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SUBExcel 2019, March 6-9, 2019, Nashville, Tenn.

The premier education and networking event for subcontractors,
specialty trade contractors, and suppliers

* * * EARLY-BIRD DEADLINE: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019 * * *

SUBExcel is the annual national convention of the American Subcontractors Association, a trade association representing construction subcontractors, specialty trade contractors and suppliers. There are many perks of attending SUBExcel:

  1. Get proven business tips from acclaimed speakers that will transform your company and your bottom line to succeed in today’s construction markets.
  2. Learn about the latest productivity-enhancing products and services provided by ASA exhibitors.
  3. Enjoy the luxury hotel accommodations.
  4. Enjoy special events, including the ASA President’s Welcome Reception and the Final Reception & Banquet.
  5. Take a deeper look at your industry, your chapter, and your association and be part of mapping our industry’s path forward in ASA’s task force, committee and council meetings.
  6. And much more!

Technology—for Millennials to Dinosaurs

Whether you have been working in construction for a long time and are cautious about technology, or you are a tech-savvy millennial who is quick to see the benefits of technology, one thing is certain: technology in construction is here to stay. Two-thirds of general and specialty trade contractors report significant improvements to the flow of project information after incorporating mobile technologies for project teams; three-fourths of these find they have better collaboration among team members; and more than two-thirds of these report improved productivity, according to McGraw Hill Construction. More and more owners will only demand that quality work be done faster and technology will allow you to make that happen.

In keeping with this idea, the theme of SUBExcel 2019 will be “Technology—for Millennials to Dinosaurs.” Several education workshops will focus on technology. Visit the Program for more information!


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REGISTRATION FEES
Early Registration
(by Feb. 1, 2019)
Regular Registration
(after Feb. 1, 2019
1st Time ASA Member Attendee $795.00 $995.00
ASA Member $895.00 $1,095.00
Past National ASA President $595.00 $795.00
Executive Directors Attending for 1st Time Complimentary Complimentary
All Other EDs $447.50 $647.50
ASA Non-Member $1,095.00 $1,295.00
Exhibitor Registrant $500.00 $700.00
National ASA Sponsor/Exhibitor Registrant (Platinum/Gold/Silver) Complimentary Complimentary
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OPTIONAL FEES
Spouse/Significant Other $495.00 $695.00
2nd Company Registrant $699.00 $899.00
3rd Company Registrant $699.00 $899.00
4th Company Registrant $699.00 $899.00
ASA Scholarship Program (Voluntary Suggested Contribution)

$25.00

Subcontractors Legal Defense Fund (Voluntary Suggested Contribution)

$100.00

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Available Sponsorships
President’s Welcome Reception Event Sponsor

$2,500.00

President’s Welcome Reception Bar Sponsor

$1,500.00

President’s Welcome Reception Food Sponsor

$1,500.00

President’s Welcome Reception Friend of ASA

$1,000.00

Registration Area Sponsor

$3,000.00

Registration Area Co-Sponsor

$1,500.00

Welcome Gift Sponsor

$2,000.00

Keynote Speaker Sponsor

$1,500.00

Breakfast Sponsor

$1,500.00

Luncheon Sponsor

$3,000.00

Luncheon Co-Sponsor

$1,500.00

Refreshment/Networking Breaks Sponsor

$1,000.00

Audio-Visual Sponsor

$6,000.00

Audio-Visual Co-Sponsor

$3,000.00

Video Recording Sponsor

$1,500.00

Video Recording Co-Sponsor

$1,000.00

Final Reception & Banquet Sponsor

$10,000.00

Final Reception & Banquet Co-Sponsor

$5,000.00

Music at Final Reception & Banquet Sponsor

$1,000.00

Music at Final Reception & Banquet Co-Sponsor

$600.00

Cocktail Hour at Final Reception & Banquet Sponsor

$1,500.00

Cocktail Hour at Final Reception & Banquet Co-Sponsor

$750.00

Wine at Banquet Sponsor

$1,000.00

Wine at Banquet Co-Sponsor

$500.00

Hotel Room Drop Sponsor (*Sponsor is responsible for any additional hotel costs)

$1,000.00

Transportation Sponsor

$1,500.00

Transportation Co-Sponsor

$1,000.00

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SINGLE EVENT TICKETS
Networking Tour “Music City Pub Crawl”

$75.00 per person

Banquet (INCLUDED with full registration; pricing for Spouse/Significant Other not registered for full convention

$225.00

Attorneys’ Council Pass (INCLUDED with full registration; pricing for attorneys not registered for full convention

$175.00

Education Day Pass (Thursday, March 7)

$399.00

Education Day Pass (Friday, March 8)

$399.00

Education Day Pass (Saturday, March 9)

$399.00

Details

Start: March 6, 2019
12:00
End: March 9, 2019
12:00
American Subcontractors Association

Renaissance Nashville

611 Commerce St.
37203 Nashville TN
United States

Welcome

SUBExcel 2019, March 6-9, 2019, Nashville, Tenn.

The premier education and networking event for subcontractors,
specialty trade contractors, and suppliers

Dear ASA Members and Friends:

There are always a number of good reasons why you and your employees should join us for our annual convention, but this year’s SUBExcel 2019, which will take place March 6-9, 2019, at the Renaissance Nashville in Nashville, Tenn., will offer something special:

  1. High-energy speakers.
  2. Top-notch business education workshops.
  3. Networking opportunities, including the ASA President’s Welcome Reception, networking breaks and the Final Reception & Banquet.
  4. A hotel offering luxury accommodations located in the business district of downtown within walking distance of major attractions.
  5. Built-in free time to explore Nashville.
  6. And more!

SUBExcel 2019 promises to be the single event of the year that you won’t want to miss! Registrants are encouraged to arrive in Nashville in time to attend the ASA President’s Welcome Reception on Wednesday, March 6. The annual convention will kick off the next morning and will continue through Saturday, March 9.

Don’t miss it! Online registration is now available!

Courtney LittleSincerely,

Courtney Little
2018-19 ASA President-Elect

Hotel

Renaissance Nashville

Renaissance Nashville Hotel
611 Commerce Street
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 255-8400
www.marriott.com

Hotel Cutoff Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019

Room rate: $249.00/night + taxes/fees

* * * MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS ONLINE * * *

Valet Daily Parking:

0-2 hours: $20.00 + tax

2-4 hours: $28.00 + tax

4+ hours: $39.00 + tax

Valet Overnight Parking:

$40.00 + tax

Sponsors

PLATINUM SPONSOR

CNA is the country’s seventh largest commercial insurance writer and the 13th largest property and casualty company.
  • www.cna.com
  • PLATINUM SPONSOR

    CNA’s partnership with ASA keeps CNA ahead of industry trends. CNA is the country’s seventh largest commercial insurance writer and the 13th largest property and casualty company. CNA’s insurance products include standard commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages. CNA’s high-quality insurance solutions and claim and risk control services help reduce costs and keep your business secure. CNA’s services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration.

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SILVER SPONSOR

The industry’s leading cloud-based takeoff and estimating software.
  • www.stackct.com
  • SILVER SPONSOR

    The industry’s leading cloud-based takeoff and estimating software. At Stack, our No. 1 priority is to help contractors to grow their business by empowering them to quickly and accurately measure digital plans, collaborate with team members, customize materials and pricing and finalize accurate project estimates.

    Stack can help your team:

    • Bid more work, in less time.
    • Eliminate costly estimating errors.
    • Access project plans anytime, anywhere, from any device.
    • Leverage a library of pre-built and custom material databases.
    • Win more profitable work!
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SILVER SPONSOR

DataStreet creates project management tools for subcontractors.
  • datastreetapp.com
  • SILVER SPONSOR

    DataStreet creates project management tools for subcontractors. Designed by a team of subcontractors with over 75 years of experience, DataStreet’s Time and Material application eliminates field paperwork for tracking Change Order Work. It was our goal and mission to provide subcontractors with useful tools that save them time and money. Our company is constantly working with our customers and industry leading subcontractors to ensure that we are providing the best product that we can.

    • Eliminate lost, late and damaged T&M Tickets for Change Order Work.
    • Eliminate inefficient tracking and documenting protocols.
    • Process Ticket and Change Order Requests quickly and accurately.
    • 24/7 access to online Web dashboard.
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SILVER SPONSOR

Tradesmen International helps subcontractors and specialty trade contractors meet skilled workforce requirements, increase workforce productivity and reduce labor-related costs through custom staffing solutions.
  • tradesmeninternational.com
  • SILVER SPONSOR

    Tradesmen International helps subcontractors and specialty trade contractors meet skilled workforce requirements, increase workforce productivity and reduce labor-related costs through custom staffing solutions.

    The company has met the skilled labor requirements of commercial, residential and industrial contractors for 25 years. During that time, Tradesmen has remained focused purely on the skilled trades. This ongoing emphasis, coupled with continual advances in their employee recruitment, development and retention efforts, has resulted in one of the construction industry’s leading craft workforces which now exceeds 10,000 employees who emphasize Safety, Productivity and Craftsmanship.

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SILVER SPONSOR

Kahua provides collaborative project management solutions that help you connect field with office to streamline all aspects of your business, including new construction, service, maintenance and large program management.
  • www.kahua.com
  • SILVER SPONSOR

    Kahua is a honored to be a Silver ASA sponsor and a supporter of the subcontractor industry for over 20 years. In The Kahua Network, every member owns their own data, integration and internal business processes. Our members are more agile, operate at a lower risk, and leverage flexibility of the Kahua platform to drive competitive advantage.

    Kahua provides collaborative project management solutions that help you connect field with office to streamline all aspects of your business, including new construction, service, maintenance and large program management. In addition, The Kahua Network makes it easy and profitable to connect, collaborate and grow your business with owners and general contractors.

    Data sharing is good. Data ownership is better. With The Kahua Network you get more than access to data in someone else’s system—you own your own data and project record for a change.

    Competitive advantage means differentiation. The Kahua Network offers out-of-the-box functionality that is easy to implement, but also flexible to be tailored to your unique business requirements.

    Change is constant and sometimes abrupt. As the industry’s only true ApaaS featuring a powerful app development environment, The Kahua Network keeps you nimble.

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SILVER SPONSOR

Foundation Software helps contractors improve their accounting, collaboration, reporting, and business processes.
  • www.foundationsoft.com
  • SILVER SPONSOR

    Since 1985, Foundation Software—author and developer of FOUNDATION® job cost accounting, project management and mobile software—has helped contractors improve their accounting, collaboration, reporting, and business processes. Their products and services, which are focused on streamlining a contractor’s back office operations, include the following options:

    • FOUNDATION® construction accounting software—a robust system with powerful job costing, payroll, project management, and construction reporting features. Both traditional, on premise software and cloud deployment options are available.
    • FOUNDATION mobile®—a Web-based app for remote timecard entry with field log options that works on smart phones, tablets, and other popular handheld devices.
    • FOUNDATION Service Dispatch mobile®—an optional, Web-based app that allows service technicians to efficiently manage dispatches from almost any mobile device.
    • FOUNDATION eAccess®—a secure portal where employees can have immediate access to their paystub and vacation data anytime, anywhere.
    • Payroll4Construction.com is for construction companies who want to completely eliminate the hassle of construction payroll processing, tax filings, and reporting. Powered by FOUNDATION® construction accounting software, Payroll4Construction.com and their staff of construction experts handles everything for you, with specialties in complex union and prevailing wage payrolls.
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SILVER SPONSOR

Plexxis provides a complete wall and ceiling solution that unites estimating software, project management, and accounting on one simple system.
  • plexxisconstructionestimatingsoftware.com
  • SILVER SPONSOR

    Plexxis, a proud ASA Bronze sponsor, provides a complete wall and ceiling solution that unites estimating software, project management, and accounting on one simple system.

    Plexxis Software is completely dedicated to the wall and ceiling industry and provides a cradle-to-grave solution that unites drywall estimating software, digital takeoff, construction management software, drywall construction accounting software, managed IT services and mobile apps on one single system. The solution features tools made specifically for every commercial, residential, high rise and industrial scenario.

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SILVER SPONSOR

Zurich North America Commercial Construction helps its customers save lives, reduce their total cost of risk, and become better contractors.
  • www.zurichna.com
  • SILVER SPONSOR

    Zurich North America Commercial Construction helps its customers save lives, reduce their total cost of risk, and become better contractors. Zurich creates opportunities that can provide its customers with a sustainable competitive advantage in the marketplace. Zurich’s professional staff specializes in the industry and understands the technical and operational aspects of construction. Zurich’s product and service solutions are anchored by integrated underwriting, risk engineering, and claims account teams.

    Zurich offers innovative coverage policies and extensions that address industry-specific needs and have customized programs that fit the unique risk appetite and coverage needs of its construction customers.

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SILVER SPONSOR

eSUB cloud-based construction software tracks every project detail directly from the field.
  • www.esub.com
  • SILVER SPONSOR

    eSUB cloud-based construction software tracks every project detail directly from the field. Complete RFIs, get up-to-date information for submittals, and finalize change orders with documented approval. Real-time updates and persistent communication seamlessly connect the field with the office. eSUB provides personalized training, software implementation, and live technical support for your team.

    eSUB standardizes project management procedures so project managers can easily enter data, site events, labor activities, material costs, workforce information and more into a fully searchable database updated in real time. Best project management practices are built into the interface of our software based on 30 years of experience as construction consultants working to protect your profits and mitigate risk.

    eSUB integrates with all types of accounting software. eSUB can push time cards, purchase orders, change orders, and pay applications directly into your accounting platform. eSUB can then pull and populate employees, material costs, cost codes, contacts, and vendors. This integration greatly enhances communication between accounting and workers in the field.

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BRONZE SPONSOR

With over 35 years in the AEC industry, Kelar Pacific represents the industry leaders including Bluebeam, Autodesk, Primavera, and more.
  • www.kelarpacific.com
  • BRONZE SPONSOR

    Kelar Pacific is pleased to support subcontractors nationwide with the latest AEC technology and services. Our philosophy is to provide the best technology to manage and control projects by maximizing our customers’ efficiency and productivity. With over 35 years in the AEC industry, Kelar Pacific represents the industry leaders including Bluebeam, Autodesk, Primavera, and more. And, we go a step further by using the software we represent and teach to deliver project services.

    Kelar Pacific Project Services include:

    • BIM modeling
    • BIM coordination
    • Reality capture for existing conditions using LiDAR and
    • UAV drones
    • 4D sequencing
    • 5D cost estimating
    • CPM scheduling services
    • BIM implementation
    • Field layout with Robotic Total Stations
    • VR / MR reality

    Take advantage of the Kelar Pacific team expertise for any size project or technology challenge. www.kelarpacific.com

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BRONZE SPONSOR

BeachFleischman PC is one of Arizona’s largest, locally owned CPA firms and a Top 200 largest CPA firm in the United States.
  • www.beachfleischman.com
  • BRONZE SPONSOR

    BeachFleischman PC is one of Arizona’s largest, locally owned CPA firms and a Top 200 largest CPA firm in the United States. BeachFleischman provides accounting, assurance, tax and advisory services to businesses (U.S. and foreign-based), organizations and individuals. The firm serves clients doing business domestically and internationally and specializes in a variety of practice areas, including healthcare, construction, real estate, manufacturing, hospitality, high-tech, not-for-profit and service businesses. Offices are in Tucson, Ariz., (headquarters) and Phoenix, Ariz.

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BRONZE SPONSOR

Since 1970, NCS has been the leader in providing credit professionals throughout the United States and Canada with proactive solutions to secure receivables, minimize credit risk and improve profitability.
  • www.ncscredit.com
  • BRONZE SPONSOR

    Since 1970, NCS has been the leader in providing credit professionals throughout the United States and Canada with proactive solutions to secure receivables, minimize credit risk and improve profitability.

    With our distinct service groups—Construction, Collection, and UCC—NCS develops customized solutions based on your business model and organizational requirements to Secure Your Tomorrow®. NCS has educated more than 500,000 credit professionals on securing their receivables and reducing their risk through NCS events, resources, and social media. NCS offers Web-based solutions such as LienFinder™, The National Lien Digest©, and LienTracker® Online. These resources help manage credit risk, provide time and information requirements, monitor deadlines and generate notices.

    Protect your receivables by partnering with NCS. Contact us to see how we can assist you in developing a mechanic’s lien, collection, or UCC program.

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BRONZE SPONSOR

Surety One, Inc. is a surety bond underwriter and managing general agency licensed in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Dominican Republic.
  • www.SuretyOne.org
  • BRONZE SPONSOR

    Surety One, Inc. is a surety bond underwriter and managing general agency licensed in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Dominican Republic. It's team of skilled and experienced underwriters are singularly focused on the support of commercial contractors in all industry classes. Surety One clearly understands the competition between contractors, climatic changes, the volatility of material and equipment costs, the cyclical nature of most industries, the scarcity of a qualified and dependable labor pool, and the softening/hardening of credit terms. Surety One considers these factors carefully as it works to extend contractors as much bonding capacity as possible, under the fairest terms.

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idloom-events

idloom-events revolutionizes event management by automating most time-consuming processes in event planning
  • www.idloom.com
  • idloom-events

    idloom-events is a state-of-the-art events registration platform, designed to help you organise and manage your corporate events (of all kinds: seminars, webinars, etc.) effortlessly through the automation of most processes (attendee management, payment processing, badge printing, hotel room booking, invoice generation, etc.). idloom-events makes you spare time and money, while adding professionalism to your events.

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Become a Sponsor

ASA’s flagship convention attracts 150 to 200 of the larger commercial subcontractors in the United States—the decision-makers and your prospective customers!
  • www.asaonline.com
  • Become a Sponsor

    ASA’s flagship convention attracts 150 to 200 of the larger commercial subcontractors in the United States—the decision-makers and your prospective customers! Participate in and take advantage of a number of very effective marketing opportunities that will significantly impact your bottom line.

    To learn more about sponsorship opportunities during SUBExcel 2019, please download the Exhibitors-Sponsors Guide.

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Exhibitors

Speakers

Martha-Ann Marley

Founder and President
M.A. Surety
  • www.masuretycorp.com
  • Martha-Ann Marley

    M.A. Surety is a surety agency and consultancy for the commercial construction industry located in Mooresville, N.C. Founder and President Martha-Ann Marley is a North Carolina native and graduate of N.C. State University. She began her career with a national insurance company as a commercial bond underwriter and has since held various management and executive level positions in the industry. Marley serves as speaker and teacher at commercial construction seminars and conferences throughout the country. She has authored articles for publications on a wide range of topics designed to help contractors achieve and maintain maximum profitability.

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Steve Antill

Vice President, Business Development
Foundation Software
  • www.foundationsoft.com
  • Steve Antill

    As vice president of business development, Antill is responsible for strategic market planning, as well as continual revenue and new business growth, for the Foundation Software and Payroll4Construction.com family of companies. He invests most of his time building relationships across the construction industry with contractors, CPA firms, associations and technology partners. In this way, Antill also bridges the companies’ sales, marketing and product development teams with the most current industry trends and client needs. Over 19-plus years, he’s led more than 1,000 software selections and implementations for contractors of numerous sizes and trades.

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Ujjval K. Vyas, Ph.D., J.D.

Principal
Alberti Group
  • www.linkedin.com
  • Ujjval K. Vyas, Ph.D., J.D.

    Ujjval K. Vyas, Ph.D., J.D. is an independent business consultant and scholar, and principal of Alberti Group. He has lectured and published extensively in the AEC arena, focusing on legal and public policy issues associated with green building rating systems, high-performance buildings, and building specifications. He is a licensed attorney and practiced construction law for a decade. Dr. Vyas also taught architectural history, theory, and design at the graduate and undergraduate levels. He received his J.D. with honors from the Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology and holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago’s interdisciplinary Committee on the History of Culture.

    Alberti Group provides strategic business consulting services to the AEC industry. With a unique approach grounded in a multi-disciplinary knowledge base, the company has conducted a wide variety of engagements including market analysis, new business development, product development, and risk management. Clients range from Fortune 50 companies to small businesses, including manufacturers, architecture and engineering firms, independent specifiers, legal and insurance entities, government agencies, and trade associations.

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Brian Moore

Co-Founder and President
Kahua
  • www.kahua.com
  • Brian Moore

    Brian Moore is a transformational entrepreneur with a passion for innovation and customer value. He is the Co-Founder and President of Kahua, the creator of the world’s only collaborative network for real estate and construction project management. He helps the world’s leading owners, real estate, contractors, architects and engineers to profitably deliver and manage the highest performance capital projects at the lowest possible lifecycle cost.

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Jerry Bailey

Executive Sales and Education Services Manager
NCS
  • www.ncscredit.com
  • Jerry Bailey

    Jerry Bailey is currently the executive sales and education services manager for NCS and has been with the company since 1995. Prior to joining NCS, Bailey was a corporate credit manager in the manufacturing industry for 10 years, during which time he gained thorough hands-on experience with both UCC filings and mechanic’s lien filings. Bailey consults with companies daily and has spoken to groups nationwide about Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, Revised Article 9, the nuances of construction credit, and the benefits of selling through secured transactions. His presentations cover not only the legal protections brought about by the mechanic’s lien and UCC filing processes, but also practical solutions of how and when to use these tools.

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David F. Dengler

Licensed Drone Pilot
Kelar Pacific
  • www.kelarpacific.com
  • David F. Dengler

    David F. Dengler is passionate about both aerial and terrestrial Reality Capture solutions that produce accurate existing conditions. Along with being a licensed FAA 107 UAV/UAS (drone) pilot, Dengler conducts CEU presentations and helps educational institutions bring Reality Capture and CAD/BIM solutions into their classrooms. He has extensive real-world experience combined with a technical background. Dengler worked for Vectorworks Inc., a 3D modeling software, and founded his own iOS app development company, Illudium Q-36. Dengler has held project designer/manager positions with various California and Maryland architectural firms for over 15 years. His design experience spans both residential and commercial projects. Dengler earned his bachelor’s degree in architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture.

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Garrett Maldoon

AEC Technical Specialist
Kelar Pacific
  • www.kelarpacific.com
  • Garrett Maldoon

    Garrett Maldoon has a bachelor’s degree in architecture and two years of experience in the AEC field. As the Job Captain for in-house projects, Maldoon manages project coordination activities and performs BIM modeling for construction ranging from residential to commercial to healthcare. Maldoon provides field services including 3D LIDAR Scanning and Point Layout. He continually looks for ways to connect the field to the digital environment using VR/MR/XR technologies. Maldoon uses his knowledge to teach Revit classes and to support the team by creating Revit content.

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