New Executive Director Named for Connecticut Concrete Promotion Council

Wethersfield, CT- Don Shubert, Executive Director of the Connecticut Construction Industries Association (CCIA), is pleased to announce the appointment of Dominic Di Cenzo as Executive Director of the Connecticut Concrete Promotion Council (CCPC), a supporting committee of the Connecticut Ready Mixed Concrete Association (CRMCA). Di Cenzo comes to the CCPC with extensive experience in the construction and building materials market. His responsibilities will be promoting the Connecticut Ready Mixed Concrete Association, managing educational programs for both members and those allied to the field, and managing communications to the media and digital outlets.

CRMCA President, Kevin Miller of Tilcon Connecticut remarked that, “The mission of CRMCA is to promote the use of ready mixed concrete and innovative construction products and technologies. The CRMCA provides both social and educational opportunities for members to discuss and learn about the latest trends and technologies in the ready mixed concrete industry. CRMCA also offers a concrete inspection certification program to ensure quality control for concrete products and applications. Additionally, the CRMCA works through the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) on federal and local industry matters. We are looking for Dominic, with his marketing and industry experience, to assist the CRMCA to promote the NRMCA national “Build with Strength” campaign to get that message out to the Connecticut construction community.”

Don Penepent, of Tilcon Connecticut and Co-Chair of the CRMCA’s Education Committee, also commented that, “CRMCA’s Concrete Promotion Council is the most active committee in the division, hosting meetings and a variety of educational and concrete promotional programs and events throughout the year. The programs promote the use of cast concrete as the material of choice for all types of commercial and residential construction. In Dominic’s new role, he will concentrate efforts in promoting the use and benefits of cast concrete as a better construction material option through educational sessions to both CRMCA members and other audiences such as architects, home builders and design firms in the state of Connecticut.”

Di Cenzo has held international marketing and sales positions with several Connecticut construction product manufacturers including LATICRETE International, a global manufacturer of tile and stone installation products headquartered in Bethany; Five Star Products of Shelton, a supplier of precision grouts and concrete repair mortars; and Neoperl, Inc., an OEM supplier of faucet aerators and plumbing attachments located in Waterbury. He is a past member of ICRI (International Concrete Repair Institute) and the IPCMA (International Packaged Concrete Manufacturers Association).

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