Members' Edge

AGC Houston's CLC Hosts Annual Poker Tournament 

On May 18th, the AGC Houston Construction Leadership Council (CLC) brought the excitement to the table with our annual poker tournament, all in support of the AGC Houston Patrick J. Kiley Excellence in Leadership scholarship! The evening was filled with networking opportunities and friendly competition as industry professionals showcased their poker skills. We extend our heartfelt appreciation to our incredible members and sponsors for making this event an absolute success! Please click here to catch a glimpse of the event's highlights.



1st Place Gilbert Cruz, Calvetti Ferguson
2nd Place Anthony Davini, Gilbane Building Company
3rd Place Lyle Coston, Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing
4th Place Clemente Zamarripa, Restoration Services, Inc.
5th Place Matt Korioth, Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing
6th Place Nick Floyd, Restoration Services, Inc.
7th Place Juan Solis, Pieper-Houston Electric
8th Place Mason McDougal, W.S. Bellows Construction Corporation
9th Place Robert Key, Griesenbeck Architectural Products, Inc.
10th Place Patrick Garner, Cokinos | Young

Dead Ass Last: Maddy Fanning, TDIndustries, Inc.

Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing - Royal Flush Sponsor
RWS Crane & Rigging - Royal Flush Sponsor
Tellepsen - Royal Flush Sponsor
Cokinos | Young - Straight Flush Sponsor 
Empire Steel Erectors - Straight Flush Sponsor 
Karsten Interior Services - Straight Flush Sponsor
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. - Straight Flush Sponsor 
Gilbane Building Company - Food and Beverage Sponsor 
Marton Roofing Industries, Ltd. - Official Beer Sponsor 
acs Flooring Group, Inc. - In-Kind Sponsor 
W.S. Bellows Construction Corporation - In-Kind Sponsor 
DEWALT - In-Kind Sponsor
Slack & Co. Contracting, Inc. - In-Kind Sponsor
TAS Concrete Construction, LLC - In-Kind Sponsor

Helping Contractors Build for 45 Years
Peckar & Abramson®
Peckar & Abramson has been dedicated to serving the construction industry since 1978. Ranked #1 among Construction Executive’s “The Top 50 Construction Law Firms™” four years in a row, and recognized in Construction Law and Government Contracts as Band 1, the firm is the “go-to firm for contractors” according to Chambers USA.


You're not going to want to miss out on AGC Houston's professional development programs! These courses are intended for the following construction professionals: Superintendents, Project Engineers, Project Managers, Accounting Staff, Project Support Staff, Project Executives, Business Development, Technology Support Staff and more! Please click here for more information. 

Discover the Art of Masonry: Join Us for the Fundamentals of Building Trades - Masonry Systems on June 20th!

This program will be held offsite at Camarata Masonsry Systems, Ltd. 

The Fundamentals of Building Trades – Masonry/Stone course is a one-session, in person course designed to provide a general overview of commercial Masonry/Stone Façade. 

Learn about the various types of exterior and interior masonry/stone and their applications in construction.
Gain general design insights, and understand the implications of different warranty types for masonry/stone.
Discover the procurement processes for masonry/stone, and learn how to coordinate and sequence projects to prevent damage and ensure smooth construction.
Click HERE to register now!

 Master the Art of Drywall Installation: Join us for the Fundamentals of Building Trades - Drywall on June 27th!


This program will be held off site at Drake Interiors, Inc.

The Fundamentals of Building Trades – drywall course is a one-session, in person program designed to provide a general overview of commercial drywall finishing, framing, and sheathing systems. 

Program Objectives:

  • One-session, in-person course on the fundamentals of drywall installation.
  • Provides a general overview of commercial drywall finishing, framing, and sheathing systems.
  • Ideal for staff new to the construction industry or management, supervisory, or estimating staff seeking additional knowledge of drywall, finishing, framing, and sheathing in the commercial construction building sector.
  • Covers exterior and interior wall types, mock-ups, general design insights, warranty types and implications, procurement processes
  • Explores constructability topics such as coordination, sequencing, and preventing damage

Click HERE to register today!

Unlocking the Key to Efficient Construction: Mastering Scheduling and Sequencing with AGC Houston on July 12th!

The Fundamentals of Building Trades – Scheduling and Sequencing led by Kendall Pouland of Build Better Ways, is an in-person class designed to provide you with practical tools and techniques for optimizing project scheduling and sequencing, including the latest trends and best practices in the commercial construction industry.

Program Objectives:

  • Develop a comprehensive project plan that includes all critical activities and milestones.
  • Identify potential scheduling and sequencing challenges and proactively mitigate them.
  • Learn project planning techniques to effectively allocate resources.
  • Understand critical path analysis to identify the most important activities for project success.
  • Gain knowledge and skills in project monitoring and control to ensure project progress and make necessary adjustments.
  • Engage in interactive exercises to apply learned concepts in real-world situations.
  • Improve your ability to deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • Enhance customer satisfaction by meeting project deadlines and delivering high-quality results.
  • Learn effective resource management techniques to optimize project performance.
  • Minimize project risks by identifying and addressing potential issues early on.

Click HERE to register now!

Looking for New Training Opportunities?

With AGC's live, instructor-led courses, it's never been easier to build your skill set and access the training you need. Group pricing available.

Gain Your Competitive Edge with AGC's Construction Supervision Fundamentals from June 5th - 20th!

Classes are held every Monday and Tuesday from 1:30 PM – 6:30 PM ET 

This program is highly interactive and allows the building trades and craft workers to experience construction supervision techniques firsthand and create a professional development plan to achieve personal career goals. The highly collaborative virtual program provides instruction via Zoom and training to prepare building trades and craft workers to learn entry-level management skills to lead construction activities.

Session 1: Team Management
Session 2: Project and Team Leadership
Session 3: Communication Skills
Session 4: Time Management and Project Scheduling
Session 5: Risk Management
Session 6: Construction Law and Contract Documents
Session 7: Problem Resolution
Session 8: Productivity and Cost Control
Session 9: Skills Development

Click HERE to register now!

Gain Your Competitive Edge with AGC's Building Information Modeling Program from June 12th - 23rd!

Classes will be held every day: Monday through Friday from 9 AM – 5 PM ET

This program is designed to educate construction professionals at all experience levels in BIM concepts and processes. The highly interactive virtual program provides 32-hours of instruction via Zoom, and training to prepare construction industry professionals at all levels to take advantage of the benefits of BIM. After participants complete all four courses in the program, they become eligible to sit for an exam to earn the Certificate of Management - Building Information Modeling (CM-BIM)

Unit 1 – An Introduction to Building Information Modeling (3rd Edition)
Unit 2 – BIM Technology
Unit 3 – BIM Project Execution Planning
Unit 4 – BIM Adoption, Implementation, and ROI

These four courses build on each other to combine the latest information on BIM processes and technologies, step-by-step procedures for integrating BIM into the project delivery process, real-life case studies of successful BIM implementation, and the practical issues all parties need to understand when using BIM on a construction project. These classes are offered virtually by AGC of America for Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Suppliers, Owners or others who are interested in earning their CM-BIM credential.  

Click HERE to register!

Cool Down This Summer and Join Us for Cocktails and Texas Construction Law Basics on July 13th!

Led by Denis Ducran of Peckar & Abramson, PC, and Russell W. Smith of Cokinos|Young, this program provides construction industry professionals with an interactive sampling of various legal issues that frequently arise in today’s construction projects. The discussion includes a healthy blend of risk-shifting construction contract provisions, case law, statutes and adult beverages, all of which play an important part in contractors’ lives every day. Consumed in the proper proportions, the attendees should leave armed with awareness of these areas of risk, as well as options for avoiding and/or managing such risks.

Program Objectives:

  • Review of Contract Documents/Concealed Conditions
  • Delays and Extensions of Time
  • Change Management
  • Getting Paid: Lien and Bond Claim Overview

Click HERE to register now!

Upcoming Courses

6/5/2023: AGC Edge Construction Supervision Fundamentals - Virtual Training 

6/12/2023: AGC Edge Building Information Modeling - Virtual 

6/20/2023: Fundamentals of Building Trades - Masonry Systems (AGC Houston Exclusive)

6/27/2023: Fundamentals of Building Trades - Drywall

7/10/2023: AGC Edge Lean Construction Education Program - Virtual Training

7/12/2023: AGC Edge Project Manager Development Program - Virtual Training

7/13/2023: Texas Construction Law Basics: A Legal Happy Hour

7/26/2023: Fundamentals of Building Trades - Scheduling and Sequencing

8/10/2023: Employment Law - Virtual Edition 

8/14/2023: AGC Edge Project Manager Development Program - Virtual Training

AGC Workforce Development Scholarship

The AGC Education and Research Foundation offers Workforce Development Scholarships to students enrolled in accredited technical schools or craft training programs in any discipline of commercial construction. Students in technical or approved craft training programs will have until June 1 to apply for $1,000 scholarships (renewal for up to two years) from the AGC Education and Research Foundation.

The AGC Education and Research Foundation is committed to taking steps to ensure students have the technical skills needed to immediately enter into the commercial construction workforce. For further questions, contact Paige Packard,

Please click here to review the complete list of criteria. 

Please click here to apply. 

Slack & Co. Contracting, Inc.
Andrews Myers, PC

Join us on Friday, May 26th for our monthly Safety Committee Meeting!

Join us on Friday, May 26th for our monthly safety meeting featuring Safety and Leadership the Navy SEAL Way! (Yes, we have a real Navy Seal coming) Learn from the best in the business about effective safety practices and leadership skills while you enjoy a delicious breakfast sponsored by FallTech Fall Protection. Please contact Kim Mason at for more information. We hope to see you there! 


Upcoming Safety Classes

AGC Houston is proud to partner with the The Region VI OSHA Education Center at The University of Texas at Arlington. The OSHA Education Center at The University of Texas at Arlington is the top-ranked OSHA Training Institute Education Center in the country. AGC Houston is not an OSHA Training Institute Education Center, but serves as a Host-Training Organization for The University of Texas at Arlington OSHA Training Institute Education Center.

View the full list of OSHA UT-A courses here.













Membership Benefits

Maximize Your Membership Benefits this May: Unlock Exclusive Opportunities with Our Member Benefits

AGC Houston is a full service membership organization providing more than 500 member companies with access to advocacy, networking opportunities, safety services, and education and training programs.

An AGC Houston membership automatically enrolls your company in Associated General Contractors of America, providing additional valuable benefits and access to resources and training. Our membership includes general contractors, specialty contractors, associates (suppliers) and affiliates (professional services firms). AGC Houston’s membership territory reaches 24 counties and our members represent a $2.3 billion market. 

AGC Southwest Chapters Multiple Employer 401(k) Plan

Beginning with just a few companies in 2010, this plan has grown to 120+ companies and over $450 million in assets, making it the largest AGC plan in the country. Please click the image below to learn more.

CompGroup AGC

Benefit from financial strength and superior loss control program. Managed by a board comprised of CompGroup AGC members – Texas-based General Contractors and Subcontractors, it is a TDI approved Workers Compensation Purchasing Group.

Benefits Include:

  • Discount – the benefit of the purchasing power of millions of workers’ comp dollars to give you the best premium discount.
  • Claims Management – aggressively managed claims ensure that injured employees are paid promptly and fairly and fraudulent claims are dealt with accordingly.
  • Loss Control – Safety plays a large role in this program. Members receive job site loss control visits to assist in controlling claims.
  • Dividend – Dividends are available to members based upon a Program then Individual loss ratio. Under Texas law, dividends cannot be guaranteed until they have been declared.

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Reliant Energy Discount Program

Setting up electrical service at a site is one of the tedious details you have to handle before you can start work on a project. Let Reliant's program for AGC Texas Building Branch ( make it a lot easier.

The program provides the following to AGC members throughout Texas:

  • A dedicated representative
  • Concierge service
  • Industry support
  • Special pricing

Please click the image below to learn more. 



National Purchasing Partners

AGC Houston has teamed up with NPP to bring you discount pricing on wireless service, travel, office and maintenance supplies, and more. Access products and services, while leveraging the power of group purchasing, to get valuable discounts for your business, employees and yourself. Membership is free and NPP negotiates the rates, and makes them available to AGC members. 

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ConstructConnect is a leading provider of software solutions for the preconstruction industry. They help commercial construction firms streamline their workflows and maximize productivity by digitalizing their preconstruction process.

Please click the image below to learn more. 

Cokinos l Young
Old Republic Surety Company
News you can Use

Houston Regional Equity and Inclusion Assessment

By participating in the assessment, your company will be able to:

  • Measure and compare current efforts across a set of 15 standardized categories and 270 global benchmarks.
  • Develop a roadmap aligning internal policies and practices with established commitments to embody respect and provide opportunity for all.
  • Receive a confidential, detailed scorecard with industry benchmarking and access to the aggregate regional report and industry fact sheets after the assessment closes. 
  • Assess progress against industry peers and the Houston business community overall. 
  • Demonstrate your DEI commitment to internal stakeholders, customers, and the community.

Click HERE to take the assessment now!

New Members

Redco Tool & Fastener Supply, LLC
9095 Emmott Road 
Houston, TX 77040
Phone: (713) 937-8665

FORTRESS Protective Buildings
757 N Eldridge Parkway, Suite 1000
Houston, TX 77079
Phone: (281) 404-6400

Power Plus Line Construction LLC
16515 W Sandy Meadows Dr. 
Rosharon, TX 77583

Posillico Civil, Inc.
11000 Richmond Ave, Suite #100
Houston TX, 77042

Rothberg PLLC
4309 Yoakum Blvd
Houston, TX 77006
Phone: (281) 732-2796

700 K St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (832) 723-2596

CMJ Technologies DBA Enterprise Electrical
5514 Clara Road
Houston, TX 77041
Phone: (832) 843-7301

J316 Builder Inc.
5814 Andershire Dr.
Conroe, TX 77304
Phone: (855) 316-3910

Aries Building Systems, LLC
5055 Burke Road
Pasadena, TX 77504
Phone: (888) 598-6689

6308 S County Rd. 1270
Midland, TX 79706
Phone: (432) 242-1270




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