For our December and final Employee Owner of the Month of 2022, the recognition goes to Brandon Ayers. Brandon started with Blount Construction in 2016 as a Surveyor’s Assistant, helping layout project sites for our grading and pipe crews. Being only 20 years old at the time, Brandon was eager to learn and assist wherever needed. Having extensive knowledge in information systems, Brandon stepped up when Blount needed an in-house IT professional. As our Systems Administrator, he manages our licensing and updating hardware and software assets. He troubleshoots and ensures that appropriate measures are proactively followed in response to unforeseen issues such as IT downtime or zero-day exploits. But whether staying late or working on weekends to update our servers or getting a phone out to a person on site, Brandon always goes above and beyond to get the job done. Please thank Brandon for his hard work at keeping Blount Construction connected and ready for the future.