Thank you for the confidence you have placed in me to lead this fine organization. I am looking forward to seeing many of you at the National Conference and/or at up-coming Chapter Meetings. I have quite a few goals for our 45th year but firmly believe it all starts at the local level. My commitment to you is to aggressively assist in the formation of new Chapters and to put all the power behind my position to ensure the Chapters have the tools AND funds they need to address the local needs of contractors, erectors and industry. I view my job as a facilitator – I will help organize and promote at the grass roots level. I will beat the bushes and help get chapters up and running. If we know something is working in one place, I will make sure we share it with the other chapters.
I know there are tons of good ideas out there – ideas for recruiting and training, ideas for working smarter, working safer – I view it as my job to seek out these ideas and share what’s working with the rest of membership.
Got an idea or something on your mind? Drop me a line, I’d love to hear from you.
Gary T. Smith
President, Thomas Phoenix International, Inc.
Now in our 44th year, the MBCEA is dedicated to the support of the professional advancement of metal building contractors, erectors, and our industry.
There are three levels of membership available depending on the scope of your business.
Become Certified at the Metal Builders Institute
Metal Buildings Institute Contractor Certification provides a benefit to the public by helping to identify contractors who provide quality workmanship and maintain a high level of integrity. The Certification Program also permits contractors who have maintained a reputation for quality performance, to hold themselves out to the public as having the qualifications of a contractor specialist in the metal buildings industry.