Contact Us

WALT DEREY

WALT DEREY

President

Walt joined Pitman Construction in 1997, after playing football and graduating from the University of Virginia. As president he believes in approaching all projects as a team, to provide clients with the best possible work Pitman can offer.

Walt serves on the board of the University of Virginia Alumni of the Roanoke Valley and on the Roanoke Valley Boys and Girls Club. He has coached football and other sports at multiple high schools, and he organized and ran a youth football camp for many years with UVA teammates and former NFL standouts Tiki and Ronde Barber. Walt and his wife, Meggan, have three children.

CLIFFORD W. “BUD” DEREY

CLIFFORD W. “BUD” DEREY

Chairman

A native of Bristol, Tennessee and an East Tennessee State University Alum, Bud has been in construction for more than 40 years. As a founder and the chairman of the company. Bud’s strong work ethic manifests itself on the job every day – a commitment to quality and honesty is his number one priority.

Bud is an active member of First Presbyterian Church. He and his wife, Jessie, have been married for more than 50 years and have two children and five grandchildren.

BILL HART

BILL HART

Operations Manager

Bill has over 40 years in the construction world and has devoted his career to seeing the projects that he manages, big or small, are done right. He is a Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi Alumni who settled here in the Roanoke Valley. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, and loves the outdoors, especially hiking and fishing.

JOHN AVERILL, JR.

JOHN AVERILL, JR.

Construction Supervisor

John has over 33 years of construction experience, 25 with Pitman. You can be certain with John on your project, that it will be completed with an attention to detail and perfection. He has  worked on projects ranging from historic renovations to full home construction. John is an avid tennis player, and enjoys golf and kayaking.

MARK BROWN

MARK BROWN

Project Manager Service Group

Mark was born and raised in Roanoke and has 35 years of experience. After 25 years, he retired from the Roanoke City Fire Department. Mark is married to his loving wife Tonya with four kids. When he has free time, he enjoys woodworking and is an avid football fan. 

KECIA CONLEY

KECIA CONLEY

Office Manager

Kecia has been Pitman’s office manager for 3 1/2 years. She has a bachelor’s degree in business and her hobby is transporting rescued dogs to new homes/owners. She has two grown children, Brogan and Kelsey, and one grandson. Kecia and her husband Jeff have been married for over 30 years.

KARRIE FAIDLEY

KARRIE FAIDLEY

Accounting Assistant

Karrie wears many hats at Pitman with her responsibilities. She enjoys backpacking, camping, and running. She has ran in the challenging Blue Ridge Marathon the last several years.

CAMI ARTHUR

CAMI ARTHUR

Asset Manager

Cami has been with Pitman for 9 years as their asset manager. She has been in asset management for 37 years.

KRISTY MAGA

KRISTY MAGA

Administration Assistant

Kristy is originally from Pennsylvania. She has been married to her husband for 20 years and they have two children. She loves to read and go hiking in her spare time.

Free Consultation - 40 Years of Experience

Allow us to provide you a FREE quote for your project. We’ll give you our thoughts on the best way to get your dream done — straight talk on price, materials, time frame and timing.