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Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Johnny Leazer has complete responsibility for Waldrop’s financial and treasury functions. Leazer has 25 years of experience in financial and administrative roles within the construction industry, with specialized expertise focus in mechanical contracting. His professional credentials include certification as a Construction Control Professional (CCP).

Leazer joined Waldrop as Controller in 2008. For the preceding 11 years, he served as Chief Financial Officer for a $100 million mechanical contracting operation, that firm through sustained growth, acquisition of two companies, and two changes in ownership.

Leazer’s career history includes increasingly responsible positions within the banking industry. He successfully established the mortgage lending arm of an Upstate South Carolina bank, and also served as a commercial loan officer. He began his career in the textile industry as a management trainee after graduating from Wofford College on a Spartan Mills scholarship.


B.S., Economics, Wofford College (1978)
Construction Control Professional (CCP)


Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of the Carolinas
Past President, Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA),
S.C. Chapter


First Baptist Church — Deacon, Secretary, Finance Committee Chair
Board Member, Cherokee National Golf Club – Finance Committee Chair
Past President, Cherokee County (S.C.) Chamber of Commerce
Past President, S.C. Peach Festival Board of Governors
Past President, American Heart Association, Cherokee County (S.C.) Chapter
Past Chairman, United Way of Cherokee County
Past Board Member, Upstate Carolina Medical Center
Past Board Member, Cherokee County School Board