Greg Sizemore is now the vice president of environment, health, safety and workforce development for the Associated Builders and Contractors.

Sizemore has more than 30 years of experience and is responsible for directing the association’s long-range strategic objectives.

“Helping ABC members develop people and deliver work safely are two key elements of ABC’s long-term strategic plan and are built into the core values of our association,” said ABC President and CEO Mike Bellaman. “We know there is a skilled workforce shortage in this industry and have a deeply held belief that all incidents on construction jobsites are preventable; therefore, we choose to seize the opportunity to leverage innovation to drive productivity and safety. In Greg, we found a transformational leader who will spearhead our workforce development, environment, health and safety initiatives, which will help our members deliver the highest value during the construction process and, as a result, be leaders within the industry.”

A focus of Sizemore’s new role will be to integrate innovative practices and new technologies into construction as a way to increase productivity and create incident- and injury-free jobsites.

“The world we live in today is saturated with technology and innovations we couldn’t have dreamed up five years ago — tablets, virtual design, drones, total robotic stations, to name a few,” Sizemore said. “This opportunity is exciting because I am in a position to develop and execute ABC’s strategy to use these advancements, and all ones that are yet to come, to achieve the long-standing goals of the association: helping ABC members and the industry continue the effort to reach zero-incidence jobsite and offering best-in-class training to our craft professionals.

 “The construction industry has provided for my family and given me a career that I’m very proud of and I’m looking forward to being in a position to help people understand the opportunities the construction industry affords them and that will ensure our industry has a bright future led by well-trained, innovative, productive, safety-conscious professionals.”