Hardy grew up in Durham working in the field during breaks from school. He graduated in 1972 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Upon graduation he began work at C&A Construction, Inc as a fifth generation builder. In 1995 he started Hutchins Construction, Inc. He is the Corporate President and handles the executive functions of the firm as well as sales, estimating and project management. His 40 plus years of experience in the construction industry provide him with a unique wealth of information to provide his clients when solving the complex issues of today’s construction environment.