Who We Are

Brian J. Tempest

Vice President

Brian J. Tempest has joined the Hearth Construction Team as Vice President after a distinguished 28-year career in the United States Army. Notable career highlights include: Brigade Commander of over 5000 Soldiers in 92 separate locations in Afghanistan and oversight of over $200 million in contracts; one year on the U.S Army Staff; and 3 years on the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Logistics Staff at the Pentagon. Mr. Tempest brings a demonstrated management record of exceptional results in demanding, high pressure environments. Chosen in the top 1% of Senior Army Executives for advancement throughout a 28-year career. Unique experience of formulating strategic plans, providing vision, enabling solid connections to business processes, and implementing programs to meet near-, mid-, and long-term objectives. Proven abilities to direct strategic planning, collaborate among stakeholders, and develop high-performing teams to achieve strategic objectives and business value results. 

Mr. Tempest holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Mechanization from Purdue University, a Masters of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College and a Masters of Arts and Liberal Arts from Louisiana State University.

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