Management Team

President - Dixie Electric, Plumbing & Air

John Yelverton, III

President | COO of Construction

As President and Chief Operating Officer of Construction, John is responsible for overseeing the operations and general management of Dixie Electric, Plumbing & Air. In this role, he offers strategic direction and leadership to the organization. John is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Construction Group which includes Commercial, Industrial, Medical, Institutional and Gaming Projects. John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alabama in 1984 and a Master Electrician’s License. He joined Dixie in 1984 and has served in a variety of increasingly important roles, including Project Manager, Estimator, Chief Estimator, Vice-President and now President. Under John’s leadership, Dixie has implemented successful initiatives to improve customer service, retention, productivity, purchasing, Lean construction, Pre- Fab shop, JIT delivery system, leadership and personal growth training at all levels. John is a member of The Church of Ascension. He is active in the community and serves on several local community boards. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters.

President - Dixie Electric, Plumbing & Air

Noble C. Yelverton

President | COO of Service

As President and Chief Operating Officer of Service, Noble is responsible for general operations and management of the Service Department. This includes electrical residential and commercial service and plumbing service. The Company prides itself on its core value of exceeding all customers’ expectations and building lifetime relationships. In his leadership role, Noble is responsible for strategic planning and implementation of new operations and goals. Noble graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance in 1987. He began his career with Dixie in 1990 and has extensive experience in service management, project management and estimating. Noble is a member of The Church of Ascension. He is an active member of the local community including serving on multiple local Boards. He enjoys spending time with his family.

Vice President - Dixie Electric, plumbing & Air

Frank (Jimmy) J. Jehle, Jr.

Vice President

As Vice President at Dixie Electric, Plumbing & Air, Frank (Jimmy) provides overall leadership to all facets of the company. He began his career with Dixie in 1970 as an estimator & project manager. Jimmy has been one of the driving forces of providing a culture that has a reputation for service and quality. With his leadership, Dixie prides itself on its reputation for customer service and developing lifelong relationships. Jimmy is a Master Electrician and attended Troy University. From a residential repair to the most complex design build construction project, he can take care of any project that you might have. Those that know Jimmy, know that if he promises anything – then he will deliver.

Vice President - Dixie Electric, plumbing & Air

Rodney King

Vice President

With over 20 years of construction and customer service experience, Rodney is passionate about assisting you on your next project. He oversees the Dixie efforts in Lee County and the surrounding areas. Also, he graduated with honors from Auburn University in Building Science, and has worked as a general contractor, in the plumbing & mechanical trade and in the electrical trade. He has managed large, complex projects with contract values over $10 million, serving virtually every type of industry – residential, health care, commercial, churches, retail, manufacturing, L.E.E.D., B.I.M., etc. No matter how big or small, your project is the most important project for Dixie, and with the utilization of his extensive background – Rodney will help to achieve all of your project’s goals.

Project Management and Estimating - Dixie Electric, plumbing & Air

Buck Jehle

Project Management and Estimating

Buck was born in Montgomery, Alabama and attended Saint James High School. After graduation, he attended Auburn University and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Business and Economics in 2006. He currently holds a Master Electricians license in Alabama and Georgia as well as OSHA standards training and Snell Infrared training certificates.
Buck has been in construction his entire life. His father and uncle owned a construction company, which gave him an early start in the construction industry. He has 10 years in general construction experience and 6 years of electrical experience.
He handles a variety of different clients with different wants and needs. Among these are medical, industrial, commercial, government, lighting and commercial service work. Buck also serves as safety manager and is responsible for hiring new construction employees on the Dixie team. In his off time, he enjoys spending time with his friends and family, going to church, hunting, and fishing.

Project Manager - Dixie Electric, plumbing & Air

Greg Newlon

Project Manager

As Project Manager and Estimator, Greg has the responsibility of taking a job off on paper or electronic file and managing the installation process through material handling and labor staffing. He has over 25 years’ experience in the electrical construction field, including commercial, industrial, retail, high rise and hospital projects.
Greg has completed courses in industrial electricity with a Masters Electricians License at Mid Florida Tech in 1987 and has attended the University of Central Florida along with a degree from Valencia Community College in Orlando.
Greg joined Dixie Electric, Plumbing & Air in 2012 and looks to further advance the company as one of the premier electrical contractors in the country through innovative techniques such as lean construction and on-screen estimating and project manager programs.

Commercial Service Manager - Dixie Electric, plumbing & Air

Gary Headley

Commercial Service Manager

Gary has been with Dixie since 1988! He is a real “people person” who enjoys finding solutions to the variety of problems that come up with his customers. In his off time, you can find Gary cheering on his kids at one of their games or out in his boat on the beautiful Alabama River.

Commercial Construction Estimator & Project Manager - Dixie Electric, plumbing & Air

Mike Hicks

Commercial Construction Estimator & Project Manager

The newest member of our team. Mike has 44 years’ experience in the electrical field. He has been involved I all aspects from design, estimating, project management, installation and maintenance on commercial, industrial, institutional and utility projects. He is a self-proclaimed workaholic who is always finding something to keep him busy. When he’s not at the office, you will find him on his farm working. He enjoys stock car racing on all levels ranging from local to NASCAR. He has been married for over 40 years and has two daughters.

- Montgomery Assistant Service Manager - Dixie Electric, plumbing & Air

Eddie Richey

Montgomery Assistant Service Manager

Eddie joins Dixie with over 20 years of experience in sales and customer service. He is committed to making sure all the customers’ needs are met and they are 100% satisfied with Dixie Electric, Plumbing & Air. Eddie grew up in Eufaula and currently resides in Auburn. He enjoys spending time with his family and is an active member of Church of the Highlands.