2011 Slate of Builders Association Officers Announced

The 2011 slate of officers and executive committee members who will lead The Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania (The Builders) in 2011 is set. The group was elected at The Builders’ annual meeting recently, for a one-year term. They are:

President: Jim Breese, President of Jack Gibson Construction Company (PHOTO ATTACHED)
Location of Business: 2460 Parkman Road N.W., Warren, OH 44485
Residence: Transfer, PA
Mr. Breese joined Jack Gibson Construction Company in 1988 as Controller, promoted to Vice President of Operations in 2001, and became President in 2003. He is a graduate of Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science.

1st Vice President: Joe DeSalvo, Executive Vice President, DeSalvo Construction Company, Inc.
Location of Company: 1491 West Liberty Street, Hubbard, OH 44425
Residence: Howland, OH

2nd Vice President: Ed Stevens, President, Stevens Masonry Construction Inc.
Location of Company: 175 Olde Colony Drive, New Castle, PA 16105
Residence: New Castle, PA

3rd Vice President: Roger Kreps, Owner/President, Roger Kreps Drywall & Plastering, Inc.
Location of Company: 8065 Market Street, Youngstown, OH 44512
Residence: Youngstown, OH

Secretary/Treasurer: Brian Downie, Corporate Secretary, Alex Downie & Sons Company
Location of Company: 19 West Heights Avenue, Youngstown, OH 44509
Residence: Poland, OH

Past President: Harry Grafton, President and Owner of Grafton Construction, Inc.
Location of Business: 1244 Melrose Ave., New Castle. PA 16101
Residence: Shenango, PA 

Executive Vice President: Kevin Reilly, EVP of The Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania
Location of Business: 1372 Youngstown-Kingsville Rd., Vienna, OH 44473
Residence: Mineral Ridge, OH