Whitehead Construction

Published 9:08 am Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Name of person Featured: Blake Whitehead

Name of Business: Whitehead Construction

Address: 16547 Johnsons Mill Road

Phone number: (757) 646-7834

E-mail address: mbwhitehead8@yahoo.com

Nature of Business: Home exteriors and renovations

Years Founded: 1977 and 2007

Prior Location: Sedley

Number of employees: 4

How’s business? Doing pretty well considering the state of the economy

One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: That we are a family owned and operated business that has been serving Franklin, Southampton County and surrounding areas for more than 30 years. The business was started by my father in 1977.

Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: Quality work by a honest business with great prices and dependability with employees that take pride in their work

Advice to young entrepreneurs: Don’t take on more than you can handle.

Your first job: Stock boy

Your role model (in business or in life generally): My father, Billy Whitehead

The key to a successful business is: Be straight forward and honest to your customer. Do good work at affordable prices. Offer quality craftsmanship and materials.