ASA Board of Directors (2019-20)
Term: July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020
President - Anthony Brooks - Platinum Drywall, Maumelle, AR.
Anthony Brooks is the current President of ASA. Mr Brooks is the President of Platinum Drywall in Maumelle, Arkansas. Brooks has previously served as Vice President of ASA, as well as ASA Treasurer. He was an estimator for Horton Drywall from 1993 to 2001. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Philander Smith College, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Vice President - Brian Cooper - AROK Inc., Phoenix, AZ
Brian Cooper is the current Vice President of ASA. He comes to us from AROK, Inc., in Phoenix, Arizona, where he is a managing member. Mr. Cooper has previously served as the ASA Treasurer and ASA Secretary before the positions were merged. He grew up in Phoenix and is a third-generation member of his company. As a young child, he was inspired by and taught by his grandfather and father that treating people with respect is mandatory and you can still do business with a handshake.
Secretary/Treasurer - Brian Carroll - Sanderford & Carroll, PC, Temple, TX
Brian Carroll is the current Secretary/Treasurer at ASA. Brian is a managing partner at Sanford & Carroll, PC. Licensed since 2002, the primary focus of Brian's practice is upon representing contractors and subcontractors in the construction industry. In addition to earning a law degree, he holds a Bachelor's of Science in Architectural Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to pursuing a law degree, Brian worked as a design engineer for two of the preeminent civil engineering firms in the nation. He uses his knowledge of TxDOT design and highway engineering to represent highway contractors and assist them in evaluating, preparing and litigating claims arising out of TxDOT projects. In addition to serving as an advocate, Brian is also a certified mediator. He has also taught senior and graduate level courses in contracts, liability, and engineering ethics at the University of Texas School of Engineering. Brian was certified in the inaugural class of Board Certified Construction Lawyers.
Immediate Past President - Courtney Little - ACE Glass Construction Corporation,
Little Rock, AR
Courtney Little served as ASA President from 2018-2019, and has previously served as the ASA Vice President. He comes to us from ACE Glass Construction Corporation in Little Rock, Arkansas. Mr. Little graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a focus on finance. He was the liaison between inside sales and architectural sales for U.S. Aluminum before returning to ACE in 1997. Courtney opened the Northwest Arkansas branch for ACE in 1998 before attending the William H. Bowen School of Law where he earned a Juris Doctor with Honors in 2004. He closed his private practice in 2008 when he purchased ACE and was named President and General Counsel.
Jim Blauch - Blauch Brothers, Harrisonburg, VA
James (Jim) Blauch, ASA National Board of Director. Blauch is currently in his second term on the ASA’s Board of Directors. Blauch was on the founding members of his local chapter ASA of the Shenandoah Valley. He is president of Blauch Brothers Inc. a Mechanical contracting firm, a third generation family business, located in Harrisonburg, Va. Blauch earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Eastern Mennonite University, and is active in local and church related events.
Paul Brennan - NAPCO Precast, LLC, San Antonio, Texas
Paul Brennan is Chief Financial Officer and Equity partner for NAPCO Precast LLC. Paul is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia with a BS in Accounting in 1990. Paul has 25+ years’ experience in the construction industry having worked for Owners, Developers, General Contracts and Subcontractors. Paul has served as Secretary and Vice President of ASA Midwest council and is currently a board member for ASA San Antonio. Paul is Chairman of the ASA San Antonio Advocacy committee and worked on the Midwest council advocacy committee
Andrew Christ - Cornell Roofing & Sheet Metal Company, Independence, MO
Andrew Christ, Cornell Roofing & Sheet, Co., Independence, MO. Mr. Christ graduated from Kansas State University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Science and Management. Before joining Cornell Roofing & Sheet Metal, Co, he worked for a large general contractor and helped deliver over $450 million in various projects throughout the United States. Mr. Christ has been involved in the commercial construction industry since 2004 and became an ICC Accredited Commercial Building Inspector in 2010. Mr. Christ currently serves as Vice President for the ASA of Greater Kansas City.
Gloria Hale - Hale Glass, Placentia, CA
Gloria Hale is CEO, president and co-founder of Hale Glass, a commercial glass contractor from Orange County, California, that was founded in 1978. Gloria focuses on the business and finance side of the business, overseeing accounting, human resources, finance and insurance activities for the company.
Gloria serves on the national board of directors of the American Subcontractors Association (ASA) and previously served as president of the California Glass Association. As an active member of the Women Presidents Organization (WPO), an international group of women executives, she focuses on achieving professional growth in her own businesses and collaborating to support others.
Scott Holbrook - Crawford & Bangs, Covina, CA
E. Scott Holbrook, Jr. is a partner with Crawford & Bangs, LLP. and has been with the firm for more than 30 years. Mr. Holbrook is Legal Counsel to the Los Angeles/Orange County/Inland Empire Chapter and Legal Counsel to the California Chapter of the American Subcontractors Association. On a national level he serves on the Board of Directors for the American Subcontractors Association, was Chairman of the American Subcontractors Association Attorneys Council in 2007-2008, as well as currently chairing the Subcontractors Legal Defense Fund Task Force and serving on the Task Force for Model Subcontracts since 2000. He is also a member of the Christian Legal Society and the Los Angeles County Bar Association Construction sub-section.
Shannon MacArthur - Marek Brothers Systems, Inc., Houston, Texas
Shannon MacArthur oversees the operations of several offices as the Eastern Division Manager for MEMCO, a Construction Employment provider and Payroll Solutions company with offices in Texas, Colorado, Georgia and Tennessee.
MEMCO joined ASA in 2003, and in 2005 Shannon began serving on the ASA Houston Chapter Board of Directors and Membership Committee. Mrs. MacArthur has served as a director for the ASA Houston Chapter as well as Houston Chapter President.
In addition to her local chapter service, Shannon has served on the National Board, as well as the ASA National Chair for the Task for on Ethics in Construction and National Awards. Mrs. MacArthur has twice been honored and humbled to earn the ASA Outstanding Service Award for her dedication and service to ASA.
Shannon’s free time is spent travelling the world with her husband, Mark.
Brad Miller - Midwest Crane & Rigging, Olathe, KS
Stephen Bradley Miller comes to us from Midwest Crane & Rigging in Olathe, KS. In 1977 Brad’s father, William, started a precast erection company called Building Erection Services. This company would grow and diversify into other areas of the construction industry. Brad starting working for his father during the summers and all holidays from 1984 to 1990 and upon graduation joined his father's company. Brad joined the Operating Engineers in 1993. In 1998 Brad moved into a managerial role in St. Joseph, Missouri. In December of 2001 Brad transferred to Corporate headquarters in charge of the crane rental division. Brad took over his father's position in local Chapter of ASA in 2005 and remains on the Advocacy Committee.
Ray Moya - Prime Electric, Inc., Albuquerque, N.M.
Ray has been an equal owner in Prime Electric, since its inception in 1998. Prior to that Ray worked as a Project Manager and Estimator for Hughes Electric and Modern Electric from 1980 thru 1998. Having worked for three successful electrical contractors for his entire career (since 1980) has given Ray a vast array of experiences and duties from both an employer’s perspective as well as that of a business owner. Ray attended the University of New Mexico with a major in Architecture and Planning. Ray has been a member of ASA since 2000, served on the Board of Directors for ASA New Mexico for 6 years, was Secretary, Vice President and President for the local chapter. In 2017 Ray accepted a position to serve on the ASA National Board of Directors.
Patty Peterson - Tindall Corporation, Petersburg, VA
After becoming a Certified Drafter & Designer at Porter and Chester Institute, Ms. Peterson went to work in Ceco Concrete’s Hartford, CT engineering department in 1987, where she coordinated many large commercial & industrial projects throughout New England. During this time she attended Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) at night to pursue an Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering Technologies. In 1995, Peterson moved to Virginia and began working for Tindall Corporation, a Precast/Prestressed Concrete Manufacturer, where she later became a Project Manager, working on projects throughout VA, MD, and NY. She later earned a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering Technologies from Old Dominion University.
In 2004 Ms. Peterson became a Senior PM, was later promoted to Director of Organizational Development, and is now the Director of Quality Standards, Training & Certifications. She has served as a Board Member at Large and on the executive track as a member of the ASA of Metro Washington Chapter . She’s now on her 2nd rotation on ASA’s National Board.
Rusty Plowman - Delta Drywall, Inc., Denver, Colo.
Ross (Rusty) Plowman is currently 50% owner and Vice President of Delta Drywall Inc. He started as an Apprentice Carpenter at Delta in 1980 and became a journeyman during that time. He graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Construction Management in 1986 from Colorado State University, and that year Mr. Plowman started working for Delta as a PM/Estimator.
Rusty has served on the Colorado ASA Chapter Board of Directors, and as Chapter President. Plowman has also served on the AWCI National Board of Directors, and as the local Chapter President. He is currently on the National Board of Directors of ASA.
Aaron Parker - Silver Star Construction Co. Moore, OK.
Aaron Parker is an Estimator/Project Manager at Silver Star Construction Co., Inc. He is a second generation construction worker, and starting working in the construction industry as young as 14 years old. He is a former college athlete at Missouri Southern State University where he played soccer. He has been the chairman for the Silver Star Community Team for three years in total, and is the Past President for the American Subcontractors Association of Oklahoma. He is now on the United Way Norman Board of Directors, as well as a Leadership Norman Class of 2019 "Best Class Ever" graduate.
When he is not hunting or golfing he likes to annoy his wife and their five animals.
Chip Mabus - F.L. Crane & Sons, Inc., Fulton, MS