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Spotlight - Sandra Johnson, Edge Electric

AUSTIN - For Sandra Johnson, practical makes perfect. After deliberating the pros and cons of a college education, she decided the smart thing to do was to enter the construction industry. Ten years later, one could say she has earned an honorary degree in good decision-making from the University of Logical Thinking. With her husband, Russell, she is celebrating a decade of success for their company, Edge Electric....

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02/27/2019 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Ronnie Garcia Sr. and Ronnie Garcia Jr., Ace Sandblasting and Restoration.

AUSTIN - For Ronnie Garcia Sr., the sun of sand-blasting and restoration rose and set on his beloved father. Everything Ronnie Sr. knows about the trade, he learned from his dad. As owner of his father’s company, Ace Sandblasting and Restoration, Ronnie Sr. is now taking the same care to impart all of the industry’s lessons to his own son, Ronnie Garcia Jr....

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01/31/2019 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Ray Gurley Jr, 3G Drywall LLC

AUSTIN -They had long dreamed about it, but it wasn’t until they had worked for years in the drywall industry before Ray Gurley Jr., his dad Ray Gurley Sr. and his brother Mathew Gurley decided to go for it and start their own business, 3G Drywall. Their company took off, and Ray Jr. is grateful to go on this ride with two of the men he respects most....

Created by : Helen Greenwood
12/27/2018 16:01:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Julian Sanchez, Castle Flooring LLC

AUSTIN - Since he was a teenager, Julian Sanchez knew he would own his own business. He put in the work to prepare for it as well, learning the industry from as many angles as he could, listening and observing other people who did their work well. In his 21 years as partner at Castle Flooring LLC, he has used his know-how to help make more than 10,000 customers’ visions come to life....

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11/28/2018 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Ted Breihan, Ted Breihan Electric Company

AUSTIN - Ted Breihan has seen a lot in his 92 years, especially in the electrical industry. As a business owner of Ted Breihan Electric for the past 65 years, he is a treasure trove of stories about how the field has evolved and how he was a part of it all....

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
10/29/2018 20:01:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Raunel Tejeda, Built on the Rock Industries

AUSTIN - In 2009, President Raunel Tejeda switched his company name from Exodus Construction, which is still how they do business, to Built on the Rock Industries. With the new name and logo, Tejeda, continues to operate and specialize in commercial construction. Not only did he conform to the construction industry, he made a life of it....

Created by : lvelasquezcn
09/28/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Responding to OSHA’s multi-employer citation policy

SAN ANTONIO - In late 2018, the federal courts of appeals for Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi overturned thirty seven years’ of precedent in deciding that the Occupational Safety & Health Administration can issue citations for a workplace hazard to entities other than the actual employer of the worker exposed to the hazard....

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02/27/2019 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Insurance - The 2017 AIA Insurance Exhibit and prohibited exclusions

SAN ANTONIO - The 2017 AIA Insurance Exhibit includes significant enhancements in both the coverage required and in the manner in which coverage is required. One of those enhancements is that this Exhibit not only details certain coverages that must be provided but goes on to prohibit a variety of exclusions that cannot included in a downstream party’s insurance program....

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02/27/2019 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Accounting - YOU are not your business

SAN ANTONIO - When it’s time to sell your business, you might discover you tied too much of yourself into it. Your money, assets—even your reputation—can be so entwined in the business that they’re difficult to separate. Unwinding those ties can be costly and confusing. Save yourself the trouble and consider the following areas to address while creating your exit plan....

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02/27/2019 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - College isn’t for everyone

SAN ANTONIO - Moreno is a former Career & Technology Education (CTE) instructor, during which time he worked to build the gap between construction companies and schools. He is currently visiting the CTE program at the Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD, trying to make connections between construction companies and the district’s schools....

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02/27/2019 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0