Katherine RuttellDirector of Marketing & Development

    A Jacksonville native, Katherine Ruttell is the Director of Marketing and Development for Live Oak Contracting, a full-service multifamily and commercial construction company spanning 9 states across the east coast.

    Katherine and her team are dedicated to the growth of Live Oak Contracting through strategic client relations, marketing efforts and business development. In 2017, Live Oak Contracting was recognized in the business community and received awards of Top General Contractors in Jacksonville and earned the #2 spot on the Jacksonville Business Journal’s “Fast 50” list which recognizes the fastest growing companies on the First Coast.

    Outside of Live Oak Contracting, Katherine is involved in a number of industry organizations and devotes her time to giving back to the community. She serves on the Communications Committee for the Urban Land Institute, the Board of Developing Leaders for NAIOP and has been selected for the ImpactJAX Hightower Emerging Leaders Fellowship for the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce. She also supports the Monique Burr Foundation for Children, The Boys and Girls Club, and was a member of the 2017 JAX MVP Emerging Leaders class for the Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation.


    Walker Palmer, Director of ConstructionKevin Powell - Live Oak Contracting