PHOENIX, ARIZ. – The Arizona Builders Alliance (ABA) is pleased to announce that Tim Bee has been hired to be the next Director for Southern Arizona, succeeding Tom Dunn, who accepted the position as ABA’s new President in June.
Southern Arizona Chairman Brian Barker of Barker Contracting led the search committee, which included current ABA Board members and past Chairs of Southern Arizona.
“We searched for an experienced leader who has the skills and values that align with ABA’s mission and culture,” Baker said. “As former Vice President for Government and Community Relations at the University of Arizona and President of the Arizona Senate, Tim has a strong history of collaboration with ABA on issues important to the industry. He brings a tremendous set of skills and relationships to this position.”
Tom Dunn, ABA President and CEO, stated, “Tim is a fixture in Southern Arizona and will lead our efforts to new heights.”
“I couldn’t be more excited to join the ABA. As a third generation native of Tucson, I have a deep love for this community and have dedicated my career to its growth and development,” said Bee. “The success of ABA members is critical to the prosperity of our community and state.”
Bee will be responsible for membership services, government advocacy, community/media relations, workforce outreach as well as education and workforce development.
About Arizona Builders Alliance
The Arizona Builders Alliance (ABA) is an alliance of the Arizona Chapters of the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC), and the Associated General Contractors of America – Building Chapter (AGC). The ABA has offices in Phoenix and Tucson that represent over 300-member companies, including contractors and professional service firms that serve the needs of the commercial and industrial construction industry. The ABA’s purpose is to lead members and the construction industry to greater productivity and profitability through education, networking and business development opportunities and legislative advocacy.