BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEMBERS

Claude A. "Skip" Berry, III

Photo of Claude A. “Skip” Berry, III

Address: Wehr Constructors, Inc., 2517 Plantside Drive, Louisville, KY 40299

Phone: (502) 491-9250

Email Address: skipb@wehrconstructors.com

Length of Service on the Board: June 26, 2015-present

Term Expires: June 30, 2021

Offices/Positions Held on the Board; Chair, Audit & Compliance Committee (2017); Member, Investment Committee; Member, University Athletics Committee (2018).

Mr. Berry of Eminence, Kentucky, is a 1968 graduate of Eminence High School. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky in 1973. He is a licensed professional engineer and land surveyor and a certified construction manager and a past member of the Board of Governors, Construction Managers Association of America. Mr. Berry has been employed by Wehr Constructors since 1973 and is currently Chairman of the Board and President. In his 41 years with Wehr Constructors, Mr. Berry has been personally responsible for over $800 million in construction management projects, leading Wehr Constructors to a place in the top 100 Engineering News Record construction management firms and top 400 construction firms in the nation. Mr. Berry was awarded a University of Kentucky College of Engineering, 2010 Construction Management Founders Society Lifetime Achievement Award and was named a University of Kentucky Henry Stites Barker Fellow in 2015.

Mr. Berry currently serves on the Board of Directors, Fifth Third Bank, State of Kentucky. He also served as Elder, Board Chairman and Sunday School teacher of the Eminence Christian Church and was an Elder at Henry Christian Church. He was an Eminence school board member for seven years and volunteer athletic coach for track and tennis at the Eminence Independent Schools. Mr. Berry was inducted into the inaugural class of the Eminence High School Hall of Fame in 2005.

Mr. Berry and his wife, Joyce, a retired nursing home administrator, have three children Claude A. “Buddy” Berry, IV, Tiffany Berry Payton and Tara Berry McMahan and nine grandchildren.

Updated October 11, 2016 by Web Administrator