Thom Morgan

CEO

Thomas Morgan founded Morgan Asphalt in 1996 with the purpose of efficiently delivering high quality projects. The company’s first year’s revenue was achieved through numerous parking lot, driveway and maintenance projects. Today, the company constructs full infrastructure projects that include excavation, grading, dry utility installation and paving.

Under Thom’s guidance, the company has an expansive client list comprised of both public and private sectors. Thom considers his biggest accomplishment with Morgan Asphalt is the development of a quality, energetic team of professionals. His can-do attitude to projects is conveyed throughout the company. Customers frequently hire Morgan again and again for their proficient approach to the work.

Matt Morgan

President

Matt’s primary focus is the client and how Morgan Asphalt can improve the quality and experience of each project. He approaches his work knowing his name and family’s reputation is on the line. This approach embodies hard work, accountability, high standards and a belief that the customer is the core of the business.

Matt is a man of his word. Customers and employees know that he will do what he says and lead in a manner embodied in integrity and honesty. As President of Morgan Asphalt, Matt is involved in managing the day-to-day operations of the company, including all business sectors of company finances, office management, equipment and project management. His overriding objectives are to encourage clear team communications, promote team work and support everyone working toward the common goal of growing a successful company.

Dan Frost

Operations Manager

Dan believes in supporting the customer and his team in the highest quality project delivery. During the 2012 construction season, Dan accepted a new role with Morgan as the Operations/Safety Manager. He has attended many safety trainings to enable him to move the company to the next level in safety related issues and quality performance.As a man on the job, Dan has risen through the ranks of the construction industry and is very experienced in safety related issues, site conditions, types of equipment and project costing. He understands many of the issues that can be encountered on projects and prepares beforehand for any contingencies that may occur.

Brice Butler

Equipment Manager

Brice is a patient manager who has many years of experience with heavy equipment operations and repairs. He joined Morgan in 1995 as a Driver and quickly moved into the equipment maintenance side of operations where he has been the Equipment Manager for 16 years. Today, he oversees all equipment repairs and maintenance of the Morgan fleet as well as the operations in the Morgan Recycling pit. His successful philosophy is to provide well maintained equipment to make operations more efficient; which encourages operators to take better care of the machinery.

Jake Ward

Safety Manager

Simply stated, Jake’s job is to ensure that every Morgan employee returns home safely to their family, friends and loved ones every day. To accomplish this, Jake spends his time motivating people to work safely, implementing effective policies, conducting site inspections and steering the company towards a culture of safety. Jake’s experience working for the last two decades with large general contractors on high-profile, iconic projects has armed him with the ability to effectively connect with field workers in a very personal way. By gaining the employees’ trust and respect, Jake can implement positive changes and break through the management/field barrier to make progress in the overall safety of the company.

Evan Stewart

Materials Manager

Evan’s role as materials manager may be new for Morgan Asphalt, but he has been with the company for many years now. He first started at Morgan in 2005 as a laborer and served as the transportation manager for many years but has been serving in his current role since 2018. As materials manager, Evan is responsible for all materials coming from Morgan’s hot plant in Magna and aggregate pit in Grantsville. Evan’s focus on quality and his attention to detail ensure that Morgan’s customers are getting the exact materials they need to successfully complete their jobs. His dedication to his job and the Morgan team is indicative of the culture Morgan has internally.

Rorey Andersen

Senior Estimator/Project Manager

Rorey brings a wealth of field experience to his job as estimator and project manager. His in-depth understanding gives him the ability to approach each project with a thorough knowledge of how the job will be built with an accurate schedule and budget. His insight and attention to detail give each client and job the proper respect and consideration they deserve. Rorey joined Morgan in 2012 as a paving and milling superintendent where he coordinated the construction crews, project schedule and daily material orders for more than 150 projects.

Josh Goodwin

Lead Estimator/Project Manager

Josh believes we are assessed by our actions, not our words and he uses this guiding philosophy to make decisions and prioritize his daily tasks. He realizes the importance of good relationships and believes they can be enhanced through effective communication. Josh makes every attempt to increase the effectiveness of communications with customers, vendors and internal colleagues in order to achieve synergies wherever possible. He has been encouraged and enabled to create and nurture relationships and synergies as he individually deems appropriate and relevant. For Josh, this is the most rewarding aspect of working for Morgan.

Brad Hill

Estimator/Project Manager

Brad approaches his job with the belief that the complexities of the construction world are most efficiently approached through quality communication, hard work and follow through. He has a passion for complex, challenging and innovative projects and has extensive real-world experience in the business, project management, engineering, operations and estimating realms of the construction industry. Since joining the Morgan team in 2016, Brad has effectively demonstrated his ability to approach all projects with a positive, “can-do” attitude and understand not only the overarching view of the project, but also the details that make all the difference.

Matthew Tryon

Estimator/Project Manager

Matthew has more than 10 years of experience in construction, including several large state-funded highway projects in Utah. He approaches projects with fairness and strives to create strong partnerships to ensure that all parties are involved in his projects from start to finish.

Backed by a construction management degree from Utah Valley University, Matt has the unique ability to see issues from a variety of perspectives, enabling him to keep projects moving smoothly and efficiently. Matt understands that communication is the key to success and his partnership approach ensures that his projects run smoothly and are delivered in time and on budget.

Carter Hanson

Estimator/Project Manager

In his capacity as estimator and project manager, Carter is involved with all of his projects to ensure quality work and successful client relationships. He approaches every project as a partnering relationship with each client and does his work with an attitude of fairness, quality and customer service. His attention to detail is evident in the way he captures project elements for each job so that there are no surprises in the field. He is a valuable team member within Morgan that always completes his projects on time and in budget.

Michele Anderson

Estimator/Project Manager

Michele’s years of experience combined with her industry knowledge adds value to every client’s project. She has completed a broad range of jobs over the years, from the Porsche Experience Track in California to paving on a floating barge and everything in between. One of Michele’s greatest assets is her ability to listen and resolve issues that may arise on a project. She wants to ensure her customers are heard and have a high level of comfort and confidence in her and the field. She works closely with project owners and field personnel to solve problems in an efficient and effective manner. She is a hands-on project manager and closely monitors all phases of a job to provide an exceptional level of service.

Jake Oberg

Estimator/Project Manager

Jake’s extensive experience in the construction industry, from a field laborer to an estimator and project manager, gives him the ability to visualize projects from all angles and stages of the process. He strongly believes in the value of collaboration with team members and customers to achieve the best end-product and win-win outcome. Jake’s innovative abilities and adaptability to change have played a major role in the success of several projects he has lead. He prides himself in the honesty and integrity he has with the people he works with every day, from co-workers to customers.