STAFF

Brad Pryor

Brad Pryor is the President and Founder of Rafter P Construction Inc. With over 25 years of experience in the construction industry, he has developed a work ethic that is unmatched and implements a very ‘hands on’ approach. This allows him to meet with new clients and oversee their project from start to finish while making sure they are satisfied every step of the way. He continuously exceeds customers’ expectations in residential, commercial, and farm & ranch projects, which establishes lifelong relationships for Rafter P Construction, Inc.

Brad is an active member of the community, serving as the President of the Hunt County Fair Board and as the President of the Caddo Mills ISD Education Foundation. He, also, supports local youth sports teams, as well as, area FFA & 4H organizations. Brad and his wife are proud to call Hunt County their home, raising their 4 children there.

James Weems

James Weems

James Weems is an active partner and the Vice President of the concrete division of Rafter P Construction, Inc. The Lord has blessed him & his wife with 3 wonderful children. He continuously exceeds customer’s expectations through being consistently precise and exact with each project. His concrete career began over 15 years ago, being self-employed for 13 of those years. He upholds his excellent work ethic in each project that he takes on, which in turn makes Rafter P Construction, Inc. proud of every project he completes. His fun and inviting attitude make him a pleasure to work with for all of our clients.

Curt Harvey

Curt is an active partner, and a Vice President of Rafter P Construction, Inc. His primary role within the company is to lead and ensure the success of the Commercial Division of Rafter P Construction, Inc.

Curt has more than 20 years of experience in the construction industry with experience working throughout the United States. From conceptual design through turnover, Curt has a vast and detailed knowledge of construction technology, practices/procedures, & an accurate understanding of needs through the entire construction process.

Curt has experience in ground-up construction encompassing industrial, institutional, hospitality, multi-family, commercial, & retail. As well as high rise interiors, tenant finish, multi-level retail, renovation, and institutional. Curt understands the dynamics of a project, the client’s needs, and the importance of how those items come together for a successful project.

Curt embodies the company philosophy of providing the best services to the client through understanding the needs of the client, and implementing successful, proven business practices to achieve the clients’ goal while following the company philosophy of “Building Quality, While Exceeding Expectations”.

Curt enjoys spending time with his wife & daughter. He also enjoys motor sports, fishing, or just playing on the lake with friends.

University of Texas at Tyler - Business Management with a minor in Accounting
Kilgore Junior College - Associates of Arts in Business Management

Colt Herron

Colt is an estimator at Rafter P Construction, and has over 6 years of experience in the metal building industry. He also deals with sales, contracts, direct customer relations, ordering of material, managing field crews and current/upcoming project management. Outside of work, Colt enjoys spending time with his wife Amberlie and his son Cannon. He is an avid sports enthusiast and is very active in softball and golf.

Austin College - Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a minor in Political Science

BJ Culipher

BJ is the Operations Manager at Rafter P Construction. His job includes overseeing scheduling, jobsite communication, and purchasing for our steel erectors and sheeting crews. With over 15 years of experience at Rafter P Construction, he has seen the company grow from one field crew to seven. Outside of work, BJ enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, as well as watching his kids play sports.

Ashley Anderson

Ashley is an estimator assistant at Rafter P Construction. She graduated with her bachelor’s from Texas A&M University-Commerce in August of 2014. Her extensive background in sales and customer service allows Ashley to help our residential customers through the estimating process. Outside of work, ashley enjoys spending time with her family and dogs.

Texas A&M University – Commerce
Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology

Bekah Medders

Bekah handles Public Relations, Marketing, as well being an Admin to owner, Brad Pryor, at Rafter P Construction, Inc. She ensures that all Brad’s obligations are filled so he can focus his time & energy into the ongoing & upcoming construction projects. She also handles all Facebook/website/IT matters, as well as miscellaneous customer questions. Her extensive background in customer service helps in putting the customers first in all aspects of business. As a board member for the Hunt County Fair Association, she prides herself in helping make the Hunt County Fair a better community event for Hunt County. She lives in the Greenville area with her husband, two daughters & mastiff.

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences

Tara Copeland

Tara is an Administrative Assistant to owners Brad Pryor and Curt Harvey, as well as full-filling many duties helping everyone at Rafter P Construction. With over 25 years in Customer Service, as well as bookkeeping and accounting, she enjoys handling all incoming/outgoing calls, responding to inquiries, explaining details patiently to customers while answering all questions, provides unwavering commitment to our customers and employees with the capability to build productive relationships, resolves complex issues and win customer loyalty.

Tara has been married to a wonderful man for 19 years and in those years Tara and her family traveled all around the world while Kyle was serving in the Air Force. They have planted their feet in Emory, Texas raising 3 young men, all named after cities of TEXAS. She is involved in her community, loves to have fun, and is active in volunteering in multiple activities. She’s a friendly bubbly person, loves the water, all sports and loves the Dallas Cowboys.

Kilgore Junior College
Associates of American Sign Language

Sara Word

Sara is the accountant for Rafter P Construction with responsibilities that include accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, HR, insurance, and DOT Compliance, among other tasks. Her accounting career began with 7 years in Municipal Government before transitioning to corporate accounting. She grew up in South Arkansas and now lives in the Lone Oak area with her husband, two children, dog, & cat. Sara enjoys reading, fishing, watching her children’s activities, and spending time with family and friends.

South Arkansas Community College
Associates of Arts in Accounting; Certificate of Technology in Accounting

Jimmy Hampton

Jimmy is a superintendent in our residential department at Rafter P Construction. He strives to ensure all his projects run smoothly, meeting any and all customers’ expectations. He prides himself in giving every customer the home they’ve dreamed of. He has been with Rafter P Construction for 14 years, married and has 2 kids. Jimmy is active in different areas of ministry including being the chaplain for Sprint Car Bandit Series. He also plays an active role in the Rafter P Construction Racing team!

Brandon Gray

Brandon is one of our Residential Superintendents. He has over 10 years of experience in the construction industry. He is a perfectionist when it comes to his work and aims to keep his clients extremely happy throughout the entirety of their projects. He is married and has two sons, Bentlee and Boone. When not at work you can find him outdoors, hunting, fishing and playing with his family.

Brandy Cunningham

Brandy is the Contract and Design Coordinator for our Rafter P Construction houses. She works one-on-one with customers to ensure the finalized floorplans and design selections reflect their exact vison. Once the design phase is finalized, she provides the customer with a proposal for their custom home building project to reflect their exact selections. She lives in Caddo Mills with her husband and 3 daughters. Brandy enjoys spending time with her family, vacations, shopping, exploring new restaurants, and watching movies.

Jan Halter

Jan is part of the drafting team at Rafter P Construction, Inc. In 2012 she moved to Texas from Minnesota, where she spent 29 years drafting and designing for several custom manufacturing and construction companies. She now assists Rafter P’s customers with the design of their buildings, as well as drafting actual construction plans for our construction crews. In her free time, she enjoys riding, training, and showing her horses in AQHA, Stock Horse of Texas, and the American Stock Horse Association Shows.

Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN
Bachelor of Science Industrial Arts, Concentration in Graphic Communications
Bachelors of Science in Construction Engineering Technology

Hennepin Technical College, Eden Prairie, MN
Architectural Technology

Zach Pearson

Zach is a member of the drafting department for Rafter P Construction. He studied architecture and sustainable design for 3 years in Pennsylvania before moving down to Texas to pursue his career. His dedicated and hardworking ethic helps to ensure that our customers are happy with their investment. He provides 3D exterior and interior isometric and elevation views for our customers. With 3 years of experience at Rafter P Construction, his friendly positive energy brings a unique aspect to our team!

Pennsylvania College of Technology
Associates Degree in Architectural Technology

David Irrizary

David is a Commercial Superintendent for Rafter P Construction. He has worked in the construction industry for the past 15 years. He began working in the field with a background in plumbing and mechanical. He has been a Commercial Superintendent for the past 8 years. In that time, he has taken on a variety of projects that include a movie theater, multiple restaurants, office spaces, bars, ground up retail, and a brewery. He has a wife and two children, which he enjoys spending time with as well as fishing, riding motorcycles, and relaxing on the lake.

Jesus Roman

Jesus is a member of the Commercial department for Rafter P Construction, Inc. He is currently a senior majoring in Technology Management at Texas A&M University–Commerce. He focuses on learning procedures, estimates, planning/scheduling, and every aspect to the construction industry. Apart from his studies, he grew up in the construction field. His father was an onsite superintendent and Jesus was able to experience and learn the many factors of construction. He works with Curt Harvey to produce quality work and is gaining experience to continue the legacy of Rafter P Construction Inc.