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ABOUT 2018-02-14T00:57:13+00:00

About Mississippi Concrete Association

Mississippi Concrete Industries Association is a non-profit trade association representing the concrete industry in Mississippi. Since 1957, MCIA members and staff have sought to improve the overall quality of concrete construction, increase markets for concrete products, and enhance the industry’s image.

Our member companies are engaged in the concrete, aggregate, cement, and related industries that do business in Mississippi. Our mission includes providing a variety of services to member companies, building industry professionals, and the public.

Our goals include expanding concrete markets, increasing the market share for concrete products, and improving the quality of concrete construction. We accomplish these goals through our activities and the support services provided by MCIA’s staff and representatives from our member companies. Some specific objectives of the association include:

  • Marketing & Promotion
  • Training & Education
  • Certification
  • Technical Assistance
  • Technical Literature & Design References
  • Professional Services
  • Problem Resolution
  • Meetings
  • Communications
  • Regulatory Activities
  • Lobbying
  • Membership Development & Involvement

If your company is part of the concrete industry in Mississippi, you should be an MCIA member. You can become a member by learning about the benefits, studying the dues structure, and applying online.

MCA Staff

JOEL WATERS
MCA Executive Director
jwaters@mississippiconcrete.com

Joel Waters currently serves as the MCIA Executive Director.  His past experience includes over ten years as executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mississippi.  He also served as Vice President of Investments for several years at A.G. Edwards & Sons.  Prior to that he served as Vice President of Investments at UBS Paine Webber.  In addition, he served as Manager of Materials Support and Distribution at Vickers, Inc. for over nine years.  Joel received his Bachelor of Science in Marketing from University of Southern Mississippi in 1984.  He and his wife Susan currently live in Jackson, Mississippi.

JANET MILSTEAD
Promotions, Marketing, and Membership Coordinator
jmilstead@mississippiconcrete.com

DEE DEE COLLINS
Promotions, Marketing, and Membership Coordinator
dcollins@mississippiconcrete.com

STEVE CORBITT
The Corbitt Company

Steve Corbitt is MCIA’s government liasion. Steve is president of The Corbitt Company, a government affairs firm that provides professional lobbying and consulting services.

Board of Directors

GRADY GUNN
LeHigh Cement
President

TRIPP HAMMETT
Hammett Gravel Company
President Elect

VICTOR McMILLAN
B & B Concrete
Secretary/Treasurer

LES HOWELL
Delta Industries
Past President

JAY BARRETT
Puckett Machinery

BENOIT COTNOIR
Holcim

JONATHAN HARRELL
Continental Cement

JOHN JUNKIN
St. Catherine’s

DENNIS KILPATRICK
Delta Industries

TODD LADNER
Ladner Labs & Testing

ANDREW LESTER
MMC Materials

MARK McCORMICK
MMC Materials

NATE REYNOLDS
BASF

JOHN ROBISON
Delta Industries

LEE STEVENS
Blaine Sand & Gravel