ASA Midwest Council Announces Winners

It was a wonderful evening at the annual American Subcontractors Association Awards Gala Saturday night. Our own Jeremy Lammers was honored as the Office Employee of the Year and Rhodey was honored as the General Contractor of the Year (for the 9th time!). We are so very proud of our company and are extremely grateful for all of you and your contributions!



ASA Midwest Council Announces
Masquerade Ball Awards Gala Winners on April 11th 2015

(St. Louis, MO, April 14, 2015) – The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) Midwest Council announced the winners of its Masquerade Ball Awards Gala, April 11. ASA Midwest Council hosted 375 people, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Downtown St. Louis, for the annual event. The four categories for awards were General Contractor of the Year, Outstanding MEP Subcontractor, Outstanding Specialty Subcontractor, and Service Provider/Supplier of the Year. The ASA Legacy Award and GC Field & Office Employees of the Year were also recognized at the gala. The ASA Midwest Council awarded special safety awards to qualifying ASA members who have achieved work safety excellence in 2014.

2015 General Contractor of the Year
Category A – Alberici Constructors
Category B   Rhodey Construction
Category C – SITELINES, INC.

2015 Outstanding MEP Subcontractor
Category A  – Guarantee Electrical
Category B  – Duct Systems, Inc.

2015 Outstanding Specialty Subcontractor
Category A – TJ Wies Contracting
Category B – Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures, Inc. 

2015 Service Provider/Supplier of the Year
Enterprise Bank & Trust

ASA Legacy Award
Donald Grant, Grant Masonry Contracting

GC Field Employee of the Year
Jim McGuirk, Alberici Constructors

GC Office Employee of the Year
Jeremy Lammers, Rhodey Construction

2014 Safety Award Winners
Division I – PayneCrest Electric, Inc.
Division II – Pac-Van, Inc.
Division III – Collins & Hermann
Division IV – BAZAN Painting Co. and Golterman & Sabo, Inc.
Division V – Drilling Service Company
DivisionVI – American Steel Fabrication and Grant Masonry Contracting

“I would like to congratulate this year’s award winners and thank everyone for their continued support for the ASA-Midwest Council and the St. Louis area’s subcontractors,” said ASA-Midwest Council President Robert Trask. “Our awards Gala is about celebrating excellence. The winners this year truly exemplify excellence in construction. They stand as shining examples of what is possible when a project team works in unison towards their common goal.”

General contractors were nominated based on bid ethics practice, equitable contract/purchase order provisions, safety policy and practices, payment practices, jobsite supervision, scheduling coordination, subcontractor/vendor relations and administrative procedures/paperwork. Sub-contractors were judged on bid ethics and practice, safety policy and practices, jobsite supervision, communication, scheduling coordination, project relations, administrative procedures/paperwork and quality workmanship. The vendor/suppliers were nominated based on pricing consistency, equitable contract/purchase order provisions, accessibility, timeliness of service/delivery, customer relations and administrative procedures.

The general contractor and subcontractor categories were divided into sub-categories based on sales volume. ASA members nominated and cast votes for the General Contractor and Service Provider/Supplier awards. Past nominees and previous general contractor award winners submitted nominations for the subcontractor categories, which were voted on by previous general contractor winners.

About American Subcontractors Association – Midwest Council
The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) Midwest Council is a construction trade association made up of quality specialty contractors and suppliers serving the construction industry and the community in the greater St. Louis metropolitan area and southern Illinois. The ASA Midwest Council’s purpose is to improve the construction process through active participation in education, advocacy and cooperation. For more information about the ASA Midwest Council, visit or contact Executive Director Susan Winkelmann at 314-845-0855. ASA Midwest Council – Building. Community.

New Receptionist, Debbie Creath

Our new receptionist started on Monday, March 30th. Her name is Debbie Creath. Tanya will be moving to more project assistant work – primarily for Jeremy and Lauren. She will also be helping out Gina with invoicing. It is fun to be growing! Stop by, say hello to Debbie and see the improvements we are making at the office!

Fire & Ice, Razzle Dazzle

Rhodey Construction was a Silver Sponsor at Saint Louis Crisis Nursery’s biggest fundraiser of the year, “Fire & Ice” Razzle Dazzle, which raised $334,000!


Congratulations Jeremy Lammers

Congratulations Jeremy Lammers on successfully completing the 2015 Construction Leadership Institute at SIUE!


Saint Louis Crisis Nursery Donations

Thank you to everyone who donated to Saint Louis Crisis Nursery! We are extremely lucky to have such generous employees! (This isn’t even everything. More donations came in after we packed everything up!)


Ron Unterreiner Named Construction Executive of the Year

Our very own Ron Unterreiner was named Construction Executive of the Year by MOKAN. The award goes to the individual they deem has done more for diversity and inclusion that anyone in the construction industry. It is recognition of Ron’s work with PEOPLE and for his contributions to a move diverse work force in the construction industry.



KIDstruction Donations

Thank you to all who participated in donating to Children’s Hospital during KIDstruction Week! As a group we donated $1,460.00. Rhodey is matching that donation 100% so we will be sending a check to Children’s Hospital for $2,920!

School Supplies for Saint Louis Crisis Nursery

BIG THANK YOU to everyone who helped us collect school supplies for Saint Louis Crisis Nursery! We are very proud to have such generous employees!

Diapers for Saint Louis Crisis Nursery

BIG THANK YOU to everyone who helped us collect diapers for Saint Louis Crisis Nursery!!