Long-time AGC member Bob Sewell Elected Chairman of the Central Ohio Association of General Contractors

Association of General Contractors of Central Ohio elects new chairman

Bob Sewell Columbus, Ohio – April 2016 – Gilbane Building Company, a global and award-winning leader in construction and facilities-related services, is pleased to announce that Bob Sewell has been elected chairman of the Central Ohio Association of General Contractors. The AGC of Central Ohio has served the commercial construction industry throughout 14 Central Ohio counties since 1937 and represents over 300 contractors through its membership and Construction Advancement Program. As Chairman of the Central Ohio AGC, Bob’s focus will be to find unique ways to promote construction as a long-term career opportunity and inspire youth to join the construction industry.

“Bob Sewell is an integral part of our local management team and is continually committed to building strong teams both at Gilbane and in the local community. I’m proud of Bob’s achievements, but more importantly, I have confidence that Bob will leverage his industry experience and commitment to the community for the success of the Central Ohio AGC in the coming year,” said Brett Meyer, Vice President

Sewell, who has been with Gilbane Building Company for more than 16 years, serves as Vice President and Support Operations Manager for the Columbus and Cleveland Business Units. He has been an active member of the Central Ohio community where he is a member of the Builders Exchange of Central Ohio and the Associated General Contractors of Ohio. Bob has been on the AGC board for six years and is an active participant in National Children’s Hospital’s charitable efforts.

About Gilbane Building Company

Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, close-out and facility management services – for clients across various markets. Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-owned company, Gilbane has more than 50 office locations around the world. For more information, visit www.gilbaneco.com.

Gilbane has been providing construction management services in Ohio since 1959 and has served clients including the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission; Cleveland  Clinic; University Hospitals; Cleveland State University; Kent State University; Cleveland Indians; Lakeland College; The Andersons; Cuyahoga Community College; MetroHealth System; Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company; Battelle Memorial Institute; The Ohio State University; Grange Mutual Insurance; Marathon Petroleum Corporation; Nationwide Children’s Hospital; Franklin County and Columbus Regional Airport Authority. Gilbane is an active participant in the ACE Mentor Program, Rebuilding Together, Ronald McDonald House of Central Ohio, The Center for Family Safety and Healing, United Way, I Know I Can, Providence House and Greater Cleveland Partnership.