Each month, we’ll go behind the scenes with one of our amazing employees here at R.W. Murray Co. For October, we get to know Fred Potter, one of our Superintendents, a little better!

Fred Potter

Position at RWM: Superintendent

Years at RWM: 10 months


Favorite food: Frog Legs

Favorite app: Google Maps

Favorite sports team: All of the Washington teams

Favorite movie: Lion King

Favorite author: Gary Paulson

Hidden talents: Wood working

Motto or personal mantra: Trust but verify

One item you’d bring to a desert island: A fishing rod

If you could meet anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would it be? Bill Dance

What is the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery? A ton of property

What is the most important thing you have learned in the last five years? Good things don’t always happen overnight


What is the best part about working at R.W. Murray Co.? 

The atmosphere on site and at the office.

I chose the construction industry because? 

I’m a hands-on person and love seeing the start to finish transformation process.

What is your proudest moment at R.W. Murray Co.? 

Being the sole Superintendent on my first project and finishing it.

How do you balance your career at R.W. Murray Co. and family? 

The hours are great and R.W. Murray gives me more than an ample amount of days off to fit family and work in together.