Southern Leadership Team

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Southern Leadership Team

Southern Leadership Team

Southern Leadership Team



Southern Region Vice Chairman:

Jeff Nelson
President, David Nelson Construction Co.

Industry Leader Development Council Leaders – Southern Region:

• Southern Chair: Ben Lehr, vice president, RS&H
• Southern Vice Chair: Nick DiBartolo, general manager, Rogers Group

The Southern Regional Leadership Team provides member firms with detailed government affairs and transportation construction market information. The team also advances meaningful business development opportunities, showcases new technologies and innovations, and serves as a gateway to other ARTBA activities. Programs include:

  • Quarterly conference calls featuring a presentation from an industry leader or state transportation official, plus state funding news in the region.
  • An annual meeting that includes federal legislative and regulatory briefings, regional transportation construction market intelligence, local and state transportation reports, and industry innovation updates.

2020 Quarterly Conference Calls

  • Tuesday, March 17: Paul Degges, deputy commissioner, Tennessee Department of Transportation
  • Tuesday, June 23: Christy Hall, secretary, South Carolina Department of Transportation
  • Tuesday, Sept. 22 – Phil Russell, partner, Ogletree Deakins, Labor & Employment Issues Impacted by the Pandemic (REGISTER NOW >)
  • December: ARTBA 2021 Forecast Webinar

All calls are Tuesdays at 11 a.m., Eastern. Calls are for members only.

STAFF LIAISON: Allison Klein

Southern states: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas and Puerto Rico.

How to Get Involved:

For more information or to join the team, contact Allison Klein.


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