Overview

The Marcum Construction Summit is dedicated to updating construction industry professionals on the economic state of the construction industry. This complimentary event draws  construction contractors and other service providers from across Ohio.

Keynote Speaker

Anirban Basu, Chief Economist, Marcum LLP, ABC & CFMA

Agenda

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Registration, Lunch, and Networking
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Break
1:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Opening Remarks

Roger Gingerich, Partner, Tax & Business Services, Marcum LLP

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
The View From Washington: Legislative and Political Update

Matthew Turkstra, Director of Congressional Relations for Tax, Fiscal Affairs, and Accounting, Associated General Contractors of America

This session will provide an inside look at Washington, D.C., and what the spending decisions, tax debate, and infrastructure proposals mean to companies competing to be profitable in the construction industry. Matt Turkstra of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) looks at the construction policy agenda in Congress and the Biden Administration Congress and how actions in Washington will impact the industry in 2022 and beyond.

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Field Construction Robotics and Mixed Reality Streamlining Workflow

Jason LaBonte, Regional Sales Manager, Trimble

An in depth look into the world of Trimble Field Technology and how the latest Trimble Field Solutions are used in many steps of the construction process, resulting in greater efficiency in the field with rapid ROI. Highlighted topics will include field layout combined with mixed reality, augmented reality for site review, visualization, and QA/QC, and also 3D scanning; standard scanning and integration with SPOT the dog.

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Break
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
"No Time to Buy"

Anirban Basu, Chief Construction Economist, Marcum LLP

This presentation will supply in-depth analysis of the major factors shaping economic outcomes, including elevated inflation, lingering pandemic, worker shortages, war in Europe, rising interest rates, and stepped up infrastructure spending. It will then turn toward a forecast for the year to come: Is there more growth in our future, or is another recession on the way?

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Networking and Cocktail Reception

Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Anirban Basu

Chief Construction Economist, Marcum LLP

Anirban Basu is Marcum’s Chief Economist and the Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm in Baltimore, Maryland. The firm provides strategic analytical services to energy, supplies, law firms, medical systems, government agencies, and real estate developers among others.

Speakers

ROger Gingerich

Partner, Tax & Business Services, Marcum LLP

Roger Gingerich specializes in helping clients grow and develop their businesses through creative business and tax planning solutions. As an advisor, he assists clients in developing internal accounting procedures to streamline the recordkeeping process while ensuring the integrity of the information. In addition to leading the region’s Real Estate and Construction group, Mr. Gingerich also has experience in the valuation of privately held businesses and business interests. In this role, he assists business owners, entrepreneurs, and investors in buying and selling businesses including deal structuring, performing due diligence at the tax and financial level, and advising on financing alternatives.

Jason LaBonte

Regional Sales Manager, Trimble

 After spending 9 years in the construction industry with both designing fire suppression systems, and selling them, Jason branched off into new technology and engineering solution selling for companies working in automation, aerospace, heavy trucking, and defense, to name a few. He brings that diverse construction and technology background to Trimble, ensuring clients are aware of the latest technology including Field Layout, 3D Scanning, and Mixed Reality devices.

Matthew Turkstra

Director of Congressional Relations for Tax, Fiscal Affairs, and Accounting, Associated General Contractors of America

Matt is the Director of Congressional Relations for Tax, Fiscal Affairs, and Accounting for the Associated General Contractors of America.  In this role, Matt oversees all issues related to taxes and accounting for the construction industry with Members of Congress, the Administration, and AGC Members.  Matt oversaw the AGC advocacy effort during the consideration of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and Congress’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in numerous positive outcomes for the construction industry, including an increase in the “small contractor exemption” from percentage of completion accounting, ensuring construction was eligible for the newly created 20 percent deduction for qualified business income, and resolving a number of issues faced by contractors with the Paycheck Protection Program.

Previously, Matt was the Senior Manager of Government Relations at the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). He also chaired the Family Business Estate Tax Coalition, a group of over 50 trade associations committed to estate tax relief for family-owned businesses, and oversaw the coalition’s advocacy effort in 2012 that resulted in the estate tax relief in the American Taxpayer Relief Act.

Matt has extensive experience on Capitol Hill, working as the Legislative Director for Rep. Nan Hayworth (NY), and the Senior Legislative Assistant for Rep. Scott Garrett (NJ).  He also worked on the Committee on Ways and Means as the Senior Committee Clerk, where he oversaw the Committee’s hearings and markups.

Matt graduated from Gettysburg College in 2002, and grew up in Bergen County, New Jersey.  He currently resides in Alexandria, VA with his wife two children.

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