Charleston, SC — Landmark Construction Company, a prominent name in the civil construction industry, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Anthony M. Garcia as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr. Garcia brings an impressive background in the construction sector, marked by over a decade of exemplary leadership and a profound commitment to operational excellence.
For the past decade, Mr. Garcia has been an integral part of Rogers Group, Inc., a renowned family-owned company headquartered in Nashville, TN. Rogers Group, Inc., with its diverse portfolio spanning aggregate facilities, asphalt plants, heavy highway construction, and civil earthwork, is a 115-year-old industry leader, boasting operations across 9 states and employing 3,000 dedicated professionals. It stands as the nation's largest privately owned aggregates company.
Throughout his tenure at Rogers Group, Inc., Mr. Garcia has held various roles, culminating in his most recent position as Vice President of Alabama & Mississippi. Reporting directly to the President & CEO, Mr. Garcia spearheaded one of the largest areas within the organization. His responsibilities encompassed overseeing a workforce of nearly 650 employees, managing 5 limestone quarries, 2 river loadout/sales terminals, 8 asphalt plants, 7 paving crews, a robust civil earthwork and underground utilities team, trucking resources, equipment shop operations, and leadership for the entire division.
A Legacy of Industry Expertise:
Mr. Garcia's affinity for the construction industry dates back to his childhood, rooted in a family deeply connected to earthwork operations. Over his career, he has garnered extensive experience in site work, asphalt paving, aggregates, business development, and various leadership roles, making him a distinguished figure in the construction sector.
Landmark Construction Company has welcomed Mr. Garcia as its Chief Operating Officer, a pivotal role within the organization. Reporting directly to Landmark's owners and shareholders, Rick & Cindy Mixson, Mr. Garcia assumes responsibility for overseeing all operational functions of Landmark Construction. His purview extends to daily business functions across all lines of business.
The strategic objective behind Mr. Garcia's appointment is to optimize the utilization of resources and free up valuable time for Landmark's owners. Together, they share a unified goal of fostering the continued growth of Landmark for years to come. Central to this shared mission is the preservation of Landmark's existing business while strategizing for organic growth and expansion into new lines of business. The plan also includes nurturing the professional development and growth of current leadership and new employees.
Mr. Garcia's passion for the industry is matched only by his unwavering commitment to operational excellence, which he pursues through a three-fold approach: uncompromising dedication to safety, delivering quality work for clients, and achieving productivity to realize financial goals, support growth strategies, and meet shareholder expectations.
Mr. Garcia's office is situated at Landmark Construction's corporate headquarters in North Charleston, SC, where he can be reached directly. The company eagerly anticipates the forthcoming completion of its new office facility in North Charleston, with more details to follow.
Mr. Garcia officially joined Landmark Construction in August 2023. He has relocated with his family, including his wife of nearly 19 years, Abbey, and their children Alex (13) and Audrey (16), from Huntsville, AL to Charleston, SC.
Mr. Garcia's enthusiasm for this new role and the challenges it presents reflects his optimism about the future. He stated “I am super excited about this new role, challenge, and what the future brings. Landmark's strong foundation and leadership team will help maintain and grow the business in the years to come. The Mixson family have a first-class reputation in the market and have built a solid business through two generations dating back to its start in 1965.”
About Landmark Construction:
Landmark Construction is a prominent and forward-thinking company in the civil construction industry, known for its unwavering commitment to excellence and innovation. With a rich family history dating back to 1965, Landmark has consistently demonstrated its dedication to high standards built on its family heritage.
Founded by Fredrick Mixson and Ann Mixson, Landmark Construction Company, Inc. has evolved into one of South Carolina's leading civil site work construction companies. Today, under the leadership of Ann Mixson as Chairman and Rick Mixson as President, along with Cynthia Mixson as Vice President, the company continues its tradition of excellence.
Landmark specializes in industrial, concrete, site work, and utility contracting, delivering projects with a commitment to quality, meticulous attention to detail, and a dedication to client budget considerations.
For more information about Landmark Construction, please visit www.landmark-sc.com
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