Member Testimonials

Members speak out on the impact ASA has on their businesses and practices.

During these uncertain times (COVID-19), ASA has been incredibly helpful in providing guidance, especially for us as a small company. Being a small company, we lack the resources/time to navigate all of this efficiently and the ASA has helped fill that gap. We deeply appreciate you guys keeping us informed and doing so in a timely manner.
Kaleigh Clunn, Clunn Acoustical Systems
Company member since 2004

“I got my PPP loan through a contact I made at the last ASA-HC lunch meeting! Our bank wasn’t taking applications or giving any service for these loans. At the February lunch meeting I sat at the same table and talked very briefly with Brenda Edwards at Allegiance Bank. Neither she nor I would have imagined this very brief conversation would have created the opportunity for this.

ASA-HC make these things happen with all that you do. ASA-HC creates environments that impact the members in big and small ways.”
– Kelley Bitner, President, Hollywood Steel
Company member since 1993

“It keeps our business informed of new construction laws that affect subcontractors. It gives us a platform to discuss topics for our level of work in the industry.”
Susan Houston, Project Account & AR Manager, Karsten Interior Services
Company member since 2002

“It is a great organization, made up of the best in the Houston construction community, that provides valued services geared specifically for subcontractors.”
Craig Peterson, Vice President, Peterson Beckner Industries
Company member since 2007

“I like being a member of the ASA Safety Committee because it gives me a forum to share my experiences with other safety professionals and get their input on what my options may be – this process also assists me in staying technically proficient. I always learn a thing or two coming out of those committee meetings.
Joseph Cruz, Bowen Miclette & Britt
Company member since 1993

“ASA has, for many years, been my go-to resource for contract wording advice, Insurance guidlines, and business practice communication with contractors who understand the business we operate in.”
Mel Oller, Hoggatt LP
Company member since 1980

“Being a member of ASA has been very beneficial to our company. They work really hard to educate, network, and fight for their members rights.”
Sean Gilstrap, President, Correct Electric, Inc.
Company member since 2019

“Being part of the ASA-HC Safety Committee gives you the opportunity to sit down with other subcontractors, whom likely work beside you on a daily basis, to openly discuss the “world of safety” that we all work and live in. Safety is a priority, not proprietary. So having the opportunity to share and learn from people within your industry can be beneficial on many different levels: personal and business related.”
Robert Brown, Safety Director, Camarata Masonry Systems, Ltd.
Company member since 2006

“Marek has been an ASA-Houston Chapter member since its inception in 1974, as a founding member. Having grown now to over 1,200 employees, we think of ASA as the ONLY organization whose SOLE focus is the specialty contractor and their partner supplier and professional firms. ASA standards, business practices, education and legislative advocacy are a perfect fit for the Marek philosophy … the perfect business partner.”
— Mike Holland, Chief Operating Officer, MAREK
Company member since 1974

“To help promote my company as well as educate myself in our industry through networking and information sharing.”
— Angela Terrell, Project Manager J.M. Maly, Inc.
Company member since 2000

“ASA provides a unified front for a diverse membership that is committed to safety, quality and ethics in the construction industry. There is also a unified legislative front from subcontractors that have a stronger voice than one. ASA provides many educational opportunities for Chamberlin folks to grow.”
— John Kafka, President & CEO, Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing
Company member since 1989