Leadership History

Branco’s leadership has always been dedicated to hard work, quality, and customer satisfaction. When Branco was founded in 1933, the Branham brothers had a common core value – integrity.  That has carried through the years and is the foundation for every project that we undertake. We believe that Branco thrives today because of these strong values and ethics. When we quote a job and promise a completion date, we mean what we say.

Current Leadership

Branco’s current leadership is as strong as ever, and we hold the same values that our company was founded upon. We never forget that customer satisfaction built our business.

John E Branham

John E. Branham, P.E. – CEO

John is a Missouri registered Professional Engineer. He began his career at Mobil Oil Corporation in St. Louis as a District Engineer. In 1973, he began his employment with Branham Brothers Construction Company in a full time capacity. He later initiated the incorporation of Branco Enterprises, Inc. in 1976.


Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
University of Missouri-Rolla


Justin Branham

Justin Branham. LEED AP – President

Justin has worked in construction all his life. He was hired out of college by Hensel Phelps Construction Company where he worked until September of 2005 on multiple projects up to $300 million dollars. Two high profile projects that Justin was involved with were the $40 million MD Anderson Faculty Center and the $300 million MD Anderson Ambulatory Clinical Building, both in Houston, Texas. He has extensive pre-construction and project management experience. Justin has managed numerous projects during his tenure at Branco and is a LEED Accredited Professional. He currently provides executive level management and oversight.


Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management, Civil Engineering Emphasis
University of Missouri-Rolla


Sean Thouvenot

Sean Thouvenot – Vice President

Sean joined the staff in 1996 as a Project Manager with 4 years experience in nationwide commercial construction, one-year experience in industrial construction and four years experience in residential construction. Sean develops excellent relationships with Owner/Architects and he ensures that all projects are completed on schedule and the Owner’s expectations are met or exceeded. In addition to Project Management, Sean provides executive oversight for all field operations.


Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering Technology and Construction Management
Central Missouri State University


Jim Branham

Jim Branham – Vice President; Secretary

Jim has more than 25 years of experience in construction. He has served as a project manager, estimator, metal building specialist, and is involved in any structural concrete form-work systems. He currently serves as Vice President and Secretary at Branco Enterprises, Inc. and oversees the Estimating Department.


Associate’s Degree
Crowder College

Extensive Pre-Engineering Coursework
Missouri Southern State University