May 6, 2019

Harshbarger named to Butler Manufacturing Advisory Council for 2nd Term

As part of demonstrating its commitment to the advancement of building systems, Butler Manufacturing™ has announced its 2017-18 Butler Builder® Advisory Council. The Advisory Council monitors the market’s changing needs and offers insights on how Butler can achieve new standards in the building industry.

“It is central to the Butler mission to stay on the pulse of industry trends and provide its Builders with tools that enable them to remain at the forefront of the industry,” said Tom Gilligan, president, Butler Manufacturing. “Drawing on the expertise and insights from our Advisory Council, our company can continuously improve and develop strategies that best meet the needs of our Builders, their customers and the industry.”

The Advisory Council is comprised of successful Butler Builder dealers who represent the company’s five business regions across the United States, Canada and Latin America. Each member serves a two-year term, with four members carrying over for a second term. Jennifer Heimburger of Heimburger Construction, Inc. is the 2017-18 Advisory Council chair.

“It is a privilege and an honor to serve as the chair for the Advisory Council,” said Heimburger. “During my term, I look forward to collaborating with company leadership, builders and customers on trends impacting our industry, such as sustainability, design-build innovations and technology.”

Other members of the 2017-18 Advisory Council include: Tim Asinger, Kessel Construction, Inc.; Victor Trocki Beitler, Balarey S.A.; Jim Bell, Bobbitt Design-Build, Inc.; Mark Brinkley, C.W. Brinkley, Inc.; Greg Darling, Bremco Construction, Inc.; George Goddard, Span Construction & Engineering, Inc.; Bryan Harshbarger, Briner Building, Inc.; Kyle Kent, Kent Design Build, Inc.; Duncan Louttit, Dura Construction, Ltd.; Carlos Maiz-Garcia, Constructora Maiz Mier S.A. de C.V.; Michelle Stephens, Bel-Con Design-Builders Ltd.; Sam Myers, Systems West Construction; Brian Tretter, Seufert Construction and Wayne Witmer, Harman Construction Inc.

About Butler Manufacturing™

Butler Manufacturing™ provides a comprehensive combination of design-build construction solutions and innovative building technology to the nonresidential market. Every Butler® building solution is backed by unrivaled research and testing, ensuring that Butler building systems perform to the highest standards. Through a network of more than 1,400 Butler Builder® dealers worldwide and corporate accounts services, Butler addresses the demand for environmentally friendly and energy-efficient design in community, commercial and industrial buildings. Butler is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, and is a division of BlueScope Buildings North America, Inc. For more information, visit