Kirby Covert – Project Manager
Kirby Covert has been in the construction industry since 1988. Kirby obtained a Business Management Degree from Upper Iowa University while playing basketball and baseball, while simultaneously working full time for The Sherwin Williams Company. During most of the 90’s Kirby continued working for The Sherwin Williams Company and ended his career there as a Commercial Sales Representative, with a territory of over 3 million in DVA area. He was privileged to handle high profile clients and sales at the time that included The White House, one of the space shuttles, a conference table for the Clintons at Camp David, Foxboro Stadium, Colorado Rockies Stadium as well as multiple military contracts and several military bases.
Kirby went on in the 2000’s to obtain work for a multi-family painting company where he worked in 34 states, renovating and painting apartment complexes. Kirby set out in 2009 and founded Covert Enterprises as CEO and performed multi-family renovation work in another 10 additional states with sales of 3.5 – 4 mil annually. From 2016 to 2019, Kirby worked as a consultant for 3 large multi-family renovation firms, was partner of one, while operating Covert Enterprises. In 2019-2020 Kirby assisted the Utter Group out of DC consulting on business set up and setting a firm estimating process in place for their construction and technical aspirations.
After a long road in this business and 44 states of work, Kirby was blessed to finally settle down close to home and work for SL Cook Development and Servants Hands Construction in December of 2020. He enjoys raising his 2 boys, 15 and 20 in the beautiful countryside of Browntown, minutes from Front Royal. They enjoy fishing, hunting, hiking together. Kirby’s spare time is spent in local jail ministry, bringing The Gospel, music and good word to those incarcerated in our surrounding county jails and prisons.