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About Us

Who We Are

Vertical Earth is a growing civil construction contractor based out of Cumming, GA specializing in site-work, transportation and structure projects throughout the Southeast.

For over 25 years Vertical Earth has established our company as a builder; not only building successful projects and solutions, but also building trust with our clients and rewarding careers for our employees.

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40+

Project Completed Successfully
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400+

Professional Workers in Company
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25+

Our Expertise Duration
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8

Our Collaborative Network
Services

What We Do

Civil

When Vertical Earth is approached regarding a development project, our clients expect not only an earthwork contractor with a significant investment

Transportation Sitework

When Vertical Earth is approached regarding a development project, our clients expect not only an earthwork contractor with a significant investment

Structures

While our company history is rich with millions of square feet of successful retaining walls across the Southeastern United States,

Our Team

Leadership Team

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Brett Johnson

Owner / CEO

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Joe Anderson

President

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Russell Swafford

VP of Civil

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Elliott Batts

VP of Transportation

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Grant Bennett

VP of Operations

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Laura Maginn

Controller

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Stary Chastain

Accounting Manager

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Cody Chitwood

HR Manager

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Frank Dievbiere

Safety Director

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Kerry Grindle

Fleet Manager

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Michelle Velazquez

Recruiter

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Marty Hughes

VP Business Development

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Joey Blasewitz

VP of Florida Operations

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Michael Peavy

VP of Savannah Operations

Projects

Our Projects

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Avita Gainesville

Gainesville, Georgia Transportation

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Red Oak Industrial

Atlanta, Georgia Transportation

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Hickory Grove Park’n’Ride

Acworth, Georgia Transportation

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Hamilton Mill Rd

Dacula, Georgia Transportation

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Hwy 20

Canton, Georgia Transportation

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Towns at Ivy Creek

Cumming, Georgia Transportation

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Cumming City Center

Cumming, Georgia Transportation

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369/400

Cumming, Georgia Transportation

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Brett Johnson

Owner / CEO

“Our goal with every project is to provide value. Value is more than a low price, fast schedule, or even perception. Value is Success. Public and private clients across the Southeast entrust Vertical Earth to build value into each project and our team of construction professionals look to deliver success without compromise.”

Partners

Projects Performed For