GEN NXT: Liz Graves

Words: MASONRY MagazinePhotos: Liz Graves Editor’s Note: In this month’s installment of our GEN NXT series, we had the opportunity to talk with Liz Graves of Spec Rents. Liz is the daughter of Susie and Paul Odom and was exposed to the masonry industry at a young age through her parent’s masonry company P and S Masonry. …

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GEN NXT: Matt Cash

Editor’s Note: This month we had the opportunity to talk with 2017 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® winner Matt Cash. Matt is a Masonry Supervisor at Huntley Brothers Masonry Company in North Carolina. It was a pleasure talking with him about his views on the workforce development and competitions. We’d like to thank Matt for his time, …

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GEN NXT: Chase Smith

In this month’s installment of the GEN NXT series, we were afforded the opportunity to talk with Chase Smith, the Director of Marketing at Scaffoldmart. Discover how his family started an innovative business in the construction equipment industry. We’d like to thank Chase for taking the time to do this interview. We’d also like to …

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GEN NXT: Ashton White

For this installment of the GEN NXT series we got the opportunity to talk with 2018 Post Secondary SkillsUSA winner Ashton White. She is currently interning with Gates Construction Co. in Mooresville, NC. Ashton is one of the younger people we’ve had the chance to interview. She is a great representation of the future of …

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GEN NXT: Christopher Dubief

In our ninth GEN NXT interview we got the chance to talk with Journeyman Christopher Dubief at R & R Masonry. During the time of the interview Dubief was preparing for the Fastest Trowel On The Block at World Of Concrete. He’s one of our younger features, giving us a fresh insight into field experience …

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GEN NXT: Adam Slattery

In our eighth GEN NXT interview we had the opportunity to speak with Adam Slattery, Field Superintendent at Al Slattery Masonry Inc. in Oklahoma City, OK. It was a pleasure learning his story and about his experiences in the industry. We also thank JagClamp for continuing to sponsor this important series. Masonry Magazine: Lets start …

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GEN NXT: Joseph Blanton

In our seventh GEN NXT interview and our first for 2018, we had the opportunity to speak with Joseph Blanton, an apprentice with WASCO, Inc. out of Nashville, Tennessee. In 2017, Joseph competed in his first Masonry Skills Challenge at the World of Concrete. He won in his division, and at the time of writing, …

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GEN NXT: John Swindal

In our sixth GEN NXT interview, I had the opportunity to chat with John Swindal of Masonry Arts and the newly started Swindal Group. It was such a pleasure to learn more about him, his story and background in the industry. I’d like to thank him for taking the time to speak with me on …

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