Jim Kilburn - President

Jim Kilburn is President of HJB Construction, Inc, and part of the founding family ownership of the company. A dynamic and creative leader, Jim personifies the entrepreneurial spirit that is a hallmark of HJB Construction.
Through his participation in every role within the company - from estimator, to superintendent, to project manager - Jim has developed proven expertise constructing high visibility projects that require specialized skills, sensitivity to unique program requirements, and knowledge in all aspects of the construction process. He is a“hands on” principal who prides himself on being readily accessible to each and every project.
As president, Jim has spearheaded innovation within the organization to both better serve our clients and provide an enhanced workplace for HJB Construction employees. He plays a key leadership role in setting the strategic direction of our organization and has helped to guide the firm through a challenging period marked by steady growth.

Jim attended Tennessee Tech and brings 16 years experience with Auto Zone.

Preston Jones - Project Manager

Preston Jones is a project manager with 18 years of experience in construction, engineering and development. Preston received both his Applied Science and Civil Engineering Technology degree.  He is a licensed Commercial General Contractor and holds certifications as a SCDOT Asphalt Roadway Technician, Earthwork and Base Course Technician and ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician.  Preston’s divers experience brings tremendous leadership and knowledge to a project.

Jeri Martin - Office Administrator

Jeri martin is the office Administrator and responsible for daily operations of the office, and accounts payable. Jeri comes came to HJB from Nashville, TN, and has 13 years experience in office management. 


Paula Metcalfe - Bid Clerk

Paula Metcalfe is the Bid Clerk and is responsible for project bids and closeouts.  She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Design, with a minor in Marketing from Winthrop University. She is a member of the ASID. She has over 20 years experience in design/construction.


John Hoff - Project Manager

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John Hoff is a project Manager with HJB Construction.  He has a BS is Civil Engineering and brings a wide variety of skills to the team.