limited to Nissan's Manufacturing Facility in Madison County, the Wal-Mart Distribution Center in Troy, Alabama and SeverCorr's steel plant facility in Lowndes County, Mississippi.
Eutaw has worked on some projects that required massive amounts of dirt to be moved in a short period of time. An example of these projects are the Site Contracts for Nissan Manufacturing in Canton, Mississippi -1.4 million cubic yards in 50 days, the Wal-Mart distribution center in Troy, Alabama - 1.9 million cubic yards in 52 days; the SeverCorr Steel Plant in Lowndes County, Mississippi - approximately 7 million cubic yards in nine months; and Mississippi Highway 63, George and Greene Counties, Mississippi - 9 million cubic yards in two years.
Under Tom's guidance, Eutaw has developed the reputation of performing quality workmanship while moving large quantities of dirt on or before the time allotted. Eutaw's employees have received recognition for their ability to organize equipment and jobsites to maintain an aesthetically pleasing work area on a daily basis.