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This is Fred Ball, Zions Bank, speaking on business.
Bud Mahas Construction has been providing general contracting services throughout the Western United States since December 1982. The founder of the company, T. G. "Bud" Mahas has been in the business longer than those 18 years. Before he founded the present organization, Bud was an owner of MGM Construction and Skyline Construction dating back 43 years ago.
Today, Bud teams with two sons to run the business. David is the vice-president and Steve is the secretary. The three are a dynamic combination and the management team brings youth plus experience to their jobs. Dave and Steve have been brought up in the industry and Bud is recognized as one of the giants in the industry.
I spend a lot of time with Bud. (Mostly on the golf course where he regularly beats me or anyone else he plays.) He is a competitor in sports and business. He is proud of his reputation for on-time completions, prompt handling of change orders, legal and financial management expertise and great quality work.
You can see the great buildings around the state that has been build by Bud Mahas Construction. The beautiful Skywest Office Headquarters in St. George and newly opened Zions Park Visitor Center and Transportation System, the Brigham Young Student Health Center in Provo, the Lone Peak High School in Alpine/Highland and the Cheyenne High School in Las Vegas are just some of the signature jobs recently completed by the company. And speaking of high schools, the firm has probably build more schools in Utah than any other company.
Bud Mahas Construction, Inc., will have annual billings in excess of $40 million this year and have done over a quarter of $1 billion of construction. Bud told me that there are several reasons for the success of the company. Much credit goes to the loyalty of his core employees and superintendents. Most have been with the company for a decade or more. Mahas subcontractors know that the company will run the projects well and therefore provide their best prices.
I regularly see the Bud Mahas Trailers on construction sites around the state. It appears that Bud, David and Steve will continue to build their company as expertly as they build their projects.
This is Fred Ball. I'm speaking on business.