Meet the Brothers
Lincoln Swaggart, President – With over 30 years of business development, Lincoln has put his business knowledge and passion into creating Swaggart Brothers Inc. Lincoln started his career as a journeyman carpenter in 1984 and went on to become an insurance broker in 1987. He formed a highly successful insurance company operating eight offices in Oregon and Washington. His “can do” attitude and drive for success have resulted in significant projects throughout the western United States. Lincoln’s other passions include fishing, horseback riding and spending time with his wife and two sons.
Ben Swaggart, Vice President – Ben helped develop the family business into one of the most successful logging companies in Eastern Oregon. He continued this entrepreneurial mindset by starting a civil construction company in 1998. That business has grown into one of the key segments of Swaggart Brothers Inc. In addition to logging and civil work, Ben is the recent past president of Associated Oregon Loggers. His wealth of knowledge and experience is invaluable in business development. He has been a key member in the creation and fulfillment of multi-million dollar projects. He is an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoys traveling with his family.
John Swaggart, Vice President – John has over 20 years of experience in business operation and management. He brings considerable knowledge and tenacity to the company. He started working as a laborer for the family logging business and over the course of two decades he continued to rise through positions eventually becoming the Operations Manager, running the business. When John joined Swaggart Bros. he managed the logging division until its eventual dissolution in 2008, but has transferred those managing skills into the construction industry. In particular, his detailed knowledge of equipment and maintenance has aided in the superior fleet of company vehicles and machinery. When he’s not spending time with his wife and three children, John enjoys hunting, fishing and returning to the mountains where he spent the majority of his career.
Blake Swaggart, Vice President – Blake brings more than a decade worth of construction experience and expertise into the organization. Prior to starting his own successful construction company, Blake was a professional saddle bronc rider in the PRCA. In 1996 he formed Paul Blake Swaggart Construction which grew to become one of the largest construction companies in the region, specializing in residential and commercial projects. Blake has worked every facet of construction from labor and operations to finance and billing. With the success of his company and his vision for the future of the construction industry, he was instrumental in the formation of Swaggart Brothers Inc. Blake has proven himself time and again as a key problem solver, utilizing his extensive experience to successfully manage multi-million dollar projects. Of utmost importance to Blake is spending time with his family, whether it’s fishing with his wife and two sons, or relaxing on a hunting trip with his brothers.