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Bolton Named MCAA President

Robert M. Bolton receives the presidential gavel from MCAA past president, Armand Kilijian

Pawtucket, RI – Arden Building Companies announced that CEO Robert M. Bolton has been named president of the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA).

Bolton’s goals as MCAA president are to broaden educational resources for small contractors, emphasize diversity opportunities representative of the communities the organization serves, and create a collaborative industry for all member contractors. By providing opportunities to be a part of peer networks and connecting members within the industry, Bolton’s goal is to keep the industry relevant, innovative, and forward-thinking.

Robert M. Bolton stands between his two sons, Doug Bolton (l) and Connor Bolton (r), also a part of Arden Building Companies

He plans to build on the strong partnership with the United Association of the plumbing, pipefitting, and sprinkler fitting trades, which, he says, has successfully trained and prepared the workforce to meet the demanding needs of the industry while remaining innovative and competitive.

Bolton has spent his entire career in the mechanical construction industry. His grandfather and father were United Association members, and Bolton says they instilled in him a love for the work and the utmost pride in being a leader in the mechanical construction industry.