involvement in construction may be summarized as follows: in December 2011, he
was the 23rd inductee into the North Carolina Housing Hall of Fame. Marshall is
a second generation builder specializing in residential building code issues and
insurance damage reconstruction. Having served as the Chairman of the
Residential Committee on the NC Building Code Council, Marshall is recognized as
an authority on the NC Building Code and has testified as an expert witness in
building construction disputes throughout North Carolina. He has represented
inspection departments, city and county governments, general contractors, and
individual owners in both civil litigation and arbitration disputes. In addition
to his work in the courtroom, Marshall has also served as an umpire in insurance
Marshall has a wide range of experience in construction - from the time he started his career as a project engineer in heavy construction involving power plant and paper plant construction through the continuation of his career in mercantile construction to his present day business in custom home building and light commercial building. Marshall holds an Unlimited General Contractor’s license in building and public utilities. Marshall is also a licensed North Carolina Electrical Contractor; licensed North Carolina Plumbing Contractor; and licensed North Carolina Mechanical Contractor.
Marshall has built many custom homes in northeastern North Carolina, as well as many commercial buildings, tenant spaces, department stores and mall modifications throughout the Southeast.
Marshall has devoted his
career to providing better, affordable housing to the citizens of North Carolina
by working with the local, state and national home builders associations. He has
spent countless hours working behind the scenes to ensure North Carolina
homeowners and builders are protected by the NC Building Codes.
Marshall served as President of the Northeast North Carolina Homebuilders Association for 4 years; he served as Vice-President of the Northeast North Carolina Homebuilders Association for 1 year; he served on the Northeast North Carolina Homebuilders Board of Directors for 12 years; he served on the North Carolina Homebuilders Association Board of Directors for 10 years. Marshall has been a member of the Code and Legislative Committees since 1995 and a member of the National Association of Homebuilders Board of Directors since 1993.
While on the North Carolina Building Code Council, Marshall also served as chairman of various committees and as a member of various ad hoc committees. In addition, Marshall has served as a member of the Perquimans County Board of Adjustments.
Involvement with NC Building Code Council 2005
Chairman Residential Code Committee
Chairman Residential Code Ad Hock Committee
Member Administrative Code Committee
Member Mechanical Code Committee
Member Plumbing Fixture Ad Hoc Committee
Past Involvement with NC Building Code Council 1995-2005
Residential Moisture Committee
Residential Commentary Committee
Plumbing Commentary Committee
Mechanical Commentary Committee
Residential Ad Hoc Committee
Plumbing Ad Hoc Committee
Mechanical Ad Hoc Committee
Second Wind Ad Hoc Committee
Appointed to NC Building Code Council Coastal Builder Position 1999
First Wind Ad Hoc Committee 1995
Marshall was inducted into the North Carolina Housing Hall of Fame in December 2011. The plaque honoring Marshall reads as follows:
“Your commonsense approach to building codes and construction related issues, especially demonstrated during your 10-year service on the North Carolina Building Code Council, as well as your vast expertise in the fields of plumbing, mechanical and electrical contracting, which you have shared in an effort to educate and rally support for the rights of homeowners and builders, have made lasting contributions to the residential building industry in North Carolina.”
1975 North Carolina State
Degree in Civil Engineering with a construction option.