Our People

Jeff Paxton  Owner/President

Jeff Paxton
Owner/President

Tanya Wetherington  Office Manager

Tanya Wetherington
Office Manager

Bobby Wynn  Estimator

Bobby Wynn
Estimator

Goutham Maddali  Estimator Assistant

Goutham Maddali
Estimator Assistant

Will Barber  Project Manager

Will Barber
Project Manager

David Hassell  Pipe Division Foreman

David Hassell
Pipe Division Foreman

Jeff Smithdeal  Site Work Foreman

Jeff Smithdeal
Site Work Foreman

Jessie Wise  Site Crew Foreman

Jessie Wise
Site Crew Foreman

Johnny Walker  Dump Truck Foreman

Johnny Walker
Dump Truck Foreman

James Miller  Crittenden Sand Pit Foreman

James Miller
Crittenden Sand Pit Foreman

Chris Irby  Holland Sand Pit  Foreman

Chris Irby
Holland Sand Pit Foreman

Tonia Sealey  Sand Pit Dispatcher

Tonia Sealey
Sand Pit Dispatcher

Bill Earling Mechanic

Bill Earling
Mechanic

Sweet Pea

Sweet Pea

  • Jeff Paxton  Owner/President
  • Tanya Wetherington  Office Manager
  • Bobby Wynn  Estimator
  • Goutham Maddali  Estimator Assistant
  • Will Barber  Project Manager
  • David Hassell  Pipe Division Foreman
  • Jeff Smithdeal  Site Work Foreman
  • Jessie Wise  Site Crew Foreman
  • Johnny Walker  Dump Truck Foreman
  • James Miller  Crittenden Sand Pit Foreman
  • Chris Irby  Holland Sand Pit  Foreman
  • Tonia Sealey  Sand Pit Dispatcher
  • Bill Earling Mechanic
  • Sweet Pea
  • Jeff Paxton
    Owner/President

    Jeff Paxton has worked in this type of environment for many years. He enjoys seeing something come from nothing and decided to start his own company in 1990. He started this company with a dream to become top notch and he has exceeded that goal and is now running a very successful company. He is very dedicated to providing a safe and beneficial work environment for his employees and in return his employees are very loyal to him. He has a great mind for business and that helps stem his success rate. Jeff enjoys time with his family on the boat and hunting.
  • Tanya Wetherington
    Office Manager

    Tanya started with Paxton Contractors Corp in March 2017. After 15+ years in the medical billing field she needed a change and couldn’t be happier with her decision. She is a native of Chesapeake, VA and graduated from Hickory High School. She married her high school sweetheart and they have two beautiful children. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, camping, biking, fishing, and being outdoors! The mountains are her favorite place to be. Paxton Contractors is an awesome team and she am proud to be part of it.
  • Bobby Wynn
    Estimator

    Bobby Wynn started with Paxton Contractors Corp in November 2010 as the Estimator and has helped to oversee tremendous growth of the company, since that time. He is a 1985 graduate of Chowan College with a degree in Accounting and continuing education at Old Dominion University. Bobby is thankful for his wonderful wife of 27 years and their 3 children.
  • Goutham Maddali
    Estimator Assistant

    Goutham joined Paxton Contractors Corp in 2017 as an Assistant Estimator. He pursued his Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering from St. Martins Engineering College in India and a recent graduate in Masters in Civil Engineering and Construction Management from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. He published a couple of International Journals in 2014 on the name of Introduction to Corridor Selection & Assessment for Bus Rapid Transit System in Hyderabad in American Journal of Engineering Research and the other on the Name of Introduction to Selection of Corridor and Requirements of IVHS in Hyderabad in International Journal of Modern Engineering Research. The academical projects and his recent certifications like CMIT and OSHA explains the zeal and enthusiasm towards the field of study.
  • Will Barber
    Project Manager

    Will Barber came to work for Paxton Contractors Corp in May 2013. He has been an assistant to the Estimator, a heavy equipment operator, and a foreman. Now he is moving into the realm of Project Management and will assist the foreman in making sure the projects are run on time and on budget. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and enjoys hunting and fishing.
  • David Hassell
    Pipe Division Foreman

    David is a native of the Hampton Roads area. He was born in Portsmouth and grew up in the Deep Creek section of Chesapeake. He started working in the construction field in 1992 and has been a foreman for various companies for the last 23 years. His knowledge in utilities and deep sewer work is what led him to Paxton Contractors Corp in July 2017. He helped Paxton start a new adventure in the pipe/utilities area of site work. David is now our foreman of our new Pipe Division. When David is not working, he is an avid hunter and outdoorsman.

  • Jeff Smithdeal
    Site Work Foreman

    Jeff followed his Dad into the construction business in 1973. He is a native of Virginia Beach and graduated from Kempsville High School. He has extensive knowledge in Site Work and Grade Work. He enjoys the work he does, helping creating projects. He joined the Paxton team in February 2017 and has been a great asset to the company. In his spare time, he travels the drag racing circuit with his son. He loves to spend time with his big family. He has five children, 11 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. He really enjoys spending time in the Outer Banks.
  • Jessie Wise
    Site Crew Foreman

    Jess Wise started working for Paxton Contractors Corp in June 2015 as a Foreman. He has vast knowledge is site work and grading. He has worked for several other large companies in the Tidewater area. He enjoys spending time with family, hunting and fishing.
  • Johnny Walker
    Dump Truck Foreman

    Johnny Walker started working for Paxton Contractors Corp in January 2012. He started out as an operator and has moved up in the ranks to become a very dependable dump truck foreman. He handles the 4 dump trucks that Paxton has to offer for service. He handles deliveries of material to job sites and homeowners while also moving necessary heavy equipment where it is needed. He is a Hampton Roads native and enjoys spending time having fun with his family.
  • James Miller
    Crittenden Sand Pit Foreman

    James Miller began working for Paxton Contractors Corp in October 2011. He started as an equipment operator and later became the Pit Foreman. He knows his heavy equipment and sand pits. He enjoys working for Paxton and spending time with his family.
  • Chris Irby
    Holland Sand Pit Foreman

    Chris Irby has worked for Paxton Contractors Corp since November 2009. He started as a heavy equipment operator and is now the foreman at our Holland Sand Pit in southern Suffolk. He has considerable knowledge in grading and sand quarries. His wife and him are childhood sweethearts and have been married for more than 30 years. He enjoys spending time with his family, fishing and reading the Bible.
  • Tonia Sealey
    Sand Pit Dispatcher

    Toni came to Paxton Contractors Corp in November 2012. She has extension knowledge in dispatching as she has been in this line of work for many years. She is a native of the area and knows most of the dump truck drivers. She is very good at her job and almost always be found in the trailer at the Crittenden Sand Pit handling the tickets. She enjoys going on cruises and can’t wait to go again. She also enjoys spending time with her family.
  • Bill Earling
    Mechanic

    Bill Earling came to Paxton Contractors Corp in September 2014 as a referral of subcontractor. He has a lot of experience working on heavy equipment, as he has worked for other big company in the Tidewater Area. He can always be found in the shop or his mechanical engineered truck headed to a machine that needs to be worked on. He enjoys his down time with his family.

  • Sweet Pea

  • Jeff Paxton  Owner/President
  • Tanya Wetherington  Office Manager
  • Bobby Wynn  Estimator
  • Goutham Maddali  Estimator Assistant
  • Will Barber  Project Manager
  • David Hassell  Pipe Division Foreman
  • Jeff Smithdeal  Site Work Foreman
  • Jessie Wise  Site Crew Foreman
  • Johnny Walker  Dump Truck Foreman
  • James Miller  Crittenden Sand Pit Foreman
  • Chris Irby  Holland Sand Pit  Foreman
  • Tonia Sealey  Sand Pit Dispatcher
  • Bill Earling Mechanic
  • Sweet Pea

1652 Pine Acres Lane
Suffolk, Virginia 23432

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