Leadership That’s Part of a Team

Our high customer satisfaction has proven that when you hire great people, you achieve great results. Our staff of skilled tradesmen, supervisors and support personnel complements the expertise and vision of our management team.

Howard Smith
Howard SmithPresident and CEO

With more than 20 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry, Howard has excelled in project management for companies along the Gulf Coast, Southeast and overseas. Since starting his Century career in 1995 as a project engineer, he has been promoted to project manager, senior project manager, vice president and advanced to his current role as president in 2010. Howard’s project experience includes industrial engineering, procurement, construction, scheduling, estimating and other operational activities. A business management graduate, his blend of field and administration expertise gives him a unique edge in our industry.

Vicki Helms
Vicki HelmsChief Financial Officer
For more than 30 years, Vicki has worked as an accounting professional within our industry, handling all aspects of financial reporting, employee benefits, and accounting management. A graduate of Appalachian State University in Boone, NC, she brought her financial skills to Century Contractors, serving as an accounting manager as well as a controller. As our CFO and employee since 1979, Vicki is adept with all financial aspects of operating a multi-million dollar construction firm.

Rob Brogdon
Rob BrogdonVice President Operations

Rob joined Century in 1999 after earning his degree in Construction Management at East Carolina University. He began his career as a project engineer and continued working in various project management roles. Over the years, Rob has been involved with some of Century’s most complex projects, and his leadership and commitment have positively influenced our firm. As vice president of operations, Rob relies on his extensive knowledge of company resources and project experience to help customers achieve their goals.