Associated Builders & Contractors Announces 2022 Nat'l Chair, Executive Committee

The members of ABC’s 2022 Executive Committee will take office on Jan. 1, 2022.

November 22, 2021

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Associated Builders and Contractors’ Board of Directors elected Stephanie Schmidt, president of Poole Anderson Construction (State College, Pennsylvania) as the 2022 ABC national chair of the board of directors during a meeting at the association’s annual Leadership Institute in Aventura, Florida.

“As the fourth woman to serve the association in this role, I am honored to lead ABC to deliver value to our members, prioritize safety and total human health and elevate inclusion, diversity and equity, all to prioritize fair and open competition and to invest in and develop our most valuable asset—our people,” said Schmidt. “ABC’s team mentality is a distinguishing aspect of this association: We can be the fiercest of competitors in the field, but we unite as one for ABC, the merit shop and the betterment of our entire industry and the 7.4 million individuals it employs. I look forward to leading our team and our industry toward a brighter future.”

“The leadership and institutional knowledge that the ABC Executive Committee brings to our 21,000 member companies will further advance an industry that builds the places where we work, play, worship, learn and heal,” said Michael Bellaman, ABC president and CEO. “It is an honor to work alongside Stephanie and our 2022 elected leaders to continue to strengthen fair and open competition, ensure contractors win work based on merit and create the conditions for all workers in the construction industry to thrive.”

The members of ABC’s 2022 Executive Committee, who will take office on Jan. 1, 2022, are:

  • Schmidt, chair of the ABC board of directors

  • Milton Graugnard, EVP, Cajun Industries LLC, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, chair-elect

  • Buddy Henley, president, Henley Construction Co. Inc., Gaithersburg, Maryland, secretary and Mid-Atlantic region vice chair

  • Larry May, CPA, CVA, partner, Carr, Riggs & Ingram, Jackson, Mississippi, treasurer

  • Steve Klessig, VP of architecture and engineering, Keller Inc., Kaukauna, Wisconsin, immediate past chair

  • Brendan McAndrews, COO and co-owner, Rivercity Glass dba McAndrews Glass, Cincinnati, Mid-America region vice chair

  • Thomas “Murph” Murphy, VP of Aggregates Division, Power & Construction Group, Scottsville, New York, Northeast region vice chair

  • J. David Pugh, partner, Bradley, Birmingham, Alabama, Southeast region vice chair

  • Sandra Roche, VP and general counsel, Roche Constructors Inc., Las Vegas, Mountain West region vice chair

  • Greg Schniegenberg, VP of operations, Helix Electric Inc., Oakland, California, Pacific region vice chair

  • Calvin Williams, president and CEO, Construction Contracting Services Inc., Lansing, Illinois, Midwest region vice chair

  • Wendy Novak, ABC of Western Washington president and CEO, chapter presidents’ liaison

  • Michael Bellaman, president and CEO, ABC National

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