MCAA Gateway: February 2018

Words: Bronzella Cleveland

Grant Named MCAA Region E Vice President

Brian Grant Elected to MCAA Board Brian Grant, President of Grant Contracting Company in Fenton, Mo., was elected to the position of MCAA Region E Vice President at the MCAA Annual Meeting on January 25, 2018 during the MCAA Convention at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry in Las Vegas. Brian is currently in his thirty-fifth year in the masonry industry. He is a Professional Engineer, holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Brian is past president of the Mason Contractors Association of St. Louis, and the American Subcontractors Association-Midwest Council. Brian is also past Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Masonry Institute of St. Louis. He currently serves as Management Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Bricklayer’s Union Local 1 of Missouri Pension and Welfare Funds. Brian currently sits on the Mason Contractors Association of St. Louis’ Arbitration Board and is on the Board of Trustees for the Masonry Institute of St. Louis. In addition to the Mason Contractors Association of St. Louis and the American Subcontractors Association Midwest Council, Brian is currently a member of the Mason Contractors Association of America, The Masonry Society and the American Society of Civil Engineers. Grant Contracting Company, a certified masonry construction firm with an over seventy year history, specializes in commercial, industrial and institutional masonry. The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) and our members welcome Brian to his new role.



Dan Grass, Vice President, Central Operations for 

Heitkamp Masonry, Inc. (Ellisville, Mo.) has been appointed to the position of MCAA Missouri State Chairman. 

Grass, a third generation of the Heitkamp family, started estimating and project management in 2008. Since then, he has established a second location of business for the company in Columbia, Mo. in partnership with his uncle, Bill Heitkamp.  

Currently, Dan manages day to day operations for the company as Vice President and plans to continue Heitkamp’s success for the next generation. 

The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) and our members welcome Dan to his new role. 

Upcoming MCAA Webinars for February 2018

The MCAA Webinar Series features live and on demand webinars on topics such as job site safety new construction technology increasing profits and more. Visit to view a full schedule of upcoming programs and to register. -------------------- Effective Leadership Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 10:00 AM CST -------------------- The Future of the Construction Industry Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 10:00 AM CST Presented by: FMI -------------------- The Builder of the Future Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 10:00 AM CST Presented by: FMI -------------------- Obstacles to Leadership High Payoff Activities Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM CST --------------------

New MCAA Members for February 2018

Aarco Contracting New York, NY 212-390-8867 Contractor Member   Brick Layers & Allied Craft Workers Local #3 Buffalo, NY 716-842-1013 Contractor Member   Continental Cast Stone LLC Shawnee, KS 913-422-7575 National Associate Member   East Coast Masonry and Stone Myrtle Beach, SC 844-552-7425 Contractor Member   FA Wilhelm Construction Company, Inc. Indianapolis, IN 317-359-5411 Contractor Member   First Choice Masonry Washington, DC 202-529-0194 Contractor Member   HMR Masonry Restoration Yonkers, NY 917-440-0749 Contractor Member   Mid Valley Masonry Inc. Lathrop, CA 209-858-9766 Contractor Member   Morris Masonry Restoration Buffalo, NY 716-894-0102 Contractor Member   Natural Stone Veneers International, Inc. Fond du Lac, WI 920-602-1605 National Associate Member   Patania Masonry Salinas, CA 831-422-2769 Contractor Member   Phaze Concrete Cedar City, UT 435-656-9500 Contractor Member   Scanclimber Pirkkala, Finland 513-702-9630 National Associate Member   Solstice Stone Scottsdale, AZ 480-493-2000 Chapter Associate Member   Stone Age Manufacturing Collinsville, OK 918-371-8861 National Associate Member   Tidwell Enterprises, Inc. Modesto, CA 209-523-5058 Contractor Member   Top Hat Masonry Repair Waterford, MI 248-739-3065 Contractor Member   Weigand Construction, Inc. Fort Wayne, IN 260-490-7449 Contractor Member
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