March 16, 2017
The Georgia Construction Aggregate Association (GCAA) announced that it added three new members to its board of directors and named Travis Miller of Blue Grass Materials as president of the board. The new board members include William “Kim” Duke, president of Vulcan Materials Co.‘s southeast division; John “Kelly” Harrington, VP and GM, Aggregates, Midsouth Aggregates; and Benjamin Jones, sales and transportation director, Georgia & Florida Group, Aggregates USA.
“We are honored that these incredible men have agreed to play a leadership role for the Georgia Construction Aggregate Association and are confident they will contribute greatly to our efforts to advance the aggregates industry in Georgia,” commented Association Executive Director, Jeff Wansley, in a press release. “Each of these board members brings with them a passion for the aggregates industry and the unique role it plays in Georgia’s infrastructure and economy.”
Duke has more than 30 years of experience at Vulcan, including in the Southwest and Mideast Divisions. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida.
Harrington has more than 25 years of experience in the aggregates industry and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Engineering from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is an Iraqi Freedom Veteran and served as Combat Engineer in the United States Army Reserves. Mr. Harrington holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Engineering from the University of Southern Mississippi.
Jones has more than 15 years of experience with Aggregates USA, including receiving the Salesman of the Year Award in 2005. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Health from the University of Georgia and a Master of Business Administration Degree from Georgia College and State University.