Two New Shareholders

Greenville, SC – October 5, 2015 – Seeking to build upon its 65 years of success and dynamic growth within the Upstate, The Harper Corporation has begun implementing its plan for the next generation of ownership with the addition of two new shareholders: Bryan Royal and Matt Johnson.

Bryan Royal joined the Harper Corporation in 2004 as a Project Manager. In 2010, Bryan became the Division Manager of the newly formed Environmental Systems Division (ESD). With Bryan’s leadership, ESD has developed into a significant revenue generating arm of the Harper Corporation,making major contributions to the overall performance of the company.

Matt Johnson joined the Harper Corporation in 2007. Currently serving as the Division Manager for Harper’s commercial business, Matt has overseen significant projects in his tenure that include the Dr. Phinnize J. Fisher Middle School for Greenville County, the Greenville Children’s Museum, and the Erwin Penland 360 Office Building currently under construction in downtown Greenville. Matt additionally has played a prominent role in the effective integration of new project management technology, promoting greater efficiency for the Harper preconstruction and construction processes.

Harper President David Wise stated,“Our ownership plan promotes the long-term sustainability of the company for future generations and positions our firm for success in an evolving marketplace. Bryan and Matt have performed their responsibilities with excellence, and they have earned their opportunity to become shareholders. They will bring a greater depth to the ownership team, enabling our company to advance proactively into the future.”

Doug Harper, Chairman of the Board, sees the implementation of the new ownership plan as a positive step in promoting the health and stability of Harper for future generations. “We have been deliberate in developing this plan to engage more shareholders in our company as we seek to best serve our clients with the highest level of quality and service for years to come.”

For more information about Harper, contact Kyle Snipes, Director of Business Development, at 864-527-2500.