2800 Harrison Rd, Columbus, OH 43204

Who We Are

OUR TEAM

With more than 220 years of combined professional experience, the Boss Excavating team holds the knowledge and skills that can only be achieved by successfully delivering challenging projects of all scopes and sizes.

  • Roger Carper Jr.

    President

    As President of BOSS EGI, Carper, 50, is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the company from bidding, through the building phases of the projects, and billing. His other responsibilities include business development, project management, and estimating.Before Starting BOSS EGI, Carper was a senior estimator for Performance Site Company, where he managed an estimating team. During Carper’s career, he has worked in the field as a grade checker, surveyor, and pipe layer for various companies. Carper founded BOSS EGI on April 1st, 2009.Carper holds a BSA in Education from The Ohio State University and is and is a 2007 Graduate of the “Rising Leaders” program, a leadership development program offered through the OSU Fisher College of Business and the Central Ohio Builders Exchange.
  • Jeremy Carper

    Vice President of Operations

    Jeremy is the Vice President of Operations at Boss EGI, where he has been employed since 2009. His experience is vast, having started out as a laborer under the tutelage of his grandfather, Roger Carper Sr. from whom he learned and improved his knowledge base. This experience has prepared him to excel in his current position at Boss, where he’s able to pre-plan jobs to save our customers time and money. Through Jeremy’s dedication to each project, Boss EGI meets promised deadlines. With Jeremy’s experience of planning job sites and the logistics of moving materials to and from the job site, he was inspired to purchase a fleet of dump trucks. He is the owner of Phantom Transport, LLC, founded in 2016, which specializes in hauling a variety of materials to and from job sites with a fleet of Western Star 6 axle dump trucks. Jeremy graduated from Notre Dame College in 2013 with a degree in Sports Management and minor in coaching. He played baseball for the Notre Dame Falcons, and is a 2016 Graduate of the “Rising Leaders” program, a leadership development program offered through the OSU Fisher College of Business and the Central Ohio Builders Exchange. His college career helped him learn the importance of time management, discipline, scheduling, and meeting deadlines.
  • Tyler Carper

    Vice President

    Tyler started his career at Boss EGI while in high school and continued through college spending his weekends, summers, and breaks working in the field as a laborer. Tyler earned is Bachelor of Science in Construction Systems Management with a minor in Business Management from The Ohio State University in 2017, and went on to graduate from the Fisher School of Business/Builders Exchange, “Rising Leaders” program in 2018 before assuming his role as Vice President of Boss EGI. During his tenure, Tyler’s business acumen has been uncompromising, demonstrating his keen ability to manage multiple projects and resources while identifying and mitigating potential risks. It’s this skill that has set him apart in the industry where he has become known for his accuracy, integrity, and fairness. Tyler has a tenacity second to none. When it comes to managing current relationships with with new business where the partnerships are fair and profitable for all parties and include well-known companies throughout Ohio. Tyler’s main responsibilities at Boss EGI is estimating and project managing. It’s no surprise that Tyler is a trusted leader at Boss EGI, whether he is working side by side in the field, or overseeing bids, he encourages everyone to do their best and take pride in the work Boss EGI is doing. When Tyler is not pouring over business plans, you can find him golfing, hiking, and spending time with his wife Kayleigh and their 3 Golden Retrievers.
  • Michael Tisler

    Estimator

    Michael Tisler has been with Boss EGI since July 2015. As a proud graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Michael’s analytical nature makes him an excellent problem solver who is willing to get things done. Michael started his career at Boss EGI in the field as a laborer where he gained insightful knowledge and experience before getting promoted to estimator. Like his coworkers, Michael still spends time working in the field to keep a competitive edge. His previous experience in logistics and union negotiations along with his field experience at Boss EGI, have helped him become a respected estimator winning highly sought after bids. When Michael isn’t working, you’ll find him golfing, watching the Cincinnati Bengals and Reds or relaxing with friends.
  • Travis Dixon

    Estimator

  • Natalie Carper

    Controller

    Natalie brings an extensive background in accounting and client management, having previously worked at Deloitte and Cherry Becker. It was Natalie’s accounting and customer management experience that made her a natural choice for BOSS EGI where she has been since the initial startup. Natalie’s passion has helped Boss Excavating & Grading become the million dollar company that it is today. She excels at maintaining positive relationships throughout the construction industry and continues to demonstrate her leadership skills. Natalie is a 2017 Graduate of the “Rising Leaders” program, a leadership development program offered through the OSU Fisher College of Business and the Central Ohio Builders Exchange. In her spare time, Natalie is an avid runner in her community and enjoys spending time watching her two sons participate in their various sporting activities.
  • Holly Snow

    Human Resources Manager/Senior Accountant

    After serving as an independent consultant with Boss Excavating and Grading, Inc., Holly joined the team in March 2020. She brings with her over 17 years of experience in construction finance and human resources. To balance her technical background in business data processing, accounting, and process improvement, she obtained executive coaching from Compass Consultation, leadership training through CFMA, and graduated from the “Rising Leaders” program offered through the OSU Fisher College of Business and the Central Ohio Builders Exchange. When not with her Boss family, she enjoys spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren, and grand-puppy.
  • Andrew Allen

    Safety Coordinator

    Andy is a 1989 graduate of Westland High School and a US Navy Veteran who served overseas in Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm. After the military Andy pursued a career in manufacturing that span nearly 20 years in which he served as a member on multiple safety committees. In the mid 2000’s he made the jump to the Corporate environment after graduating for My Computer Career. He would spend the next ten years here and continued to serve as a voluntary member of the safety team. Andy joined Boss Excavating and Grading in 2017 as the Safety Coordinator responsible for all aspects of safety. He is a certified OSHA Outreach Trainer, certified competent person in Trenching and Excavation and Confined Spaces as well as CPR and First Aid. Andy is also a certified SWPPP inspector for Erosion control.
  • Ann Krai

    Administrative Assistant

  • Melanie Wagner

    Accounts Payable

    Joining the Boss EGI team in Feb 2019, Melanie is the first face you see as you enter the office. Melanie brings her positive attitude and organizational skills to our expanding Accounts Payable Dept. With 15+ years of office experience, she enjoys sharing ideas and implementing new processes to make the accounting department at Boss more efficient. Melanie is a wife & mother of 2 boys and 4 furchildren. In her free time, she delights in watching her sons participate in sporting activities, running, and walks in the park with her family.
  • Doug Bigham

    General Superintendent

    Years with Boss: 8

    Years in Industry: 39

  • Jamie Watkins

    General Superintendent

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Jimmy Feen, Sr.

    Pipe Superintendent

    Years with Boss: 6

    Years in Industry: 36

  • Fred Starner

    Pipe Superintendent

    Years with Boss: 6

    Years in Industry: 26

  • Chris Bair, Sr.

    Dirt Superintendent

    Years with Boss: 3

    Years in Industry: 26

  • Pablo Espinal

    Pipe Superintendent

    Years with Boss: 2

    Years in Industry: 21

  • Eric Householder

    Dirt Superintendent

    Years with Boss: 2

    Years in Industry: 23

  • Mike King

    Dirt Superintendent

    Years with Boss: 1

    Years in Industry: 26

  • Chad Colborn

    Dirt Superintendent

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Robert Enright

    Pipe Superintendent

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Anthony Robinson

    Laborer

    Years with Boss: 2

  • Austin Dillie

    Pipe Layer

    Years with Boss: 1

    Years in Industry: 1

  • Barnard Ankrom

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 3

    Years in Industry: 25

  • Ben Sebyakin

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 1

    Years in Industry: 1

  • Blake Batteiger

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Blake Espinal

    Laborer

    Years with Boss: 4

    Years in Industry: 4

  • Brandon May

    Laborer

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Brian Bridge

    Equipment Manager

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Chad Stevens

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 4

    Years in Industry: 16

  • Charles Canter

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Chris Bair, Jr.

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 3

    Years in Industry: 12

  • Chris Nolan

    Laborer

    Years with Boss: 2

    Years in Industry: 2

  • Dale Vanderpool

    Lowboy Driver

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Daniel Lynch

    GPS Supervisor

    Years with Boss: 6

    Years in Industry: 6

  • Darryl Carpenter

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 1

    Years in Industry: 1

  • David Browning

    Laborer

    Years with Boss: 1

  • David Sebyakin

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Donnie Muse

    Laborer

    Years with Boss: 2

  • Doug Smith

    Laborer

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Gary Taylor

    Laborer

    Years with Boss: 1

    Years in Industry: 1

  • George Glenn

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Jamie Evans

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 2

  • Jamie Sloan

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Jason Flick

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Jason Miller

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Jim Nicely

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 6

    Years in Industry: 11

  • Joe Knapp

    Laborer

    Years with Boss: 1

    Years in Industry: 1

  • Jordan Lawler

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Josh Baker

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Josh Dingledy

    Laborer

    Years with Boss: 1

    Years in Industry: 1

  • Justin Cox

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Justin Downey

    Laborer

    Years with Boss: 2

    Years in Industry: 3

  • Kevin Moody

    Laborer

    Years with Boss: 4

    Years in Industry: 26

  • Lucas Paps

    Laborer

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Luke Fleenor

    Laborer

    Years with Boss: 1

    Years in Industry: 1

  • Mark Ferguson

    Laborer

    Years with Boss: 1

    Years in Industry: 1

  • Mike Dillie

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 2

    Years in Industry: 26

  • Pat Blousser

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Paul Joos

    Mechanic

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Rhett Bigham

    Laborer

    Years with Boss: 2

  • Richard Spencer

    Lowboy Driver

    Years with Boss: 2

    Years in Industry: 6

  • Robert Neville

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Robert Weaver

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 1

  • Todd Hina

    Operator

    Years with Boss: 2

    Years in Industry: 19

  • Troy Justus

    Fuel & Lube Driver

    Years with Boss: 1

    Years in Industry: 30

  • Troy Layman

    Laborer

    Years with Boss: 1

    Years in Industry: 1

  • Wyatt Smart

    Laborer

    Years with Boss: 1

    Years in Industry: 1

  • Zachary Watkins

    Laborer

    Years with Boss: 1

TRUST US FOR YOUR BUILD

Contact us to find out why Boss is best to get your site ready for construction.