meet the
crew

Caledonia: a Roman name of Celtic origin for most of the area that has become Scotland.

The three owners of Caledonia Construction are Charlie Straughn, David Scott, and Jeff Anderson.

Charlie Straughn - Caledonia ConstructionCharlie Straughn grew up in Chapel Hill and graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1975. He and his wife Linda have two sons, Kevin and Philip. They enjoy their summer trips to the family homeplace in Maine, as well as walking their grand-dog Henry while his master attends UNC Pharmacy School. They live in a north Chatham home that they originally built in 1984, but is still evolving in the new millenium!

David Scott - Caledonia ConstructionDavid Scott also grew up in Chapel Hill, down the street from Charlie, who is two years older and was one of the “big kids” in the neighborhood. David graduated from Brown University in 1976. He and his wife Anne Geer live near Pittsboro and have two grown children, Will and Sarah. David has been active with Chatham Habitat for Humanity for many years and is currently serving on the board of directors. In his free time he likes to read, play tennis and follow UNC basketball.

Jeff Anderson - Caledonia ConstructionJeff Anderson grew up on a dairy farm in Portland, Connecticut with six siblings. He graduated from Duke in 1981. He and his wife Lettie have one grown daughter, Elaine. They live in Orange County. Jeff divides his free time between active involvement at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Durham (where he occasionally preaches) and short escapes to a cabin in the Virginia Blue Ridge.

Tom Wagner, Caledonia ConstructionTom Wagner has worked for Caledonia Construction since 1988. He is a talented trim carpenter and cabinetmaker who has a woodworking shop in his basement. He grew up in Durham and graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1983. He is married to Anna Crawford and has two stepchildren, Michael and Claire. They live in north Chatham. Tom plays fiddle and watches over his chickens in his spare time.

the Caledonia crew - Jeff, David, Charlie