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Groundworks Promotes Brandon Barlow-Spry to Lead Inside Sales Efforts

March 10, 2020

Accomplished Sales Leader Brings Years of Field Experience to Customer Experience Team

Tim Tracy Sales Trainer

Virginia Beach, VA (March 10, 2020) – Groundworks®, the nation’s largest foundation services company, is happy to announce the promotion of Brandon Barlow-Spry to the role of Inside Sales Manager. Barlow-Spry first joined the Groundworks tribe in 2012 as a Certified Field Inspector in Virginia Beach for JES Foundation Repair™, a Groundworks brand. In this role, he quickly proved his ability to help customers repair, protect, and improve their greatest asset, their home. He ascended to the role of Assistant Sales Manager after 5 successful years.

Barlow-Spry holds his performance to very high standards. He was recognized as Salesman of the Year in 2017 for attributing over $1.5 million of sales and believes there is always room for improvement. Because of his drive for excellence, his proven experience in the field, and his relentless commitment to exceptional customer service, Barlow-Spry is a perfect fit for the role.

“I look forward to the opportunity of bringing our certified field inspectors and inside sales teams together. These two groups are vital to the continued communication with our customers,” stated Barlow-Spry. “The inside sales team has done an amazing job. And when we leverage their expertise to support the men and women in the field, our customers ultimately receive an even greater experience.” 

“At Groundworks we live by our cornerstone principles of delivering quality through great service, building open and honest relationships through communication, and embracing meritocracy,” said Mike Irby, President. “Promoting leaders and providing them with opportunities to advance their careers based on their performance and drive is in our DNA. Couple that with strategic improvement to operations that directly and positively impact our customers and you have a winning formula. We are thrilled that Brandon will bring his passion for providing our customers with the best experience and for championing internal and external communication to the Customer Experience team.” 

Barlow-Spry is a native of Virginia Beach where he lives with his wife Meredith. In his personal time, Barlow-Spry is an avid motorcycle rider. 



About Groundworks

Groundworks® is the nation’s largest privately-held foundation services company. Headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA, the company provides foundation repair, basement waterproofing, crawl space repair and encapsulation, and concrete lifting. Groundworks is comprised of Complete Basement Systems®, Florida Foundation Authority™, Foundation Recovery Systems™, Foundation Repair of Western Colorado™, Indiana Foundation Service™, Innovative Basement Authority™, JES Foundation Repair™, Mount Valley Foundation Services®, Ohio Basement Authority™, Ohio Basement Systems™, Tar Heel Basement Systems®, A-1 Sewer & Drain™, Independence Materials Group™, and Bizwiz Software™. Since 1986, the combined companies have helped over 250,000 homeowners protect and repair their most valuable asset, their home. Groundworks operates over twenty offices that serve Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Minneapolis, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. The company has been named numerous times to the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies and Best Places to Work. For more information about Groundworks, please visit

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