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Maria Guy named 2008 President of the Associated General Contractors New Mexico Building Branch

JBH Strategic Project Office Director, Maria Guy has been named the 2008 President of the Associated General Contractors New Mexico Building Branch. Maria is the first woman President in the chapters 60 year history. As President, Maria shall be the executive officer of the Association and the Chairperson of the Board.  She will supervise and control all the business and affairs of the Association and will work with the various committees and develop good community relations.  She will be responsible at each Board Meeting to report on the status of the Association's affairs.  She will preside at all meetings of the Association and the Board and shall appoint the members of all standing, special committees and joint committees unless otherwise provided. Maria will also be representing the NM Building Branch nationally at several association conventions and meetings throughout the year. Prior to being named President Maria was voted the chapters Member of the Year in 2005. She also served as Secretary/Treasurer in 2006 and Senior Vice-President in 2007. Other AGC officers elected for 2008 include Robert Lockwood, Lockwood Construction Company in Santa Fe, senior vice-president; Tony M. Thomas, Summit Construction Inc. in Albuquerque, vice president; and Shad James, Jaynes Corporation in Albuquerque, secretary-treasurer.

JBH Named #1 Best Place to Work by New Mexico Business Weekly

On December 7th, 2007, JBH was named the #1 Best Place to Work in the medium business size by NM Business Weekly. The award was made based on anonymous electronic surveys taken by employees in the Albuquerque and Rio Rancho offices. JBH received an overall score of 92.83 which translates to employees who are over 90% sure that the company and its leaders are headed in the right direction. Along with the award came a heartwarming article in the publication featuring interviews with JBH veteran employees, Eddie Gates and Jeanette Sanmann. As said by Eddie Gates, “Jack Henderson always made you feel that you’re more than just an employee. Mark is the same way. He makes you feel like you’re always special.” Eddie began at JBH as a pipefitter 34 years ago and is now essential to the success of our estimating department. His sentiments on the uniqueness of the company were echoed in the survey responses from JBH employees.

JB Henderson launches Strategic Project Office

July 2007 Albuquerque, New Mexico- Jack B. Henderson Construction Company Inc. (JBHCC) had formed a Strategic Project Office (SPO). Their primary objective is to improve organizational performance by identifying and removing obstacles faced by those in managerial and supervisory positions directly involved with construction. The SPO will also be responsible for JBHCC marketing efforts. The SPO consists of Maria Guy, SPO Director; Tracy Lucero, Process Manager; John Attebury, Project Controls Manager and Melissa Padilla-Gomez, Marketing Administrator.

JB Henderson Hires New IT Manager

June 2007 Albuquerque, New Mexico- Adam Wagner has been hired as the Information Technology Manager for JB Henderson Construction (JBHCC). Adam brings over 11 years of experience in the IT industry to JBHCC. He will be responsible for management and maintenance of overall network configuration along with numerous information technology support systems for the company. Adam will serve JBHCC offices in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Los Alamos and Colorado Springs.

JB Henderson Recognized as 2007 Outstanding AGC General Contractor of the Year and one of New Mexico's Best Places to Work by NM Business Weekly

January 2007-Albuquerque - J.B. Henderson Construction Company (JBHCC) has been selected the 2007 Outstanding General Contractor of the Year by the Associated General Contractors. This award was voted on by the AGC of NM Chapter Membership. JBHCC was also recognized by New Mexico Business Weekly as one New Mexico's Best Places to Work. This was determined by an internal survey which was tabulated by a third-party research company and ranked among other top New Mexico Companies.

JBH Promotes new Controller

January 2007-Albuquerque- Charlie Watson has been promoted to Controller for JB Henderson Construction Company (JBHCC). Charlie joined JBHCC in 2002 with the acquisition of Davis & Associates. Charlie brings fifteen years of accounting, finance, payroll, insurance and a variety of other construction related experience through his years of combined service. Charlie holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of New Mexico.

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