Jeffery H. Coulter
Jeff Coulter is a life-long Charlestonian with over 45 years in the construction industry and he joined Van-Smith Concrete in 1997
D. Van Smith Jr.
Van grew up in the business in the seventies working during the summers at jobs from shoveling under the plant to batching trucks. After graduation from Washington & Lee University in 1986 Van founded Waterway Dock & Marine Co. building docks and seawalls throughout the Lowcountry. In 1994 he changed course and joined his father in the family business. Van, along with a great group of dedicated employees, grew the company while maintaining its integrity and outstanding service. Today he serves as vice-president of Van-Smith Concrete Co., and President & CEO of its parent company Van-Smith Company, Inc. while also serving as President and Owner of Van Smith Block Co. which he founded in 2003.
Van has also given back to the community serving multiple terms as a board member of Mason Preparatory School (2002-08), Historic Charleston Foundation (2010-19), Carolina Yacht Club (2014-18), National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (2014-present), and Carolinas Ready Mixed Concrete Association (2007-19) also serving as its President in 2010 and 2011.
While not at work Van can be found enjoying the Lowcountry with his wife Lauren. His favorite hobbies are boating, fishing, hunting, or traveling with his family.