Richmond-based JES Cos. has merged with Winston-Salem, N.C.,-based Tar Heel Basement Systems.
Founded in 2003 by CEO Pete Burgess, Tar Heel is one of the largest foundation repair, basement waterproofing and crawl space encapsulation companies in North Carolina.
Tar Heel was recently awarded a 2017 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Veteran-Owned Business Achievement Award and ranked on North Carolina’s Fast 40 list.
Burgess will remain CEO of Tar Heel and continue to lead Tar Heel Basement Systems’ daily operations. He will become a part owner of JES and join its board of directors.