Indianapolis, IN – January 20, 2011 – Chuck Goodrich, Vice President of Gaylor, Inc. received the 2010 James J. Leonard Memorial Award presented by the Associated Builders and Contractors during their state board reception in January.
“I am surprised and humbled to be recognized by my colleagues for my contributions to the construction industry,” said Goodrich, who serves as Central Council Chair for the Indiana Region of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and serves on two committees for ABC on a national level.
“I firmly believe in the merit shop philosophy and look forward to helping lead the way for younger generations to become involved with construction both at work and in the community.” For several years, Goodrich has traveled with his church to third world countries to assist with building construction projects and he is an active member the Purdue University Construction Advisory Council.
The award is bestowed in honor of James J. Leonard, an ABC Chairman elect, who was killed in an automobile accident before he was able to assume his duties. The Leonard award is a defacto “Member of the Year” honor recognizing generous and tireless dedication to the chapter, the merit shop and free enterprise philosophies. A panel of former recipients selects one ABC member honoring him for meritorious service and outstanding leadership to the industry and the association.