About us

Your foundation
repair experts

Foster Construction is a leading engineering firm and general contractor that provides high-quality foundation repair solutions to residential and commercial properties throughout the Charleston-Huntington Tri-State area.

Executed Projects
Clients Satisfied
Team Members
Our Story

Engineer-driven proven solutions 

Foster Construction is a locally owned and operated small business founded by Brett Hodgdon, a professional engineer, and Amber Hodgdon, a former corporate lawyer. From the work we do to the relationships we build, we take great pride in upholding our commitment to provide outstanding customer service, consistent results and lasting value to our customers.  

No matter how big or small, we see every project as an opportunity to live up to the values that have shaped who we are as a business today: Quality, Commitment, Teamwork, Innovation and Leadership. 

Our Mission

Restoring confidence in your home 

To deliver the highest quality foundation repair solutions by providing unmatched service and lasting results.

Our Values

The values that drive our work


We never compromise on quality, using only the highest quality materials and products.  


We don’t stop until the job is done and leave no stone unturned as we work to completion. 


We work together to reach our goals, holding ourselves accountable for our words, behaviors and actions.  


We anticipate and adapt to change, exploring creative new solutions to meet the needs of our customers.


We lead with integrity, setting the standard for what foundation repair services should be. 

Our Team

Here to get the job done

Brett Hodgdon, P.E.

Co-Owner and Engineer

Brett is a licensed Professional Engineer, contractor and home inspector who has been serving customers for over 15 years. Since 2007, Brett has completed 4,200 home inspections, and developed over 200 structural designs for various foundation and framing repairs. In addition to providing Foster Construction’s engineering services in West Virginia, Brett oversees all field operations for the business.

Amber Hodgdon Employee Headshot

Amber Hodgdon


Before beginning her journey at Foster Construction, Amber spent 12 years working as a corporate lawyer. Now, as co-owner of the business, she works alongside her husband Brett to uphold our commitment to providing unmatched service and lasting results. Amber oversees all aspects of general administration to ensure efficient, effective operations.

David Coles

Project Coordinator

David brings more than 20 years of foundation repair experience to the business. From diagnosing structural issues to providing repair recommendations and estimates, David aims to deliver consistent results and lasting value to every customer. Before becoming a project manager, he worked “on the ground,” becoming an expert in the field who has successfully installed all products used by Foster Construction.

Josh Byrd

Crew Leader

Matt Ferrell

Crew Leader

Jared Garnes

Crew Leader

Chase Ferrell

Crew Member

Jeff Dolin

Crew Member

Jamie Fizer

Crew Member