Andre’ Smith
Chief Executive Officer

Andre has been involved in the construction industry for 15 years. Andre has extensive experience and knowledge of all areas of the company and is hands on at every level.  His strengths include the ability to effectively bid, organize and execute projects as well as think forward, allowing him to come up with new, innovative ideas to push a project to completion in the most cost effective and efficient process.  He has owned and managed Five-S since its inception and has built the business in to the strong and successful business that it is today by surrounding himself and his company with people who share in his passion, vision and goals. Some of the many highway programs Andre has worked on include:

Notable Project involvement: Supply structural blended soil and general fill to project and aggregate yard - Cameron Liquified Natural Gas; Baton Rouge Airport Foxtrot Taxiway, East Baton Rouge Parish and W. Prien Lake Road, Calcasieu Parish.

Project Management

Trey Folk
Construction Manager

Trent Davis
Project Manager

Mike Vagi
Project Manager

Rebecca Edwards
Assistant Project Manager

Julia Freeman
Assistant Project Manager

Field Supervision

Chris Roberts
Construction Supervisor

Fred McClain
Construction Supervisor

Darrel Lyons
Construction Supervisor

Russell Fertitta
Construction Supervisor

Chad Majors
Trucking Supervisor

Chris Lanclos
Safety Manger

Assets & Technology

Josh Hawley
Asset & Technology Manager

Chris Davison
Equipment Manager

Neal Bonham
Construction Technology Specialist


Stacy Butler
Senior Estimator

Jeff Mizell

Tanner Butler
Estimating Assistant

Five-S Development

Ty Harvison
VP of Five S Development

Business Development

Brandon Ashley
Chief Business Development Manager

Procurement Specialists

Ainslea Oliphant

Kacie Edmonston


Vanessa Santos
Accounting Supervisor

Jessica Hughes
Accounting Clerk

Christi Courtney
Office Manager/HR Baton Rouge

Veta Sartin
Office Manager Lake Charles


Danielle Hosch
Chief Administrative Officer

Born and raised in Iberville Parish, Danielle serves as the Chief Administrative Officer, Human Resources and Finance.  In this role, she oversees all aspects of the internal administration of Five S organization, which include among many other things, coordinating, organizing and administering the financial, employment, and numerous other daily tasks within Five S.  By managing and enforcing the budgetary constraints of Five S, she has been instrumental in lowering overhead costs, allowing Five S to pass these savings on to its client.  Danielle has also been with Five-S since its inception. Prior to joining Five S, she honed in her administrative skills by serving 12 years as an office manager in the medical field and 8 years in the banking/mortgage industry. Danielle also is a statewide notary public.


Brandon Ashley
Chief Business Development Officer

Brandon spent his youth and early adulthood farming on a small town farm in Alexandria, Louisiana. He has over 12 years of experience in the construction industry; most of that tenure as a supplier of either equipment or materials. Brandon’s emphasis in his career is on building relationships and networking key components together to generate a successful project or sale. His contacts are extensive across the gulf coast region and he has over 6 years experience as a sales rep, sales manager or general business manager.