Teddy Jenkins Inducted Into The 2021 Masonry Hall of Fame
By Dan Kamys
Teddy Jenkins, of Jenkins Masonry based out of Chattanooga, is among the most recent inductees into the Mason Contractors Association of America’s Masonry Hall of Fame. Teddy’s official induction occurred on September 15th, 2021 at the Closing Dinner of the MCAA’s Midyear Meeting in Memphis, Tennessee at the historic Peabody Hotel.
“At 82 years old, it’s certainly an honor to be inducted into the MCAA Hall of Fame by this great organization. What else can I say except thanks to you and all the great members who do all the hard work?” said Teddy during his Hall of Fame induction interview.
Teddy Jenkins began his masonry career in the 1960’s in the residential market. Several years later, Teddy wanted to do commercial work and created what is known today as Jenkins Masonry, INC. He continued to grow his business with hard work and dedication throughout the years, all while raising a wonderful family that he considers his greatest life work. His company has grown into a third-generation successful family business employing up to 100 people per year and doing up to 11 million in sales.
Teddy has served the Masonry Industry in many ways including: training the future generations of masons, growing an ethical and quality business model, serving and leading within Industry organizations to promote and improve the masonry trade, and through civic contributions to his community.
As part of the induction process into the MCAA’s Masonry Hall of Fame, Teddy completed a video interview that will be shared on YouTube and social media channels within the next few weeks.
The Masonry Hall of Fame was created to recognize and award those individuals who have dedicated their lives to the masonry industry. Each year, nominations are accepted to recognize individuals who have been a part of the masonry industry for 25 years or more and have had a major impact on the trade.
All inductees are nominated by their peers and carefully reviewed by a panel of judges. Nominees must receive two-thirds of the eligible votes in order to be accepted into the Hall of Fame.
About the Author
Dan Kamys is the Editorial Director of MASONRY Publications.