The President & CEO is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of the association. This includes ongoing assessment of the current political and market climate as well as assessing member needs. Program development to meet these needs will be conducted in a strategic manner.
The President & CEO shall be responsible for:
Strategic Vision and Integration
Work collaboratively with the Board of Directors to create or modify a strategic plan for the Chapter, on an annual basis, that is in alignment with the ABC Association Wide Strategic Plan.
Carry out the strategies and actions of the Board-approved strategic plan in collaboration with the Board of Directors and the Chapter committees.
Maintain, measure and report to the Board of Directors and Membership the progress of the strategic plan.
Develop the construction acumen to identify trends that impact our industry and our members.
Identify and develop strategic relationships with state and local officials for the betterment of ABC.
Maintain an awareness of laws and regulations (proposed and enacted) that affect the industry and our members.
Utilize technology to optimize efficiencies and member experience.
Collaborate with ABC National staff and other chapters to advance the chapter and national goals.
Oversee the Membership function to promote membership growth and retention.
Achieve fiscal goals, as defined by the Board, year over year.
Develop, execute, and achieve the annual budget year over year
Ensure appropriate Board oversight and governance for all financial matters.
Oversee all matters that pertain to the financial management of the association including, but not limited to, monthly financial statements, annual review/audit, tax filings, investment management, and all necessary record keeping activities.
Meet fundraising goals for Federal PAC/FEA and local PAC funds.
Ensure the chapter aligns with the mission, charter, bylaws and policies of the national association and the laws of the United States as well as state and local governments.
Ensure the chapter follows the mission, charter, bylaws, and policies of ABC Metro Washington.
Ensure appropriate governance for all actions of the Board.
Prepare, maintain, and codify all records for the Board of Director’s meetings
Ensure a best-in-class team that will seamlessly support the ABC mission and membership.
Analyze salary and benefits in the market to ensure the organization attracts and retains top talent.
Foster diversity to elicit innovative and effective decision making and strategies.
Responsible for all personnel activities including, but not limited to, recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, performance management, discipline, termination etc.
Develop, implement, and monitor the necessary policies and procedures i.e., employee policy manual.
Key Strategic Initiatives include:
1. Legislative, Labor Issues, Political and Legal
3. Workforce Development, Apprenticeship and Craft Training
4. Marketing/Business Development/Community
Coordinate the alignment of the goals developed in the strategic plan with the Chair/Lead of each strategic initiative.
Support the Chair/Leads with action task planning.
Oversee, measure, and adjust the action tasks to ensure optimum outcomes are achieved in each strategic component.
Passion for the free enterprise system and merit shop philosophy.
Experience in leadership, management, and decision?making with direct accountability for results at the executive level, with a budget and staff of comparable size and complexity to that of ABC Metro Washington.
Experience leading a not-for-profit trade association.
Proven ability to build and foster positive relationships and create a broad network both internally with the members and externally with the community.
Experience building consensus among disparate groups and volunteer leaders with varied and often competing int
Experience in engaging, delegating, and motivating both staff and volunteers in the execution and implementation of association plans, activities, and events.
Experience serving as a politically savvy face and voice of an industry or group at the state or national level
Prior experience as a skilled and strategic spokesperson and advocate on public policy issues and with the media.
While experience in the commercial construction industry is not a requirement, knowledge of, or the ability to quickly become substantively credible on, the commercial construction industry and the issues affecting it is important.
About Associated Builders & Contractors, Metro Washington
ABC is a national construction industry trade association representing nearly 21,000 chapter members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 69 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, profitably and for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. ABC's membership represents all specialties within the U.S. construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors. ABC Metro Washington was chartered in 1958 and has a longstanding tradition of high performance.