Matthew Marks Appointed Chapter CEO
August 21, 2012, Augusta, Maine-Maine’s largest construction trade association named Matthew Marks to lead the organization. President Dave Nazaroff announced the selection to members who were gathered at the annual summer outing. “AGC Maine formed in 1951, has a long history of leaders to manage the organization. Matt is a proven leader within our organization working since 2008 as the Chief Operations Officer,” cited President Dave Nazaroff.
As the new Chief Executive Officer Matt Marks will be the 5th leader of the Chapter. In 2008 he was hired as the AGC Maine’s Chief Operations Officer. In this role he managed the business operations, assisted with legislative policy and lead the efforts for regulatory issues. Prior to joining AGC Maine he worked for a family suite of business that included fuel delivery, construction and transportation for six years. He is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Technical Leadership.
“Matt’s work over the past four years was primarily focused on regulatory issues impacting our industry. He made great strides working with environmental organizations and regulators to negotiate solid outcomes for the construction industry. As a consensus builder, those skills will be beneficial leading our Chapter,” stated Nazaroff.
Matt currently resides in South Portland with his wife Sandi and three children, Alex, Abby and Aidan. “I am honored to be selected to lead the best trade association in Maine. I believe during tough times we must dig in together to accomplish our goals. I know the residents of Maine understand we must continue to invest in our infrastructure to build a stronger state. I also learned that we, as contractors, share common goals with all of our neighbors to balance the need of commerce and protect our state’s natural resources,” Matt remarked.
The new leadership at AGC Maine also includes some other changes at the association. Sandi Metrano, twelve-year veteran will assume the role of Member Services Coordinator and recent hire Tiffany Hinkley will manage finances. “My priority is to continue building a strong team that will adapt to a very different world for trade associations. We must recognize the workforce is different today, however our core values of skill, integrity and professionalism remain our focus,” Matt stated.
Chartered in 1951, the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Maine is the state’s largest construction industry trade association. The Association maintains an office in Augusta and has over 200 members statewide. Member companies include general contractors, sub-contractors, and service and supply providers. For more information visit www.agcmaine.org