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TCA Leadership

We often refer to the variety of tilt-up when touting the many benefits of the method. I believe it is at the core of the building system's expansion beyond the box; it leads to its vast applicability. It is not just the construction process that allows for this quality, however. I believe the variety in tilt-up is a product of and inherent in the very people engaged in supporting and growing the industry.

As I looked around the room during a recent board of directors meeting, I was reminded of the multifarious collection of professionals participating in our industry. At the table, equally represented, were architects, engineers, suppliers, general contractors and concrete contractors. Such a scene must be the envy of most industry trade associations. Each and every issue discussed had the attention of a well-rounded, well-informed group of subject-matter experts covering every aspect of our industry. And as one of our board members pointed out at a recent meeting, there are some pretty important discussions with broad bearing on our industry happening at these meetings. From positions on Silica regulation and revisions, to bracing guidelines, to critical safety messaging, certification administration, discussion of emerging technologies and studies of market influences, the work of your board is impactful and the value of their intense dedication to the tilt-up industry is immeasurable.

Mitch Bloomquist
Executive Director
Tilt-Up Concrete Association

Board of Directors

Brad Nesset

President

Thermomass
Boone, Iowa

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Tim Manherz

Past President

TAS Commercial Concrete
Houston, Texas

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Scott Bunney

Vice President

KB Concrete Systems, Inc.
Commerce City, Colorado

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Barclay Gebel

Secretary

Concrete Strategies, Inc.
St Louis, Missouri

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Andrew McPherson

Treasurer

Seretta Construction, Inc.
Apopka, Florida

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Mark Reed

Director

E. E. Reed Construction, L.P.
Sugar Land, Texas

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Luke Eliot

Director

B.D. Stevens Limited
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

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Tom Heffernan

Director

Gensler
San Diego, California

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Craig Coppersmith

Director

Nox-Crete Products Group
Omaha, Nebraska

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Karen Hand

Director

Needham DBS
Lenexa, Kansas

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Robert F. Murray

Director

Alston Construction Company
Edison, New Jersey

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John Paesano

Director

HD Supply C & I White Cap
Norcross, Georgia

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Rick Galloway

Director

Martin Concrete Construction, Inc.
Kennesaw, Georgia

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Don Greive

Director

Pinnacle Structural Engineers
Houston, Texas

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Shane Walters

Director

Dayton Superior Corporation
Miamisburg, Ohio

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Board Nominations

Nominees to the Board of Directors are selected by the Nominating Committee. According to the TCA bylaws, the immediate Past President shall serve as chairman of the Nominating Committee. Nominations for Directorships may be made by the membership at large by submitting to the Nominating Committee, executive Director or the President of the Association not less than sixty (60) days before the Annual Meeting. Nominations shall be accompanied by a biography of the nominee.

Past Presidents

Many individuals freely give of their time and money to serve the Tilt-Up Concrete Association. Past Presidents of the TCA can be found here.

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TCA Staff Members

Mitch Bloomquist

Executive Director

Tilt-Up Concrete Association
Mount Vernon, Iowa

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James Baty, FACI

Technical and Regulatory Affairs

Tilt-Up Concrete Association
Mount Vernon, Iowa

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Ed Sauter, FTCA

Certification Programs

Tilt-Up Concrete Association
Mount Vernon, Iowa

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Janette Barr

Office Management

Tilt-Up Concrete Association
Mount Vernon, Iowa

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Lindsey Bloomquist

Communications and Networking

Tilt-Up Concrete Association
Mount Vernon, Iowa

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Adria Britton

Writer And Copy Editor

Tilt-Up Concrete Association
Mount Vernon, Iowa

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Mark Lentzkow

Designer

Tilt-Up Concrete Association
Mount Vernon, Iowa

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