Professionals from many facets of construction industry comprise new BC&E Board

(Towson, Md. January 1, 2017) –– The Building Congress & Exchange (BC&E) is pleased to announce its new Executive Committee and Board of Directors for 2017.

The 2017 Executive Committee includes: President Ed Joffe of Whiting-Turner Contracting Co.; President-Elect John Prusak of Johnson Controls; Vice President Gary Berger of HMS Insurance Associates, Inc.; Treasurer Marty Copsey of MacKenzie Contracting Company, LLC; and Secretary Wayne Matheu of Enterprise Electric Company.

Three new directors joined the BC&E Board as of Jan. 1, 2017: Joe Bailey of Lewis Contractors, David Brodie of Wohlsen Construction, and Rick Scheetz of Gray & Son/Maryland Paving Management.

They join returning directors: Ted Bowes of Excell Concrete, Curtis Dalsimer of Plano-Coudon Construction, Michael Martin of Live Green Landscape Associates, Kevin McCarthy of James Posey Associates, Amy Mercurio of Johns Hopkins University Facilities & Real Estate, R. Nelson Oster of HMS Insurance Associates, Laura Penza of Penza Bailey Architects, and Donna Venerable-Davis of D&L Cleanup, LLC.

BC&E is Metropolitan Baltimore’s premier organization for networking, education and business development for professionals in the construction industry. The organization has nearly 190 member companies representing all facets of the industry. For more information, visit