Erin Thompson elected to United Way of Greenville County’s Board of Directors

December 6, 2023

Erin Thompson, vice president of Messer Construction Co., has been elected to United Way of Greenville County’s Board of Directors.

“As the local Messer team grows its presence in the Upstate, I’m proud to serve on the board of one of the community’s longstanding social impact leaders,” said Thompson. “Messer invests in the communities in which our people live and work, and I’m proud to bring this culture of service here in partnership with Meghan and her incredible team.”

Thompson leads Messer’s regional office in the Upstate. He has more than 25 years of construction management experience across a diverse portfolio of award-winning projects. Before relocating to Greenville, Thompson led Messer’s Central Ohio region in Columbus, working with notable clients like OhioHealth, The Ohio State University, Memorial Health of Union Co., Mount Carmel Health Systems, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Nationwide Realty Investors, Ohio Living, and Hikma Pharmaceuticals.

“Erin brings an extraordinary history of leadership and community service to our Board of Directors,” said United Way of Greenville County President and CEO Meghan Barp. “His unique perspectives and shared passion for improving our community will be invaluable in our work to build a Greenville County where all families have access to the resources and support to build the lives they deserve.”

Thompson is a past board member of the Boy Scouts of America Simon Kenton Council, Rebuilding Together Central Ohio, and the Associated General Contractors – Central Ohio Chapter. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Cincinnati.


About Messer Construction Co.

Messer Construction Co. is a construction manager and general contractor that provides leadership for complex commercial construction projects in the Aviation, Federal/Military, Health Care, Higher Education, Industrial, and Science and Technology market segments. An employee-owned company, Messer’s transformational investment in its people, communities and innovative building solutions has enhanced the landscape of the 11 regions throughout the Midwest and Southeast in which its employees live and work. A local builder with national resources and expertise, the company has delivered value for 90 years through quality construction and client experiences, taking care to both exceed customer expectations and build long-term relationships.