top of page


Frizzell Construction offers a full range of services from inception/design through construction.  We build Commercial, Industrial and Institutional buildings as well as Sewer and Water Civil projects.  We offer design/build services through our partnership with select Architects.  We are licensed in ten (10) eastern states and travel outside this area for specific projects.

Ben Frizzell Jr.
Founder and CEO
Ben Jr (b&w)_edited.jpg

After graduating from Duke University with a degree in Electrical Engineering and serving in the US Airforce, Ben founded Frizzell Construction in 1960.  Since it's inception, Ben has added several autonomous divisions which include Summit BSR Inc. (commercial roofing), Summit Supply Inc. (manufacture of millwork and structural building components), Links Crafters (golf course construction) and a Sewer and Water division.  In addition Ben is an owner and developer of restaurants, hotels, shopping centers and entertainment venues. 

Sherie (b&w)_edited.jpg
Sherie Horton
Vice President

Sherie graduated from King College with a degree in Business Administration and has over forty years of experience with Frizzell Construction.  As Vice President of the company, Sherie manages all office functions and oversees ongoing projects from a corporate perspective. 

Ben Frizzell III
Ben III (b&w)2_edited.jpg

Ben graduated from Washington University with a degree in Civil Engineering and has over thirty-five years of construction experience.  He has worked in site design, architectural planning, project management, estimating and purchasing.  As President, Ben continues to work closely with clients from design through construction.  In addition, he is a developer of hotels, restaurants, shopping centers, and mixed use projects.

doug (b&w)_edited.jpg
Doug Cooper
Executive VP

After graduating from New York State University of Arts & Sciences, Doug joined the U.S. Marine Corps where he continued his education and became a U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant. Doug has over 50 years of construction experience involving all phases of the construction process. Doug has extensive experience in estimating and purchasing.

Frank (b&w)_edited.jpg
Frank Whitt
Manager of  Construction
Bristol Office

As Manager of Construction, Frank oversees both the Civil and Vertical Construction divisions in the Bristol office. He has extensive Project Management experience with more than 29 years of expertise in Civil and Waste Water Construction.  Frank has been involved in all stages of construction from design through startup and is committed to quality and timely completion.

Justin (b&w)_edited_edited.jpg
Justin Horton
Manager of Construction
Chattanooga Office

Justin graduated from East Tennessee State University with a degree in Construction Engineering Technology. He has over 14 years of project management experience with commercial, industrial, and residential projects. 

aaron (b&w)_edited.jpg
Aaron Frizzell
Restaurant Development

Aaron graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Business Administration. Upon graduation, he began working in Frizzell’s restaurant division, becoming proficient in all aspects of the food service industry. Aaron now oversees all Arby’s, Jimmy John’s and Buffalo Wild Wings Go locations owned by Frizzell. He also supervises the development and construction of new restaurants.

Abby (b&w)_edited.jpg
Abby Frizzell Heller
Hotel Development

Abby earned a degree in Finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. After graduating, she worked with EY in Chicago in their Business Valuation practice.  In 2020 Abby returned to work with Frizzell to manage their hotel development and operations division. Abby consults on new hotel construction and renovations for Frizzell Construction Clients.

Sheila (b&w)_edited.jpg
Sheila Vencill
Executive Assistant

Sheila began her career with Frizzell Construction in 2000.  She has worked in most departments within the organization and now functions as the Executive Assistant to the CEO.

bottom of page