(Towson, Md., June 12, 2013) –– Gary Berger of HMS Insurance Associates Inc. has been appointed to the Board of the Building Congress & Exchange. Berger replaced Board Member Dan Fischer of J.F. Fischer, Inc. He will serve Fischer's term through 2014.
Berger is the President, CEO and Chairman of the Board at HMS Insurance. He has worked at the Hunt Valley-based firm for nearly 30 years and has been in his current position since 2003.
"Gary is a valuable addition to BC&E's Board of Directors and we look forward to working with him," said Ott. "We also would like to thank Dan for his service to the Board and we wish him all the best."
The Building Congress & Exchange is the premier Baltimore area organization for the construction industry. With more than 200 member companies, BC&E diverse membership is made up of professionals in all facets of the construction industry.
The current BC&E board includes: President Brian Ott, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company; President-Elect Doug Eder, Oak Contracting Company, LLC; Vice President John Knauff, Johns Hopkins University APL; Treasurer Paul Hume, GWWO, Inc./Architects; Secretary Henry Knott, III, Henry J. Knott Masonry, Inc.; Joseph Logue, G.E. Tignall & Company, Inc.; Edward Joffe, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company; Richard Romagnoli, M. Nelson Barnes & Sons, Inc.; Frederick Judd, Judd Fire Protection, LLC; Wayne Matheu, Enterprise Electric Company; David Erdman, United Rentals North America, Inc.; John Prusak, Johnson Controls, Inc.; and Steve Workmeister, Premier Concrete, Inc.
About the Building Congress & Exchange
Founded in 1888, the Building Congress & Exchange (BC&E) is Metropolitan Baltimore’s premier organization for networking, education and business development for professionals in all facets of the construction industry. BC&E’s diverse and productive networking events bring together general contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, developers, interior designers and building owners as well as associated professionals in finance, insurance, law, bonding and other industries. BC&E promotes improvements in the construction industry through educational programs about new technologies, market trends and best business practices and recognizes the finest craftsmen in the region through its annual awards program. For more information about the Building Congress & Exchange, please visit www.bcebaltimore.org.