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TAUC 2013 Leadership Conference Scheduled for May 7-10

The TAUC 2013 Leadership Conference, scheduled for May 7-10 at the Ritz-Carlton Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, Ga.!

The theme for this year's Leadership Conference is Industry Upgrade: New Vision, New Strategies. Attendees will hear from a wide variety of experts on topics specifically designed to help contractors, labor reps and owners strengthen their bottom lines and increase market share. This year's stellar line-up of speakers includes: 


Sean McGarveySean McGarvey, President, Building & Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO. TAUC is delighted to welcome Sean to this year's conference. Since taking over the top spot at BCTD last spring, Sean has made new inroads in the owner-client community, and will share his thoughts on how union construction can not only survive in today's difficult economic environment, but thrive.








Karen PostKaren Post. Karen is a world-renowned expert on branding and the author most recently of Brand Turnaround: How Brands Gone Bad Returned to Glory and the 7 Game Changers that Made the Difference (McGraw-Hill). Karen has over three decades of experience helping clients to build memorable brands that sell product, create loyalty, and add value. She will be speaking about how to rebrand union construction so that everyone -- from contractors to unions to owners -- benefits.






 Rob "Waldo" WaldmanLt. Col (Ret.) Rob "Waldo" Waldman. Known as "The Wingman," Lt. Col. Waldman is a professional leadership speaker and author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller Never Fly Solo.  He teaches organizations how to build trusting, revenue producing relationships with their employees, partners, and customers while sharing his experiences as a combat decorated F-16 fighter pilot and businessman. 







 David JonesDavid Jones, Head of Workplace Safety Practice Group, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart P.C. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Jones served as a presidential appointee, holding the post of Legal Counsel and Special Advisor to the Chairman at the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission in Washington, D.C.  Mr. Jones is the immediate past Employer Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Occupational Safety and Health Law Committee. 







Pete StaffordPete Stafford, Executive Director, CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training. Pete will provide an update on CPWR's recent safety activities. He will also talk about his role as chairman of OSHA's Advisory Committee on Construction Safety & Health.