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M. J. Harris Promotions

M. J. Harris, a leading provider of healthcare construction services, announces multiple promotions in preparation for future growth and success.

  • Brandon Aydt – Project Engineer
  • Dayne Crockett – Superintendent
  • Jimmy Hastings – Superintendent
  • Matt Hearn – Project Manager
  • Wayne Henricks – Assistant Superintendent
  • Bill Kane – Project Engineer
  • Derek Lewis – Project Engineer
  • Brian Makemson – Superintendent
  • Reid Pearson – Assistant Project Manager
  • Cory Singley – Project Engineer
  • Jason Widner – Project Manager


Brandon Aydt has been promoted to Project Engineer. In November 2011, Brandon joined M. J. Harris as a Field Engineer. Initially, he was assigned to the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center Replacement Hospital project in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. He also worked on the Hilton Head Hospital project in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Currently, Brandon is assigned to the Surgery Center at Southwestern Medical Center in Lawton, Oklahoma.

Dayne Crockett has been promoted to Superintendent. Dayne began employment in 2008 as an Internship Student from Colorado State University. He joined M. J. Harris on a full-time basis in 2009 as a Field Engineer. Since that time, Dayne has traveled across the country fulfilling the roles of Field Engineer, Project Engineer, and Assistant Superintendent. Dayne is currently managing the Red Bud Regional Hospital ADA project located in Red Bud, Illinois.

Jimmy Hastings has been promoted to Superintendent. Jimmy began his tenure with M. J. Harris in October 2004 as a Foreman. Some of his past projects include the Physician’s Regional Medical Center in Naples, Florida, AnMed Health Medical Center Major Renovations project in Anderson, South Carolina, and the Reliant Rehabilitation Hospital of North Houston in Shenandoah, Texas. Currently, Jimmy is overseeing the work on the Union County Hospital ADA Remediation project located in Anna, Illinois.

Matt Hearn has been promoted to Project Manager. Matt began his career at M. J. Harris as a Co-Op Student in August 2006, and was hired full-time as a Field Engineer in September 2008. Matt’s initial assignment was the River Oaks Hospital Patient Tower addition in Flowood, Mississippi, followed by an assignment at the Madison County Medical Center project in Canton, Mississippi. Matt also assisted with project management duties at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center Replacement Hospital in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. He is currently assigned to the Northern Utah Rehabilitation Hospital project in Ogden, Utah.

Wayne Henricks has been promoted to Assistant Superintendent. Wayne began employment with M. J. Harris in 2008, and has spent the majority of his time on various projects at the AnMed Health Medical Center in Anderson, South Carolina. Wayne also worked on multiple projects at River Oaks Hospital in Flowood, Mississippi. Currently, Wayne is back in Anderson, where he is working on multiple projects across the AnMed Health campus.

Bill Kane has been promoted to Project Engineer. Beginning employment in 2011 as a Field Engineer, Bill’s first assignment was the Bluefield Regional Medical Center project in Bluefield, West Virginia. He also performed the Field Engineer role on the St. Francis Hospital ADA and Fire Sprinkler project in Memphis, Tennessee and the Rapides Regional Hospital ADA project in Alexandria, Louisiana. Currently, Bill is assisting with the Atlanta Medical Center ADA project in Atlanta, Georgia.

Derek Lewis has been promoted to Project Engineer. Derek began employment with M. J. Harris as a Field Engineer in January 2012. He was initially assigned to the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center Replacement Hospital project and the Poplar Bluff Medical Office Building in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Today, Derek is helping manage the construction of the First Choice Emergency Room project in San Antonio, Texas.

Brian Makemson has been promoted to Superintendent. Brian’s employment with M. J. Harris began in January 2008 as an Assistant Superintendent. His past projects include the Reliant Rehabilitation Hospital of North Houston in Shenandoah, Texas, the Sierra Medical Center ADA project in El Paso, Texas, and the Mat-Su Regional Medical Center ADA project in Palmer, Alaska. Brian is currently overseeing the South Fulton Medical Arts Center ADA project in East Point, Georgia.

Reid Pearson has been promoted to Assistant Project Manager. Reid began employment in 2008 as a Field Engineer and was initially assigned to the Good Shepherd Institute for Health Living project in Longview, Texas. Some of his other project assignments include the New Braunfels Regional Rehabilitation Hospital in New Braunfels, Texas and the HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital Refresh project in Largo, Florida. Currently, Reid is working in the M. J. Harris Nashville Office, providing various project management services on multiple projects.

Cory Singley has been promoted to Project Engineer. Cory was hired by M. J. Harris in January 2012, and his first project assignment was the Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center 5th Floor Build-out in Davenport, Florida. He also worked on the Stringfellow Memorial Hospital OR and Same-Day Surgery Center Expansion project in Anniston, Alabama. Currently, Cory is assigned to the Northern Utah Rehabilitation Hospital project in Ogden, Utah.

Jason Widner has been promoted to Project Manager. Jason began employment in March 2012 and is based in the M. J. Harris Nashville Office. A few project highlights for Jason include the Hilton Head Hospital ADA project in Hilton Head, South Carolina, the Mat-Su Regional Medical Center ADA project in Palmer, Alaska, and the Willow Creek Women’s Hospital project in Johnson, Arkansas. His most recent project assignment is the San Angelo Community Medical Center Cath Lab project in San Angelo, Texas.

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