Wheaton Named ABC NH/VT Board Chair

Matt Wheaton

Concord, NH – The Associated Builders and Contractors New Hampshire/Vermont (ABC NH/VT) chapter announced that Matt Wheaton, executive vice president of DEW Construction, has been named 2023 chair of the board.

Wheaton oversees estimating, business development, preconstruction and marketing at DEW Construction. Wheaton has served on the ABC NH/VT board of directors since 2018.

“I am excited to lead the ABC NH/VT chapter this year,” said Wheaton. “I believe the construction industry is the best place to find a career that provides for a family and helps make our community a better place. As part of our 2023 initiatives, the ABC NH/VT will help raise awareness of the career opportunities there are in our trades.”

(l-r): Matt Wheaton; Josh Reap; and Dan Smith, outgoing chairman of the ABC NH/VT board and principal/senior project manager at H.P. Cummings Construction Company

ABC NH/VT also welcomed new members Kayla Costa, assistant project manager at Fulcrum Associates; Daryl Luter, president at Fulcrum Associates; and Joshua Wise, president of LHR Fire Protection.

“On behalf of the ABC team, I want to welcome the 2023 board, which consists of 19 individuals representing a diverse array of businesses across our construction industry,” said Josh Reap, president and CEO of ABC NH/VT. “Coming into 2023, the ABC NH/VT announces a record membership count of 270 companies employing thousands of skilled craft and professional employees.”