"A leader is someone who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way."

Set the Direction

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) is a major non-profit merit shop construction industry trade association with a national membership of over 22,000 firms. ABC has grown more than 500% since 1970 making it the fastest growing construction trade association in America. ABC represents general contractors and sub-contractors of all trades, plus suppliers of materials and equipment, and other professionals associated with the construction industry.

ABC Texas Gulf Coast Leadership

 Title  Name Company 
Chairman    Mark Monical Wood Group USA, Inc.
1st Vice Chairman  Clinton Farmer   ICS, Inc.
Secretary  Steve Bundick  Tri-Construction Co., Inc.
Assistant Secretary  John Woods  McGill Maintenance Partnership, Ltd.
Treasurer/Past Chairman  Amando Gonzalez  Wolfenson Electric, Inc. 
Director  Gerald Andrews  Gallagher Victory
Director  J.J. Barrera  Brock Services, Inc.
Director  Buck Blevins  EVCO Industrial Hardware, Inc.
Director  Lisa Bundick-Woods  Tri-Construction Company, Inc.
Director  Smokey Hebert  Brand Safway, LLC
Director  Mickey Lester  Wholesale Electric Supply Co., Inc.
Director  Jay Mejia  Mejia Industrial Supply Co., Inc.
Director  Roy Yates  Freeport Welding & Fabricating, Inc.
Advisor  Tim Daeschner  BASF Corporation
Advisor  Mark Jodon  Littler Mendelson, PC
Advisor  Timothy Rowe  BASF Corporation
Advisor  Debbie Shelton  Dow Chemical USA - Texas Operations
President & CEO  Terry McAlister ABC Texas Gulf Coast
Title  Name   Company
 Chairman  Benny Dunn   Wood Group USA, Inc.
 Treasurer Amando Gonzalez Wolfenson Electric
 Director  John Woods   McGill Maintenance Partnership, Ltd.
 President & CEO  Terry McAlister  ABC Texas Gulf Coast
 Title  Name Company 
Chairman  Roger Blackburn   Wood Group USA, Inc.
 Secretary/Treasurer  Tod Tracy  ICS, Inc.
 Director  Lisa Bundick Woods  Tri-Construction Company, Inc.
 Director  Tim Hicks  Brand Safway, LLC
 Director  Richard Miller  Wood Group USA, Inc.
 Director  Al Olvera  Marquis Construction Services Inc.
 Director  Mark Thornton  Zachry Maintenance Services
 Advisor  Beth Cassidy  Brazosport College
 President & CEO  Terry McAlister  ABC Texas Gulf Coast
Entity  Name  Title 
 ABC  Terry McAlister  President & CEO
 ABC  Kelley Cope  Executive Assistant
 ABC  Stephanie LaCombe  Accounting
 ABC  Kyle Nairn  Facilities Manager
 ABC  Ruby Pratt  Administrative Assistant-ABC
 BSC  Daryl Dauer  Operations Manager
 BSC  Ron Speir  Business Development Manager
 BSC  Gloria Lara  Client Services Supervisor
 MSTI  Becky Rinehart  Director of Education
 MSTI  Kay Farmer  Craft Training Coordinator
 MSTI  Capri Jinkins  Skills Assessment Coordinator

Chart Your Course

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) was founded in 1950 when seven contractors gathered in Baltimore to create an association based on the shared belief that construction projects should be awarded on merit to the most qualified and responsible low bidders. That belief remains a guiding principle today. Let ABC Texas Gulf Coast Chapter help your business navigate the waters of today’s economy and set a course for success.



ABC will be the leading voice promoting free enterprise within the construction industry and will promote and defend the merit shop philosophy which encourages open competition and a free-enterprise approach to construction based solely on merit, regardless of labor affiliation.


The Vision of ABC is an environment in which people and companies succeed based on free-enterprise principles within the free-market system.


ABC values the highest levels of personal and corporate standards of behavior characterized by responsibility, accountability and integrity, with demonstrated personal and industry professionalism by all participants.


The Core Purpose of ABC is to advance and defend the principles of the merit shop in the construction industry and to provide members and their employees with an opportunity to succeed.