|Sarasota, FL – The Gulf Coast Builders Exchange announces the election and appointment of a new Board Member and installation of officers.
The following Director was recently sworn in as a Board Member:
Brian Leaver – Tandem Construction
2014 Chairman Russ Bobbitt – Purmort & Martin Insurance Agency, welcomed Brian to the Board of Directors.
The following Board members were also installed to serve on the Executive Committee of the Gulf Coast Builders Exchange, Chairman Russ Bobbitt – Purmort & Martin Insurance Agency, Immediate Past Chair – Jason Swift – Jon F. Swift, Inc., Chair-Elect – Mary Forristall – Forristall Enterprises, Inc., Vice Chair – Paul Stehle – Climatic Conditioning Company, Inc., and Treasurer – Bill North, Jr. – Hill, Barth & King, LLC,
Also serving on the Board of Directors are – Darrell Turner – Turner Tree & Landscape, Mike Bennett – Bright Future Electric, Doug Sutter – Sutter Roofing, Greg Burkhart – Key Glass, LLC, Jack Cox – Halfacre Construction Company, Inc., Lem Sharp – Sharp Properties, Ron Allen – NDC Construction Company, David Karins – Karins Engineering Group, Inc., Kevin Hicks – Gator Grading and Paving, John Brown – Suncoast Lawyers- Law Offices of John E. Brown P.A. (ex officio).
The Gulf Coast Builders Exchange was established in 1952 and is a not-for-profit corporation operating as a trade organization. Under the guidance of a volunteer Board of Directors, the organization’s philosophy of “members working with members” has been successful in helping individual members grow. This success has become the foundation for the continued development of the organization.
The GCBX membership is comprised of over 300 companies in Manatee, Sarasota and Charlotte Counties. It includes some of the most respected contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, service providers, and businesses in construction‑affiliated industries.