Category Archives: People on the Move

Northern Virginia construction exec elected National Chair of ABC

WASHINGTON, DC — George R. Nash Jr., director of preconstruction for Branch & Associates in Herndon, VA, began his one-year term as chair of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) on Jan. 1, 2018. He leads the 21,000-plus member association’s executive committee and board of directors, guides its national initiatives and serves as its spokesperson.

J&J Truck Equipment announces forthcoming retirement of Jim Weir

J&J Truck Equipment, a division of Somerset Welding & Steel, recently announced that Jim Weir will retire effective Feb. 2, 2018. Weir joined the company 34 years ago and held a variety of positions within the organization prior to serving as its sales manager. Before joining J&J, Jim worked at Solar Fuel and taught welding […]

Walker Promoted to Vice President of Operations

Somerset Steel today announced the promotion of Donald Walker to Vice President of Operations. In this capacity, Mr. Walker will be responsible for overseeing estimating, project management, engineering, and scheduling. With Walker’s hands-on approach to construction management, he will maintain an active role in all facets of daily operations as well as financial responsibility in […]

Genesis promotes Mike Booth to product manager

In this newly created role, Mike will be responsible for internally managing the recently introduced GHB Hydraulic Breaker and GCG Cyclone Rock and Concrete Grinder product lines. He will also work with demolition, construction, road and bridge, utility, excavation and trenching customers to further develop these product lines to ensure they meet end user needs.