Elevating Your Business for Long-Term Success

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Convention Education

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Convention Education, Exhibitor, NECA Convention and Trade Show (Full Meeting), Press Registration, Speaker Registration




Crucial strategies are needed to transcend from daily task management to championing a forward-thinking mindset and strategic planning outlook that achieves enduring business success. This session will explore and apply critical business tactics including: Succession Planning, Technology Investment, and Process Optimization for Project Excellence. Your focus will be shifted from working ‘in the business’ to ‘on the business’ in order to drive sustained growth.


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    Shaabini Alford

    Maxim Consulting

    Shaabini is a Director at Maxim Consulting Group and is responsible for assessing, evaluating, and implementing client processes. Shaabini works with various sized construction firms to train, educate and inspire leaders. Having over 20 years experience, Shaabini has faced and conquered many difficult situations to a successful conclusion specifically in jobsite crisis management, contract terms and conditions, and legal negotiations in multi-million dollar change order settlements.

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    Amanda Comunale

    ASC Engineered Solutions

    Amanda Comunale is the VP of Construction Technology and End-user Engagment at ASC Engineered Solutions. As an AEC Operations, Technology, and Fabrication industry leader. Ms. Comunale’s career has spanned both the private and public sectors. Ms. Comunale has held leadership positions in contracting, software, manufacturing, and BIM services companies. Over her career she has applied a tech forward focus to the AEC industry to drive operational excellence with a focus on Fabrication, Continuous Improvement and BIM.
    Ms. Comunale has a distinguished history with numerous national and community organizations, including service with the MCAA WebLEM+Plus Taskforce. She is also the Vice Chairman of the Stephen A. Comunale Jr. Family Cancer foundation, dedicated to providing gap financial funding to cancer patients and family members. She received a B.A. in Political Science from Union College in Albany, New York and her Executive MBA from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.