Kevin X. Smith Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Kevin X. Smith Receives Lifetime Achievement Award Kevin X. Smith was honored at the 2016 Entrepreneurial Business Excellence Hall of Fame with the Davenport-Longenecker Lifetime Achievement Award. Kevin was chosen by Larry Davenport and Clint Longenecker for his years of leading, developing, volunteering and advocating for businesses, nonprofits, and individuals in our community.   As […]

Babette Burnett is Selected Chairperson

Babette Burnett is Chairperson At our October meeting, Babette Burnett was selected as chairperson of the AGC of NW Ohio Safety Committee for the upcoming year.  Babette, who began her career as a carpenter, has been Safety Director for The Spieker Company for several years. The safety committee focuses on new and upcoming OSHA regulations and standards […]

Construction Trends U.S. and Ohio

Did you know Ohio has approx 19,600 construction firms, 91% of which were of 20 or fewer employees? Kenneth D. Simonson, Chief Economist of The Associated General Contractors of America has shared his latest Economic Impact of Construction Report:  AGC America Ken Simonson Construction Ohio For additional information, visit

Construction Camp with TPS

AGC’s  Construction Leadership Counsel launched this year’s Construction Camp with Toledo Public School students on June 6th.  Camp gave our industry a chance to showoff 4 construction job sites, a contractor’s fab shop and 2 apprentice training centers. 3 local TV news stations recorded one of the events. Watch their reports here:  Channel 13  and Channel […]

Donate: US AF180th Fighter Wing 9/11 Memorial

 Donate: US AF180th Fighter Wing 9/11 Memorial   A number of construction volunteers and contributors have gathered together in support of the 9/11 Memorial at the The United States Air Force, 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard. TRACE is coordinating fundraising efforts via the Toledo Community Foundation. Please help honor the souls lost on September […]