About Us

The visionary starts with a clean sheet of paper and re-imagines the world.”

– Malcolm Gladwell


For over a quarter of a century, Pennant Construction Management has developed one of the most unique and diverse portfolios of work in the industry. With projects that have garnered numerous awards and recognition for their approach and excellence, clients from every background have teamed with Pennant Construction Management to make their vision a reality. Committed to understanding our client’s budget and needs without sacrificing quality, Pennant Construction Management listens as to understand how we can customize our role in your success.

The Pennant Construction Management team is led by Ron Goss, Jr. who has over three decades in the real estate and construction industries in North Georgia. A graduate of Lee University, Ron holds the highest-tier general contractor’s license in the State of Georgia. Field experience with raw land includes commercial and residential site development, road and utility installation, and the development of recreation facilities and trails. Commercial construction experience includes the development of offices, retail, restaurants, places of worship, educational facilities, entertainment venues and extensive work in the field of historic preservation.

Ron Goss has also served contractually as a planning & zoning administrator and a project manager for multiple municipalities in Northwest Georgia. Experience in this capacity has ranged from reviewing and approval of preliminary subdivision plats/development, oversight of city engineering and public works projects, SPLOST development, state and federal grant development, and the management of over sixty public works contracts on behalf of cities.

Lorie Tidwell Goss brings over twenty-five years of knowledge of the real estate and construction industries into her role as President and Chief Administrative Officer of Pennant Construction Management. A graduate of American University, Lorie’s responsibilities include administrative oversight of construction contracts, insurance and sureties, accounting, banking relationships and organizational strategy. Professionally, Lorie’s previous experience in administration within the medical profession and in the real estate field made for a natural transition into the leadership of Pennant Construction Management.

Ron and Lorie Goss’ partnership extends beyond their quarter of a century success with Pennant Construction Management. Married for thirty years, the two lifelong residents of Cartersville are the parents of three adult children and are involved in many aspects of their community and with Christian Fellowship Church. Their commitment to detail, consistency and excellence in their personal lives translated into the same expectations in their business approach. The family that is Pennant Construction Management is your trustworthy partner in the construction industry.

Awards & Acknowledgements

  • Georgia Municipal Association/Georgia Cities Foundation “Renaissance Award”. Presented at the opening ceremonies during the Georgia Municipal Association’s Annual Convention, the award recognizes an individual that has made a significant contribution to the revitalization of one or more downtowns in Georgia.
  • Georgia Department of Industry, Trade & Tourism Award for “Economic Restructuring”. Given for projects that enhance the economic environment in Georgia’s cities.
  • Georgia Main Street/Georgia Department of Community Affairs “Sensitive Rehabilitation Award”. Presented categorically to annual projects that achieve excellent along Georgia’s Historic Main Streets.
  • Georgia Downtown Association “Award of Excellence”. Given annually for best façade restoration in the State of Georgia.
  • City of Cartersville “Key to the City”. Presented for culmination of work that impacted the image and economic development within the City of Cartersville.
  • Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation “Excellence in Rehabilitation Award” (2000, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2024). Categorically awarded to statewide projects that display outstanding efforts in the rehabilitation of Georgia’s historic resources.
  • Cartersville Downtown Development Authority “Golden Hammer Awards”. Awarded to recognize over a decade’s work in the preservation field with a body of work that contributed to the revitalization of historic properties and districts.
  • Rome Area Heritage Foundation “Preservation Awards”. Awarded annually for recognition of outstanding efforts in historic preservation during the previous year in the Rome/Floyd County area.
  • Cartersville Bartow County Chamber of Commerce “Brighten Your Corner Award”. Presented at the Chamber’s annual meeting to an individual that completes projects that result in community enhancement.