Denver, CO – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Rocky Mountain Chapter held their annual Chapter Awards dinner and Board of Directors installation on Thursday, January 21, at The Westin Hotel.
The Chapter Awards were presented to leaders within the commercial construction industry who have shown outstanding commitment and dedication to the chapter, industry, and the merit shop philosophy through their participation and involvement.
The following companies and individuals were honored with awards: President’s Award to the Young Professionals Steering Committee; Outstanding Service by a New Member to Kenny Electric; Associate of the Year for the second year in a row to EKS&H LLP; Supplier of the Year to Power Management Systems and Sales, Inc.; Subcontractor of the Year for the third year in a row to Spacecon Specialty Contractors, LLC; General Contractor of the Year for the second year in a row to Hensel Phelps; Young Professional of the Year to Dane Bechtholdt, Douglass Colony Group; and the ABCer of the Year was awarded to Rachael Koch, Power Management Systems and Sales, Inc. There were also two new awards presented this year to recognize political advocacy efforts: Grassroots Champion to Mark Olesen of Pinkard Construction and Merit Shop Defender to Power Management Systems and Sales, Inc.
Prior to the awards program was the installation of the 2016 Board of Directors. The individuals who serve on the ABC board of directors volunteer a significant amount of time – and resources – to the Chapter. Their leadership and vision allows the Chapter to grow and succeed as the voice of commercial construction.
The following individuals were sworn in as the 2016 ABC Board of Directors:
Chair: Darren Hinton, Milender White Construction Co.; Chair-Elect: Jason Maxwell, White Construction Group; Vice Chair: Rob Marceau, RK Mechanical, Inc.; Treasurer: Scott Oglesby, Bauerle & Company, P.C.; Secretary: Aaron Eide, Flood and Peterson; Past Chair: Allan Bliesmer, Hensel Phelps.
Mari Bergstrom, BT Construction; Marissa Bolton, Bobcat of the Rockies; Denny Doyle, LPR Construction Co.; Mark Griffin, Turner Construction Company; Paul Giovannetti, HITT Contracting; Rachael Koch, Power Management Systems & Sales; John Luthi, FCI Constructors, Inc.; Scott Larson, Encore Electric, Inc.; Patrick Wolach, Douglass Colony Group; and Trip DeMuth, Faegre Baker Daniels.