Mike Sutter

Mike Sutter is the CEO of Sutter Masonry, Inc. He has served as an officer on the Executive Board and the Region G Vice President for the Mason Contractors Association of America.

30 articles by Mike Sutter:

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Another Exciting Midyear Meeting

Another Exciting Midyear Meeting

I am writing this article just a couple weeks after our MCAA Midyear Meeting in Steamboat Springs, Colo. I think we had very productive meetings and set the direction of the MCAA for the next year. Full story

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Learning From North Carolina

Learning From North Carolina

If you remember, in my last article I wrote about the “Skills Gap” we have with kids coming out of high school and not being career ready. Full story

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Let’s Help Close The Skills Gap

Let’s Help Close The Skills Gap

We all realize the importance of workforce development. We are doing everything we can to recruit high school students to join our industry. Full story

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A Conversation With Mike And Colleen Sutter, Act I

A Conversation With Mike And Colleen Sutter, Act I

I was sitting down with my iPad beginning to write my article for this month when Colleen asked me what I was doing. This is how the conversation went. Full story

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2017 MCAA Midyear Meeting

2017 MCAA Midyear Meeting

The MCAA’s Midyear Meeting at the beautiful Steamboat Grand in Steamboat Springs, Colo. will be held Aug. 28–30, 2017. Full story

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Calculating Your Return on Investment

Calculating Your Return on Investment

Well with the month of June beginning, I hope everyone is enjoying the warm weather and good production weather for all your crews. Full story

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Sweet Tea and Grits

Sweet Tea and Grits

We will be in DC this month to sweep through the Capitol offices and let our legislators know that the masonry industry is important to us and how they can help us create jobs. Full story

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Silica, Auctions and Policy

Silica, Auctions and Policy

I hope your backlog is full, you’re equipment is serviced, your manpower is geared up and you are ready to roll from Spring into Summer. Full story

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Things to Remember

Things to Remember

Since this is actually my first article that I am writing after World of Concrete/World of Masonry, I have to tell you what an awesome time we had there. Full story

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Looking Forward

Looking Forward

I hope everyone had a great and productive time at World of Concrete/World of Masonry. Full story

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A Fresh Start

A Fresh Start

What a great time to be in the Masonry Industry! After going through some tough times a few years ago, it now seems that almost everything is the complete opposite of those times. Full story

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Making Our Industry Stronger

Making Our Industry Stronger

I just returned from Washington, D.C., having met with our BIM-M partners. BIM-M will allow those in the design community to easily include masonry in their designs. Full story

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MCAA Midyear Meeting Does Not Disappoint

MCAA Midyear Meeting Does Not Disappoint

As I often tell members who have not attended a Midyear event before, this is where friendships are made and renewed each year. Full story

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Have You Made Your Pledge to the Foundation?

Have You Made Your Pledge to the Foundation?

I want to remind everyone again about the Masonry Foundation. The Foundation is our investment in the future of the masonry industry. Full story

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Who Moved My Cheese?

Who Moved My Cheese?

We are moving some cheese/making a change at MCAA that excites us all. Full story

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Get Ready for MCAA’s Midyear Meeting

Get Ready for MCAA’s Midyear Meeting

Only a couple months remain until MCAA’s Midyear Meeting at the beautiful Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Oct. 2–4, 2016. Full story

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Making a Difference

Making a Difference

I am writing this article on the plane from Washington, D.C., back to Phoenix — just a little five-hour jaunt. What a great time we had at the MCAA Legislative Fly-In. Full story

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Southern Hospitality

Southern Hospitality

Having just returned from the North Carolina Masonry Contractors Association Convention in Hot Springs, Va., I am excited to share my experience with everyone. Full story

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The 2016 MCAA Legislative Conference

The 2016 MCAA Legislative Conference

Our Washington, D.C., fly-in, the MCAA Legislative Conference, is nearly here. We will be on Capitol Hill in force on May 18 and 19, telling our stories to our elected officials. Full story

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Let’s share our passion!

Let’s share our passion!

After just returning from Las Vegas, I can tell you I am re-energized. How could I not be after all the productive meetings, social events, and of course MASONRY MADNESS? Full story



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