Barry Fransen was born and raised in Honduras, Central America. He moved to the United States to attend college at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA where he earned a Bachelor in Science & Technology in Construction Management with a Minor in Business. While going to school he worked in the construction industry mostly in the Downtown Savannah Historic District where he gained experience in quality craftsmanship. After graduating in 2006, Barry joined Pioneer Construction as a Project Manager and Estimator. Barry has estimated and managed various projects for the City of Savannah, Chatham County, the Savannah Airport, Georgia Port Authority and various other private commercial entities.
The Chief Estimator position was awarded to Barry in late 2014. As Chief Estimator, Barry is tasked with obtaining construction bid documents for review and developing estimates within the required deadline. With his vast knowledge of various construction software, Barry is able to develop detailed estimates to ensure all requirements are met and allows for more competitive bids.
Barry resides in Bluffton, SC with his wife Nicole and two sons Kellan and Gabriel.