Michael LeMark is currently Executive Vice President and General Manager of SpecChem, an emerging manufacturer of quality concrete chemicals. Mike earned a degree in Civil Engineering from Clarkson University in 1979 and began his career in the construction industry as a Field Engineer with Raymond International, a premier specialty geotechnical contractor. Mike’s career has included positions with GE Silicones in field sales and then Construction Programs in their HQ in Waterford NY. Mike left GE in 1987 to assume a role as Northeast Sales Manager for Conspec Marketing and Manufacturing developing a distribution network for a full line of concrete chemicals and cementitious products in the northeast. Mike was then promoted to General Manager of Conspec in Kansas City in 1992. He’s maintained his managerial position as GM with Conspec thru the Dayton Superior acquisition of Conspec in 2000. Prior to joining SpecChem, Mike was the Chemical Business Manager for Dayton Superior, involved with the coordination of 4-chemical manufacturing plants, and a team of sales and marketing professionals. This team was responsible for the growth and profitability of 4 major chemical brands within a network of over 800 construction distributors in the US and Overseas. Mike has been an active member in the Construction Specifiers Institute (CSI) earning his CDT and CCPR designation. He’s also involved in the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA), Concrete Foundation Association (CFA) and the Associated Concrete Contractors Association (ASCC).