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

Interim Executive Director
Nicole Maher
Former Chief Operating Officer
National Ready Mixed Concrete Association.

Chairman
Karl H. Watson, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer
Baker Construction Enterprises

Secretary/Treasurer
Nicole R. Maher
Former 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
Graycor

Research Committee Chair
Julie Garbini
Executive Director
Concrete Advancement 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
CEMEX

Recruitment Committee Chair
Paula Dunn
Director – Learning and Development
Sika Corporation

National Steering Committee Board of Directors

Steven M. Bishop
President/COO
Maschmeyer Concrete Company of Florida

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

Bruce Christensen
Vice President, Admixture Systems
Master Builders Solutions

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

Paula Dunn
Director – Learning and Development
Sika Corporation

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

Brian Gallagher
Vice President, Corporate Development
Graycor

Julie Garbini
Executive Director
Concrete Advancement Foundation

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

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

John McDougall
Director of Business Development
Baker Restoration & Waterproofing

Paul Ozinga
Executive Vice President
Ozinga RMC, Inc.

Andrew Pinkerton
Executive Director
Cement Council of Texas

Ben Robuck
Vice President – Infrastructure and Direct Work
CEMEX

Guillermo F. Martinez Sans
Executive Vice President Human Resources USA
CEMEX

Aaron Snowdon
Senior IT Manager
LehighHanson

Tom Strittmatter
Senior Vice President – Construction Chemicals
Sika USA

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

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