Announcement of 2016-2017 MCA Board
Swanson elected President of the Association
By Matt Dwyer
Election results for the 2016-2017 Board of the Mason Contractors Association of St. Louis were recently announced.
Richard K. Swanson, President of Swanson Masonry, Inc., was elected President of the Association. Swanson’s company was established in the 1960’s and Rick took ownership in 1994. Swanson has worked on well-known masonry projects in the St. Louis area such as Lindenwood University, Quick Trip’s, and the St. Louis Zoo.
Other officers elected are Martin Heck, Jr. (Martin Heck Brick Contracting Company) as Vice President, Bradley C. Grant (Grant Contracting Company) as Secretary, and Brian Smith (John J. Smith Masonry Company) as Treasurer.
Trustees elected are Gary Beirith (Beirith Masonry, L.L.C.), Daniel Dwyer (E.C. Landers Brickwork, Inc.), Nick Frisch (Frisch Masonry, Inc.), Brett Lampkin (Lampkin Masonry, Inc.), and Luke Siebert (Heitkamp Masonry, Inc.).
Arbitration Board members are Brian J. Grant (Grant Contracting Company, Inc.), Thomas L. McDonnell (George McDonnell & Sons Tuckpointing Company), Jeffrey D. Schmidt (JDS Masonry, Inc.), John J. Smith, Jr. (John J. Smith Masonry Company) and Kenneth Westhoff (Leonard Masonry, Inc.).
The Mason Contractors Association of St. Louis, which was chartered in March 1896, is one of St. Louis’ oldest trade organizations. Its members includes owners of contracting companies, along with businesses that supply the masonry industry, as well as the firms that serve its financial, legal and insurance needs.
About the Author
Matt Dwyer is the Association Manager for the Mason Contractors Association of St. Louis.