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71 Awarded the Associate Constructor (AC) Certification

Tuesday, August 25, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Joe Sapp
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Alexandria, VA, August 25, 2015 - - The American Institute of Constructors announced today that 71 construction professionals recently earned the Associate Constructor (AC) credential.


To be designated as an Associate Constructor, a candidate must have a minimum of 4 years of qualifying construction experience and/ or education, pass a comprehensive examination, and commit to following the AIC Code of Ethics.  Alternatively, an individual who is within 12 months of graduation from an Accredited 4-Year Construction Program may sit for the exam and will earn the AC designation upon graduation.  Currently, over 60 University’s across the United States partner with the AIC and serve as examination sites for the AC and CPC examination.


To maintain the certification, individuals must complete ongoing professional development activities as part of the AIC’s Continuing Professional Development program.  Testing of the AC examination began in 1996. The next Associate Constructor Examination is scheduled for November 7, 2015. 


About AIC

Founded in 1971, the American Institute of Constructors is a professional society with over 700 members. Its mission is to promote individual professionalism and excellence throughout the related fields of construction. AIC supports the individual Constructor throughout their career by helping to develop the skills, knowledge, professionalism and ethics that further the standing of the construction industry. AIC Members participate in developing, and commit to, the highest standards of practice in managing the projects and relationships that contribute to the successful competition of the construction process. In addition to membership, the AIC certifies individuals through the Constructor Certification Commission. The Associate Constructor (AC) and Certified Professional Constructor (CPC) are internationally recognized and ANSI Accredited certifications in the construction industry. Combined these programs have tested nearly 25,000 professionals. These two certifications give formal recognition of the education and experience that defines a Professional Constructor. For more information about the AIC, visit


Matthew Anderson, AC

Morhead, Minnesota


Walter Bekker, AC

HDR Engineering Inc.

Boise, Idaho


Cody Rogers, AC

Northwood, Ohio


Sushma Cheruku, AC

Glen Allen, Virginia


Luke Cain, AC

Chino Hills, California


Ryan Cawley, AC

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania


Paul Gerlich, AC

Blue Springs, Missouri


Reed Kannas, AC


Minneapolis, Minnesota


Patrick Bestebreur, AC

Project Engineer

Skanska USA Building

Tigard, Oregon


Pedram Foushanji, AC

East Lansing, Michigan


Charles Leonard, AC

Spokane, Washington


Kwandokuhle Ngwenya, AC

Vorna Valley, Gauteng


Travis Keithley, AC

Pullman, Washington


Ben Fisher, AC

Hensel Phelps

San Diego, California


Jordan Jainga, AC

Covington, Washington


Aaron Sprague, AC

Williamsville, New York


Keith Davis, AC

Katy, Texas


Susan Martin, AC

Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, Kansas


Katherine Murphy, AC

Houston, Texas


Benjamin Nesseth, AC

Dannys Construction Company Inc

Monticello, Minnesota


Kory Chandler, AC

Williamstown, Kentucky


Dillon Savageau, AC

Fargo, North Dakota


Matthew Pascoe, AC

Weatherly, Pennsylvania


Alfredo Dawson, AC

Project Manager

Stafford, Texas


Andrew Ochs, AC

Washington State University

Seattle, Washington


James Kirkpatrick, AC

San Marcos, Texas


Benjamin Falls, AC


Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Michael Steger, AC



Whitmore Lake, Michigan


Gretchen Hopper, AC

Mitchell Construction Company Inc.

Hewitt, Texas


Jeremiah McClung, AC

Anchorage, Alaska


Morgan Squiers, AC

Skender Construction

Chicago, Illinois


Thomas Granger, AC

Redmond, Washington


Darian Welsh, AC

White Turner

Orlando, Florida


Andrew Hydock, AC

Fairfax, Virginia


Robert Bryant, AC

Graham Construction

Johnston, Iowa


Derick Rasmussen, AC

Independence, Iowa


Andrew Boxx, AC

Project Manager

Great Basin Industrial

Clinton, Utah


Candace White, AC

Alaska, Alaska


Michael Walczyk, AC

Omaha, Nebraska


Matthew Anderson, AC

Morhead, Minnesota


Daryl Williams, AC

Field Engineer

Richmond, Kentucky


Chris Poynter, AC

Project Engineer

Marrillia Design and Construction

Nicholasville, Kentucky


Ben Griffen, AC

Cedar Falls, Iowa


Dean Burnside, AC

Grand Prairie, Texas


Ryan Lopez, AC

Project Engineer

The Beck Group

Lewisville, Texas


Kyle Lentini, AC

Plantsville, Connecticut


Angela Matika, AC

Little Rock, Arkansas


James Kohnke, AC

Worcester, Maryland


Kaz Hultgren, AC

Ashby, Minnesota


Danielle Montick, AC

Project Engineer

McCarthy Building Companies

Saddle River, New Jersey


Cody Vander Veen, AC

Project Engineer

Ryan Companies

Harris, Iowa


Jordan Gleason, AC

Field Engineers

Construction Engineers

Grand Forks, North Dakota


Juan Morfin, AC

Houston, Texas


Philip Balistreri, AC

Flagstaff, Arizona


Andrew Schilla, AC

White Bear Lake, Minnesota


Steven Maldonado, AC

Nyack, New York


Evan Deboer, AC

Project Engineer

GH Phipps

Aurora, Colorado


Logan Hestermann, AC

Lincoln, Nebraska


Zachary Hansmann, AC

Construction Safety Manager

Michigan State University

Lasing, Michigan


Cale Snider, AC

Field Engineer

Turner Construction Company

Sumner, Washington


Mark Norin, AC

Englewood, Colorado


Charles Lutz, AC

Reading, Pennsylvania


Addison Nye, AC

Manchester, New Hampshire


Ethan Farris, AC

Project Manager

David Bryan Homes

Edmond, Oklahoma


Joseph Coleman, AC

Stansbury Park, Utah


Austin Wadva, AC

The Colony, Texas


Andrew Yarberry, AC

Austin, Texas


Brock Gerbyshak, AC

Tweet/Garot Mechanical

Crivitz, Wisconsin


Joshua McGoldrick, AC

Boerne, Texas


Christopher McAulay, AC

Overland Park, Kansas




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