Construction inside SoFi stadium.
Associated General Contractors (AGC) of California held its annual Installation & Awards Gala on March 11 at the Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach, Calif.
The black-tie event celebrated individuals and teams who made significant and innovative contributions to the construction industry. Approximately 650 people attended the event.
AGC officials announced the winners of the prestigious constructor awards, as well as the Construction Education Friend Award and Achievement Awards.
Dina Kimble, AGC of California president and Royal Electric Co. CEO & president, and Mike Blach, AGC of California immediate past president and Blach Construction chairman
"Every year, we honor leaders in our industry working to build California and keep our state thriving and growing," said Dina Kimble, 2022 AGC of California board president. Kimble, of Royal Electric Co., was officially installed to the board at the event, and she is the first woman elected to the position. "I am honored to lead us this year in times of progress and evolution in the industry."
AGC of California's Constructor Awards program recognizes members' achievements for their skill, unique undertakings and ability to address the most difficult challenges contractors encounter. Only one prestigious "Constructor" sculpture is awarded in each category during AGC of California's "Oscar Night."
"We stay essential in times of change and continue to be the trailblazers at the forefront of these achievements who are building a legacy in California's construction industry," said Peter Tateishi, chief executive officer of AGC of California. "I often say we are ‘Industry One' because everything begins with construction and our members embody this every day."
The Construction Education Friend Award recognizes individuals who made outstanding contributions to construction education efforts and the development of future construction workforce. The Achievement Awards honor individuals for outstanding contributions to the construction industry.
This year, the following people and companies were recognized:
Construction Education Friend Award
Miquel "Mick" Penn, Swinerton
Associate Achievement Award
Mary Grandy, EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants
Contractor Achievement Award
Mike Aparicio, Skanska USA Civil West
Specialty Contractor Achievement Award
Greg Timmerman, ISEC Inc.
S.I.R. Achievement Award (Skill, Integrity and Responsibility)
Robbie Hunter, State Building and Construction Trade Council of California (ret.)
Community Service Award
Yerba Buena Engineering & Construction Inc.: Bayview Gateway Pilot Project
Specialty Under $10 Million
ISEC Inc.: DGS COVID-19 Temporary Lab
Specialty Over $10 Million
BrightView Landscape Development Inc.: SoFi Stadium and Entertainment Complex
Builder Under $75 Million
Otto Construction: SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity
Heavy Civil Under $15 Million
Granite Construction Co.: Mulholland Highway over Triunfo Creek Bridge #1180
Builder $75 to $200 Million
Hensel Phelps: Caltech Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building
Heavy Civil $15 to $75 Million
Myers & Sons Construction,: U.S. 101 Deck Replacement at Alemany Circle
Builder Over $200 Million
Turner Construction Co.: SoFi Stadium
Heavy Civil Over $75 Million
Skanska USA Civil West: I-15 Express Lanes Design-Build Project
Excellence in Partnering
Manson Construction Co.: P-440 Pier 8 Replacement
Since 1920, the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of California has worked alongside members to provide advocacy, education, career development and networking opportunities to experienced and next generation construction and contracting professionals. AGC advocates for contractors with state and local governments, while helping members connect with industry leaders through services, innovative programs and events.
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