2017 NexGen Calendar
June 1: Applications due
June 29: Leadership Meet & Greet with ABC Board
July 20: Understanding People, Process and Priorities
Aug. 17*: Practical Problem Solving; Art of Collaboration
Sept. 21: Generational Diversity; Looking Forward
Oc. 19**: Defining your Personal Leadership Syle
Nov. 17: NexGen grads honored at ABC Luncheon

*6-7pm - After-hours networking (Aug. 17)
** 6-8pm - Networking and group dinner (Oct. 19)

Full attendance at all sessions is required to complete the program

what is nexgen?

NexGen is a four-month leadership development program comprised of a series of educational events designed to enhance the leadership skills and knowledge of young, high-potential construction professionals.  NexGen prepares participants for leadership within their companies and ABC through education sessions, leadership training, peer-to-peer networking, mentorship, and community activities. 

Who Should Apply?

NexGen is ideal for young professionals in the commercial construction industry with at least some supervisory or project management experience.  Those with no supervisory or project management experience will be considered based on employer recommendation. 

How to Apply:

Our 2017 Class is underway. Check back to apply for the 2018 class next spring!

2017 Nexgen class

Jonah Barth
Project Manager
Dana. B. Kenyon Co. 

Baker Berg
Coastal Construction Products 
Michael Covey
Project Engineer II
Barton Malow Company

Steve Cowdery
Barton Malow Company 

Ashly Ellison
Sales Lead
Coastal Construction Products

Brent Fickling
Project Manager
Fickling Construction

Robert Fraser
Hoffman Commercial Construction

Mac Griffin
Taylor, Day, Grimm & Boyd

Bryan Judah
Tritt & Associates

Tyler Merrett
Asst. Project Manager

Nathan Meyerowich
Sales Representative
Argos Concrete & Block

Brian Mulvaney
Project Manager
Carlton Construction, Inc. 

Joshua Pfeiffer
Sales Consultant
Wiginton Fire Systems

Casey Quinif
Regional Sales Manager

August Rodeck
Asst. Project Manager

Elisabeth Shannon
Office Manager
Atlantic Coast Construction

Colin Shaw
Staff Engineer
Ellis & Associates

Shane Tarno
Project Manager
Batson-Cook Company

Matthew Worsham
Project Manager
Batson-Cook Company


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