A native to Eastern North Carolina, Phillip Meggs grew up in nearby Elizabeth City. Philip learned the construction business at a very early age, helping his grandfather, a builder / contractor on maintenance projects. By the young age of 12, Philip was already adept at fixing roofs, plumbing leaks, construction / demolition and painting. Phillip has fostered that natural love of building to cement his career path in the contracting industry here on the Outer Banks. Phillip is a graduate of East Carolina University and has lived and worked on the Outer Banks in the building and contracting field since 1987. Phillip served as the manager of Kellogg Supply in Duck, NC. Being a manager at Kellogg, Mr. Meggs learned the ins-and-outs of construction lumber and materials, construction techniques and contracting services at a high level. Phillip then worked at Griggs Lumber and receiving his NC general contracting license.Phillip went full time with partner Scott Midgette in 1999, and have since built hundreds of Outer Banks new homes, and completed remodeling and renovation projects from Corolla to Buxton, NC. Phillip stresses his number one priority on each job is simple, making sure his clients dreams come true.
Scott Midgette is what you call a true ‘Outer Banker’, being born and raised on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Scott has always had a great appreciation for the natural beauty of Outer Banks, and is extremely responsible about it’s development for future generations. Scott from a young age was also immersed in the building industry by his family’s business, Dare Building Supply. During his career with Dare Building Supply, Scott held just about every job position at the business, from stock clerk to eventually the Vice President and ultimately Owner. Scott has been involved with each and every aspect of countless construction projects for over two decades, yet embraces each new job with a level of excitement and his positive energy is contagious to his team and clients all around. Mr. Midgette is also very much in tune with new technology and stays current with new construction applications and technological advancements. Scott’s tenacity, love of technology and personal attention to each client are some of reasons of OBRC’s success.
Wayne Midgette is the wise, patriarchal force behind OBRC, with over forty years of Outer Banks building and construction experience. Wayne began his construction career in 1972 on Hatteras Island working at his family businesses, Dare Building Supply and Dare Construction Company. Throughout his long and successful career, Wayne has extensive knowledge in construction materials and has had hands on use working with literally thousands of customers to do the job right. Wayne has passed the torch to his son Scott, who now runs the business with partner Phillip Meggs.
Mary worked in the Outer Banks home rental industry from 1994 to 2001 as a special service representative and a maintenance coordinator. After leaving the rental industry, in 2001, she started a career in the residential construction industry as an administrative assistant for a local Outer Banks builder. Mary has worked in the building industry for six years where her duties consisted of construction and maintenance coordination, customer correspondence, on-site customer relations, managing subcontractor bids and negotiations as well as contract documentation. From 2008 to 2013, Mary worked for a local civil engineering firm as an engineering coordinator where she handled customer relations, social media, Accounts Receivable, County submittals and job coordination.
Mary has been with OBRC since September 2014. She is in charge of job coordination, including ordering of all lighting, fixtures, hardware and flooring for each home that is built.
In her spare time, Mary enjoys beach days with her family and attending soccer games for both of her daughters.
A native of central Virginia, Dan Butcher moved to the Outer Banks in the summer of 1985. Dan is a master craftsman with over 20 years experience in the cabinet layout and design arena. For 17 of those 20 years, Dan has been working with countless cabinet software programs from their early inception. With his background in traditional carpentry and cabinet work, Dan believes that new tools and technologies can positively enhance most all construction jobs undertaken by OBRC. A family man, Dan has been married to his wife Martha for over 30 years with a daughter and son. Affectionately known to his friends as the “grill master”, Dan enjoys playing the guitar, eating tomatoes and tending his black-capped chickadee’s.
Ted Miller has had a long and illustrative career in the custom cabinet and home construction industry since his start in 1973. Early in his career, Ted worked at Mac’s Custom Cabinet Shop in Virginia Beach, learning valuable skills to last a lifetime. Ted started his own custom cabinet shop in Virginia Beach, VA in 1979 where he designed and built custom cabinetry and furniture. Ted employed up to eight people for larger jobs while designing and installing factory cabinets for hundreds of customers in the Tidewater area.
Ted continued his work in the design and installation of factory cabinets for individual homes ranging from average to high end custom multi-bedroom luxury homes. During this time, Ted moved into the commercial construction industry, including apartment complexes, Multi unit condominiums, hotels as well as college dormitory’s employing up to seven people for larger jobs when needed.
Ted Miller is considered to be one of the best cabinet installers in the Tidewater and Outer Banks areas. He was often times hired to take over a troubled job and get it back up to par.
Ted returned to college to get a teaching degree from Old Dominion University in 1995. After receiving his degree, Ted taught high school and middle school technology education including drafting and manufacturing technologies for students from 1995 to 2000. after his teaching stent, Ted returned to the building and construction industry by working for Grigg’s Lumber Company in the kitchen design and sales division from 2000 to 2015. In 2015, Ted started working with OBRC in kitchen design and sales.
In addition to his immense building and cabinetry work, Ted has served as an expert witness in the cabinet field on 2 Different Civil Court cases where he was utilized for his vast knowledge of construction practices and standards. Ted rounds out the professional, experienced field that has contributed to OBRC’s success and looks forward to more successful projects in the future.