Industry Influencers

At a time where information seekers are often met with anonymous opinions and recommendations rife with ulterior motive, it is important to consider the contextual credibility of those offering their advice. With this in mind, the TCA has developed a framework to identify those in our industry who have invested in becoming knowledgeable, qualified and recognized for their expertise. This listing serves to affirm the experience of industry professionals dedicated to steering this industry forward into the future.

Individuals accumulate points in five categories: Leadership, Credentials, Engagement, Authority and Profile. They are presented here in random order.

TOP 20 / THE WORLD'S MOST INFLUENTIAL TILT-UP PROFESSIONALS

Jeffrey Brown

POWERS BROWN ARCHITECTURE

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Jeffrey R. Needham

NEEDHAM DBS

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Shane Miller

DIVCON, INC.

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Frank Adames

CONTRATISTAS CIVILES Y MECANICOS CCM

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Kimberly Corwin

NEW CHAPTER, LLC

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R. Glen Stephens

SAA ARCHITECTURE LLC

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Shawn Hickey

SITECAST CONSTRUCTION CORP.

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Karen S. Hand

NEEDHAM DBS

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Rick Galloway

MARTIN CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION, INC.

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Tim Manherz

ENCORE CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION LLC

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Robert F. Murray

ALSTON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

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Gary Fischer

WOODLAND TILT-UP

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Andrew McPherson

SERETTA CONSTRUCTION, INC.

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Brad Nesset

THERMOMASS

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Scott Bunney

KB CONCRETE SYSTEMS, INC.

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Barclay Gebel

CONCRETE STRATEGIES, INC.

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Philip Kopf

KOPF CONSULTING GROUP, INC.

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Joseph J. Steinbicker

STEINBICKER & CO., LLC

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Clayton Fischer

WOODLAND TILT-UP

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David Tomasula

LJB INC.

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TOP 50 / THE WORLD'S MOST INFLUENTIAL TILT-UP PROFESSIONALS

Eric Sterner

ARCHITEKTON

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Robert Foley

CONNECT-EZ

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Paul Sierpina

SUNTEC CONCRETE

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Michael Frew

CITADEL CONTRACTORS, INC.

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Jason M. Cooper

ARCH-CON CORPORATION

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Matt Bell

LJB INC.

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Richard Phifer

PES STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS

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J T Rutrough

PROCON, INC.

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Craig Olson

C. E. DOYLE, LLC

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Thomas Taylor

DATUM ENGINEERS, INC.

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Luke Eliot

B.D. STEVENS LIMITED

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Nicole Laiho

PEAK ENGINEERING, INC.

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Scott Collins

MEADOW BURKE

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Don Greive

PINNACLE STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS

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Luke Pinkerton

HELIX STEEL

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Mark Reed

E. E. REED CONSTRUCTION, L.P.

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Len Overbeek

TILT WALL ONTARIO INC.

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Trent Nagele

VLMK ENGINEERING + DESIGN

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Steve Miers

TILT-UP CONCRETE, INC.

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Mark Johnson

JOHNSON STRUCTURAL GROUP, INC.

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Travis Davis

HUGHES GENERAL CONTRACTORS

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Erik Spicker

LJB INC.

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James M. Williams

AE URBIA AKA J. M. WILLIAMS AND ASSOCIATES, INC.

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John Hart

PEAK ENGINEERING, INC.

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Ed McGuire

BOB MOORE CONSTRUCTION, INC.

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R. Glenn Hughes Jr

HUGHES GENERAL CONTRACTORS

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Shane Walters

DAYTON SUPERIOR CORPORATION

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John Paesano

HD SUPPLY C & I WHITE CAP

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Timothy Mays

THE CITADEL

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Robert J. Schindler

ARCH-CON CORPORATION

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UNDERSTANDING THE RANKING

Individuals accumulate points in five categories:

Leadership: Individuals receive varying points in this category for service on specific TCA committees and task groups.

Credentials: This category awards points to individuals for certification status and professional licensure.

Engagement: Staying current with best practices and learning from peers in the industry through consistent attendance at TCA event adds greatly to the knowledge base of any industry professional. Points for this engagement are awarded in this category.

Authority: Those honored with professional awards from the TCA as well as those authoring articles or books on the subject of tilt-up construction receive points in the authority category.

Profile: Accurate and current personal data including contact information, social media handles, professional credentials and more is essential when identifying influencers. Points in this category are awarded based on the completeness of one’s member profile.

Tilt-Up Industry Influencer rankings are dynamically updated in real time and presented in two groupings – top 20 and top 50.

At any time, one can opt out of these rankings through their member account accessible via tilt-up.org.Individual membership in the Tilt-Up Concrete Association is a prerequisite for inclusion.