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AGC of California Hosts 2022 Installation and Awards Gala: CEG

ByLinda W. Smith

Apr 5, 2022

Construction inside the SoFi stadium.

Associated General Contractors (AGC) of California held its annual Installation & Awards Gala on March 11 at the Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach, California.

The black tie event celebrated individuals and teams who have made significant and innovative contributions to the construction industry. About 650 people attended the event.

AGC officials announced the winners of the prestigious Builder Awards, as well as the Construction Education Friend Award and Achievement Awards.

Dina Kimble, President of AGC of California and CEO and President of Royal Electric Co., and Mike Blach, Past President of AGC of California and President of Blach Construction

“Each year, we honor the leaders of our industry who work to build California and keep our state prosperous and growing,” said Dina Kimble, chair of the 2022 California AGC Board of Directors. Kimble, of Royal Electric Co., was officially installed on the board at the event, and she is the first woman elected to the position. “I am honored to lead us this year at a time of progress and evolution in the industry.”

AGC of California’s Constructor Awards program recognizes members’ achievements for their skills, unique businesses, and ability to tackle the toughest challenges faced by entrepreneurs. Only one prestigious “Constructor” sculpture is awarded in each category during AGC of California’s “Oscars Night”.

“We remain essential in times of change and continue to be pioneers at the forefront of these achievements that are building a legacy in the California construction industry,” said Peter Tateishi, CEO of AGC of California. “I often say we are ‘Industry One’ because it all starts with building and our members live it every day.”

The Construction Education Friend Award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to construction education efforts and the development of the future construction workforce. The Awards of Excellence honor individuals for their outstanding contributions to the construction industry.

This year, the following people and companies were awarded:

Friend of Construction Education Award

Miquel “Mick” Penn, Swinerton

Associate Achievement Award

Mary Grandy, EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

Entrepreneur Excellence Award

Mike Aparicio, Skanska USA Civil West

Specialized Contractor Award of Excellence

Greg Timmerman, ISEC Inc.

SIR Achievement Award (competence, integrity and responsibility)

Robbie Hunter, State Building and Construction Trade Council of California (retired)

Community Service Award

Yerba Buena Engineering & Construction Inc.: Bayview Gateway Pilot Project

Specialty less than $10 million

ISEC Inc.: DGS COVID-19 Temporary Laboratory

Specialty Over $10 million

BrightView Landscape Development Inc.: SoFi Stadium and Entertainment Complex

Builder under $75 million

Otto Construction: Museum of Science and Curiosity SMUD

Heavy civilian under $15 million

Granite Construction Co.: Mulholland Highway over Triunfo Creek Bridge #1180

Builder 75 to 200 million dollars

Hensel Phelps: Caltech Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building

Civil heavy $15-75 million

Myers & Sons Construction, : replacement of the US 101 bridge at Alemany Circle

Builder of more than 200 million dollars

Turner Construction Co.: SoFi Stadium

Heavy civilian over $75 million

Skanska USA Civil West: I-15 expressway design-build project

Excellence in Partnership

Manson Construction Co.: Replacement of Pier 8 of the P-440

Since 1920, the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of California has worked alongside its members to provide advocacy, education, career development and networking opportunities for experienced construction and contracting professionals and new generation. AGC advocates for contractors with state and local governments, while helping members connect with industry leaders through services, innovative programs, and events.

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