professional experience

​Andrew brings more than 18 years of experience in the construction industry to his role as Vice President of Operations at Wooden It Be Nice. With almost two decades of solid construction experience, he has held numerous positions in project management. His experience includes a wide variety of construction projects, in both the residential and commercial sectors. 

Throughout his career, he has gained invaluable experience in a variety of key roles. Mr. Surritt is the direct liaison with all of Wooden It Be Nice's vendors vital to the operations of the company. It is relationship opportunities like this in the construction industry that drew  Mr. Surritt to the industry and continues to make his work rewarding.  He thoroughly enjoys the “art of the deal,” and thrives on giving clients what they want for a reasonable budget.  By safeguarding the interests of all project stakeholders, Mr. Surritt continues to strengthen Wooden It Be Nice's relationships .

Mr. Surritt is personally involved in the estimating and purchasing for our projects, ensuring that our projects is executed smoothly and efficiently from the bidding process thru completion. He carefully monitors quality control and provides timely issue resolution to try to guarantee client’s job satisfaction.
Mr. Surritt also serves as Chief Safety Officer for the company and is responsible for the implementation, maintenance and monitoring of the Company's safety policies and programs.

Community involvement
  • ​​Greenfield, Ohio Rotary Club - Board President

  • Rescue 101 Search and Rescue - Board President & CEO

  • Ohio Search and Rescue Association - Board President

  • Boy Scouts of America Chief Logan District Committee - Finance Chairman

  • Ohio Association of Emergency Medical Services - Member

  • Nation Association of Search and Rescue - Member

  • National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians - Member

  • National Volunteer Fire Council - Member

  • BSA Cub Scout Pack 6190 - Committee Member

  • BSA Troop 5022 - Scout Master

  • BSA Venturing Crew 6911 - Advisor

Education/Certifications/registrations/technical training
  • EM 385-1-1 24 Hour Fall Protection Trainer
  • OSHA 3115 Fall Protection Trainer
  • ​OSHA 30 - Hour Construction
  • Hazmat - Technician
  • Confined Space Rescue - Technician
  • Rope/High Angle Rescue - Technician
  • ​Grain Bin Rescue - Technician
  • Machinery Rescue -Operations
  • ​Structural Collapse - Technician
  • USACE - Structural Engineering Systems
  • USACE - Civil Level 1 & 2
  • ​Emergency Medical Technician
  • American Safety and Health Institute - Level 9 Instructor
  • ​Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Manager
  • Workplace Emergency Response Team Coordinator
  • National Incident Management System 
    • ​ICS-100 Introduction to Incident Command System
    • ​ICS-200 ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incident
    • ICS-230 Fundamentals of Emergency Management
    • ICS-300 Intermediate for Expanding Incidents
    • ICS-346 Hazardous Materials for Medical Personnel
    • ICS-400 Advanced ICS
    • ICS-700 National Incident Management System (NIMS)
    • ICS-701 NIMS Multiagency Coordination System (MACS)
    • ICS-775 EOC Management and Operations
    • ICS-800 National Response Framework

Andrew W. Surritt III

V.P. of operations