AWCI's Construction Dimensions: Columns: President's Message
Shedding Light on EIFS
As you read this column, we have already chosen our new Executive Vice President & CEO. Of the six candidates, all were vetted by an experienced association executive recruiter—a new experience for me in my co
Traits of a Winner
I am excited to provide you with a monthly update. As I start my term as the AWCI president, the association is in the interview process for a new CEO/executive director. These interviews take
Interesting Times, New Challenges
Being the first woman to hold the title of president of the board of the Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry is truly an honor. I expect this year will be the start of many changes at the association.
Year in Review
As I ponder my last president’s message, I look back over the last four years and realize what an honor it has been to serve on the executive committee and to be the president of the Association of the Wall an
Attracting and Retaining Good Workers
As we enter the second quarter of 2019, I reflect on the list of main issues we had as subcontractors in 2018. There is no surprise that the same issues are pressing, with a shortage of qualified workers leadi
This Issue Really Frosts Me, and I Would Like to Know How You Deal with It.
You are a subcontractor that has built a solid reputation for quality work, great service and responsible bidding. You submit a bid to General Contractor One and it is not accepted. It happens and you get over
Bruce Miller Will Be Missed
By the time this President’s Message is published, most of you are already aware that AWCI and the industry has lost one of its prominent and respected members. Bruce Miller passed away Jan. 19, 2019.
SWOT Away the Blues
As we go into the first months of 2019, I wonder how everyone is doing when it comes to setting goals and expectations for the new year. One key tool that has been instrumental for us at Baker Triangle is our
A Look Back, and What Lies Ahead
I hope everyone had joyous and safe holidays and is ready to start the New Year. As we begin, I have been reflecting on 2018 and thinking about what 2019 has in store for our industry. From conversations with