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ABA LDF Graduate Luncheon

Held December 12th at the DoubleTree Inn by Hilton, the ABA honored graduates of the Senior Executive Program and the Leadership Development Forum. Over 250 members attended to honor the graduates. Featured speaker, Carol McMullen, offered 10 tips for building relationships. Carol will be retiring from the ABA at the end of December and taking on a role as a Consultant with the Association. The ABA extends Congratulations to the 2013 graduates of the SEP and LDF Programs!Watch movie online The Transporter Refueled (2015)watch full Baahubali 2: The Conclusion 2017 movie online

Congratulations to the graduates of the ABA’s 2013 Leadership Development Forum (LDF) program, including: Ravi Babra:Kitchell Contractors; Andrew Barbosa: Precise Drywall; Tom Barnard: TDIndustries; Byron Bartlo: Weitz Company; Bob Beaver: Weitz Company; Matt Brown: Achilles AC Systems; Aaron Cohen: ASU Del E. Webb School; John Colonna: Rural Electric; John Donovan: Caliente Construction; Patrick Fagan: Climatec BTG; Matthew Finch: D.L. Withers Construction; Gretchen Frietsche: DPR Construction: Charles Hughes: Wilson Electric; Nicole Kadyszewski: Ryan Companies; David Link: Performance Contracting; Matt Lyons: McCarthy Building; Justin Martin: Corbins Electric; Fran Martin: Kortman Electric; Erik Mazurski: Border Construction; Braden Mecca: Comfort Systems USA; Scott Moellering: McCarthy Building; John Parnell: Ryan Companies; Julie Peck: Hensel Phelps Construction; Robert Rarrick: HACI Mechanical Contractors; Thomas Schnorr; Wespac Construction: Franklin Singleton: Audio Video Resources (AVR); Colin Smith: Caliente Construction; Mark Stoller: Schuff Steel Company; Natalie Taylor:Climatec BTG; Kris Tidwell: K.T. Fabrication; Jaime Vidales: Adolfson & Peterson; Matthew Watza: Barker Morrissey.

The LDF program develops construction professionals into informed, knowledgeable and active members of the industry, while preparing them for future leadership roles within their companies, the industry, and the Arizona Builders’ Alliance (ABA). Graduates have completed a series of year-long classes focusing on public speaking, leadership skills, and team building. In addition, graduates work on a Community Service Project all year. This year’s project was the Family Service Agency, where LDF students renovated the building.

For more information about the LDF program, please contact Erica Lange at elange@azbuilders.org or by phone at (602) 274-8222 ext. 37.movie The Lost City of Z

Congratulations to the ABA’s Senior Executive Program Executives of 2013! See class photo below, including (from left to right): Ken Kortman: Kortman Electric; Kevin Morrissey: Barker Morrissey; Mike Epstein: Epstein Construction; Emmett Jones: Jones Concrete; Casey Cartier: Jokake Construction; Jennifer Swanson: ABA Facilitator; Kitty Langmade: W.J. Maloney Plumbing, Heating & Cooling; Carol McMullen: ABA Facilitator; Ed Campbell: PDI Construction; Dave Elrod: DPR Construction; Brian Saker: Border Construction Specialties.