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Billy Cain

Years of experience: 16
Project Manager/Estimator

Billy has been involved in the construction field for sixteen years.  He started his career working in framing and foundations.  He has been a licensed Residential Builder for the past seven years.  His knowledge of all aspects of construction has helped him in his job as a project manager and estimator for both residential and commercial projects.

shane MOODY

Years of experience: 22
Project Manager

For over 22 years, Shane has enjoyed a career in Commercial and Residential Construction. During his tenure in the Construction Industry he has gained vital “Hands on“ experience. From leading Field crews, to supervising projects, to managing complex construction Projects.   

We have built our reputation by providing customers with exceptional services that consistently deliver exceptional results. Our services are customized to meet the unique needs of our client with a focus on construction phases, design build and general contracting, as well as complete development services. Through our professional association with multiple architects throughout the Lowcountry, we have the ability to provide complete Architectural and Engineering Design Services for a number of construction projects including Commercial, Industrial, Educational, Institutional, Correctional, Residential Homes and Retail Facilities. IP Builders, Inc. has successfully completed a wide variety of turnkey building projects. Our professional staff at IP Builders, Inc. has over 60 years of collective experience in the construction industry.​


IP Builders, Inc. was founded in August 2006 by Walterboro native, R. Ian Padgett. Since inception he has been able to use his prior 17 years of experience in design engineering and construction management to establish a company that provides a wide variety of professional services.

ian padgett

Years of experience: 15
President General contractor



To deliver the highest-quality, cost-effective projects on time by empowered, educated, performance-oriented, and motivated teams. We are focused on building lasting relationships by practicing integrity and honesty in our dealings with all employees, clients, and partners. We are committed to exceeding expectations by providing the highest level of professionalism, safety, service response, and quality workmanship. We take pride in our accomplishments and reputation, and will continue to build on this success.

annE padgett

Years of experience: Office Manager


Johnny Harvey

Years of experience: 20+
Project Manager

Johnny has been in construction for 20 plus years. He started at a young age helping his father doing family remodels and returned to construction in 1999 after 10 1/2 years in the United States Marine Corps."