Partner

Fletcher Dickert


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Fletcher is a co-owner and serves as a project manager.

Fletcher received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Science and Management, minoring in Business Administration, from Clemson University and studied project management in Australia.  He joined the A+B team in 2006. Fletcher is a detail-oriented, energetic Project Manager.  As such, Fletcher takes a lead role in all facets of project management, from pre-construction through the end of the warranty period, and beyond.  Fletcher brings a fresh perspective to every project.  Fletcher works closely with architects and subcontractors to be sure the customers’ needs are being not only met, but exceeded.  He became a partner in the firm in 2016 and together with John and deVane manage the day to day operations as well as setting the overall direction of A+B.

He serves as a Councilman on the North Augusta City Council where he uses his background and experiences in construction to help the North Augusta community.  He serves on an oversight committee for Project Jackson which is a $200M+ public-private development on North Augusta’s riverfront.  He serves as a volunteer coordinator at True North Church.  He is also the past Chair of Leadership North Augusta.  Fletcher enjoys spending his free time with family, outdoor activities, and fitness.  

Certifications:  LEED Accredited Professional, First Aid/CPR, OSHA 30 Hour Certification

President

Douglas DeVane Batchelor


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DeVane Batchelor is a co-owner and serves as President of the firm.

deVane Batechelor is a co-owner and co-founder of Allen+Batchelor Construction Co.  deVane serves as President as well as Executive Project Manager for A+B.  deVane received his degree from the University of Florida School of Building Construction in 1989.  He returned to Augusta and gained experience working for another contractor.  Beginning his career as a field engineer and moving up as an assistant project manager then a project manager.  In 1994, he founded Batchelor Construction Company, and in 1998 John Allen joined as a partner.  The name was then changed to Allen+Batchelor Construction.  Fletcher Dickert joined as a partner in 2016.

deVane, John, & Fletcher work together to manage the day to day operations of the company and act as sounding boards for ideas and strategies on the long term goals and direction of the company. DeVane works with clients from project conception through the warranty period and beyond to ensure the clients satisfaction.

deVane is active in the community serving on the Commercial Builders Council, a board member for Walton Foundation For Independence, Member of the Augusta Exchange Club, Past Board Member of Augusta Country Club, an active donor to the Habitat for Humanity Program, and an active member of the Church of the Good Shepherd.  deVane currently resides in Augusta, GA and enjoys spending time with his family, going to the beach, offshore fishing, and playing golf.

Vice-President

John Charles Allen


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John Allen is a co-owner and serves as Vice-President of the firm

He is responsible for all administrative aspects of your project and his expertise will be available to you from the day of interview through the end of the warranty period and beyond.

John Allen started in the construction industry in 1983 and founded Allen+Batchelor Construction with deVane Batchelor in 1998. During his career Mr. Allen has worked both in the office and out in the field starting as laborer moving to carpenter’s helper, surveyor, field engineer, estimator, assistant project manager, project manager, senior project manager and vice-president. It is this bottom up “real world” construction experience and his work ethic, which sets Mr. Allen apart.

Born and raised in Evans, Georgia, John received a Batchelor of Science degree in Building Construction, minoring in Business, from Auburn University. Prior to joining Allen+Batchelor, John worked with a large Atlanta general contractor and another mid sized local general contractor on a host of varied construction projects.

John has been involved with, managed and estimated projects that range from a few thousand to over $25,000,000. Mr. Allen is very hands on, deeply involved and committed to his client’s success and satisfaction.

John resides with his wife and daughter in Evans, Ga and is a member of Stevens Creek Community Church. He is a board member for the Columbia County Youth Leadership Program and is the Secretary for the Coalition For Quality Government in Columbia County.  He is also a graduate of Leadership Columbia County.  John is a past member of the Trinity Hospital Board of Directors and the St. Joseph Hospital Foundation Board. He enjoys boating, hunting, and golf.