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Spotlight - Amber Baker Peterson, Capital Insulation

HOUSTON - For Amber Peterson, it’s almost hard to tell where family ends and business begins – or vice versa. Actually, it’s important to her that there really is no difference. If you work at her family-owned business, you are family. And if you’re her family, chances are you work at Capital Insulation, started by her beloved Papaw and her dad, Robert Baker....

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12/28/2018 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Jonathan Greene, J.A. Greene Construction Services LLC

HOUSTON - Understanding the value of each client and leveraging his experience and integrity to ensure success has always driven Jonathan Greene. This drive has helped shape the client advocacy people have come to know from J.A. Greene Construction Services....

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10/30/2018 19:27:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Guy Felton, A.G. Welding

HOUSTON - Owning a welding business wasn’t on Guy Felton’s radar until he realized he needed a change from his environmental consulting career. Once he made the switch, though, he found the perfect place for his entrepreneurial spirit....

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
09/28/2018 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Dave Butts and Amie Butts, Air Today Heating & Cooling

HOUSTON - Oralia Meneses really had no intention of getting into the surveying and construction instrument and field supply business. She certainly never thought she would become the president of Surveying Equipment Specialists Instruments and Field Supplies. But life, and health, can take some unusual turns. Fortunately, her husband Rudy Meneses, while not a doctor, knew that a construction career would be the cure for what ailed her....

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08/29/2018 22:36:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Tammy Baxley, President, Boswell Construction LP

HOUSTON - Tammy Baxley didn’t know she wanted her father’s business until it almost became someone else’s. When she and niece Bridgette Wright purchased the business in 2006, she realized that her love for the industry had been there, waiting for her to discover it all along....

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
07/27/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Kim Clark Renteria, Lighthouse Glass

HOUSTON - From sweaters to stained glass, Kim Clark Renteria has always been creating beautiful works of art. Through her business, Lighthouse Glass, she has brought breathtaking light and color to commercial, residential and sacred spaces and public places for nearly 30 years. Wherever people find her work, it inspires people to look through the glass and to see inside themselves....

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
06/29/2018 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Continued healthy growth

AUSTIN - As Chief Executive Officer of Metropolitan Contracting Company, Feigenbaum brings over 25 years of construction experience. She is responsible for strategic planning, employee and leadership development, operations, and profitability. She oversees all hiring/recruitment decisions, project selection and ensures that client expectations are being satisfied and all projects are completed safely and in a timely manner....

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12/28/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - What’s in Store for Construction in 2019

AUSTIN - It would be easy to argue that U.S. economic performance in 2018 was better than it has been in 13 years. While there has been abundant negativity this past year regarding the propriety of tariffs, trade skirmishes, abandonment of various treaties, shifting immigration policy, recently announced layoffs at GM, and rapidly expanding national debt, there can be little debate regarding whether near-term economic performance has been solid....

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12/28/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - OSHA’s best kept secret

AUSTIN - OSHA’s best kept secret is the OSHA Consultation Program provided by the Texas Department of Insurance. This no-cost safety and health consultation program is completely separate from the OSHA inspection effort. Primarily targeted for smaller businesses, employers can find out about potential hazards at their workplace, improve programs that are already in place, and even qualify for a one-year exemption from routine OSHA inspections....

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12/28/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Beware factors and assignment of pay application proceeds

AUSTIN - As the construction market in Texas continues its explosive activity, more and more new contractors or subcontractors are entering the arena. Many of these new businesses are inadequately capitalized and may need to resort to assignment of receivables in order to cover their cash flow needs, month to month. An example is as follows:...

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12/28/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0