10 episodes

The Contractor Chat podcast is hosted by Southwest Washington Contractors Association.
Each episode is 30 minutes or less so that you can stay up-to-date on the hot topics in construction without feeling overwhelmed.

Contractor Chat Southwest Washington Contractors Association

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The Contractor Chat podcast is hosted by Southwest Washington Contractors Association.
Each episode is 30 minutes or less so that you can stay up-to-date on the hot topics in construction without feeling overwhelmed.

    S2E2: Boards, Bags, & Brews with SMPS Oregon

    S2E2: Boards, Bags, & Brews with SMPS Oregon

    The A/E/C industry is dependent upon business development and marketing professionals to bring in new business; learn about the Society for Marketing Professional Services of Oregon & how it can help move the industry forward.BONUS: Learn about the annual Boards, Bags & Brews event!

    • 22 min
    S2E1: WA Labor & Industries Update: May 2019

    S2E1: WA Labor & Industries Update: May 2019

    We spoke with Washington Labor and Industries about some changes in laws/regulations and how they can help contractors stay compliant.Key contacts: Specialty Compliance Technical Specialist Bruce Springer 360-902-4514 (Plumbing)Electrical Lead Construction Inspector Dave Campbell 360-896-2351 (Electrical)Specialty Compliance SupervisorDale Partin 360-575-6933 (Construction)Construction Compliance Inspector 2Jaeger Evinger 360-896-2327

    • 30 min
    S1E8 Building Connections with the DJC Oregon

    S1E8 Building Connections with the DJC Oregon

    We got to sit down with Nick Bjork, Publisher, DJC Oregon. The DJC Oregon provides industry news, business leads, and call for bids.

    • 23 min
    S1 E7: Retirement Planning with Briana Blocker of Ameriprise Financial

    S1 E7: Retirement Planning with Briana Blocker of Ameriprise Financial

    Briana Blocker is a financial planner at Ameriprise Financial and the administrator of the SWCA 401k Program. Briana is a wealth in knowledge as it relates to personal finances and retirement planning. In this episode she offers an overview of the SWCA 401k and some insight on how to plan for your future.

    • 18 min
    S1 E6 Health Insurance Trends & Predictions in Washington State with Biggs Insurance

    S1 E6 Health Insurance Trends & Predictions in Washington State with Biggs Insurance

    Wondering what the health insurance market will look like for your construction company in the future? Join the conversation as we interview Tyson Fuehrer of Biggs Insurance to gain some insight into the current trends in health care and what we might expect to happen in the future... this might just be the perfect landscape to join a group health insurance plan. 

    • 17 min
    S1E5 Construction Fraud with Tiffany Couch

    S1E5 Construction Fraud with Tiffany Couch

    Fraud is a real issue in any industry but can be especially detrimental to construction. We're joined by Tiffany Couch of Acuity Forensics to discuss what fraud looks like in the construction industry. Did you know: Once fraud is discovered in a construction company, the theft accounts for upwards of $200k? 

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

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asmith5750 ,

Great resource for SW WA

great info. Great association. Thanks for launching!

Steke2u ,

Safety Compliance

Great conversation with Mark Nelson. Informative and entertaining!

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