Pete Gum named new Executive Director of SEAA

The Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) has chosen Pete Gum as its new executive director.

Gum, who has led not-for-profit construction trade associations for 29 years, was most recently president of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Pennsylvania. In this position and previous roles, Gum has demonstrated an aptitude for helping associations increase their memberships.

“We received applications from dozens of qualified candidates across the country,” said SEAA’s president, Geoff Kress. “The Board of Directors was extremely thorough in their search and conducted multiple rounds of panel interviews throughout the process,” Kress said. “We are thrilled to have Pete as part of our organization.”

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