JOHN GREEN - PRESIDENT
John R. Green, a life-long Detroit area native, received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan in 1973. He joined the John E. Green Co. in 1974. John E. Green Co., founded in 1909, is a large Mechanical Contractor serving the eastern half of the United States that specializes in Plumbing, HVAC, Process Piping and Fire Protection construction for the Automotive, Industrial, Hospital, University, Commercial and Water/Waste Treatment sectors of the industry. John served as Secretary/Treasurer of John E. Green Co. from 1974 to 2015 and now serves as HR Director and Secretary. He is also a Shareholder and Member of the Board of Directors. As a part of the third generation of Green's involved in the family business, he is especially proud of the fact that the fourth generation of Green's are now fully in charge of the daily operations.
For over 40 years, John has been involved in the Mechanical Contracting Industry. He is part of the Board of Directors of the Mechanical Contractor Associations in Detroit as well as Lansing. Mr. Green is also a Management Trustee on various Insurance and Pension Trust Funds in the industry. An avid golfer and theatre lover, John belives DACA is important to the Detroit area construction industry as both a networking and informational resource to it's members.
KEVIN HOULE - VICE PRESIDENT
Mr. Houle is the Chief Financial Officer at RAM Construction Services, a specialty contractor servicing approximately 30 states in the East & Midwest. RAM’s services include building façade restoration, concrete restoration, DOT services, waterproofing and caulking. In addition to his 23 years of experience at RAM, he also has 8 years of experience as controller for a mid-sized general contractor.
Houle holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the Wayne State University. He is a member of RAM’s Executive Committee and Safety Committee. He also is a member of (SWR Institute) Sealants, Waterproofing & Restoration Institute.
CRAIG WALDEN, CPA - SECRETARY
Craig Walden is the Chief Financial Officer at the George W. Auch Company. The George W. Auch is a mid-sized, full-service general contractor and construction management company specializing in healthcare, educational and institutional construction in southeast Michigan. Prior to working at George W. Auch, Craig spent 12 years working in Public Accounting with Doeren Mayhew.
Craig is a certified public accountant and holds a bachelor’s of Accountancy degree from Walsh College. Craig also serves as a board member on the Pontiac Regional Chamber of Commerce.
AARON M. PARTRIDGE, CPA - TREASURER
Aaron Partridge is a Shareholder in the Construction Group at Doeren Mayhew. Doeren Mayhew is a regional CPA firm located in Troy, MI serving privately-held, middle-market companies. For 20 years, Doeren Mayhew has been ranked as a "Best of the Best" firm by Inside Public Accounting. This is an honor that no other Michigan CPA firm has ever received. Since 2000, Aaron has assisted construction companies ranging from $1 million to over $1 billion in revenue with their financial reporting requirements, risk-based assurance and business advisory needs.
Aaron is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.S.B.A. in Accounting from Central Michigan University.
ANGIE GREENSLADE (PAST PRESIDENT)
Mrs. Greenslade is the Bond Manager for Old Repulic Surety's Michigan and Northern Indiana branch. Old Republic is one of the nation's top underwriters of contractors' performance and payment bonds, miscellaneous surety and commercial fidelity, offering thousands of types of bonds. Angie has over 30 years of surety underwritting experience and is a past President of the Surety Association of Michigan. She also serves as the Chairman for the Macomb County Foster Care Review Board and is a past recipient of the Macomb County Outstanding Volunteer Award.
FRANK MAMAT (PAST PRESIDENT)
Frank T. Mamat is one of the nation’s preeminent labor law attorneys, and focuses his practice on complex labor issues, with a special focus on union matters, contract negotiations, unfair labor practice litigation, National Labor Relations Board practice, organizing attempts by unions, mass picketing and violence, secondary boycotts and pressure, and Federal and State OSHA matters
He is a member of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers and is annually selected as one of the Top 100 Labor Lawyers in the U.S. by the Labor Relations Institute. Frank is listed in Best Lawyers® in America, Michigan Super Lawyers, dBusiness magazine's Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit, The American Lawyer Top Lawyers, Crain's Detroit Business Best Lawyers, and The American Registry's Top Lawyers in Michigan. He is a member of the National Labor Relations Board's Practice and Procedure Committee for Region 7 (Michigan). Frank also teaches labor law at Wayne State University Law School where he is Adjunct Professor.
MICHAEL CARROLL - (PAST TREASURER)
Mr. Carroll is the Past Chief Financial Officer at George W. Auch Co., a mid-sized, full-service general contractor and construction management company specializing in healthcare, educational and institutional construction in southeast Michigan. He has 35 years’ experience working as a controller and chief financial officer for mechanical, deep-foundation and general contractor companies. In addition, Mr. Carroll was appointed to the Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority by Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, where he currently serves as board Treasurer.
Carroll holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Detroit, and completed the Private Companies Management Program at Southern Methodist University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants; the Engineering Society of Detroit; and Associated General Contractors Michigan.
JAMES T. SCHMID, CPA, CFE, CCA
Mr. Schmid is the Founder and Managing Director of ResX, PC. He specializes in providing expert testimony on GAAP issues, fraud, and commercial damages involving intellectual property, lost profits, construction claims, construction fraud, post acquisition disputes and business valuation. Additionally, he provides contract audit services for royalty, construction, and procurement contracts.
Jim is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Certified Construction Auditor (CCA). Jim has a B.S. in Engineering from Oakland University and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.
Mr. George is the Chief Financial Officer at Dan’s Excavating Inc. Dan’s is a heavy highway and infrastructure contractor working primarily in Michigan. Dan’s was founded in 1974 and has grown into one of the largest heavy highway contractors in Michigan with over 400 employees. Doug has 40 years’ experience working as a controller and chief financial officer for mechanical, sheet metal, and highway and infrastructure companies
Doug holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a M.B.A. from the University of Detroit. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants. He has served as a board member for the Detroit chapter of the C.F.M.A. and is a founding board member of D.A.C.A.
DON QUINN, CPA
Mr. Quinn is a shareholder and Chief Financial Officer of National Construction Enterprises, Inc. (NCE), which owns eight construction companies around the country specializing in interior wall and ceiling and exterior enclosure packages. Companies owned by NCE make it the 9th largest wall and ceiling contractor and the 17th largest glazing and curtainwall contractor in the U.S. per Engineering News-Record. In addition to his 18 years of experience with NCE, he also has another 18 years’ experience in public accounting and in Chief Financial Officer roles.
Don holds a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Michigan. He has served as President, Vice President, and as a board member for the Detroit Chapter of the C.F.M.A. and is a founding member of D.A.C.A.