Southern Standard Construction

Our Team

Our purpose is to make the construction process fun, simple, and stress-free for our clients.

Southern Standard Construction stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the best in our industry. We are certain that you will find our folks demonstrate the quality and character of people you want to know and trust.

We are seasoned professionals who know how to build, and like to have fun along the way, ensuring a positive and enjoyable experience.

President and Founder

Wayne Mayo

“I’m grateful to work along-side such an incredibly motivated and talented team of construction professionals. I enjoy collaborating, unpacking ideas, and delivering creative and cost-effective solutions for our clients. Bringing people together to achieve common goals is the is the most rewarding part of my job.”

Coffee: Black. It’s roughly 70-73% of my daily consumption.

Vice President of Operations

Vanessa Anderson

“With more than 20 years of construction management under my belt, I’m excited to join a team of such skilled professionals that are passionate about delivering quality projects to clients that exceed their expectations.”

Coffee: I am more of a mocha person. But I do have a grinder for special coffee.

Chief Financial Officer

Brittany Maxwell

“I grew up in construction and I have always loved the people working in the industry. They are authentic, work hard, goal oriented and know how to have fun. Now I get to combine that with my experience/knowledge in construction accounting & auditing to help a growing company implement systems to fit that growth.”

Coffee: I love to start my day with coffee. I enjoy the warmth, smell, taste and how it helps my focus. Plus the aroma reminds me of my childhood.

Project Manager

David Crow

Senior Estimator

Ashley Bass

“I’m thrilled to join an experienced team where I can contribute my knowledge and expertise in pre-construction and estimating to provide quality projects for our clients.Realizing and understanding each client’s vision in the very beginning is key to constructing a project successfully.”

Coffee: I drink coffee, and beer. But not at the same time.

Senior Superintendent

Roger Barineau

Coffee: one when I wake up, and then one for the road.


Jason Knapp

“After more than 20 years of construction management experience, I know the importance of setting the standards for quality in a project up front. I enjoy leading our field team and working with all sub-contractors to deliver all projects on-time and with the highest level of detail to our clients.”

Coffee: With honey & creamer.


Paul Boyle

“I’ve spend more than 40 years in construction, and I know the most important thing on a project is safety and control of our work environment.”

Coffee: I only drink de-caf, black.

Risk Manager

Tom Inserra

“I am excited to be able to get back involved in construction. I will put my experience to work for our clients and I will ensure a safe and smooth project through careful planning and collaboration with the entire team.”


Robert Nix

“Helping each client reach their goals with each project is one of the most rewarding parts of working with Southern Standard as a project manager. I’m committed to working with each client, sub-contractor and team member to ensure a project sees success through each step to completion.”

Coffee: Yes. My blood is mostly coffee.  With just a little bit of sugar.

Project Manager

Jonathan Hatfield

“I’m glad to join the Southern Standard team where I can ensure quality in the field from everyone from the sub-contractor teams through my service as a project manager. Making sure that each detail in the field is constructed per the plans and specifications is key in delivering successful projects.”

Coffee: Only in the winter.

Project Manager

Sam Doran

“Day-to-day I’m committed to ensuring each detail meets the highest of standards for our Southern Standard clients. In my work as project manager, I enjoy seeing that all parts of a project are completed to full client satisfaction.”

Coffee: Not too often.

Director of Communications

Cari Kelly

“I think construction is so much fun! I enjoy the entire process – from start to finish.  It’s so gratifying to see the beautiful finish of a project.”


Coffee: I like my coffee strong & sweet, and as soon as I wake up in the morning!