Kevin Appleton

Kevin Appleton’s passion for construction and his commitment to building relationships are the primary forces that guide him in his role as chief operations officer.  As COO, Kevin oversees the construction operations of Batson-Cook’s seven regional offices.

Upon graduation from college, Kevin joined Batson-Cook as a field engineer. He quickly advanced to project superintendent, by which time he was working almost exclusively in healthcare construction. He was serving as senior vice president and general manager of the company’s Atlanta healthcare division when he was named COO. Kevin’s personal construction portfolio exceeds $1 billion.


  • Birmingham, AL


  • Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering; Auburn University
  • Certified Healthcare Constructor, AHA  
  • LEED® Accredited Professional


  • American Society for Healthcare Engineering
  • Auburn Building Construction Industry Executive Board
  • Kirkwood Neighborhood Organization


  • Wife, Kim; one son
  • Enjoys staying active; spending time in the yard; participating in the variety of events/activities available in Atlanta