Executive Leadership

We’re part of this company’s history and proud to be part of its future.

It’s easy to be excited about working for a company that’s been highly respected in the construction industry for over 100 years. A company that truly believes that the people who work here are part of a team. And a company that knows if we do our jobs well and take pride in all our projects we’ll be around for another 100 years.

Charlie Branchman, Senior Vice President

Gregory W. Brown

President

Greg received a degree in Civil Engineering from Drexel University in 1981 and joined the Waynesboro Construction team in 1985 after working as a Manufacturing Facility Engineer in the mining industry for Genstar Stone Products. He was introduced to construction at a young age by his father, Robert Brown, who was the President of Waynesboro Construction from 1960-1985. Early on Greg visited project sites with his father and as a teenager he worked several summers for the company, before beginning his college education, which included a work-study co-op program.

As company President since 1995, he is responsible for the general management of the business, including financial, human resources, estimating, project management, and marketing. Greg strives to bring common sense and a requirement to deliver a consistently well-constructed high quality product to all clients. He is grateful to work alongside like-minded and dedicated team members, all with the goal of keeping the industry standards raised high. Greg has served for many years on the Board of Directors and as President for the Cumberland Valley Chapter of Associated Builders & Contractors and on the ABC National Board of Directors.

Herb E. Sandifer

Executive Vice President

In 1984, Herb Sandifer began working with Waynesboro Construction as an estimator and project manager, utilizing his background in civil engineering and design.

As Executive Vice President, he oversees the operations of the Waynesboro, PA office, a role that includes project management, estimating, marketing, and project executive duties.

Herb has witnessed Waynesboro Construction Company grow from a comparatively small business into a large, well respected firm with the staff, resources and skills to complete projects with the increasing challenges of budget and schedule. He is continuously engaged by the variety of projects and industries the company is exposed to and is inspired and humbled by the strong relationships established with every client.

Herb serves on the M&T Bank Advisory Board of Directors, The Waynesboro Industrial Development Corporation, the Waynesboro Rotary Club, Waynesboro Borough Board of Zoning Appeals, Past President of the Waynesboro YMCA Board of Directors, Associated Builders and Contractors member. He has also served on the Waynesboro Day Care Board, Mason-Dixon Council, Boy Scouts of America, Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County, Antietam Humane Society Board of Directors, Waynesboro Historical Society Board and the Evangelical Lutheran Church Council, Waynesboro, PA.

Charlie Branchman

Senior Vice President

Charlie Branchman came to Waynesboro Construction in 1986. At the time he joined Waynesboro he was the owner and operator of a large successful drywall business in western Maryland. Charlie received his carpentry apprenticeship training in the DC Carpenter Union and started in the industry working as a carpenter and foreman on residential development projects. Later he became a drywall mechanic and founded his drywall and metal framing construction business. Charlie was instrumental in opening of the company Frederick operation starting in 1986 and with the resulting growth of the company for the past 30 years.

Today, Charlie serves as the Company Senior Vice President and Company Board Member, and he handles new project negotiations, oversight of project management, and general company management. Charlie enjoys knowing and working with everyone on the team, from field personnel and office staff to subcontractors and owners. He thrives on solving complex building challenges and exceeding the owner’s expectations on quality and delivery.

Charles L. Geesaman

Vice President

In 1981, Chuck Geesaman began working with Waynesboro Construction as a carpenter, and his curiosity for the construction business led him from there. He would work for Waynesboro Construction during the day, and attend college at night. Pairing the work experience with his education gave him a 360-degree, in-depth look at the construction industry. As a Vice President, Chucks brings his industry expertise to estimating, project management, marketing, and overseeing field operations. He attributes his long tenure with the company to its history of integrity, customer care, and the community of Waynesboro’s entire team.

Chuck served on the board of directors for the Franklin County Vocational-Technical Center and the Waynesboro Youth Soccer Association. He played on an adult baseball league, and served on its board of directors. He coached both little league baseball and youth soccer. Chuck served as an elder of his church, and served on its board of directors. As an elder, he helped join his church with a larger church to help initiate growth. He also serves as a greeter for all church functions.

Gary Large

Vice President

Gary Large came to us in 2015, with more than 35 years combined in high-rise construction, commercial real estate development, marketing, leasing, and construction management. He was first introduced to the construction business by his father, which then inspired him to pursue it as a career.

As a Vice President, Gary manages both business development and construction execution. Under those two hats, he works in relationship building and support, new project leads, pre-construction project management, and ongoing project management. His well-rounded background of real estate development and commercial construction gives him a broad skill set and understanding of what it takes to deliver an excellent project. Gary truly appreciates the diverse range of client verticals that Waynesboro Construction serves, and he enjoys discovering a client’s specific needs to develop solutions that combine form, function, and economy. Gary is a licensed contractor in both Maryland and Virginia.

Gary is an active member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Frederick County Building Industry Association (FCBIA), Virginia Tech Alumni Association, and American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). He is also a member of BMW CCA (Tarheel and National Capital Chapters), Sports Car Club of America (SCCA), and the Virginia International Raceway (VIR).

William G. Adams, IV

Treasurer (CFO)

After graduating from Penn State University with a degree in business administration, Bill worked for a large manufacturing company as an internal auditor. He then came to Waynesboro in 1983, where he is now the CFO. Bill is involved with all financial and accounting activities, commercial insurances, banking relationships, and more. With a hands-on and detail-oriented approach to his role, he plays an integral part in the financial strength and bonding capacity Waynesboro Construction is able to offer each client. Bill credits his longevity at the job to skilled, reliable coworkers, a constant variety of projects, and being a part of the company’s growth.

Bill is an active member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Waynesboro, PA, where he was a part of the capital campaign planning, served on the leadership board, and sings in the choir. He served on the board of directors for the Waynesboro Day Care Center and the Waynesboro Youth Soccer Association. He coached youth and high school soccer for over 20 years in Waynesboro.

The leadership team at WACCO has not only provided expert construction advise and support to our Y, their team members have been integral volunteers for our Y, from serving on our Board of Directors, Board of Trustees, Finance and executive Committees, Building and Construction Committees, to generous contributors to our Annual Partner with Youth Campaign to offset memberships and programs for those children in financial need as well as upper level donors to all of our capital campaigns for new and renovated facilities.

H. Alan Smith, YMCA Executive Director