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Two Executive Changes

May 3, 2017


Robert Wills

Robert Wills, CFO & Senior Vice President

The Branch Group Inc. of Roanoke has named a new CFO and senior vice president.

Robert Wills has joined Branch as CFO. Bob was most recently executive vice president and CFO of the America’s region for M&W Group.

Wills received a bachelor’s degree from Texas State University and received his MGA from Regis University in Denver.

Melanie Wheeler

Melanie F. Wheeler, Senior Vice President and Board Member

The Branch Group also announced this week that it has promoted Melanie F. Wheeler to senior vice president and board member. She will focus on corporate and contract administration, risk management, and IT systems and development.

Wheeler has been with The Branch Group since 1994, holding several positions, including director of accounting, vice president of administration and treasurer.



About Branch

Headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia, and serving clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States, Branch touches all aspects of the built environment. As a full-service construction solutions partner, Branch is committed to exceptional performance and to developing business relationships sustained by mutual benefit and respect.

Branch has total revenues of over $500 million and a workforce of more than 1,000 employee-owners. Through its Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), Branch ensures every employee has a vested interest in its success. Visit or to learn more.

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