Shawn Burnum Takes Office as 2018 Chairman of The Builders’ Association

Published Monday, February 5, 2018

Kansas City, MO – Shawn Burnum has assumed the role of 2018 Chairman of the Board of The Builders’ Association. He has been a member of the Association’s Executive Board since 2016. He succeeds Dirk Schafer, ret. President-Midwest Region, JE Dunn Construction Company, who remains an officer of the Association.

Mr. Burnum is Division Manager of PCI (Performance Contracting Inc.), a commercial specialty construction firm providing a variety of interior, insulation and specialty services, as well as being the largest subsidiary of Performance Contracting Group (PCG). He has a B.S. degree in Construction Management from Pittsburg State University and a Masters in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix–Colorado Campus.

Other officers include Jeff Werthmann (Turner Construction Company), Assistant Chairman, and Chris Stanton (McCownGordon Construction).

Directors on The Builders’ Association board include Jason Carson (Carson-Mitchell, Inc.); Alex Gonzalez (Gonzalez Construction LLC); Tim Harmon (Harmon Construction Inc.); Darin Heyen (Pearce Construction Company); Brandy McCombs (International Builders & Consultants Inc. [IBC]); Angie McElhaney (MarksNelson LLC); Mary McNamara (Cornell Roofing & Sheet Metal Company); Jerry Schaefer (Flynn Group of Companies); and Eddy Whitley (Whitley Construction Company, Inc.).

Don Greenwell is President of The Builders’ Association, which represents approximately 800 general contractor, subcontractor, supplier, and service provider member companies employing about 25,000 people. Our members within our service area in aggregate perform volume estimated to exceed $2.5 billion annually. With 131 years of service to the commercial construction industry, The Builders’ Association also operates training and plan room service centers in Kansas City, Jefferson City and Springfield, as well as its Training Center in North Kansas City. The Builders’ Association’s sister organization, the Kansas City Chapter, AGC, represents 118 firms and is part of the AGC of America, the largest and oldest national construction trade association in the United States.