ERIC STICHLER

PRESIDENT

Prior to the merger, Eric owned and operated Blueridge General, Inc.; having ascended the ranks from Project Manager/Estimator. Eric's experience in commercial construction spans nearly 20 years and includes all types of commercial construction. Currently, Eric serves on Chesapeake's Board of Building Code Appeals, is a state board member for the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) Virginia Chapter, and serves on the ABC Leadership Committee (former chairman). Eric lives in Chesapeake with his wife and four children.

LEONARD PROVOST, JR.

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Leonard has a 27-year record of successfully overseeing all phases of multi-million dollar construction projects for both government and private-sector clients. His past roles have included Estimator, Sr. Project Manager and Director of Business Development. Leonard has served on the local leadership board of AGC – Virginia and is also a certified Virginia RLD and holds a Cost Estimating certification from Old Dominion University College of Engineering. Leonard lives in Suffolk with his wife and two children.

ROBERT C. HUDSON, III

VICE PRESIDENT

Robert, a graduate of Old Dominion University's Engineering Technology Program, has over 10 years project management experience on large commercial construction projects. His experience includes both design-bid-build projects and design-build projects. Robert, also a LEED Accredited Professional, serves on the Board of Building Code Appeals for the City of Chesapeake and is actively involved with the Associated Builders and Contractors for the Hampton Roads Region. Robert lives in Chesapeake with his daughter.

TJ CANFIELD

VICE PRESIDENT

Timothy “TJ” was born and raised in Western NY. A graduate of SUNY Brockport University, TJ moved to Hampton Roads in 2015. TJ's experience includes project management in commercial and multi-family construction settings. As a project manager, TJ was responsible for the successful completion of several difficult school projects with condensed schedules. As a Vice President for Heartland, TJ leads our estimating efforts and brings a vast array of knowledge gained from field experiences to the position. TJ now lives in Virginia Beach with his wife, son and their boxer Jemma.