2019 Legislative Reception
We are moving our annual Legislative Reception to our newly expanded training center in Grimes.
Please join us for food and beverages, a tour and time to speak with your legislators about issues important to you, your company and your employees.
Save the date - March 13, 2019 (5-7 pm)
Grimes Training Center
Additional details and official registration to come!
Holiday Party / Annual Meeting
We left the Holiday Party & Annual Meeting with grateful hearts for those who have served on the Board of Directors in the past, and for those who continue to serve.
We are so thankful for each of our members and their contributions to our association, and we look forward to serving you in 2019!
L: 2018 Chairman of the Board, Scott Black, addresses members during the 2018 ABC of Iowa Annual Meeting.
Top L: Tables decorated with holiday decor await the Holiday Party attendees.
Top R: Jeremy Price, 2015 Chairman of the Board, administers the Oath of Office to 2019-2021 Board Member, Loren Field.
Bottom R: Jeremy Price administers the Oath of Office to Loren Field of Younglove Construction L.L.C., Mike McCoy of ACI Mechanical, Inc. and Scott Black of Black Electric, Inc.
Re-Elected ABC of Iowa Board of Directors
BOARD MEMBERS & OFFICERS TAKE OATH AT ANNUAL MEETING
3 Year Term (1/1/19 - 12/31/21)
- Loren Field, Younglove Construction, L.L.C.
- Matt Frandsen, Keen Project Solutions
2019 ABC of Iowa Officers
- Chairman - Mike O'Day, Hometown Plumbing and Heating
- First Vice Chairman - Kent Meyn, ACI Mechanical, Inc.
- Second Vice Chairman - Loren Field, Younglove Construction, L.L.C.
- Treasurer - Mike McCoy, ACI Mechanical, Inc.
- Immediate Past Chairman - Scott Black, Black Electric, Inc.
Term Complete (12/31/18)
- Nick Steinkamp, K & W Electric, Inc.
Left: Nick Steinkamp of K & W Electric, Inc. and 2017 Chairman of the Board of Directors receives an Award of Appreciation from Scott Black, 2018 Chairman of the Board of Directors, for his 7 years of service on the Board of Directors.
Right: Greg Spenner, President & CEO of ABC of Iowa presents an Award of Appreciation to Scott Black of Black Electric, Inc. for his service as the 2018 Chairman of the Board.
ABC of Iowa Night with the Iowa Wild
Invite your family and friends to join in the fun and excitement - we're hosting a night with the Iowa Wild on February 22nd!
The puck will drop at 6pm, and all are welcome to join!
$15 gets you a ticket to the Iowa Wild vs. San Jose Barracuda, Iowa Wild hat, and free entry to the after show, a concert by the Dropkick Murphy's.
Merit Shop Emerging Leaders
The Merit Shop Emerging Leaders Group is designed to cultivate future leaders in the construction industry. The program offers networking events that allow emerging leaders an opportunity to meet and interact with their peers. It also provides sessions where participants can learn new leadership skills and steps taken to achieve their success.
2019 Session Schedule
Session 1: Wednesday, February 13th
Session 2: Wednesday, April 10th
Situational Leadership and Emotional Intelligence
Emerging Leaders Social
Session 3: Wednesday, June 5th
Technology in Construction/Lean Construction
ABC of Iowa Presentation
STEP: Safety Training Evaluation Process
Session 4: August 21st
Reality-Based Leadership & Graduation
Register your future leaders today - classes begin soon!
Registration closes on Friday, January 18, 2018.
Field Leader Academy
The two-day Field Leader Academy program was held on October 4th & 5th. During this high-impact program, project delivery professionals examined their own talents, their organizations and their processes, thereby transforming from talented builders to true construction entrepreneurs.
This course will be held on October 10 - 11, 2019.
Click here for additional information and to register today!