ABC Central Texas

About Us

Helping You Grow Your Business

Who We Are

Your First Call

Welcome to Associated Builders and Contractors of Central Texas (ABC Central Texas). Our mission is to serve as your go-to resource in the construction sector, offering extensive services and benefits tailored to meet the needs of all stakeholders in the commercial construction industry. We are committed to enhancing industry standards by fostering a community where businesses, individuals, and innovators can thrive through collaboration and a shared commitment to excellence. Join us to access unparalleled support, networking opportunities, and the tools needed to succeed in the ever-evolving construction world.

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Building a Stronger Future for Central Texas

Commitment to Safety, Ethics, and Free Enterprise

At ABC Central Texas, we are far more than a mere association; we embody a dynamic network propelled by the core values of safety, ethics, and profitability, all aimed at enhancing the Central Texas region. Our endeavors reach beyond the mere expansion of business; we stand as staunch protectors of the Free Enterprise system, vigorously advocating for our members within the legislative sphere to ensure equitable competition and the acknowledgment of exemplary workmanship. Aligning with ABC Central Texas signifies not just membership in an organization but integration into a vigorous movement dedicated to upholding the Free Enterprise principles and championing equality for every member. By investing in ABC, members unlock substantial value through our extensive training programs, opportunities for business development, active legislative participation, and a collective philosophy designed to fortify the construction industry for everyone involved.

Our Value

Elevating the Construction Landscape for Central Texas

Discover ABC Central Texas' suite of services, from safety training, networking events, workforce development programs, to legislative advocacy and business development. Our offerings are tailored to empower our members and lead the construction industry in Central Texas towards excellence.
Safety Training for Superior Job Site Standards

Elevate safety standards with our comprehensive safety training. We empower your team with essential skills for a safer, more productive job site.

Build Connections with Industry Leaders

Discover networking opportunities where contractors, suppliers, and industry professionals connect and collaborate. Enhance your network and stay ahead in the construction industry through our vibrant community.

Proactive Advocacy

We engage with legislative processes to ensure your voice is heard, fighting for fair regulations and policies that foster growth and innovation.

Upskilling and Assessments

ABC Central Texas is your partner in professional development, ensuring you meet industry standards and excel in your craft.

Workforce Development

Our methods, including just-in-time training and apprenticeships, ensure a skilled, safe, and efficient workforce.

ABC Central Texas Safety Classes
Our Team

Executive Committee

Eric Gribble

Eric Gribble

CHAIR

DPR Construction

J Foster

J Foster

First Vice CHAIR

Marsh Wortham

Louis Wyler

Louis Wyler

Second Vice CHAIR

Bergelectric
Rita Conner

Rita Conner

Secretary

360 Electrical Contractors, Inc.

Hugh Ayles

Hugh Ayles

Treasurer

Rogers-O’Brien Construction

Nat Peniston

Nat Peniston

Immediate Past Chair

The Contractors Plan

Crystal Smith

Crystal Smith

PRESIDENT & CEO

ABC Central Texas

Our Team

Board of Directors

Ryan Ritchie

Ryan Ritchie

Board Member

Chalkline Construction

Shelly Masters

Shelly Masters

Board Member

Cokinos|Young

Louis Wyler

Louis Wyler

Board Member

Bergelectric

Andy Harris

Andy Harris

Board Member

Andrews Myers

Preston Flynn

Preston Flynn

Board Member

Flynn Construction

Laura Gautreau

Laura Gautreau

Board Member

TDIndustries

Toni Cromer

Toni Cromer

Board Member

Turner Construction

Daniel Oates

Daniel Oates

Board Member

Flintco, LLC

Our Team

Committees

Our Team

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Larry Nelson

Larry Nelson

Larry Zunker

Jim Akin

Deceased 1995

Gil Johnson

Dan Palmer

Edis Olive

Hal Brown

Steve Schutze

Clark Lillie

Dee Lindley

Tom Ridout

Mary McDonald

Neel White

Larry Richardson

Russell Garner

Ken Cousins

Rae Nell Brown

Gary Marion

Robert G. Duda

Beth Selbe Lassita

Alex Gregg

Michael Sireno

Robert K. Farmer

Kirk Kistner

Rick Hull

Joel Stone

Sharon McGee

Bob Richards

Jeff Hagar

Sam Kumar

David Nelson

Chuck Swallowv

Bryan Lofton

Jeff Hager

Shelly Masters

Dutch DeHart

Barry Wurzel

Jason Beers

David Smith

Corey Taylor

Sergio Montoya

Ryan Krogstad

Jesse Beckett

Ryan Ritchie