About Us

Jim Byrum

Jim Byrum


Jim Byrum’s first exposure to building began almost 25 years ago when he purchased his first house – and he founded Byrum Builders 16 years ago. Jim is enthusiastic about helping customers achieve their dreams and instill their own personality into their home and building projects. Jim is involved with several local organizations, including the Home Builders Association, and enjoys participating in several wildlife and conservation organizations. In his free time, Jim enjoys spending time with his two boys, and has a true passion for the construction industry, meeting customer’s expectations and helping his team be successful and grow! He is married with two sons who love the outdoors and anything Michigan State.

Robin Elias

Robin Elias

Robin Elias has been with Byrum Builders for two years, and prior to joining the team worked with a prominent local accounting firm for 28 years.  Robin oversees the financial side of the business and helps customers understand the costs associated with their projects.  Robin and her husband live in Okemos and have two grown daughters. In her spare time, Robin enjoys golfing and spending summers at the pool.  She is an avid Michigan State supporter and loves spoiling her grand dog Harper.

Kenny Brown

Kenny Brown

Kenny Brown has been in the customer service business for more than 20 years, and before joining Byrum Builders owned his own business.  Kenny’s expertise is scheduling crews and specialty contractors to make sure projects are completed on time. In his free time Kenny enjoys hunting, playing volleyball and spending time with his daughter and his dogs Colt and Cody.

Doug Yura

Doug Yura

Doug Yura has been with Byrum Builders for eight years, and has worked in the building industry for over 30 years. Doug is the “outside” expert handling siding, windows and other exterior finish projects. Doug is married and has three children and five grandchildren. He has lived in the Alma area for more than 40 years.

Scott Corts

Scott Corts

Scott Corts has worked with Byrum Builders for nine years. Scott is recently married and lives near Leslie. Scott supervises many projects and handles some of the more complicated construction projects that come Byrum Builder’s way. In his free time, Scott enjoys hunting, fishing and anything outdoors. He and his wife have two dogs, Kolby and Mazie.

David Bennett

David Bennett

David Bennett has worked in the construction industry for over 20 years, specializing in finish and trim carpentry. His expertise and finishing touches highlight many Byrum Builder’s projects throughout the area. David lives in Bath, and in his free time enjoys working on cars and woodworking.