TEI Rock Drills was awarded the Associate Member Company of the year for 2019 at the ADSC-IAFD Annual Meeting in Tucson, Arizona on January 30, 2020. Susan Frank, President/CEO of TEI Rock Drills, was in attendance at the annual meeting with her husband, Dave Frank, and accepted the award to a standing ovation from all in attendance.
The ADSC Annual Meeting was held at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa in Tucson, Arizona the last week of January. The week consisted of committee meetings, industry-relevant educational opportunities and a fantastic slate of networking events. Among the many important things occurring at the meeting, a new Board of Directors was elected, and a new Executive Committee was announced. Several awards were presented along with a special Hall of Fame induction that closed out the Final Night Dinner.
The new Executive Committee consists of President Mauro Scanga, GFL Infrastructure Group, Vice President, Chris Harris, RW Harris, Secretary/Treasurer, Dave Hicks, Goettle, and Associate Members Chairman, Charles Braun, Williams Form Engineering.
During the Final Night Dinner, ADSC said farewell to Dan Thome of Nicholson Construction as he shifted to the position of Immediate Past President, ending his two-year run as President. Awards were presented to the following companies and individuals.
Presidents Awards: Dave Hicks, Goettle; Pete Speier, Williams Form Engineering; Jeff Harmston, Equipment Corporation of America; and Gina Depperschmidt, Superior Truck Equipment Inc.
Contractor Member of the Year: Ray Fassett, Condon Johnson & Associates Inc.
Associate Member Company of the Year: TEI Rock Drills
Lastly, Jim Cahill of Keller (Case Foundation Company) was inducted into the ADSC Hall of Fame. Jim has been an active participant in this industry-leading trade association for many years. Along the way, he has held a position on the Board of Directors, served as chairman of a product committee, and held other important leadership roles.
ADSC-IAFD is a construction trade association dedicated to the deep foundation industry. ADSC’s focus is on drilled shaft, anchored earth retention, and micropile technologies. With over 1100 member companies, ADSC is represented by specialty subcontractors, civil and geotechnical engineers, and equipment manufacturers and suppliers from around the world.