Rippee Construction is a family owned company dedicated to the satisfaction of our clients. We have the knowledge, experience, and devotion to quality that is unsurpassed. We look forward to helping you build your dream.

Our Team
Callie Neal : President

Callie Neal


  • 11 Years Construction Experience
  • 11 Years with Rippee Construction
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of Central Florida
John Rippee : Vice President

John Rippee

Vice President

  • 9 Years Construction Experience
  • State Certified Building Contractor, State of Florida
  • Bachelor of Science in Building Construction, University of North Florida
  • OSHA Certified
Carol Rippee : Secretary/Treasurer

Carol Rippee


  • 35 Years Construction Experience
  • 18 Years with Rippee Construction
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • State Certified General Contractor, State of Florida
  • Masters of Accounting, Florida State University
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Stephen F. Austin State University
Jay “Blake” Barnidge : Project Superintendent

Jay “Blake” Barnidge

Project Superintendent

  • 14 Years Construction Experience
  • 8 Years with Rippee Construction
  • OSHA Certified
  • Certified City of Tallahassee Stormwater and Erosion Control Officer
  • Associate of Science in Landscape Management, Lake City Community College
Tim Christie : Project Superintendent

Tim Christie

Project Superintendent

  • 38 Years Construction Experience
  • 8 Years with Rippee Construction
  • OSHA Certified
  • Operating Engineer, Level Three
Laura Hancock : Office Manager

Laura Hancock

Office Manager

  • 6 Years Construction Experience
  • 6 Years With Rippee Construction, Inc.
  • Notary Public - State of Florida
  • Bachelor of Science in Family & Child Sciences, Florida State University


The service and responsiveness of everyone on your team was outstanding
Dawn Randle
FSU Office of the President, Chief of Staff
The job site has been impeccably clean since the beginning of the project.
Jim Wilgenbusch, Associate Director of SCS for Computing
Florida State University
I am so happy we chose Rippee Construction for our project
Debo Powers, Principal
School of Arts and Sciences
The workmanship and spirit of support and cooperation is exemplary.
Pat Keen, Principal
Augusta Raa Middle School
We have no hesitation in recommending this company for construction project management.
Kimberly Riddle, Coordinator, and Thomas Fellers, Senior Biological Scientist
Department of Biological Science, FSU

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