Contractor Spotlight

Kristofer Love

Kristofer Love

Love’s Asphalt Solutions, LLC Scott, Louisiana By Jeff Winke WHO ARE WE?ith only a full-time staff of about seven employees-- including the owner, sales manager, and bookkeeper--Love’s Asphalt Solutions delivers quality, award-winning work. Owner, Kristofer Love...

Landon Esquivel

Landon Esquivel

All Stripe And Powerwash (ASAP) Grapevine, Texas By Jeff Winke WHO ARE WE? All Stripe And Powerwash, also known as ASAP, was founded in 2014. Landon Esquivel is the owner and operator of All Stripe And Powerwash. The company performs thorough prep work to ensure...

Chad Buck

Chad Buck

Buck Brothers Asphalt Paving & Concrete, Toledo, Ohio By Jeff Winke WHO ARE WE? “The original company was started by my great-grandfather and grandfather in 1947, which makes this our 76th year in business,” stated Chad Buck, president of Buck Brothers Asphalt...

Jake Abernathy

Jake Abernathy

Doctor Asphalt, LLC, Madison, Wisconsin By Jeff Winke WHO ARE WE? A couple of childhood friends created Doctor Asphalt, LLC, while sophomores in college at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. It seemed like a good way for Jake Abernathy and Brad LaVesque to fund...

Todd Eichholz

Todd Eichholz

A&A Paving Contractors, Inc. Roselle, Illinois By Jeff Winke WHO ARE WE? A&A Paving in Roselle, Illinois is an asphalt paving and concrete company that has been in business for more than 63 years. Even with their long history, the company reports to operate...

Laser Line  Painting and  Asphalt  Maintenance

Laser Line Painting and Asphalt Maintenance

Prince George, British Columbia, Canada By Cam Roberts Laser Line Painting and Asphalt Maintenance was founded in 2017 by Cam Roberts as a part-time, fill in my free time activity. Serving all of Central and Northern British Columbia, Canada the business grew. It has...

From Accounting to Asphalt

From Accounting to Asphalt

By Michael Blake Three short years ago Barts Asphalt was not even a thought in the mind of owner Kyle Bartholemew as he was completing his degree in public accounting. As a summer job Kyle worked for his local road commission patching potholes and repairing other...

BOMAG 8500

BOMAG 8500

Multipurpose Compactor: ‘We Couldn’t Do Our Job Without It “We’ve used BOMAG products our whole time in business because we do a lot of compaction work. One of our specialties is boulder retaining walls, but we build a lot of water features, grading for roads,...

What it Means to be “Raised on Blacktop”

What it Means to be “Raised on Blacktop”

“Grit isn’t talent. Grit isn’t luck. Grit isn’t how intensely, for the moment, you want something. Instead, grit is about having a goal you care about so much that it organizes and gives meaning to almost everything you do. And grit is holding steadfast to that goal.”...

Going All in on ALL OUT

Going All in on ALL OUT

Childhood friends become major players in Philly’s sealcoating scene By Aaron Garcia Kevin McGarvey can’t help but recall the first time he and his business partner, Marco Menna, tried to do business at Philadelphia’s famed Wells Fargo Center, home to the city’s...