Will Kemp

Will Kemp Project Manager Will comes to Litespeed with a strong background in construction. One of his first jobs was in construction, and it was when carrying shingles up a ladder that he realized he loved construction, but wanted to be working in the project management and sales aspects of construction.  Will’s experience and attention […]

Kirby Smith

Kirby Smith Owner & Team Leader Kirby is the founder of Litespeed Construction and a founding partner in Lead Symphony. An Alabama transplant to Knoxville TN, his background includes engineering and roofing and he holds licensing in Civil Engineering and General Contracting for North Carolina and Tennessee. Kirby has worked in a variety of roles […]

Fred Russi

Fred Russi Project Manager Originally from Sevierville, TN, Fred now takes care of the frontlines for Litespeed’s Asheville, NC office and helps with sales from time to time in the Knoxville office. Fred is an accomplished roofer, and shows talent when it comes to understanding the unique needs of our customers. Fred is currently engaged […]

Victor Canela

Victor Canela Project Manager As of 2021, Victor is 27 years old — the youngest member of the Litespeed team. Victor is strong on experience, though. He moved from Long Beach, CA (where he was raised) to Knoxville, TN 6 years ago. He put in the effort and worked his way up to Maintenance Supervisor, […]