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Milestone Construction’s Project Manager, David Elrod, Graduates LEAD Athens Program

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David Elrod, Milestone Construction’s Project Manager, recently graduated the LEAD Athens in April 2024, after a year-long program.

The Athens Area Chamber of Commerce has been providing support to the business community in Athens, Georgia and surrounding areas since 1904. LEAD Athens is an intense year-long program of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce designed to develop effective leaders committed to building a vibrant community. The vision of LEAD Athens is to be the premier program inspiring leaders to exceed both their individual and collective potential.

Through Leadership, Education, Awareness, and Development, participants are heavily immersed in community issues including economic development, health and human services, education, the arts, local industry, and government. For more information on the LEAD Athens event, please visit their website.

David joined the Milestone Construction team in September 2022 in Athens, Georgia, after relocating from Atlanta’s Gilbane Building Company.

With a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Georgia, David graduated as Magna Cum Laude. David’s favorite projects to work on include healthcare, due to the direct positive impact that it has on its end users and the community. His industry market experiences include: healthcare, commercial, multifamily, hospitality, higher education, and government/judicial.

David currently plays an intricate part in the company, where he oversees all aspects of the project budget and schedule throughout its life cycle, as well as manages multiple construction projects through the estimating, construction and closeout phases. We are so proud of David for representing Milestone Construction in the Athens community and being apart of our team.

Milestone Construction named in the top 100 for 2024 Pacesetters by the Atlanta Business Chronicle

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Atlanta Business Chronicle presents the 29th annual Pacesetter Awards, honoring Atlanta’s 100 fastest-growing privately held companies.

In March 2024, Atlanta Business Chronicle released its annual ranking of Atlanta’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies (Pacesetters), with Milestone Construction making the list.

The qualifications included the company to be privately-held; based in the 20-county metro Atlanta area and not a subsidiary of another company; established first quarter 2021 or earlier (to judge a two-year growth); has experienced a two-year growth in sales of more than 50%; and 2023 revenues between $1 million and $300 million.

Licensed in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia, Milestone takes pride in being flexible and efficient, with direct owner management that separates it from the competition.

Milestone Construction is proud of this nomination and the recognition of the 100 top fastest growing private companies by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Visit Atlanta Business Chronicle for more information on the Pacesetter Awards.