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                                                                                          For Immediate Release
November 14, 2014 

Washington, D.C. – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today announced that George R. Nash, Jr., Facchina Construction Co., Inc., La Plata, Md., was elected to serve as ABC’s Mid-Atlantic Region vice chair in 2015. Nash also currently serves as the chair of ABC’s national Political Action Committee and has more than 10 years of service at the chapter level, including serving as a mentor and advisor for ABC Metro Washington’s Leadership Development Program and as the chair of the ABC Metro Washington Chapter in 2010. Facchina has received recognition in ABC’s Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) and has won multiple ABC Excellence in Construction Awards.

“George’s more than 30 years of experience working in every facet of commercial construction will make him a great representative for his region and we are pleased that he will be joining the executive committee,” said ABC President and CEO Mike Bellaman. “His background and proven track record of leadership both within ABC and the industry makes him an important asset to the team.”

Nash currently serves as the director of business of development for Facchina Construction Company, Inc. Throughout his career he has worked in estimating, procurement, operations, preconstruction and business development and has managed a multitude of projects, ranging from small and large commercial buildings to public stadiums. He is also active in a variety of construction and community groups in addition to ABC, including serving on the Town of La Plata Green Building Committee from 2008 to 2010 and on the Charles County Chamber of Commerce Legislative Committee since 2012.

ABC also announced that Pamela Volm, president of Annapolis Contracting Inc. in Annapolis, Md., has been elected to serve as ABC’s 2015 national chair and that David Chapin of Wilmar Electric Service in Lincoln, Neb. has been elected to serve as ABC’s 2015 chair-elect. Chuck Goodrich, executive vice president for Gaylor Electric, Inc., Noblesville, Ind., was elected as the new secretary in addition to his role as the Mid-America Region vice chair. For a full list of ABC’s 2015 National Executive Committee click here.

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