Tripp Harris

Tripp strives to provide excellent customer service through the delivery of various construction projects. He graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelors Degree in Building Science in 1994. While attending Auburn, he participated in the cooperative education program working in Birmingham to gain valuable experience in the construction market and after graduation worked a short time for a firm in Atlanta. After coming back to his hometown of Birmingham, Tripp truly began his career at Brice Building Company where he stayed for 11 years. On January 1, 2007, Tripp teamed up with Tommy Coggin to form Harris Coggin Building Company, Inc. His people skills are excellent, and he provides strong attention to detail in every aspect of his work.

Professional Profile
(prior to forming Harris Coggin Building Company, Inc.)

  • Southern Progress Corporation: Building 3 and Parking Deck Birmingham, Alabama
  • Protective Life Insurance: Company Building 3 and Parking Deck, Wellness Center, Visitors Entrance Lobby, Fountain Court, Data Center Renovation, Headquarters Renovation, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Parsons Lee & Juliano: Birmingham, Alabama
  • Huie Fernambuco & Stewart: Birmingham, Alabama
  • Mountain Brook Club: Clubhouse Expansion/Renovation Mountain Brook, Alabama
  • Shades Valley High School: Irondale, Alabama
  • Storage USA: Birmingham, Alabama
  • Indian Springs School: Performing Arts Center Indian Springs, Alabama
  • Birmingham Gastroenterology Associates: Homewood, Alabama
  • EBSCO Office/Warehouse Expansion: Shelby County, Alabama
  • Paradiso Painting Addition: Birmingham, Alabama
  • Jim Burke Residence: Vestavia Hills, Alabama
  • Mike Goodrich Residence: Mountain Brook, Alabama
  • Henry C. Goodrich Residence: Mountain Brook, Alabama
  • American Lung Association 1996 “Health House” Hoover, Alabama


  • Mountain Brook High School Birmingham, Alabama
  • Auburn University – Auburn, Alabama Bachelor of Science – Building Science, 1994
  • Water Intrusion and Mold Prevention Seminar – 2004

Work Experience:

  • Brasfield & Gorrie General Contractor, Inc. Cooperative Education, Summer 1991-Winter 1992
  • Choate Construction Company – Atlanta, Georgia Assistant Project Manager, 1994-1995
  • Brice Building Company, Inc. Project Manager, 1995 Senior Project Manager, 2005

Outside Affiliations:

  • BCIA – Board of Directors
  • Alabama AGC – State Board of Directors
  • National AGC – National Young Constructors Steering Committee
  • Alabama AGC – Young Constructors Forum – Co-Chair
  • Brice/Protective Habitat for Humanity House 2001
  • Top 40 Under 40 Birmingham Business Journal, 2001
  • Project Manager of the Year Award- Alabama Chapter of The American Subcontractors Association 2000