At Matthews Construction, we believe the greatest asset of our company is our people. Our team brings years of expertise and dedication to each project.

Bob Matthews

Bobby E. Matthews

(1928 - 2021) Founder

Conover, NC

Bobby founded Matthews Construction on his family tradition of providing honesty, integrity and a guarantee of quality workmanship on each project. In 1955 Matthews Construction was started from the Matthews home with Bob’s wife Frankie handling the administrative end of the business. In 1965 the company was incorporated and, due to growth, in 2000, an additional office was opened in Charlotte, NC.

Gary E. Matthews

Gary E. Matthews


Conover, NC

Since the age of 15 Gary has been involved in construction. As President since 2000, Gary has oversight of all day-to-day operations for both offices of Matthews Construction. He brings 40+ years of construction with extensive experience in project management, design and estimating. Gary has led the efforts to build / renovate many of the region’s most prominent manufacturing, industrial, educational, and religious facilities. He has served on a local major financial institution board for 20+ years and he and his wife are actively involved with their church. Gary’s sons, Brian and Andrew, are active in the company. Gary is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a BS in Civil Engineering, Construction Option.

Nathan A. Matthews

Nathan A. Matthews

Executive Vice-President

Charlotte, NC

Nathan joined the family business in 1987 after attending Appalachian State University. He started his career as an Estimator and Project Manager and currently serves as Executive Vice President and Division Manager of the Charlotte office. Andy has been and continues to be involved in various civic rolls and on local and state boards and believes in giving back to the communities that have blessed him and his family.

Andrew Matthews

Andrew E. Matthews, P.E.

Director of Preconstruction

Conover, NC

After working with two larger general contracting companies, Andrew joined his family’s business in 2008. Andrew is a licensed professional engineer in NC, and LEED AP certified. He serves in the capacity of Estimator and Project Manager and actively serves on the Board of Directors for both the SALT Block Foundation in Hickory, NC and Catawba County Chamber of Commerce. Andrew graduated from North Carolina State University in 2005 with a BS in Construction Engineering & Management.

Brian Roberts

Brian L. Roberts

Project Manager

Conover, NC

While growing up, Brian often accompanied his dad to job sites and was always curious regarding the construction industry. He has developed a great rapport with industry suppliers and subcontractors and good insight about construction applications and materials. Brian has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry. He is well qualified as a project manager for any type of project. Brian has been trained in institutional, medical, office, retail and commercial construction.