A record 420 folks attended the 7th Annual Executive Safety Conference at the Palmer Event Center, with 25 Award Recipients of t he first ever Texas Bluebonnet Safety Awards. Eleven were also recognized with the National AGC Safety Award as well. The t heme for t his year ’s conference was “Mission Zero: Leading the Charge.” Luncheon speakers included AGC President Chad Clark and TxDOT Director of District Operations Randy Hopmann.
It's a beautiful Texas spring day, and Madison Inge sits under the big top tent, laserfocused on the dozens of door prize tickets organized in front of her. She is listening intently to the winning numbers at the AGC DFW Future Leaders Fifth Annual PAC Spring Fling and Shrimp Boil. When asked what she put her tickets in for, her concentration doesn’t waver. “She’s really into this,” laughs her dad, Travis Inge, senior vice president of corporate banking at Frost. Madison, 7, has her heart—and all her attention—set on winning a $400 gift certificate to Great Wolf Lodge, the big prize in an assortment of other raffle opportunities.
Nearly 300 AGC members, family and state officials made the annual Management Conference another memory-maker: fortifying personal relationships, learning about Texas politics and industry issues, and absorbing Charleston, South Carolina’s southern charm and early American history. The (June 10-13) conference was a destination playground for all attendees and again amplified the event as a family retreat with a “kid-friendly” atmosphere.
AGC of Texas Member Nathali Parker described herself as both “excited” and “nervous” about her appointment to the Governor’s Commission for Women. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott appointed Parker to the Commission in March (2018). She is president and CEO of KLP Commercial and has been an active AGC of Texas member since 2012. Parker will serve a two-year term on the commission, which is charged with three considerable efforts: to develop a strategy and implementation plan to make Texas the number one state for women-owned businesses, to address the issue of human trafficking, and to help rebuilding efforts following Hurricane Harvey.