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Richard Felice

Richard Felice

Inducted 2012

Mr. Felice has given so much to the masonry industry it is quite difficult to keep track of it all and capture the full impact.

After starting in the industry as a laborer and advancing to journeyman bricklayer, Mr. Felice began his own company in 1959 with one truck and a mixer. Shortly thereafter in 1960, Mr. Felice incorporated Forrest & Associate, Inc. and joined the MCAA.

Over his distinguished career Mr. Felice helped establish the Masonry Institute of Iowa, successfully lobbied for several changes that have had significant positive impact for all masons, has served in several organizations’ committees such as ASTM, MACS, TMS, MSJC, and especially MCAA where he is still quite active as a past-President and board member.

Recognizing the need for a way for quality mason contractors to be able to distinguish themselves from their lesser competitors, Mr. Felice also played a role in creating and strengthening the MCAA’s certification program. Never one to pay lip service to anything, Forrest & Associate, Inc. became the first MCAA Certified Mason Contractor in the state of Iowa.

Through his years of dedication and service, Forrest & Associate, Inc. has developed a strong reputation for safety, quality, and innovation that is second to none.

Plaque Engraving

Started in industry as a laborer and advanced to journeyman bricklayer. Began his own company in 1959 with one truck and a mixer. Incorporated Forrest & Associate, Inc. in 1960 and joined the MCAA. Helped establish the Masonry Institute of Iowa. Successfully lobbied for several changes that have had significant positive impact for all masons. Has served in several organizations including ASTM, MACS, TMS, MSJC, and MCAA. Is a past-President and board member of the MCAA. Played a role in creating the MCAA’s certification program. Became the first MCAA certified mason contractor in the state of Iowa. Has developed a strong reputation for safety, quality, and innovation.

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“I recommend that all mason contractors become a member of the MCAA.”

Bobby Gladu
Artisan Masonry, Inc.
MCAA member since 2017

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