Principal Owner and President
Tom Atherton, Principal Owner and President, began working in construction in junior high and high school. After graduating from Virginia Tech with a degree in Building Construction within the School of Architecture, Tom began his full-time career in construction and development working in Fredericksburg, VA for a general contractor who built all types of commercial and industrial building projects. In 1998, Tom moved to Virginia Beach, VA to work for MEB General Contractors. During his 12 years with MEB, Tom was instrumental in growing MEB’s private construction portfolio. As a developer over the last eight years, Tom has built a diverse portfolio of projects including Class A Office, Office Flex, Retail Projects, Industrial Buildings, and Multi-family Developments.
Owner and Manager of Contracts & Administration
Lynn Duffee, Manager of Contracts & Administration for Atherton Construction & Development, Inc., began working in construction in 1991 specializing in contract development. After strengthing technical contractual skills, Lynn joined MEB General Contractors, Inc., Chesapeake, VA in 1999. During her 14 year tenure, she coordinated with Senior Project Management in all phases of building implementation which included City, County and Federal installations. In 2013, she accepted a position with Atherton Construction & Development, Inc.