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Jule Smith is CEO of Construction Partners Inc.

Fred Julius “Jule” Smith, III grew up in Johnston County, North Carolina. After graduating from Clayton High School, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from Wake Forest University, followed by a Master’s in Business Administration from Wake Forest University’s Babcock Graduate School of Management.

Jule began his career in highway construction with Fred Smith Company in 1992, and served as President from 2009 to 2020. In 2020, he began working for Construction Partners, Inc. as its Chief Operating Officer and was named Chief Executive Officer on March 31st, 2021. He served in the United States Navy from 2004 to 2012 as a Supply Corps Officer, and today serves on the Board of Directors for the NC Chamber and Saint David’s School.

Jule and his wife, Alisa, live in Raleigh and enjoy golf, fly-fishing, and travel with their four children: Ardyn, Lila, Julius, and Gabriel.