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DBIA National Executive Director/CEO, Lisa Washington, visits St. Louis Chapter

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DBIA National Executive Director/CEO, Lisa Washington, visited with our St. Louis Chapter on April 24, 2019 to share new Design-Build Tools, Resources and Updates. Click here to download her presentation.

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Introducing…Sara Craig

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Please join the Design-Build Institute of America’s Mid-America Region (DBIA-MAR) in welcoming its new Executive Director, Sara Craig. After a thorough search to attract the brightest talent to lead our organization, the DBIA-MAR leadership team is pleased to have selected Sara Craig as Executive Director. Sara will succeed Oretta Smith, who is retiring at the […]

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candid marketing + communications Produces Award-Winning Work for DBIA-MAR in 2018

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candid wins Certificate of Merit for work done on behalf of the Design-Build Institute of America’s Mid-America Region (DBIA-MAR) for the design, build and launch of the new website in 2018.

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Special Announcement! DBIA-MAR Executive Director Retiring; Recruiting for Replacement Underway

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Oretta Smith to Retire in 2019 — and Will Be Greatly Missed! It is with mixed emotions that the 2019 DBIA-MAR Board of Directors announces the retirement of our illustrious Executive Director, Oretta Smith. While we are thrilled for Oretta to signify the end of her remarkable career with a well-deserved break — we are […]

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EPA Recognizes Liberty, Missouri for Excellence & Innovation in Clean Water Infrastructure

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized 30 clean water infrastructure projects for excellence and innovation within the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) program. Honored projects include large wastewater infrastructure projects to small decentralized and agriculture projects.   Recognized Project: City of Liberty, Missouri – Design-Build Wastewater Treatment Facility The city of Liberty previously […]

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candid marketing + communications Produces Award-Winning Work for DBIA-MAR 2017

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 17, 2018) — candid marketing + communications was recently honored with four Fountain Awards and one Certificate of Merit from the Business Marketing Association/American Marketing Association of Kansas City (BMAKC/AMAKC). One of the first-place Fountain Awards was in the Educational Events Category for work done on behalf of the Design-Build Institute […]

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McCarthy VP Mark Heit Serving as 2017 DBIA-MAR President

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Overland Park, Kan. (April 7, 2017) – McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., is pleased to announce that Mark Heit, Vice President Operations, has been tapped to serve as the 2017 Regional President and Board Chairman for the Mid-America Region of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA-MAR). DBIA is a national membership organization founded in 1993. The […]

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MO State Rep., Lincoln Hough, Receives National Leadership Award

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Missouri State Representative Lincoln Hough has recently been chosen as a winner of the Design-Build Institute of America’s (DBIA) Distinguished Design-Build Leadership Award. These awards are presented to individuals across the United States who have demonstrated leadership in the passage of supporting design-build legislation, the advancement of effective design-build practices and in the promotion of […]

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