New officers for masonry veneer group

The Masonry Veneer Manufacturers Association (MVMA), the trade association organized specifically for the adhered masonry veneer industry, has announced new officers.

Dan Mulhern, of Veneerstone, will serve as president and Chuck Stein, of Environmental StoneWorks, will serve as VP. Ardeen Brever, of Boulder Creek Stone, will continue to serve as secretary/treasurer, and Ralph Vasami of Kellen Co. will continue to serve as the executive VP.

“We are very excited to have the new team of officers on board,” said Mike Fischer, general manager of MVMA. “The outgoing officers did a really outstanding job, and I am confident that this group will continue to build on their success and do many great things for the industry.”

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the MVMA’s main goals are to build awareness of manufactured stone products, establish industry codes and standards, and to build collaborative partnerships with stakeholders in the industry.

As the new officers of MVMA, Mulhern, Stein and Brever will oversee and lead the communications, education and technical operations of the association.

Mulhern is the president of Veneerstone, a leader in the manufactured stone market and one of the original members of the MVMA.  He has served on the MVMA’s board of directors since 2007, and has served as VP of the board for the last two years.

Stein has been the president and CEO of Environmental Stoneworks for the past two years.  Prior to that, he worked for Owens Corning for 12 years, where he was president of the Cultured Stone business for three of those years.  He has more than 15 years of experience in the building materials industry.

Brever of Boulder Creek Stone has been in the cast stone industry since 1977. He has been involved in the installation and manufacturing of stone.  He has served as the secretary/treasurer of the Masonry Veneer Manufacturers Association from the time it was formed in 2006. 

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