John A. Hayes, President & CEO of Gates McVey Builders, Inc. and President of Gates McVey Butz Institutional Construction, LLC. has been appointed to serve a second consecutive term on the Collier Building Industry Association board, in addition to his first term on the board for the Lee Building Industry Association for 2007.
John is a 30 year veteran in the construction and development industry. A native of Minnesota, Hayes graduated with highest honors from the Dunwoody Industrial College, School of Building Construction in Minneapolis. Recent projects that John has directed construction on include NCH Briggs Health Pavilion, Challenger Middle School and Patriot Elementary School in Cape Coral, Lee County Five School Additions, Mirasol II Condominium and the Atrium Condominium Towers in Aventura, to name a few. His experience has included a broad spectrum of projects ranging from educational, government, medical, commercial and luxury condominiums. As a state licensed general contractor Hayes has been involved as both builder and developer for Gates McVey, greatly supporting the growing company, which has impressive projected revenue of $225 million for 2006.
Currently, John serves as Chairman of the Commercial Builders Council for CBIA. He has also served as past director of the CBIA and past director and officer of the Pelican Bay Rotary.
During his second consecutive year as a member on the board of directors for CBIA, Hayes will be one of 9 appointed representatives. CBIA has been a uniting force of builders, trade associations and remodelers in Collier County since 1992. The association is comprised of over 1400 members, and holds the largest membership for a single county builder's association in Florida.
For the Lee BIA, Hayes will sit on a board representing more than 1,000 firms from the rapidly growing counties of Lee, Hendry and Glades in Southwest Florida. The Lee BIA takes pride in its efforts to support the contracting community through forums, continuing education and professional development workshops.
Based in Naples, Gates McVey is Southwest Florida's premier, fully integrated construction, development and Real Estate Services Company. For more information on Gates McVey, call (239) 593-3777.