Emerging Leaders Forum

WHAT IS THE EMERGING LEADERS FORUM?

The ABA’s Emerging Leaders Forum (ELF)  is a six-month management education program designed for participants on a leadership trajectory at their company.  The program is limited to 30 students. The six-month, in-depth course focuses on leadership skills, communication skills and public speaking.

PURPOSE OF THE PROGRAM:

Develop construction professionals into informed, knowledgeable and active members of the industry while preparing them for future leadership roles within their companies, the industry and the Arizona Builders Alliance (ABA).

CLASS TOPICS:

  •      Leadership Skills
  •      Emotional Intelligence
  •      Written Communication Skills
  •      Oral Communication Skills
  •      Presentation Skills
  •      Project Financials
  •      Team Building
  •      Confidence Building
  •      Business Etiquette

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •      Qualified candidates should be on an upward trajectory within their companies
  •      Applicants should be in positions of increasing responsibility
  •      Applicants must be nominated by their company’s C-Level Management

SELECTIONS:

  •      Limited to 30 qualified registrants
  •      Maximum one candidate per firm, unless applicants are located in two different regions
  •      Non-ABA members may be approved dependent upon space

DATES:

  •      April 12, 2021
  •      May 10, 2021
  •      June 14. 2021
  •      August 9, 2021
  •     September 13, 2021
  •     October 11, 2021
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Emerging Leaders Forum Advisory Council

Tucker Macon

Council Chairman
Sundt Construction

Tom Hughes

Chief Estimator
Rosendin Electric

Ryan Scott

Project Manager
A.R. Mays Construction

Geoff Wheelock

Director of Business Development
Spectrum Mechanical, LLC

Amy Houk

President
Filemyprelim.com

Antonia G. DeAlejandro

Principal
Switch Electric

Nick Kredit

Estimator
K2 Electric

Deirdre Gilmore FSMPS, CPSM

President + Lead Strategist
Tank Girl Marketing