Contact Us

Jay Reed, President  

Jay serves as president of ABC of Alabama and is a registered lobbyist for the association.  He is publisher of Alabama Construction News, ABC of Alabama's publication. Jay is founder of Alabama Employers for Immigration Reform, served on Governor Riley’s Immigration Commission and presently sits on the Board of the Alabama Council of Association Executives and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Board of Directors for Jefferson County. Jay is also ABC National’s Chapter President’s Council of his peers.  Weekends find Jay at Smith Lake with his Boykin Spaniel.  He enjoys leisure reading of James Patterson and is currently enrolled in an Academy for Excellence in Association Management, centered around The Race for Relevance.  Reed recently began his 21st year with ABC of Alabama.

Jay's brand promise: "I enthusiastically and effectively lead the commercial construction industry to a better place every day!"

jay@abc-alabama.org
Ext 107

Todd Walker, Vice President/Workforce Development

A graduate of Auburn University, Todd is ABC of Alabama's Vice President and is responsible for the chapter's role in workforce development, marketing, communication and strategy, in regards to membership services.  Todd is married and has two young boys. He loves his church and enjoys spending quality time with his family.

todd@abc-alabama.org
Ext 104

Jenny Wilson, Assistant to President/Accounting

Jenny joined ABC of Alabama in 1996. During her time at ABC, she has held numerous roles in the association. She is currently the assistant to the president and responsible for handling all his secretarial needs. Jenny is also responsible for the every day accounting needs of the association. She is married and has one son. 

jenny@abc-alabama.org
Ext 106

Charles Hall, Member Services/Safety

A native of Montgomery, Charles graduated from Faulkner University with a degree in Business Administration.  He is the association's contact person for member service questions and requests, as well as meeting and event questions and registrations.  Charles enjoys the outdoors and many weekends can be found camping or hiking in one of Birmingham’s surrounding parks.

charles@abc-alabama.org
Ext 103



Connect With Us

Upcoming Events

116 Graduating Seniors - Ready for Employment! April 3, 2019 - Open House - Meet Your Future Employees The Academy of Craft Training proudly presents over 100 graduatingseniors ready, willing and able to become your future employees! The most important and crucial component of the ACT model is Industry involvement and employment of students graduating from the ACT program.Please come be a part of this amazing opportunity for your company and for the careers of our outstanding students.   On April 3, 2019 the Academy of Craft Training will host an event for Industry to meet ACT’s 2019 graduating class.Each participating company will be provided a table and asked to bring up to five company representatives.Each company will be provided with a book of student profiles from the ACT instructors with each student’s information (trade, willing to travel, attitude, aptitude for craft/learning, etc.).The week following the event, interviews will be setup with participa...
Billy's Sports Bar, English Village (map)
This event is for YP members only. If you are interested in joining the young professionals group, contact jenny@abc-alabama.org.

Sponsored by: Bradley
ABC of Alabama Homewood, AL (map)
This monthly safety meeting is open to all active members.
Old Overton (map)
Enjoy a round of golf at Old Overton Club in Vestavia Hills. 

Hosted by the ABC Young Professionals Group.

Team Registration (4 person team) $1,000
April 24-25, 2019 - 10:00am-2:00pm Day 1 - Safety Academy Part 1 - The Road Map to World-class Safety · Dissatisfaction with Current Performance · Leadership Commitment · Cultural Transformation · Deliverable - Transformation Plan for Company and Individual Day 2- Safety Academy Part 2 - World Class Systems and Processes · World Class Results · Deliverable - Transformation Plan for Company and Individual · Best Practice Systems and Process · Balanced Scorecard  
The Club, Birmingham (map)
ON MAY 30TH, OUR 15TH ANNUAL SAFE DAY will be held at The Club in Birmingham at 11:00am. The Annual Safest in the Industry Awards will be honored during lunch. Safe Day helps bring safety awareness to the forefront of the construction industry. It is a known fact that this event not only recognizes excellence in safety, but that it also saves lives. There are no secrets in safety, and we believe this event will only enhance the event and highlight the excellent strides the construction industry has made in this arena. We are very excited once again to have excellent speakers, wonderful sponsors and ABC member companies in attendance to support and show their commitment to sending the industry’s craftsmen and women home safely to their families each day! Please join us on May 30th at The Club for Safe Day 2019!
ABC of Alabama Homewood, AL (map)
This monthly safety meeting is open to all active members. 
The Pearl Hotel (map)
Sunday, June 9 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Welcome Reception   Monday, June 10 8:30 am – 9:40 am Board of Directors Meeting /Breakfast 9:40 am – 9:50 am BREAK 9:50 am – 10:30 am Understanding Your Role as a Fiduciary in the 401(k) Space Presented by: Renasant Bank DINNER ON YOUR OWN 9:00 pm – 9:30 pm Last Call Cocktail Reception Sponsored by: Harrison Construction Tuesday, June 11 8:30 am – 10:00 am University Trends / Upcoming Work  University of Alabama/Auburn University/UAB                                       10:00 am – 10:10 am BREAK  10:10 am – 11:00 am State/Federal Regulations & Briefing and Legislative Updat DINNER ON YOUR OWN 9:00 pm – 9:30 pm Last Call Cocktail Reception&...
ABC of Alabama Homewood, AL (map)
This monthly safety meeting is open to all active members.
Day 1 - Safety Academy Part 1 - The Road Map to World-class Safety · Dissatisfaction with Current Performance · Leadership Commitment · Cultural Transformation · Deliverable - Transformation Plan for Company and Individual Day 2- Safety Academy Part 2 - World Class Systems and Processes · World Class Results · Deliverable - Transformation Plan for Company and Individual · Best Practice Systems and Process · Balanced Scorecard  
ABC of Alabama Homewood, AL (map)
This monthly meeting is open to all active members.