HOUSTON, TX – Wesley Guidry, Cherry Companies Vice President of Portable Concrete and Asphalt Recycling has recently announced the promotion of Patrick Bridges to Divisional Manager. Patrick has been with Cherry for 5 years and has served in a number of roles that began as a heavy equipment operator. “I’m excited to have the opportunity to be a part of the progress of my division and Cherry Companies as a whole”, says Patrick, “Success is about loving what you do and taking pride in your craft”. With the large growth Cherry is experiencing in recent years, the company is excited to see Patrick step up and thrive in his new position.
Hailing from the southeast side of Houston in the Third Ward and Southpark area, Patrick graduated from Jesse H. Jones High school and then continued his education at Lee College. His career as a Journeyman Ironworker, granted him the opportunity to work on such jobs as NRG (Reliant) Stadium, George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, as well as other projects out of state. Sick of traveling and anxious to spend some much desired time with his family, Patrick found a local career at Cherry Companies. It wasn’t long before his commitment to a hard work ethic took him on the fast track to the top.