The Team at Trace Creek

Sanford Howard

Sanford “Sam” Howard
Founder & CEO;
1993 to Present

Our Founder

With over 33 years of construction related experience, Sam Howard has assembled an award winning team of industry professionals, project managers, superintendents and tradesmen. The majority of this core group has been in place since the company’s founding. Sam has facilitated and enabled Trace Creek to evolve into a comprehensive force within Northeast Kentucky’s commercial and light industrial construction sector.

Sam ensures all team members are fully engaged in their roles and responsibilities within their respective projects. Sam and the Trace Creek team is fully committed to providing their clients and owners with projects of only the highest quality. Sam’s unique knowledge of construction directives and supplier-subcontractor relationships provides Trace Creek a proven model for successful project completions and owner satisfaction.

Personnel

The Trace Creek team has building in its blood. All our employees share a common dream of delivering a job well done. Our talented team has built and overseen the construction of business parks, medical facilities, schools, detention centers, drugstores, churches - you name it. And whenever possible, we use local labor and vendors as long as it meets our requirements of expertise and cost-effectiveness.

Senior Management

David West

David West
President

Harlan Lee

Harlan Lee
Chief Financial Officer

Debbie McGlothin

Debbie McGlothin
Office Manager

David Milam

David Milam
Senior Project Manager

Ridge Bentley

Ridge Bentley
Project Manager/Estimator

Joshua Smith

Joshua Smith
Estimator

Mike Grayson

Mike Grayson
Senior Superintendent

Michael Graf

Michael Graf
Superintendent

Craig Chinn

Craig Chinn
Superintendent

Jack Covert

Jack Covert
Superintendent

David Howard

David Howard
Superintendent

Steve Bivens

Steve Bivens
Superintendent