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Lincoln Builders is a full-service general contracting, construction management, and design/build firm headquartered in Ruston, Louisiana with regional operations in Ruston, Louisiana, Bedford, Texas and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Lincoln's diverse experience includes educational, health care, religious, institutional, commercial and industrial.

Established in 1962 with a vision to build a respected contracting firm committed to superior client service, Lincoln Builders today holds to that vision by remaining firmly rooted in the values that make us strong - honesty, excellence, fairness and integrity.

Baton Rouge Office

Since establishing a permanent presence in Baton Rouge in 2006, Lincoln Builders has anchored its' long-standing reputation of quality, integrity and performance in the south Louisiana market. The company's progressive, forward thinking team remains completely undergirded by the tradition of customer service set forth in 1962.

Keith Keller

Division Leader & Vice President-Operations

BS, Construction Management, University of Louisiana-Monroe, 2002

Keith joined Lincoln Builders in 2005, bringing experience in preconstruction, as well as project management. Since joining the Lincoln Builders team Keith has held assignments as project engineer, estimator, preconstruction manager, project manager. Project experience throughout the southeast on projects ranging in size from $1,000,000 to $50,000,000.

As Division Leader and Vice President of Operations, Keith is responsible for the oversight of the Baton Rouge Division including safety, preconstruction, marketing & business development, all operations field management, project management, quality control, and continuous improvement. Keith also provides overall management, monitors all key performance indicators, and provides analysis to ensure all strategy for the company objectives are being met.

Keith ensures value and service is added to each experience for our client while carrying out our mission.

Louisiana Associated General Contractors - Future Leaders Association, Board Member (2018-2020)

Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge, Toys for Tots Baton Rouge Annual Campaign

Justin Whittington

Field Operations Manager

BS, Construction Management, Louisiana State University, 2005

Since joining Lincoln Builders in 2007 Justin has served in pre-construction, as Project Superintendent, MEP Coordinator, and Project Manager.  As Field Operations Manager, Justin oversees the day to day operations of all Baton Rouge Division jobsites.  He is responsible for ensuring that projects are completed safely, on schedule, and within budget, while maintaining the core values and quality standards of Lincoln Builders. Using his past experience working on projects ranging from $2,000,000 – $34,000,000, Justin works closely with each Project Superintendent to implement the “Lincoln Way” on each of our jobsites. This is accomplished by building strong relationships with subcontractors, architects, engineers, program managers, and clients while maintaining Integrity throughout the process.

Ayres Bradford

Director, Business Development


BA, Louisiana Tech University, 1973

Over 25 years experience in specialty construction, project management and client relations. Responsible for planned growth, client development and governmental relations.

North Louisiana Economic Partnership
Louisiana Association of Business & Industry (LABI)

Friends of LPB (Louisiana Public Broadcasting), 2019-2022
Louisiana Committee of 100, 2008-2016
Louisiana Gaming Control Board, 2008-2018


Frances Bernadas

Office Manager

Attended University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Frances joined Lincoln Builders, Inc. in 2006 bringing several years of commercial construction experience. She is responsible for all Accounting, Assistant Project Management, and Office Administration for the Baton Rouge Office.

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