Welcome to Lee Reger Builds

Welcome to Lee Reger Builds, Inc. We are North Central West Virginia’s premier commercial contractor specializing in pre-engineered buildings, commercial contracting, design-build commercial services, commercial remodeling and finishing. In addition to these services, we also do a wide range of conventional and masonry structures. Learn more about us below.


Welcome to Lee Reger Builds




Lee Reger Builds, Inc., (LRB), founded by Lee Reger in 1985, started as a post frame building contractor and has since become a full-fledged design-build commercial contractor. LRB specializes in pre-engineered buildings and turnkey projects from agricultural buildings to commercial and industrial buildings in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, Virginia and Kentucky.

With over 30 years of experience, owners, John Kissella and Sheldon Raber, are committed to building our customers quality structures that will last a lifetime.


John Kissella, President and Principal Owner 

John Kissella, the first employee of Lee Reger Builds, Inc, worked hands-on with the crews in the field as a foreman for 10 years before becoming a project manager and estimator, as well as continuing to schedule and oversee the day-to-day operations of the crew. In January 2012, John became president and principal owner of Lee Reger Builds, Inc. John continues his dedication to estimating projects and purchasing materials, as well as building new and existing customer relationships.

John has a long history of commercial and industrial projects. He has many gas & oil, coal, FCI and Department of Highways (DOH) projects under his belt.

John and his wife, Renee, live in Lumberport, West Virginia.

Sheldon Raber, Owner and Vice President 

Sheldon Raber, a civil engineering graduate from Fairmont State University, joined Lee Reger Builds Inc. in 2003 as a project manager and estimator. Sheldon has more than 17 years of experience in estimating and managing commercial and industrial construction. He specializes in pre-engineered metal building construction. He works directly with owners, their budget and time frame.

Sheldon, who also holds his Associate Degree in Architectural CAD, became the principal owner of Lee Reger Builds, Inc. in 2012 and is also vice president.

Sheldon, his wife, Andrea, and son live in Whitehall, West Virginia, where he is active in the Boy Scouts of America.

Jacob Kissella, Project Manager and Estimator 

Jacob Kissella, a 2008 graduate of Lincoln High School and resident of Fairmont, West Virginia, joined Lee Reger Builds, Inc. in 2012 as a project manager and estimator.

Jacob has also supervised many commercial and industrial projects.



Camp Mountaineer

  • Building Size: 2,400 sq. ft.
  • Features: Offices, restrooms, snack bar, retail area and storage area  
  • Project Timeline: Approx. 4 months of construction (6 months of drawings/ Fire Marshall approval)


PARCS Superstore 

  • Building Size: 23,000 – 24,000 sq. ft. 
  • Features: 
  • Project Timeline: 10 months for construction, 12 months with drawings/ Fire Marshall approval


At Lee Reger Builds, Inc, we make it our goal to help our clients in every part of the commercial building process. We want them to feel comfortable and happy so that they can continue running their business while we focus on building their new facility. 

We have compiled the most commonly asked questions we receive about the commercial building process in a guidebook. Download our guidebook here.