About Us

ABC, Greater Michigan Staff

Core Values

Associated Builders and Contractors values economic freedom within a free-market economy, with open and fair competition and diverse participants constantly striving to achieve the highest levels of personal and company performance.

We value the highest levels of personal and corporate standards of behavior characterized by responsibility, accountability and integrity, with demonstrated personal and industry professionalism by all participants.

Vision

The Vision of Associated Builders and Contractors is an environment in which people and companies succeed based on free-enterprise principles within the free-market system.

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Core Purpose

The Core Purpose of Associated Builders and Contractors is to advance and defend the principles of the merit shop philosophy within the construction industry and to provide members and their employees with an opportunity to succeed.

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national association representing nearly 25,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms in 78 chapters across the United States. ABC’s membership represents all specialties within the U.S. construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors of the industry.

Associated Builders and Contractors is recognized as one of the leading organizations representing America’s business community and the U.S. construction industry.

ABC, Greater Michigan Chapter Staff

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Jimmy Greene

President/CEO
jgreene@abcgmc.org
Direct Line: 989-374-4601

Jimmy Greene is our CEO & President, and is the captain of this crew! Jimmy is always ready to meet with current or potential members in order to understand how ABC, as a whole, can help your company. Jimmy also handles all political advocacy, legal and labor issues and leads the chapter’s leadership programs. He is the voice of ABC.

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Greg Berreles

Director of Membership and Business Development
gberreles@abcgmc.org
Direct Line: 989-374-4602 

Greg Berreles is our Membership and Business Development Director! Greg works closely with potential and existing members in order to show the value and return on investment of an ABC membership. He communicates diligently with companies who are big and small to grow the Greater Michigan Chapter. For all membership questions and needs, Greg is the guy to see!

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Valerie Klein

Marketing & Events Director
vklein@abcgmc.org
Direct Line: 989-374-4603

Valerie Klein is our Marketing and Events Director! Small but mighty she handles all events and marketing for the chapter. From the fashion show, to golf outings, dinners, social media, internal and external communications, she is your gal to call! Valerie can help you reach more of the ABC membership to promote your business in order to meet those who you want to do business with.

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Makailyn Monson

Assistant to the CEO
mmonson@abcgmc.org
Direct Line: 989-374-4601

Makailyn Monson is the girl in front of the man, better known as the Assistant to the CEO! She is behind the scenes most of the time by assisting in any way she can to help finish a project, make some calls etc. Makailyn is willing to help in any way she can so the chapter can run smoothly. She is the oil in our ABC machine!

Angela M. Latino

President

angela@abcgmc.org

Direct Line: 989-374-4601

Angela is our President and the captain of this crew! Angela is always ready to meet with current or potential members in order to understand how ABC, as a whole, can help your company. Angela also handles all political advocacy, legal and labor issues and leads the chapter’s leadership programs. She is the voice of ABC.

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CATHY GEIGER

Marketing & Community Affairs Director
cgeiger@abcgmc.org
Direct Line: 989-374-4603

Cathy Geiger is our Marketing & Community Affairs Director! She handles all events and marketing for the chapter. Cathy can help you reach more of the ABC membership to promote your business in order to meet those who you want to do business with. She is also the person to reach out to if you have a membership question or learn more about the many member benefits with ABC!

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Greg Berreles

Membership and Business Development Director
gberreles@abcgmc.org
Direct Line: 989-374-4602

Greg Berreles is our Membership and Business Development Director! Greg works closely with potential and existing members in order to show the value and return on investment of an ABC membership. He communicates diligently with companies who are big and small to grow the Greater Michigan Chapter. For all membership questions and needs, Greg is the guy to see!

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Makailyn Monson

Assistant to the President
mmonson@abcgmc.org
Direct Line: 989-374-4600

Makailyn Monson is the Assistant to the President! She is behind the scenes most of the time by assisting in any way she can to help finish a project, make some calls etc. Makailyn is willing to help in any way she can so the chapter can run smoothly. She is the oil in our ABC machine!

Board of Directors

Officers

Ken Misiewicz, Chairman – Pleune Service Company
Shawn Pnacek, Vice Chairman – Great Lakes Bay Construction
Brian Stadler, Secretary – Wolgast Corporation
Mike Laundra, Treasurer – Alloy Construction Services
Jason Johnson, Immediate Past Chairman – J.E. Johnson, Inc.

Directors

Mike Tenniswood – American Plumbing
Jeff Kipfmiller – Answer Heating & Cooling
Dave Mollitor – Consolidated Electrical Contractors
Glenn Hengesbach – Albin Hengesbach Carpentry & Cust. Cabinets, Inc.
Jon Lynch – Three Rivers Corporation
Steve Russell – A/C Electric
Erick Forshee – Fisher Companies
Ed Tanzini – The Tancor Corporation
Derrik Mills – United Rentals
Kevin Wray – Valley Electrical Contractors

Primary Communities Served

Midland

Greater Lansing

Saginaw

Jackson

Bay City

Ionia

Frankenmuth

Ann Arbor