Whitesell started as our Project Manager/Estimator for our Scaffolding Division on May 8, 2023. Whitesell is originally from Alaska, but he moved to Evansville for the warmer weather and the opportunity to work for Gribbins. He is excited to be on the front lines of new growth. His favorite part of the job is traveling to different places. Whitesell has spent 18 years scaffolding, coating, and insulating in the oil fields of the Alaskan Arctic. Over the last 4 years, he has been managing different projects out West. When asked what inspires him the most, Whitesell said, “Seeing people build something from nothing.” In his free time, he enjoys exploring, sailing, diving, and gold mining.
Wendel started working in the warehouse at ProTherm Supply in November of 2022 and started as Gribbins Construction Management Intern in May of 2023. Wendel is originally from Bloomington, but he moved to Evansville to attend the University of Southern Indiana. He plans to graduate with a degree in Manufacturing Engineering technology in the fall of 2023. Wendel is excited about the room for growth in a quickly expanding company. His favorite part of the job is that every project teaches him something new. Before Gribbins, Wendel worked at CED Evansville Supply in the sales department, which taught him the importance of communication and how to really understand the type of customer he is working with. When asked what inspires him the most, Wendel said, “In everything I do, I want to be the best at it.” Outside of work, he enjoys spending time outdoors and playing golf.
Lawless started as our IT Support Technican on May 8, 2023. Lawless is originally from Valparaiso, Indiana, but he moved to Evansville to be closer to his girlfriend. He attended Vincennes University and graduated this past spring with an associate’s degree in Cyber Security. Lawless is excited about the amazing work atmosphere and the opportunities the job brings. Before Gribbins, he interned at an IT company in his hometown and learned many essential skills needed to be successful in his field. His favorite part about the job is that every day is different and a new opportunity to do something great. When asked what inspires him the most, Lawless said, “Knowing that the harder I work, the faster I will achieve my goals.” In his free time, he enjoys anything outdoors, fishing, camping, running, and photography/videography.
Jack Mann joined our team as an Estimator/Project Manager for Gribbins in Evansville. Jack says the most exciting part of his job is meeting new people and learning new skills. When asked who inspires him, he says that his parents have always been his biggest inspiration because they have taught him the value of hard work and a strong work ethic.
In February, Aubrey Cummings joined the Gribbins team as our Staff Accountant. Aubrey says her biggest inspirations are her mother and grandmother who have taught her wisdom, mindfulness, and strength. Her favorite part about her job is working with numbers and solving problems.
Meet our Digital Marketing Intern, Allison Staples who comes to us from the University of Southern Indiana (USI). She is a senior studying Public Relations and Marketing and will be graduating in the Fall of 2023. After graduation from USI, Allison plans to continue working in the Marketing field.