CIM Leadership

CIM National Steering Committee

The CIM National Steering Committee (NSC) is a national-level, broad-based industry coalition, dedicated to a collaborative process in partnership with CIM institutions and local industry patrons groups. The mission of the NSC is to develop, support, promote and sustain a network of higher learning educational institutions with programs that produce graduates with degrees in Concrete Industry Management. The NSC Board of Directors leadership is comprised of a wide range of companies and organizations, including ready-mix suppliers, admixture suppliers, concrete contractors, engineering firms, research organizations, and trade associations.

National Steering Committee (NSC) Executive Officers

Executive Director
Rex Cottle
Concrete Industry Management – National Steering Committee

Karl H. Watson
President and Chief Executive Officer
7W Capital

Nicole R. Maher
Chief Operating Officer
National Ready Mixed Concrete Association.

Vice Chairman
Steve Cox
Vice President – Customer Success
Command Alkon

Immediate Past Chairman
Mike Schneider
Vice President, Chief People Officer (CPO)
Baker Concrete Construction, Inc.

National Steering Committee Chairs

Education Committee Chair
Heather Brown
Vice President of QC/QA
Irving Materials, Inc.

Marketing Committee Chair
Brian Gallagher
Vice President, Corporate Development

Research Committee Chair
Julie Garbini
Executive Director
RMC Research & Education Foundation

Long-Range Planning Committee Chair
Randal M. Beard
Principal and Managing Director Diagnostics Group
Walter P Moore

Auction Committee Chair
Ben Robuck
Vice President – Infrastructure and Direct Work

Recruitment Committee Chair
Paula Dunn
Learning and Development Manager
Master Builders Solutions

National Steering Committee Board of Directors

Bruce Christensen
Vice President, Admixture Systems
Master Builders Solutions

Kelly Curtis
Senior Vice President, Cement Sales & Logistics
Votorantim Cimentos North America

Frank Flatch
Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Counsel
Silvi Group Companies

Julie Garbini
Executive Director
RMC Research & Education Foundation

Beverly Garnant
Executive Director
American Society of Concrete Contractors

Marti Harrell
Vice President of Technical Services & Professional Development
National Precast Concrete Association Foundation

Scott Harrison
Senior Associate
Construction Insight DC, LLC

Michael Ireland
President and CEO
Portland Cement Association

Guillermo F. Martinez Sans
Executive Vice President Human Resources USA

Paul Ozinga
Executive Vice President
Ozinga RMC, Inc.

Aaron Snowdon
Senior IT Manager

Tom Strittmatter
Senior Vice President – Construction Chemicals
Sika USA

Pierre G. Villere
Chairman and Senior Managing Partner
Allen-Villere Partners

Karl H. Watson, Jr.
President and Chief Executive Officer
7W Capital

Tim Wrinkle
Product Manager
Mack Trucks

Honorary Directors

Earl Keese
CIM National Steering Committee

L. Michael Shydlowski
BASF Corporation

David Vickers
Permian Basin Materials, LLC