Mad Hatter Gala Winners

ASA Midwest Council Celebrates Mad Hatter Gala Winners on April 6, 2019


The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) Midwest Council announced the winners of its Mad Hatter Awards Gala, April 6th. ASA Midwest Council hosted 422 people, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Downtown St. Louis, for the 26th annual event. The award categories included General Contractor of the Year, Outstanding MEP Subcontractors, Outstanding Specialty Subcontractors, and Service Provider/Supplier of the Year. The ASA Legacy Award, and GC Field & Office Employees of the Year, were also recognized at the gala. The ASA Midwest Council awarded special safety awards to qualifying ASA members who have achieved work safety excellence in 2018.

2019 General Contractor of the Year

Category A – BSI Constructors, Inc.

Category B – Kozeny-Wagner

Category C – BEX Construction Services

2019 Outstanding MEP Subcontractor

Category A – Guarantee Electrical

Category B – Kaemmerlen Electric

2019 Outstanding Specialty Subcontractor

Category A – Flooring Systems, Inc.

Category B – AME Constructors

2019 Service Provider/Supplier of the Year – J D Kutter

ASA Legacy Award – Joe Hoette, Hoette Concrete Construction

GC Field Employee of the Year – Terry Meyer, BSI Constructors, Inc.

GC Office Employee of the Year – Alex Sherfy, Musick Construction

2018 ASA Safety Cup – George McDonnell & Sons

2018 Safety Award Winners

Division I – Murphy Company

Division II – Vee-Jay Cement Co.

Division III – Bell Electrical Contractors

Division IV – Hayden Wrecking Corp.

Division V – Drilling Service Co. Division VI – Pipe and Duct Systems, LLC

“I would like to congratulate this year’s award winners and thank everyone for their continued support for the ASA-Midwest Council and the St. Louis area subcontractors,” said ASA-Midwest Council President Jennifer Church , with United Rentals. ” Our nominees and winners are an extraordinary example of what is possible when a project team works together towards their common goal.” “Our awards Gala is all about celebrating excellence in the St. Louis construction industry, and I am truly honored to be serving as president of the ASA Midwest Council this year.”

General contractors were nominated based on bid ethics practice, equitable contract/purchase order provisions, safety policy and practices, payment practices, jobsite supervision, scheduling coordination, subcontractor/vendor relations and administrative procedures/paperwork. Sub-contractors were judged on bid ethics and practice, safety policy and practices, jobsite supervision, communication, scheduling coordination, project relations, administrative procedures/paperwork and quality workmanship. The vendor/suppliers were nominated based on pricing consistency, equitable contract/purchase order provisions, accessibility, timeliness of service/delivery, customer relations and administrative procedures.

The general contractor and subcontractor categories were divided into sub-categories based on sales volume. ASA members nominated and cast votes for the general contractor and service provider/ supplier awards. Past nominees and previous general contractor award winners submitted nominations for the subcontractor categories, which were voted on by previous general contractor winners.

The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) Midwest Council is a construction trade association made up of quality specialty contractors and suppliers serving the construction industry and the community in the greater St. Louis metropolitan area and southern Illinois, for the past 52 years.

The Midwest Council’s purpose is to improve the construction process through active participation in education, advocacy and cooperation. For more information about the ASA