Meet the Team

Luke Haire is a native of the Louisville area.  He went to high school in Louisville and got his bachelors degree at The University of Louisville.  He has been in the construction and foundation business since he was 15.  He is the sole owner of Champion although he relies on a great team to lead the company forward.  His work in the residential market has led Champion to multiple locations across the state working on over 5,000 homes since the business started.   He works with architects and engineers to design wall system and building envelopes to protect buildings from water, temperature, and changing air systems.   He has engineered deep foundation solutions for new construction homes, commercial buildings, and existing/ settling structures.

Shawn Cornish

Shawn Cornish came on board with Champion in 2010. He had never had any issue with rolling up his sleeves and getting his hands dirty. Many years later, with a great deal of experience, Shawn knows each and every job must be ran with precision, integrity and hard work. He assists both the Louisville and Lexington branches with these things in mind.

Bryan Taylor

Bryan has been in the industry for over 17 yrs., and with Champion since it’s establishment in 2008.  He started on our production team doing the installs for the first 4yrs. He then transferred to our sales force and is head of sales for the residential waterproofing. Not only does he bring knowledge to the table, but he also brings a level of customer service that is hard to find in our industry.

Michael Brown


He has been in the construction industry for 20 years and in waterproofing and piering since 2008. He has been a part of several historical projects and specializes in the more unique situations. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his daughter and participating in local car shows.

Thomas Wysocki

Production Supervisor
Thomas Wysocki, Jr. Residential Production Manager with Champion Waterproofing has 5 years of experience working hands on in the residential and commercial fields. He is certified to operate forklifts, boom lifts, and scissor lifts, and a proud member of ABAA.

Josh Honshul

Production Manager

Josh Honshul has been with the Champion family for over 3 years. He has hands on experience working in the Waterproofing and Foundation field for over 10 years. He has diligently worked his way to Service Manager at our Lexington branch.

Kenneth Bryant

Sales Manager

Ken’s been in the business for around 10 years and has spent many years in the field, worked himself up to foreman and finally sales manager, so he’s seen a thing or two in this line of work and he is certainly a great addition to the team.

Catherine Fears

Vice President of Operations-Lexington Division

Catherine Fears is a member of our Senior Executive Team here at Champion. Her focus is the financial health and growth in our Lexington division. Her duties include operational and strategic roles. She assists in accounting, financial functions and establishing a strategy for the profitable long term growth of the business. Her other duties include maintaining administrative services by organizing office operations and procedures, preparing payroll, controlling correspondence, designing filing systems, reviewing and approving supply requisitions and assigning and monitoring clerical functions. Catherine earned a degree in Commercial Arts & Marketing at Northern-Campbell VO-TEC. She also has a BSBA in Management from Northern Kentucky University.