ABC Carolinas Announces 2020 Upstate Regional Leadership Council

Justin MartinThe Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of the Carolinas announces the 2020 leadership team for the organization’s Upstate Council. The new Chair is Justin Martin, project manager/estimator for Cely Construction. Martin will work closely with Pamela Freeman, ABC Carolinas South Carolina regional membership director, and the entire leadership team.

The 2020 Upstate Council team includes: Marc Brakefield, Precision Walls – Vice Chair; Steve Barber, Brasfield & Gorrie – Past Upstate Chair; David DeVita, Carolina Safety Consultants – Safety; Brian Gallagher, Graycor – ABC of the Carolinas Past Board Chair; Joan Krause, Write-On Communications – Public Relations; Chris Moore, CarolinaPower – Workforce Development and ABC Carolinas Board Liaison; Dennis Alexander, Tradesmen International; Dawn Alvarez, Terracon; Gavin Axson, Brasfield & Gorrie; Christy Byars, Precision Concrete; Kyle Dillard, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C; Matthew Keck, TPM; Ben Lehnerer, A M King; Mark Teal, Precision Concrete; Jordan Titus, S&ME; and Dave Wright, Rodgers Builders.

"As we kick off the new decade, ABC Carolinas’ Upstate Regional Leadership Council will focus on its members and their particular needs in the local market,” said Cely Construction’s Justin Martin, ABC’s Upstate Council Chair. “We will continue to promote the merit shop philosophy in all that we do and support for the betterment of our member companies. We will keep pursuing opportunities for our members in the areas of workforce development, valuable networking, and face-time with both state and federal representatives who have a direct impact on legislation that affects their businesses.”

About ABC of the Carolinas — The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of the Carolinas represents the merit construction contractors and related firms in North and South Carolina. ABC of the Carolinas is a chapter of the national ABC organization with 69 chapters nationwide and represents more than 26,000 members.

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