Tom Daniel, owner of GBC Concrete and Masonry Construction, Inc. in Lake Elsinore, Calif., has worked in the masonry industry since the 1980s. During that time, he has volunteered countless hours for the masonry industry locally in California and on the national scale. Daniel spent eight years on the MCAA Executive Board, including two years as President from 2008-2010 and was the recipient of the 2011 C. DeWitt Brown Leadman Award.
27 articles by Tom Daniel:
A Fond Farewell
The last two years have gone by quickly. I now understand what all of the past MCAA Presidents told me before I took office. Full story
A New Year
Here we are, another year behind us, and a hope for a better year ahead. Many will ask me, as President, what is ahead for the MCAA in 2010? Full story
Start the Year Strong
Start the year strong and give your company a competitive edge by attending the 2010 MCAA Convention at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry. Full story
The Greening of our Industry
“Green” is the catchphrase of the construction industry and society, in general, these days. The MCAA recently had an excellent green opportunity for our members. Full story
A Successful Midyear Meeting
We just completed our 2009 Midyear Meeting held at the Hyatt Manchester on the waterfront in San Diego and we had a great time. Full story
MCAA in D.C.
As president of the MCAA, I often will hear, "What is the MCAA doing for me?" Following are just a few of the many important issues with which your association is involved. Full story
There has been much talk as of late regarding the potential change of what has traditionally been known as a C-216 standard brick. Full story
Vision 20/20 Moving Forward
The MCAA met with the NCMA and the BIA for a Vision 20/20 strategy meeting June 4 and 5 in Chicago. Full story
Success On The Hill
The MCAA has just completed another successful legislative conference, held April 20-22 in Washington, D.C. Full story
Show Your Support Through Membership
As president of the MCAA, I am often asked why one would want to be a member, and what one gets out of a membership. Full story
Are you a Contractor Member of the MCAA?
Are you a contractor member of the MCAA? If you are, you need to be applauded. Full story
On a Positive Note...
The MCAA has just concluded another successful annual convention at the World of Masonry Show. Full story
In the next few years, the masonry industry is going to have a new understanding of vision 2020. Full story
State of the Association
2008 began with a quick start with the MCAA new partnership with Hanley Wood World of Concrete and World of Masonry. Full story
The Silver Lining
As an industry, we need to be prepared to take advantage of future recovery. Full story
How Is Your Business Doing?
"How is your business doing?" This seems to be the first question I hear when speaking with someone. Full story
Fastest Trowel on the Block
Have you ever been to a Fastest Trowel on the Block contest? I know many of you have. These contests are energetic and exciting. Full story
Thoughts on the 2008 Election
Next month, U.S. citizens will elect a new leader of our country as well as his supporting cast in Congress. Full story
Industry Cooperation for Positive Change
I've spent the last few days sitting in on meetings with one of our industry partners and have come away very enthused about the future direction of our industry. Full story
Networking: Not Just a Buzz Word
Many of my friends and business acquaintances have asked me what I get out of my membership and participation in the MCAA. I share the following story with them. Full story