The Team

Guy M. Wells

CEO/President
Guy Wells is the third generation owner of Wells Cargo, Inc. He was born in Reno, Nevada and moved with his family in 1972 to Las Vegas when his father Howdy took over operations of the Wells Cargo Vegas office. Guy attended Clark High School and his first job was on a ranch in Moapa over the summer. He started his career at Wells Cargo working summers in all facets of the company starting at the age of 14. After graduating from Clark he attended Southern Utah University where he received a Bachelor’s of Science in Construction Management. In 1987 he married his wife Jodi and together they raised two children who are now grown. The same year he took on a full time position with Wells Cargo as Paving Superintendent later moving on to General Superintendent, Vice President of Operations, Executive Vice President and President. Guy works with multiple charitable foundations including Habitat for Humanity, Ducks Unlimited, the Elk Foundation and St. Jude’s. He was a founding member of the Nevada Contractor’s Association. He served as chairman of the Nevada Contractor’s Board twice after being appointed by Governor Guinn & Governor Gibbons. He has served on several boards including the Nevada Contractor’s Association, Associated General Contractors, and Habitat for Humanity; he is an active member of Vistage International.

Phil Groff

Vice President of Operations
Phil Groff is a Division Manager at Wells Cargo overseeing Sales, Mining and Asphalt Production Operations. In 2000 he moved to Las Vegas with his wife Ann, who runs the Master Gardener program for the University Cooperative Extension of UNR. Together they enjoy traveling and spending time with friends and family. Phil is originally from New York where he received a Bachelor's of Science in Accounting from the University at Albany in New York. He also has a Bachelor's of Science in Mining Engineering from University of Nevada Reno. Phil started his career in gold mining in Northern Nevada. He has been in the construction & mining industry for 36 years; mostly working in the production and sales of aggregates, hot mix asphalt and ready mix concrete. He joined the Wells Cargo team in 2013.

Trent Scarlett

Vice President of Construction
Trent Scarlett is a Division Manager at Wells Cargo overseeing estimating and administration. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah and moved to Las Vegas in 1970. He received a Bachelor’s of Science in Business and a minor in Accounting from Southern Utah State College. He married his wife Kari in 1986 and together they raised three wonderful children. Trent has been with Wells Cargo since 2008 and in the Las Vegas construction industry for 27 years. Trent is actively involved in Three Square and Safe Nest charities and is a board member of HomeAid.