Upcoming events

    • 19 May 2021
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CDT)
    • VIRTUAL WEBINAR

    Event Details

    The U. S. Small Business Administration’s Surety Bond Guarantee (SBG) Program helps subcontractors get bonds up to $10 million! Attend ASA Day with SBA to… 

         Get up to 2X bonding capacity with SBA bond guarantees 

         Obtain bonds even if you’re starting out or recovering from economic impacts 

         Compete for bigger public & private contracts 

    ASA Day with SBA will include a discussion of how the SBG Program can increase your contracting opportunities, dispel myths surrounding the program, and give you the opportunity to obtain solutions to your specific bonding challenges from SBG Program leaders. SBG Program staff available to answer your bonding questions include Peter C. Gibbs, Director of the Office of Surety Guarantees; Tamara E. Murray, Underwriting Marketing Specialist; and Area Office Directors Earnest L. Knott, Jennifer Vigil, and Catharine Powers. 

    Peter C. Gibbs is the Director for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Surety Guarantees (OSG). Mr. Gibbs joined OSG in 2005 and is responsible for developing and recommending policies and procedures, guidelines, and criteria for evaluating and mitigating all Surety Bond Guarantee Program operations, including those governing the regional offices. In addition to operations and personnel management, he works closely with surety companies, who provide over $7 billion annually in surety bond credit to small businesses throughout the United States. 


    Tamara E. Murray is the Underwriting & Marketing Specialist for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Surety Bond Guarantee Program in Denver, Colorado. Tamara joined SBA in 2007 and is responsible for marketing and outreach to the surety and small business community for an 18-state territory. Tamara works closely with bond agents and surety companies who provide over $7 billion in bond guarantees to small businesses annually. 


    Jennifer Vigil is the Area Director for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Surety Bond Guarantee Program in Denver, Colorado. Jennifer oversees marketing, production and underwriting for an 18-state territory. Since joining the SBA in 2011, Jennifer has driven a team who assisted almost 2,000 small businesses annually. The team provides 10,000 bond guarantee applications to small business owners each year. 


    M. Catharine Powers is the Area Director for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Surety Bond Guarantee Program in Seattle, WA. Catharine joined SBA in 2010 and is responsible for the marketing and underwriting for the Area Office. In addition to operations and personnel management, Catharine works with surety companies and bond agents in the western U.S. plus Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam. 


    Earnest L. Knott is the Area Director for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Surety Bond Guarantee Program in Washington, DC. The DC office covers the east coast of the United States from Maine to Florida. Prior to assuming his present position with the Office of Surety Guarantees in October 2016, he served in several positions in various programs including the Office of Small Business Investment Companies, Office of Small Business Development Centers, and the Office of Certification and Eligibility.

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    Additional Information

    Event Contact:

    Jessica Enochs

    Contact Organization:

    American Subcontractors Association - National (ASA)

    Email:

    jenochs@asa-hq.com

    • 20 May 2021
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • Las Colinas Country Club: 4400 N O'Connor Rd, Irving, TX 75062
    • 84


    Meeting Details: 

    11:15-11:45 am BPI/Legal Message
    11:00-12:00 pm Registration 
    12:00 pm Plated Lunch & Program

    You must be registered by 3:00pm on May 13th, 2021.

    Walk-ins will not be accepted.

    Plated lunch in lieu of buffet.

    Per the Country Club: Masks must be worn unless seated at the tables eating & drinking and temperatures will be taken prior to entering. 

    Speakers:

    30 minute presentation from the Federal Reserve on the Regional Economy



     Christopher Slijk is an assistant economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. As a member of the Research Department’s regional group, Slijk’s work focuses on economic growth in Texas and the Eleventh Federal Reserve District. He coordinates the production and written releases of the Dallas Fed’s Texas Service Sector and Retail Outlook Surveys and the Eleventh District Agricultural Survey. He also produces articles for various Bank publications and academic journals. His background includes work in time-series forecasting, real-time data analysis, and regional economic development. Slijk is a Certified Business Economist by the National Association of Business Economics. He has a BA in economics from Cornell University. 

    15 minute presentation on updates on PPP 

    (Presenter: Mike Giles, Partner – Crowe LLP)


    Location:

    Las Colinas Country Club

    4400 N O'Connor Rd, Irving, TX 75062

    Complete a BPI form ahead of time here.


    Must cancel one week prior to event (Thursday, May 13th, 2021) Email Sabrina Lasater at Sabrina@asa-northtexas.org for changes or cancellations.

    1st time guests of NON MEMBER firms may attend ONE meeting at no charge.

    • 26 May 2021
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CDT)
    • VIRTUAL WEBINAR

    Event Details

    This webinar will examine common Insurance compliance issues in contracts. 

    This presentation will be facilitated by Gary R. Semmer, CIC, CWCA, Executive Vice President, AssuredPartners, Inc. Gary Semmer has considerable Insurance & Risk Management experience in Construction, Real Estate and Non-Profit industries. He began his career with the St. Paul Insurance Company (now Travelers) in Chicago as a Commercial Insurance Underwriter. Gary is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Business with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business with a concentration in Marketing & Finance. He has earned his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation and his Certified Work Comp Advisor (CWCA) designation. 

    Gary is involved with many Insurance and Risk Management organizations and has served on the Associated Risk Managers International Board of Directors and was recently President of the Associated Risk Managers (ARM) of Illinois. He served as President of the Independent Insurance Agents of Illinois (IIAI) was Chairman of the Federal Governmental Affairs Committee spending time in Springfield, IL and Washington, DC. Recently serving on the Board of Governors of the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) for the National Alliance of Insurance and Education & Research in Austin, TX. Gary was presented the “Cartwright Award” which recognized his numerous years of service to IIAI as well as his meritorious service on behalf of Insurance Agents & Brokers in Illinois.

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    Additional Information

    Event Contact:

    Jessica Enochs

    Contact Organization:

    American Subcontractors Association - National (ASA)

    Email:

    jenochs@asa-hq.com

    • 4 Jun 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM (CDT)
    • Live! By Loews 1600 E Randol Mill Rd, Arlington, TX 76011
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Past events

12 May 2021 Planning For Recovery for SMB Contractors
29 Apr 2021 Networking Happy Hour
28 Apr 2021 Contract Clauses Workshop
16 Apr 2021 2021 ASA/TEXO Bass Tournament
9 Apr 2021 2021 Awards Applications Due
6 Apr 2021 401(k) MEP Informational Session
29 Mar 2021 Spring Golf Tournament
25 Mar 2021 Membership Meeting at Las Colinas Country Club
10 Mar 2021 ASA Annual Business Meeting
25 Feb 2021 ASA National Annual Awards Presentation
24 Feb 2021 2021 SUBStrong- Building Your Bottom Line
30 Jan 2021 Membership Meeting at Las Colinas Country Club
29 Oct 2020 Texas Lien & Bond Claim Seminar
6 Oct 2020 WEBINAR: National Legislative, Regulatory, and Political Update
26 Sep 2020 2020 ASA/TEXO Bass Tournament
25 Sep 2020 Monthly Membership Meeting at Las Colinas Country Club
21 Aug 2020 Clay Shoot
23 Jul 2020 Monthly Membership Meeting at Las Colinas Country Club
16 Jul 2020 POSTPONED: Bowling Tournament
30 Jun 2020 PPE Order Form 3
23 Jun 2020 Preventing Slips, Trips & Falls in Construction
6 Jun 2020 VIRTUAL: ASA North Texas 2020 Awards Presentation
22 May 2020 Regional Economic Overview
7 May 2020 RESET 2020: Techniques and Solutions to Maneuver Through Economic Constriction
23 Apr 2020 WEBINAR: Becoming a Digital Construction Leader:How to Lead, Communicate, and Hold Your Team Accountable in a Virtual Environment
16 Apr 2020 POSTPONED: CEF Construction Job Fair
14 Apr 2020 WEBINAR: What Contractors and Subcontractors Need to Know About Integrated Project Delivery
10 Apr 2020 2020 Awards Applications Due
25 Mar 2020 Maintaining Business Continuity and Mitigating Risk during a Crisis
19 Mar 2020 Practical Considerations for Subcontractors Dealing wtih Coronavirus
4 Mar 2020 SUBExcel 2020
5 Feb 2020 2020 PAC Event Cancelled
4 Feb 2020 Texas Lien & Bond Claim Seminar
23 Jan 2020 Joint Monthly Membership Meeting with CFMA at Las Colinas Country Club
21 Jan 2020 Contract Clauses Workshop
5 Dec 2019 Monthly Membership Meeting at Las Colinas Country Club
28 Oct 2019 Afternoon Golf Tournament @ Cowboys Golf Club
28 Oct 2019 Morning Golf Tournament @ Cowboys Golf Club
8 Oct 2019 Payment Clauses: What to Watch For and How to Negotiate Them
1 Oct 2019 Texas Sales Tax Seminar
26 Sep 2019 Monthly Membership Meeting at Las Colinas Country Club
11 Sep 2019 Texas Lien & Bond Claim Seminar
23 Aug 2019 Clay Shoot @ Alpine Shooting Range
6 Aug 2019 Contract Clauses Workshop
30 Jul 2019 Another Session Added- Dallas and San Antonio Sick Pay Ordinances
30 Jul 2019 Breakfast - Dallas and San Antonio Sick Pay Ordinances
25 Jul 2019 Monthly Membership Meeting at Las Colinas Country Club
18 Jul 2019 Bowling Tournament
7 Jun 2019 2019 Awards Night
23 May 2019 Monthly Membership Meeting at Las Colinas Country Club
18 May 2019 Poker Run
26 Apr 2019 ASA/TEXO Bass Tournament
5 Apr 2019 Awards Applications Due!
3 Apr 2019 Monthly Membership Meeting at Las Colinas Country Club
20 Mar 2019 Contract Clauses Workshop
6 Mar 2019 SUBExcel in Nashville, TN
21 Feb 2019 ASA Topgolf Tournament - Non Member Registration
21 Feb 2019 ASA Topgolf Tournament - Member Registration
7 Feb 2019 Texas Lien & Bond Claim Seminar
29 Jan 2019 Walk on the Capitol
24 Jan 2019 Monthly Membership Meeting at Las Colinas Country Club
22 Jan 2019 Cultivating a Strong Safety Culture in 2019
6 Dec 2018 Monthly Membership Meeting at Las Colinas Country Club
3 Dec 2018 Contract Clauses Workshop
26 Nov 2018 Afternoon Golf Tournament @ Cowboys Golf Club -rescheduled for November, 26, 2018
26 Nov 2018 Morning Golf Tournament @ Cowboys Golf Club - rescheduled to Nov. 26, 2018
8 Nov 2018 GC Night
22 Oct 2018 Trade Partner Academy
18 Oct 2018 Preventing and Navigating Harassment and Discrimination Claims in the #metoo Era
27 Sep 2018 Monthly Membership Meeting at Las Colinas Country Club
28 Aug 2018 Texas Lien & Bond Claim Seminar
24 Aug 2018 Clay Shoot @ Alpine Shooting Range
9 Aug 2018 Steel Tariff’s presented by Fred Wilshusen
26 Jul 2018 Monthly Membership Meeting at Las Colinas Country Club
25 Jul 2018 State and Federal Tax Update for the Construction Industry Seminar
19 Jul 2018 Bowling Tournament
28 Jun 2018 Contract Clauses Workshop
7 Jun 2018 2018 Awards Night
24 May 2018 Monthly Membership Meeting at Las Colinas Country Club
19 May 2018 Poker Run
18 Apr 2018 Contract Clauses Workshop
13 Apr 2018 2018 ASA/TEXO Bass Tournament
12 Apr 2018 Future Leaders Meet & Greet
22 Mar 2018 Monthly Membership Meeting at Las Colinas Country Club
8 Mar 2018 Texas Lien & Bond Claim Seminar
15 Feb 2018 ASA/TEXO Topgolf Tournament
8 Feb 2018 2018 PAC Event
25 Jan 2018 Monthly Membership Meeting at Las Colinas Country Club- The Connected Jobsite
12 Jan 2018 Casino Night
29 Nov 2017 Contract Clauses Workshop
15 Nov 2017 Cook Out Benefiting Hurricane Relief
13 Nov 2017 GC Night
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