Bryce Powers



A lifelong resident of the Clarksville area, Bryce returned home after earning a Bachelor’s of Civil Engineering degree from Auburn University in 1996. He worked as an engineer for nine years and still maintains his Professional Engineer’s License in Tennessee. He received his Contractor’s License and began Providence Builders, LLC in the fall of 2004. His goal is to bring a level of professionalism to the contracting industry that he feels is often missing. Bryce strives to build projects that maintain value and bear his name proudly. He is committed to providing distinctive and creative projects of unmatched quality within Clarksville and the surrounding areas.

Bryce and his family are active members of First Baptist Church, Clarksville, where he serves as a Deacon. Bryce is also a former and Vice Chair and member of the Regional Planning Commission, graduate of Leadership Clarksville, a board member of Planters Bank and past president and current board member of the Clarksville Home Builders Association.

While not working, Bryce enjoys spending time with his wife, son, and daughter. He also enjoys wood working, tinkering on his 1951 Chevy truck, and being out in God’s great creation.

Andy Wyatt



A native of Clarksville, Andy is a graduate of Austin Peay State University. He has over 30 years of commercial and residential construction experience. He has worked on a variety of projects in the Public and Private sectors, including projects for the City of Clarksville, Corps of Engineers, and Austin Peay State University. His experience provides him with extensive knowledge of city and county requirements and codes, which allows him to get the job done efficiently and effectively, while maintaining high quality standards. Andy brings a lot to the Providence Team with his custom homes and multiple family builds.

When not working, Andy enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons where they operate a small family run farming operation. Most weekends he can be found spending time with family and friends at home or on the farm enjoying the outdoors.

Kyle Jones



From residential housing to multi-million dollar commercial complexes, Kyle has spent his entire adult life in the construction industry. He was introduced to construction through his father and quickly came to appreciate the details of the trade and the sense of accomplishment construction brings. Having already obtained his Contractor’s License, Kyle was able to support himself through college at Austin Peay State University. After graduating, with a degree in management, he spent over a decade with a large construction company managing a diverse set of projects, including local commercial projects, industrial buildings, and churches; as well as large design/build projects with the Corps of Engineers. He brings this experience to Providence Builders, where he is an integral part of our quality, value, and integrity in all that he does.

While not working, Kyle’s hobbies primarily include activities with his wife and two boys. Most importantly, Kyle is dedicated to serving his Lord Jesus Christ in all aspects of his life.

Ross Elliot



Born and raised in Clarksville, Ross has been on the team at Providence Builders for over 7 years. After graduating from Clarksville High School, Ross attended Santa Fe College in Gainesville, FL on a set design and theatrical lighting scholarship. He spent most of his college career building and designing sets for the University of Florida and their events. Later, he relocated to Memphis, TN and earned his degree in Fire Science. Ross has been in the construction industry for over 20 years, with the majority of his time being dedicated to traveling as a field superintendent and project manager on commercial assignments.  He brings beautiful custom homes to life, taking normal aspects of a home and creating impressive functional spaces. His hands on experience give him a realistic approach to his management techniques. Ross is very diverse in the construction world from small to large, multi-million dollar projects; private sector, commercial, residential, educational, retail, and multi-tenant projects.

When not working, Ross can be found with his family in the great outdoors and traveling.

Bryan Gerwitz



Hailing from Rochester, NY Bryan joined the United States Army in 2004 and proudly served for the next 6 years. His time in the US Army was marked by leadership and responsibility as a Sergeant / Squad Leader. During this period, he honed his leadership and organizational skills, which would later prove invaluable in his civilian career. Bryan transitioned to a Site Superintendent as a Government Contractor on Fort Campbell, KY. In this role, Bryan took charge of enforcing safety protocols, maintaining project schedules, managing employees and subcontractors, and cultivating a positive working relationship with the Army Corps of Engineers. He had worked in the construction industry prior to the army and gained the confidence needed to start his own business, LAH Contractors. As the owner of LAH Contractors, Bryan oversaw all aspects of the business and developed a great subcontractor relationship with Providence Builders. After a few years, Bryan joined our team as a Project Manager. Bryan’s extensive experience and expertise across various aspects of the construction industry reflect his commitment to excellence and his ability to handle diverse responsibilities efficiently. Bryan was the chosen Project Manager for two Gary Sinise Rise Foundation houses.

Bryan’s passion for the Buffalo Bills and outdoor activities, as well as his shared love for baseball and football with his son, is a testament to the strong bond he shares with his family and the importance of enjoying leisure time together.

Jennifer Van Rickley



Jennifer earned her Civil Engineering degree from Tennessee Tech University and started off her career as a Design/Project Engineer. She served in that capacity for 4 different companies in 4 states. In 2008, the military brought Jennifer and her family to Clarksville Tennessee where she held many various roles before joining Providence Builders. Jennifer has worked at Fort Campbell DPW, for other local contractors, and joined the Providence Team in 2023. Altogether, Jennifer brings to Providence over 20 years of construction industry experience in design, estimating, operations and project management.
When Jennifer is not working, she can be found traveling to and from sporting events with and for her children. She spends most of her time at the baseball field with her family or in her garden.

Bubba Cherry



Bubba Cherry is a Clarksville native and a third-generation builder, being a part of the construction industry in this area for most of his life. He attained his General Contractor’s license in 1996 and was a self-employed Contractor for more than 15 years, building many spec and custom homes.

In addition to being a General Contractor, he was a Contractor Salesman for Orgain Building Supply and helped with installed framing packages for 5 years, managing materials and framing crews. Working in lumber and material sales allowed him to gain further insight in proper material use and management.

Following a desire to teach young people, Bubba worked for the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System, teaching the Structural Systems courses at Rossview High school for 6 years. He led his students to build several portable classrooms for the school system, and trained them in skilled trades, tool recognition, use, storage, and OSHA safety.

“Over the last 30 years I have gained so much from the different careers I have had in the construction industry, and now I am proud to be a part of Providence Builders where I can apply what I have learned and continue to grow in the ever-evolving building industry in Clarksville,” says Bubba.

Bubba loves to serve with his family at Real Life Church Sango. He also enjoys playing sports and spending time outdoors with his wife, Kristi, and their three sons, Trevor, Hudson, and Emmett.

Office Staff



Michelle Reese – Administrative Coordinator

Denise Pickett – Project Coordinator

Licia Massa – Office Manager