The Associated Builders and Contractor's (ABC) National Young Professional Program provides young leaders the opportunity to network and build relationships with peers, industry experts and association leaders across the country and to learn from different perspectives.

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Member company employees can access resources on industry trends and gain insight into the future of construction. It also offers a look into best practices within the association and an outlet to understand, promote and implement the association's strategic goals.

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Through this program, participants will be provided the resources and skills necessary to succeed as the industry's future leaders. By participating in ABC events, young professionals have the opportunity to be a part of the association as they move forward in their careers.

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Young Professional Spotlight

Andrew Lopez

Company: Cajun Constructors
ABC Chapter: ABC Pelican Chapter

Andrew Lopez is vice president for Cajun Constructors, LLC, an ABC member and nationally recognized construction leader headquartered in Baton Rouge, La., that provides a broad range of services as a specialty contractor to a diverse group of markets. Lopez started his career with Cajun while obtaining his Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management from Louisiana State University in 2000. He is the founding executive and business unit leader of the recently created industrial building specialization where he is responsible for the day-to-day operations and direct oversight of all major business components of the division.
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