After a successful career in the construction industry spanning over 20 years, in 1998, Mark founded HB NEXT, a professional services firm headquartered just north of Atlanta. Mark’s career in the construction industry began from the ground up.

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In 2005, HB NEXT SequenceSM was founded and launched by Tony Middlebrooks. Tony started his Computer career in 1981 and spent his first 10 years working with one of the largest technology companies in the US.In 1991 Tony became involved in large scale Software.

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Dwayne Ratliff

Executive Vice President

W. Dwayne Ratliff is a lifetime resident of metro-Atlanta. He graduated from Georgia State University in 1996 with a BBA major in Accounting. Dwayne started his professional career with First National Bank (FNB) of Newton County where he reached the position of Vice President of Commercial Lending.

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Kevin Madison

Vice President

Kevin Madison began his career as a consultant for a global Human Resource firm administering defined benefits for clients ranging from 15,000 to 300,000 participants. After several years working as a consultant, Kevin co-founded

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Jon Lovejoy

Safety Consulting Manager

After spending 18 years in residential construction—the last 16 in various management positions with an industry-leading private homebuilder—Jon decided to bring his experience and talents to the consulting field

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Jason Hand

Environmental Manager

Jason Hand began his environmental career in 2003.  A Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Control (CPESC), his expertise lies within the permitting & inspection arena of the NPDES Construction General Permit & the Clean Water Act.

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Ryan Boling

Training Manager

Ryan’s background is primarily in customer service and he possesses over 15 years’ experience managing personnel in both the restaurant and retail industries. Ryan is no stranger to working comfortably in fast-paced and demanding environments.

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Andrew Middlebrooks

Software Manager

Andrew is an Inspector, Consultant and the Software Business Unit Manager for HB NEXT. Andrew got his start with technology experience in high school working for a local major high-end home theater company.

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Tony Cann

Business Development Manager

Tony Cann is the Business Development Manager for HB NEXT. He is a University of Georgia graduate, with a background in Sales and Marketing. During his time at a large sales organization, he learned the in’s and out’s about managing a sales office.

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