Board of Directors

Executive Committee

SCOTT HOFER, ESQ.
CHAIRMAN
Hofer Law, LLC
(Term: 2018-2020)

GREG SYKORA
FIRST VICE CHAIR
ERCO Interiors
(Term: 2016-2018)

BRIAN P. WIEST
TREASURER
         Wouch, Maloney & Co., LLP
(Term: 2018-2020)

 

HARRY A. HORWITZ, ESQ.
SECRETARY
 Stevens & Lee, P.C.
(Term: 2016-2018)

KIRBY WU, AIA, LEED AP
    IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRMAN
Wu & Associates
(Term: 2017-2019)


Board Members

 

GREG GUTIERREZ
Wohlsen Construction Company
(Term: 2017-2019)

JACK DYER
Hutchinson Mechanical Services
(Term: 2017-2019)

GAIL STRAGA
Straga Brothers Inc. 
(Term: 2016-2018)

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Marie Guarnere
Allan Myers
(Term: 2018-2020)


Emeritus Board Members

BOB BROWN
American Asphalt Company 

ED HUTCHINSON
  Hutchinson Mechanical Services

DREW WAGNER
D.J.  Wagner Heating & Air Conditioning 

RICK SYKORA
  ERCO Interiors 

STEVE WOUCH
Wouch, Maloney & Co., LLP

DAVE SULKIN
American Asphalt Company

MIKE GREENBERG
 Joffe Lumber & Supply Company

RUSSELL R. PALERMO
Russell R. Palermo, Inc. 

ROBERT GHIA
  GHIA Construction 

ABC NEWSLINE

Sep 19, 2018
ABC reports that its Construction Backlog Indicator expanded to a record 9.9 months during the second quarter of 2018. Backlog is up 12.2 percent from the first quarter and 14 percent compared to the same time last year. “Construction backlog has never been higher in the history of this series,” said ABC Chief Economist Anirban Basu. “While contractors collectively reported a higher backlog, it was the industrial contractor segment that had the largest increase in the second quarter.”
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Sep 19, 2018
On Sept. 14, the National Labor Relations Board published a proposed rule that would establish an updated standard for determining joint-employer liability under the National Labor Relations Act. The proposal aims to foster predictability, consistency and stability in the determination of joint-employer status, and therefore clarifies the standard in a way that promotes meaningful collective bargaining and advances the purposes of the NLRB.
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Sep 19, 2018
On Sept.13, ABC sent a letter to the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee to voice support for Tax Reform 2.0 legislation, which would build on the successes of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act by providing permanency to the nation’s tax code and certainty for ABC member companies and their employees. The committee passed the bill on a party-line vote of 21-15, and it is expected to receive a vote on the House floor later this month. 
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