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ABC elects national executive committee chair in 2023

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WASHINGTON, DC – Associated Builders and Contractors announced today that Milton Graugnard, executive vice president, Cajun Industries LLC, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, at a board meeting held in conjunction with the association’s annual Leadership Institute in New York, 2023 ABC National Chairman Coronado, California.

The honor of a lifetime

“Leading ABC in his 73rd year of serving this dynamic industry and defending free markets and open competitive values ​​is the honor of a lifetime,” said Graugnard. “This opportunity gives me the opportunity to give back to the construction industry, the industry that has given so much to my company and I, and ABC, which has meant so much to both my personal growth and my company. In 2023, ABC will focus on increasing member participation in its STEP safety management system — a critical “step” every company should take to be safer — expanding the workforce’s talent pipeline and the Merit Shop -To promote philosophy in the political arena. I have the utmost respect for those who have served in this capacity before me and I look forward to continuing to build this bright future for our industry.”

Advance the industry

“The 2023 ABC Executive Committee will deliver exceptional value to our 22,000+ members and their 1 million+ employees by driving an industry that builds the places where we work, play, worship, learn and heal,” said Michael Bellaman, ABC President and CEO. “It’s humbling to work with industry and community leaders like Milton, Chair-elect Buddy Henley and Secretary David Pugh and all of our 2023 elected leaders. Together, we will continue to achieve ABC’s strategic goals of establishing ABC members as the world-class standard for comprehensive human health, safety and the environment; increasing ABC’s political clout; industry leader in human resources development and training; and to grow and create value for a diverse and engaged membership.”

The members of ABC’s Executive Committee 2023, who will take office on January 1, 2023, are:

  • Chairman of the ABC Board of Directors: Milton Graugnard, Executive Vice President, Cajun Industries LLC, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • elected chairman: Buddy Henley, President, Henley Construction Co. Inc., Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • Secretary and Vice President of the Southeast Region: J. David Pugh, Associates, Bradley, Birmingham, Alabama
  • treasurer: Larry May, CPA, CVA, Partners, Carr, Riggs & Ingram, Jackson, Mississippi
  • Immediately after the chair: Stephanie Schmidt, President, Poole Anderson Construction, State College, Pennsylvania
  • Vice President of the Mid-Atlantic Region: Lorri Grayson, Partner and Founder, GGA Construction, Middletown, Delaware
  • Vice-Chairman of the Central America Region: Brendan McAndrews, Chief Operations Officer and co-owner, Rivercity Glass dba McAndrews Glass, Cincinnati
  • Vice Chairman of the Northeast Region: Thomas “Murph” Murphy, Vice President, Aggregates Division, Power & Construction Group, Scottsville, New York
  • Vice-Chairman of the South-Central Region: Brandon Mabile, Strategic Development Manager, Performance Contractors Inc., Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Vice Chairman of the Mountain West Region: Sandra Roche, Vice President and General Counsel, Roche Constructors Inc., Las Vegas
  • Vice Chairman of the Pacific Region: Greg Schniegenberg, Chief Operations Officer of Construction Operations, Royal Electric Co., Sacramento, California
  • Vice Chairman of the Midwest Region: Calvin Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer, Construction Contracting Services Inc., Lansing, Illinois
  • Contact person for chapter presidents: John Mielke, President and CEO of ABC of Wisconsin
  • President and CEO of ABC: Michael Bellaman