• Meet our SRG Construction Team

    Deb Patterson

    Executive Recruiter, Construction

    Deb joined the SRG team in 2017 and since then has placed over 350 professionals in her respective niche. Year over year she proves to be one of the most dynamic headhunters in the Construction Industry; primarily placing top-performing Engineers, Superintendents, Project Managers, Estimators and Executives for leading general contractors, engineering firms, and Residential Firms throughout the Carolinas.

    Deb prides herself on building meaningful relationships with the top performers in the industry and knowing the "who's who" of the construction world. Through hundreds of successful placements, she has gleaned insight about trends, strategies and compensation models that give her unique perspective with one goal in mind: to bring value to our clients and candidates alike.

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    Mari Wallace

    Professional Recruiter, Construction

    Mari Wallace came to us after 20 years of senior leadership in retail, primarily Victoria Secret.   She was not only managing the stores but played a vital role in talent acquisition and development. 

    She has a wealth of business acumen and a keen eye for talent.  She recruits in construction primarily, but because of her diverse background, she has made placements in several other verticals as well.

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    Rob Schuh

    Professional Recruiter, Construction

    Rob joined the SRG team in 2023 after beginning his career in accounting and finance recruiting. He then spent time working for a local drone business developing a sales team and managing client relationships. Rob is passionate about helping others and assisting them in the job-search process in any way that he can.

    Originally from the Annapolis, Maryland area, Rob has made Charlotte home after graduating from Clemson University. Outside of work, Rob enjoys attending games in Death Valley, golfing and has become an avid chef. He also loves to spend time with his golden retriever Sophie and fiancé.

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    Krista Young

    Professional Recruiter, Construction

    Krista comes to SRG with a professional background in medical sales and non-profit management. For nine years, she held various sales positions within the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. Krista then transitioned into a non-profit management role, as the Executive Director of the National Association of Remodeling Professionals (NARI) in 2020. Her time at NARI enabled her to meet many construction professionals in the Charlotte area and work closely with Deb Patterson, who introduced her to the world of recruiting.

    Krista is so excited to join the SRG team and help source and recruit Charlotte’s top talent in the construction industry. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, going to see live music and spending time with her husband and their three children.

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    Ben Kellum

    Professional Sourcer, Construction

    Ben Kellum joined the SRG team in February 2022. He is currently a student at Lander University pursuing a degree in Marketing Management. He is also a member of Betta Gamma Sigma, Lander University's business school honor society. Ben is excited to be a part of the team as he grows and learns the recruiting industry with the best team in Charlotte! He enjoys meeting and working with new people and looks forward to placing the next generation of construction leaders.

    When Ben is not sourcing, he likes to spend his free time fishing, golfing, and watching Notre Dame Football. He is also a car enthusiast and can often be found at car shows or playing with his Dachshund, Twinkie.

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