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Four of the Houston Commercial Construction Industry’s finest leaders chose to retire in 2021, men who made enormous contributions to the industry. In addition to excelling in their roles and companies, they were each servant leaders, in the truest sense of that word.
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January 17, 2022
Brianna was a rare gift to each of us, that treasured friend who significantly enriches life and makes you proud to be a part of this great industry. We stand in thunderous, sustained applause for all you did, and say, “Thanks Brianna. Well done.”
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July 09, 2021
Our Houston AGC Chapter and the entire construction industry stands today in sacred silence, saluting the accomplished life of Ralph Marek. This remarkable man died Saturday...
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April 29, 2020
The grit to persist no matter what; the courage to overcome any challenge, and the character to maintain integrity in all situations are the hallmarks of the great people who founded the premier commercial building companies in Houston.…They were also the signatures of the remarkable young Latina, Leticia Elias.  She deserves our appreciation, our admiration, and our remembrance.
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January 09, 2020
Patricia Ruth “Poppy” Linbeck Doyle was part of the Houston construction industry, held leadership roles in several catholic organizations, and served in other community organizations throughout the area.  In every role, Poppy was a committed, hands-on doer; colleagues marveled at her energy and stamina for these causes.
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November 01, 2019
“He built retail structures; he built this community; he built many a successful real estate professional; and he built up all of us in this industry by his presence and exemplary standards.” – Pat Kiley on the passing of Houston real estate developer Ed Wulfe
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August 16, 2019
“Wise teams know that responding to or leading change will be their primary work from now on.  Recommit and buckle up.” – Pat Kiley
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June 07, 2019
Pat Kiley writes about the latest leading indicators and industry issues for Houston-area clients of FMI.
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May 21, 2019
Pat Kiley writes about the latest leading indicators and industry issues for Houston-area clients of FMI.
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March 13, 2019
Texans, particularly Houstonians, remember with gratitude that the 41st president of the United States chose to make Texas, and ultimately Houston, his adopted home.  This remarkable leader and human being died November 30, 2018, at the age of 94.  He leaves a legacy of leadership, one that serves as a model and road map for all who aspire to lead and serve, across any industry.
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February 28, 2019