Board Members


Andy Lee
SFS intec, Inc.
Phone: 610-790-2662


Andy has over 24 years in the fastener and tool industry performing sales, marketing and product management functions for commercial construction. Experiences include territory manager, Teks® product manager, regional sales manager, key and national account management.

Keys to success include a high level of market back focus to introduce existing products to contractors and investigate solutions to pain points at the job site level to innovate new products for the construction industry.

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Vice President

Kathryn Pettit
Phone- 484-531-1706
Fax- 484-531-1735

Kathryn is a construction attorney whose practice is primarily concentrated in construction and real estate litigation, including contract claims, construction defects, construction site accidents and mechanics liens. Kathryn represents owners, construction managers, contractors, subcontractors, and design professionals.


Jim Place
Regional Sales Manager
Office: (717) 392-3276
Cell: (610) 909-5492

Jim has spent over thirty-five years in the metal building industry, more than twenty of them with Therm-All, Inc.  Prior to his employment with Therm-All, Jim spent fifteen years as General Manager of DeVries and Associates, Inc., a business that sold and installed metal building insulation that was purchased by Therm-All in 1994.  Jim has been Regional Sales Manager of Therm-All’s northeast region since May of 1994.

In addition, Jim is Therm-All’s Elaminator System manager and he also heads up a committee within Therm-All tasked with development of new systems to more efficiently install High-R insulation systems.

Therm-All, Inc. is a nationwide laminator of metal building insulation and a supplier of many metal building-related products.

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Sasha Demyan
Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association
Phone: 484-239-3337

Sasha Demyan is the Executive Director of the National Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association. Her experience as Secretary on the Mid-Atlantic Board and 11 years as Office Manager of Allentown Applicators and Erectors have aided her into this position since December 2012.


Jim Markel
Markel Sales Associates
Phone: 717-227-0544
Fax: 717-235-8216

Jim is the owner of Markel Sales Associates, representing various products in the pre-engineered industry; serving the Eastern PA, NJ, DE, & MD markets. Jim has over 20 years experience in the construction industry, including; sales, sales management, and division manager for Bay Insulation and the Celotex Corporation; in addition to construction manager in the residential construction market.


Arthur E. Hance
Hance Construction, Inc.
2171 Route 57
Washington, NJ 07882
Phone: 908-835-3501
Fax: 908-835-3502


Arthur Hance is President of Hance Construction, an Authorized Butler Builder® providing turnkey services from approvals and design through construction. Art has been an industry leader throughout his 30-year career, particularly in the area of sustainable design, where he has co-authored multiple continuing education programs that offer American Institute of Architects credits. Metal Construction News, the industry’s premier news source, has recognized Hance Construction as one of the Top U.S. Metal Builders. Art is well known for providing pre-engineered structures like the Super Bowl Champion New York Giants indoor practice facility, the Timex Performance Center. Hance Construction is proud to have been the recipient of the MBCEA National Building of the Year Award in 2012 and 2015.


Joshua Quinter
Offit | Kurman
Phone: 484-531-1701
Fax: 484-531-1735


An experienced construction lawyer, Josh has previously been recognized as one of the best lawyers under the age of 40 in Pennsylvania and named by his peers as a “Rising Star”. He regularly represents contractors, subcontractors, owners, and sureties and insurance companies in the construction industry.

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Rick Weiler
Aegis Building Systems,Inc.
Phone- 908-832-0531
Fax- 908-832-0931

Rick is the president of Aegis Building Systems Inc., an authorized furnish and erect Butler Builder since 1990. Rick has over 25 years experience erecting and selling pre-engineered metal buildings. Aegis Building Systems with their valued employees will continue to work and grow with the metal building industry for years to come.


LeeAnn Slattery

ATAS International
Phone: 610-395-8445
Fax: 610-395-2705

Lee Ann M. Slattery, CSI, CCPR, LEED AP BD+C is the Sales Support Manager for ATAS International, Inc.  She has 25+ years of experience within the architectural building products industry in sales and marketing roles.  Lee Ann is involved in CSI (Construction Specifications Institute) as the Greater Lehigh Valley Chapter’s immediate past-president, and currently is the CSI Middle Atlantic Region second vice president.  She is also an Allied Member of the AIA (American Institute of Architects) Eastern PA chapter, the IFMA (International Facility Managers Association) Lehigh Valley Chapter, and the Lehigh Valley Branch of Green Building United (with is the local presence for the United State Green Building Council).

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Dylan Syler

S & S Structures
Phone: 610-944-9956
Fax: 610-944-0342

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David Leinbach

Martin Construction
Phone- 717-336-2965
Fax- 717-336-4159

David K. Leinbach is President and founder of Kaiser Construction.  David also has majority ownership of Kaiser Investment which is a Property Management firm.  Additionally David acquired Martin Construction Company of Denver, Pa. a Commercial contractor in 2010.

With over 30 years of experience in the construction industry, David has the hands on expertise in all areas including employee benefits.  A BS in Business Management and Course work in for a Master’s of Management has helped to enhance the skills needs to meet today’s marketplace.  David also has experience in the governmental sector; having served 18 years as a Township Supervisor and as the Chairman for ABC SEPA, BIE and the TCACC Legislative Committees.  His community service extends from working with his church, holding a National soccer coaching license and to Tri-County Chamber, Steel River Performing Arts Center and other local organizations.

David serves on numerous local civic organizations and is active in his church.  Additionally he serves on the National Board of Trustees for the ABC (Associated Builders and Contractors) Insurance Trust, Trustee for The Hill School, Board Member of MBCEA and serves on Nucor Steel’s “Presidential Advisory Team.

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Steven J. Connelly

Vice President, Borrelli Metal Buildings
Phone- 856-690-8826
Fax- 856-690-8827

DirectorDavid Paino
Chief Buildings
Phone- 215-396-6801
Fax- 308-389-3712