33 episodes

SMACNA's first podcast is called Let’s Talk Shop with host Angie Simon, CEO of Western Allied Mechanical and SMACNA President. Angie has been a leader in the Bay Area construction industry for many years. Starting as a young 22 year old project manager in the late 80’s when there were very few women in construction, Angie is now CEO of an $80+ Million Mechanical contracting firm with over 220 people employed. She is a registered Professional Mechanical Engineer and has worked for Western Allied Mechanical (WAM) for 30+ years. Angie currently serves on SMACNA National’s board as the first ever women national President for SMACNA.

Let's Talk Shop SMACNA

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SMACNA's first podcast is called Let’s Talk Shop with host Angie Simon, CEO of Western Allied Mechanical and SMACNA President. Angie has been a leader in the Bay Area construction industry for many years. Starting as a young 22 year old project manager in the late 80’s when there were very few women in construction, Angie is now CEO of an $80+ Million Mechanical contracting firm with over 220 people employed. She is a registered Professional Mechanical Engineer and has worked for Western Allied Mechanical (WAM) for 30+ years. Angie currently serves on SMACNA National’s board as the first ever women national President for SMACNA.

    Episode 33- A conversation with Jason Galoozis (Premistar)

    Episode 33- A conversation with Jason Galoozis (Premistar)

    Angie sits down with Jason Galoozis, Safety Director with Premistar. Angie and Jason talk about his rise through the industry as a safety professional and outline some of the best practices that companies can employ to ensure that everyone gets home safely.

    • 34 min
    Episode 32- Chris Hronek (SMACNA Innovator of the Year Tweet/Garot Mechanical)

    Episode 32- Chris Hronek (SMACNA Innovator of the Year Tweet/Garot Mechanical)

    In this episode of Let's Talk Shop, Angie Simon chats with Chris Hronek of Tweet/Garot Mechanical and SMACNA's 2024 Innovator of the Year. Angie and Chris talk about his expierience with pushing the envelope with technological integration in a shop setting, and reflect on Chris' career path and how he got to where he is today.

    • 20 min
    Episode 31- A Conversation with Steve Zahm (Procore)

    Episode 31- A Conversation with Steve Zahm (Procore)

    In the latest episode of Lets Talk Shop, Angie sits down with Steve Zahm, President and Chief Culture Officer with SMACNA Premier Partner Procore. During their converation, Angie and Steve talk about the origins of Procore and the work they are doing within the industry, along with outlining how to build a strong company culture that encourages innovation through collaboration.

    • 45 min
    Episode 30- Robert Beck (CEO of the John W. Danforth Company and MCAA National President)

    Episode 30- Robert Beck (CEO of the John W. Danforth Company and MCAA National President)

    In the latest Let's Talk Shop installment, Angie Simon sits down with Robert Beck, the CEO of the John W. Danforth Company and the National President of MCAA. During their conversation, Angie and Robert talk about his rise through the ranks of John W. Danforth, his priorities for his term as MCAA's National President, and how he seeks to collaborate with SMACNA and NECA on initiatives such as the MEP Innovation Conference. The two also dive into John W. Danforth's work with the Heavy Metal Su...

    • 36 min
    Episode 28: Chris Walker (Executive Vice President, CAL SMACNA)

    Episode 28: Chris Walker (Executive Vice President, CAL SMACNA)

    Angie Simon is joined by Chris Walker, Executive Vice President of CAL SMACNA. Angie and Chris discuss how he started with SMACNA, outline some of his legislative work on behalf of the industry in California, and talk about his ongoing initative to improve awareness about the need for enhanced indoor air quality.

    • 37 min
    Episode 29- Steve Richman (Milwaukee Tool)

    Episode 29- Steve Richman (Milwaukee Tool)

    In the latest episode of Let's Talk Shop, Angie Simon sits down with Steve Richman, Group President with SMACNA Premier Partner Milwaukee Tool. During their discussion, Angie and Steve talk about his career with Milwaukee Tool, the company's long history of innovation within the industry, and the value of their SMACNA Premier Partnership.

    • 32 min

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