Fort Lauderdale, FL March 12, 2018: The Masonry Association of Florida (MAF) has hired Donna Hinson to fill the critical role of the MAF State Executive Director. MAF State Chairman Jerry Painter said the board voted unanimously at their 1st Quarter Board meeting on the decision to offer Ms. Hinson the position.
“Donna thankfully accepted,” said Painter. “Donna has a long history within the masonry industry. We are all very happy to open a new chapter in the Masonry Association of Florida with having a full-time executive director. Through her leadership we will continue to further on the MAF mission to educating the masonry industry decision makers on the benefits of masonry construction.”
“I am honored to accept this position and I look forward to working with our current members. Together, we will expand our membership base and continue to promote masonry by educating builders, educators, and the public on the strength and sustainability of masonry”, stated Hinson.
Donna holds a B.A. in Economics from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Donna gained extensive experience in management, sales, and finance while working for several Fortune 500 companies, including AT&T and Morgan Stanley, as well as Florida Masonry Contractors. Among her accomplishments, she facilitated critical cost-saving measures for several companies during periods of slow economic growth. She was a key participant in the merger of multiple businesses, streamlining a set of best practices for the newly formed company and thereby ensuring its future success. Donna has developed innovative safety programs and human-resource initiatives for several companies so as to ensure a safe work environment for their employees while also saving the companies time and money.
Most recently she worked for the Florida Masonry Apprentice and Educational Foundation as the Apprentice Coordinator of the Masonry Apprentice Programs in the West Coast Region. During her tenure as coordinator, she expanded the program by more than 400%.
MAF Executive Director
The Masonry Association of Florida, Inc. (MAF) is a not-for-profit corporation established in 1987. Our mission is to promote masonry construction, provide professional education to construction decision makers and support the mason contractors in Florida. Additional information is available on our website: www.floridamasonry.com or by contacting, Deb Bartolucci, 954-295-9926 or email@example.com.
Come out to the beautiful, Stoneybrook West Golf Club in Orlando! Enjoy a day of networking, relaxation, golf, door prizes & refreshments at the MAF Central Chapter Fundraiser Golf Tournament, all while supporting a worthy cause. All proceeds benefit the MAF Central Florida Chapter Apprentice Program, providing much needed resources to Florida's Next Generation of Masons!
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This course covers the repair and prevention of 8 typical problem areas encountered with masonry construction. These are cracking, moisture leakage, stucco de-bonding, stucco cracking, un-grouted cells, missing rebar, soft mortar and efflorescence.
Date: February 28, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 AM EST
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