Mike Willhite has been in the excavation and construction business for more than 20 years. During that time, he has traveled the world working on heavy equipment and honing his skills as an operating foreman, jobsite supervisor, equipment manager and lead operator for several top builders and contractors. In 2014, Willhite was named a winner in the Under 40 in Construction Equipment for his skills in grading, excavation, and earthscape design. He also has a popular blog, YouTube presence and a large following on Instagram. Through his social media platforms, Willhite shares project photos and writes about his experiences testing new construction technology, such as grade control systems.