Principle, President and CEO
Fite Building Company
Q: Tell us about yourself and your role with Fite Construction.
I am principle, president and CEO of Fite Building Company. My primary role is business development, new market sectors, culture and succession planning. I recently turned over the chief operating role to a trusted 20+ year team member, and I support him and operations as well.
Q: What projects has your company been working on lately?
Radiance Technologies, Huntsville Training Phase II, U.S. Space & Rocket Center, TOC (4 locations), Drake State Workforce Development Center, UAH Campus Commons (July start), Gregory Industries, PolyPlex, Home 2 Suites at Town Madison, Fairfield Inn Decatur, Renasant Bank Decatur, Decatur parking garage, Nucor Steel, Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind, and Alabama Craft Training.
Q: What have you gained through your partnership with HREGI?
HREGI gives us as a business the confidence that Huntsville and the Chamber are taking a lead in promoting a coordinating growth for Huntsville and north Alabama. This gives potential new industries the confidence that the Huntsville area will support them as well. We are now, as a community, harvesting the fruits of the intentional efforts led by HREGI. The growth of Huntsville and north Alabama is a direct result of the work and emphasis put on creating a vibrant and receptive environment for high-tech businesses to locate in Huntsville. This is good for all of us.
Q: What is your advice to members who might be considering investing in HREGI?
Invest in proven success initiatives like HREGI. It is good for your business and your children’s and grandchildren’s future, here in north Alabama. A rising tide lifts all boats.
This article appears in the June 2023 issue of Initiatives magazine, a publication of the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber.