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Leon Williams Contractors Promotes Two Staff Members

With two new Superintendent/Project Manager positions, Maryville-based commercial contractor continues to grow and add new positions

Knoxville, Tenn. March 20, 2014 – Leon Williams Contractors, a commercial construction firm headquartered in Maryville, Tenn., announced the promotion of Jordan Blankenship and Paul Cronin to the position of superintendent/project manager. Both Cronin and Blankenship previously held the position of superintendent with the contracting firm.Jordan Blankenship Headshot - ColorJordan Blankenship promoted to superintendent/project manager

Paul Cronin Headshot ColorPaul Cronin promoted to superintendent/project manager

“I am happy to announce the promotion of Jordan and Paul,” said Jimmy Hawkins, Leon Williams Contractors’ senior partner. “They both serve as welcome additions to our growing project management team. In the past year, they have exhibited the talent and expertise needed to excel in project management, and I look forward to watching their progress in their new positions.”

Cronin joined Leon Williams Contractors in 2012, bringing with him seven years of commercial construction experience, ranging from historical building preservation to restaurant and multi-tenant residential construction. A graduate of Tennessee Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, Cronin has taken on many roles during his tenure at Leon Williams Contractors, including onsite project supervision, estimating and project management.

Blankenship, formerly a supervisor working with Leon Williams Contractors since 2013, will continue to supervise projects but will additionally be responsible for project management, including on-site management, estimating, and overall construction management. He graduated from East Tennessee State University with a bachelor’s degree in construction engineering.

Leon Williams General Contractors became one of East Tennessee’s largest construction firms in the 1990s. In 2002, Leon Williams Contractors, LLC was created and has continued to grow and expand to meet the commercial construction demand in the Knoxville area.

About Leon Williams Contractors, LLC

An experienced commercial design-build firm, Leon Williams Contractors simplifies the building process by effectively managing costs, adhering to deadlines and reducing complications to provide a seamless building experience. With more than 40 years as a value-engineering expert, Leon Williams Contractors offers a complete range of services including pre-construction consultation, site assessment, design-build expertise and construction management in the greater Knoxville, Tenn. area. For more information, visit or call 865-982-1734.



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