Watkins Development

Construction Services


Watkins Development is an engineering and construction company providing complete services to our clients. For over 25 years, Watkins Development has been successfully providing remarkable projects – large and small to business in and around Corsicana, TX and Navarro County. We focus on the overall project delivery to create cost-effective solutions. Watkins offers experience in the pre-construction process that gives us the ability to hand the customer a completed project.

When you call Watkins Development for construction services, the following professionals will be there to help you:

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Loran Seely, P.E.

Owner and President

Mr. Loran Seely is a registered professional engineer with over 25 years of construction experience. He has been responsible for our design, engineering, estimating & construction management since 1987.

He is constantly learning and finding ways to use what he has learned. Loran is knowledgeable and trustworthy. He is committed to his faith, his family, his community and to our customers.

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“professional manager, attentive service,  and a pleasing sense of humor”

The Management Crew

A Team You Can Rely On


John Douglas
Operations Manager
Mr. John Douglas keeps us running smoothly and on schedule. He has been a key member of our team since 1981. John has been fabricating and erecting metal buildings since he was 18 years old. He is left-handed and has a great mechanical aptitude. He is also responsible for conducting our OSHA-approved safety training for forklift and aerial lift operators. John is knowledgeable and trustworthy. He is committed to his faith, his family and to our customers.

Charlcie Reynolds
Office Manager
Ms. Charlcie Reynolds manages the deadlines, dollars and day-to-day operation of our office. Charlcie has been a key member of our team since 1992. She is able to cheerfully communicate with our customers, suppliers, bonding agent and with governmental agencies. She is one of our best ambassadors. She is knowledgeable and trustworthy. She is committed to her faith, her family and to our customers.

Phil Seely
Project Coordinator
Mr. Phil Seely earned his engineering degree in 2009 and became a key member of our team in 2015. Phil has a big heart and customer service comes natural to him. He is responsible for design, estimating and for project management. He is our coordinator for OSHA personal safety training and OSHA-approved backhoe and skid-steer operator training. He is committed to his faith, his family, to our customers and to constant improvement.