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17 ASA-HC member companies were recognized for their Commitment To Safety (CTS) at last Thursday’s general lunch meeting “Worker Safety on the Jobsite: Who’s Responsible?” Gold Level Big City Access Holdings, LLC Camarata Masonry Systems, Ltd. Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing GMi (Greater Metroplex Interiors, Inc.) ISEC, Inc. J.M. Maly, Inc. Karsten Interior Services, LP KenMor … READ MORE

ASA Introduces ‘Mastering Hold Harmless Clauses’ White Paper

Subcontractors are vulnerable to paying large amounts of money for the negligence of others—both on contracts directly with owners, as well as those with prime contractors. Almost all construction contracts include indemnity provisions. Some of these terms represent an equitable allocation of responsibility among the members of the construction team for their negligence. Too often, … READ MORE


Annual Fall Fishing Tournament – Reel It In! Sept. 29 Event Details Schmooze & Mingle with Brookstone L.P. Oct. 4 Event Details “Hiring Employees: What the Fair Labor Standards Act Requires” Oct. 5 – S.A.C.K. Lunch Event Details

Are Your Company’s Expectations of Professionalism Clear?

Have you ever had an employee conduct business in a way that is so unethical that you wonder if he or she missed the “professionalism boat” altogether? Professionalism is very important in the workplace and ASA provides tools to help specialty trade contractors make their expectations of behavior clear. One of these tools is the … READ MORE

Upcoming Events

Associate Member Peer Group Happy Hour Sept. 19 Event Details “Worker Safety on the Jobsite: Who’s Responsible?” Sept. 21 – General Lunch Meeting Event Details Annual Fall Fishing Tournament – Reel It In! Sept. 29 Event Details Schmooze & Mingle with Brookstone L.P. Oct. 4 Event Details “Hiring Employees: What the Fair Labor Standards Act … READ MORE

Tap Into ASA: Coulter, P.C.

“Texas Super Lawyer”, “Best Lawyers in America” since 2006; Board-Certified, Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1991; Top (“AV”) rating by peers in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. Keith Coulter has represented construction companies since 1985.  Having over 30 jury verdicts, he handles trials, arbitrations, contracts, claims, lien and bond collections, insurance coverage, … READ MORE


Watermark is a nationally recognized industry leader providing embroidered and screen printed corporate apparel, FR work wear and promotional items. Since 1994 Watermark’s owners Jason and Todd Elder have grown their operations in Victoria, Houston and Corpus Christi to be in the top 1% of the industry. Our team brings decades of combined professional experience … READ MORE

Learn How to Minimize Financial Losses and Maximize Margin Gains in New FASA Video-on-Demand

Identifying the tools and technology needed to best position your organization for a successful future can be daunting. In the newest video-on-demand available from the Foundation of ASA, “Technology and Transparency,” presenter Stephane McShane, Maxim Consulting, Denver, Colo., discusses why these tools are critical to future profitability and provides examples of ERP systems, project management … READ MORE


Join ASA-HC on Thursday, Oct. 5 for a S.A.C.K. lunch presentation by Andrews Myers, P.C. attorney Tony Stergio regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). When hiring employees, FLSA has requirements that all employers must adhere to. This one-hour seminar will cover: How to properly classify an employee according to Federal law; The difference between … READ MORE