The Mario J. Bertolini Leadership & Innovation Award recognizes individuals who exhibited the personal and professional traits exemplified by Mr. Bertolini while serving in senior management positions of PCI Producer Member firms. Force is the third recipient of this award which honors the renowned engineer and PCI leader, Mario Bertolini, who passed away in 2014.
“I am extremely humbled by this recognition from PCI, an organization of which I’ve been proud to be a part for over 30 years,” said Force. “Mario Bertolini is an icon in the precast industry and I am proud to honor his legacy.”
Force joined Tindall in 1988. He is a registered professional engineer in ten states and has held positions in engineering, sales and project management. He has been actively involved in the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) for over three decades, serving as Chairman of the Board in 2012, Chairman of the Design Handbook Committee for the 7th Edition, Chairman of the Parking Structures Committee and a member of the Technical Activities Council. He remains active on several technical committees, and he is presently the Chairman of the Research and Development Council, as well as a member of the PCI Foundation Board of Trustees. He is a Fellow of PCI and was named a Titan of the Industry by PCI in 2014.
“Throughout his career, Greg has shown exceptional leadership, integrity and dedication to the advancement of the precast concrete industry,” said Bob Risser, PCI President and CEO, of Force. “He is known for mentoring and encouraging young engineers in their professional and personal development. Recognizing that innovation is essential for the advancement of the precast concrete industry, he challenges both himself and his coworkers to innovate and provide outstanding products and services to every client.”
About PCI: Founded in 1954, The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) is the technical institute for the precast concrete structures industry. PCI develops, maintains and disseminates the body of knowledge for designing, fabricating and constructing precast concrete structures. PCI provides technical resources, certification for companies and individuals, continuing education, as well as conducts research and development projects, conventions, conferences, awards programs and much more.
About Tindall: Headquartered in Spartanburg, SC, Tindall Corporation is one of the largest precast concrete manufacturers in North America. With five production facilities located throughout the Mid-Atlantic to the South Central United States, Tindall provides engineering, manufacturing, shipping and installation of precast, prestressed concrete systems, and underground utility structures.