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I have been involved with the Subcontractors Association of the Delaware Valley since 2001. My involvement is deep-rooted with being on the board and chairing two committees. This association has a tremendous amount to offer its members and associates. Vendors get to network with key subcontractors in the area while subcontractors support each other in various aspects of the construction market. The monthly meetings are an invaluable asset with educational forums and GC/CM presentations. I look forward to our monthly meetings and special events to promote better business practices, networking, and just plain old encouragement with your colleagues. I/We will continue to be active members of the SADV for many years to come!

  • Jim Smith
  • Business Development
  • Armor Masonry

SADV Professional Showcase 2016 ……”You know how to throw one “Heckuva Party”!!!  Great location, great atmosphere, great food and great opportunities for networking.  So glad that we were among the 450 attendees that had the opportunity to experience it and participate in yet another FIRST-CLASS event held by the SADV!!!”

  • Mike Esbensen
  • Sales Representative
  • Re-Steel Supply Co., Inc.

“…..Need to say something out loud!! We have been members of SADV for a lot of years…. Never have we had such great communications, you are truly the missing piece to puzzle. Your dedication to SADV and its membership is obvious! You are really awesome and doing a seriously great job from the website to your always friendly voice when I call on you with questions and concerns.

I just wanted you to know how much we appreciate you here at Robinson Steel Co.  Keep up the good work!!”

  • Kristina Lebold Antonelli
  • Director of Operations
  • Robinson Steel Company
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“.... We are so glad to be involved in an organization as well run and active as your!!!!”

  •  Jeff Smith
  •  New Installation Territory Sales Manager
  •  ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas 

“The SADV is an organization that has evolved over the years, for the better, with many benefits.    Attending the monthly meetings gives members the opportunity during the BPI sessions to exchange ideas and advice. Some meetings are attended by General Contractors and Owners which gives SADV members the opportunity to build relationships and grow their businesses.”

Cherie DePiano
Owner
Windows Restoration & Repairs

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“Just wanted to congratulate and thank the SADV Organization for a wonderful golf outing yesterday at Jeffersonville.  It was my first opportunity at joining the SADV for any of their events and I thought that the support and atmosphere overall was terrific!  It’s encouraging to see such overwhelming support from the members and sponsors alike at an event like this.  I am hopeful to attend some of the upcoming monthly meetings in the future. 

     Thanks to you and all of the staff at SADV for a wonderful event including the lunch, dinner and prizes that were offered.  I enjoyed the opportunity to be a part of this yearly function and already look forward to participating again next year! ” 

Mike Esbensen
Sales Representative
Re-Steel Supply Co., Inc.

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“The SADV has proven to be a progressive group dedicated to serving the needs of their members. It is proven through the success of their events and meetings that the SADV is a premier association offering guidance, networking and industry support in the region. The SADV has been beneficial by providing current information relating to contracts, insurance, safety and trends in the construction industry.”

Dennis M. Dougherty
President
Med-Tex Services, Inc.


“Joining SADV was one of the best choices I have made both for myself and for our business.  I believe that business success comes from one’s willingness to learn and try new things and then to share what we learn.  It’s in the sharing that we come to understand just how much more we have to learn and in the end we become both better people and better business partners.  SADV has a great group of members whose aim to allow open dialogue, educational programs and networking opportunity among subcontractors in various construction trades is the reason I stay involved.  Of course the fun we have at the golf outings and other sponsorship events also counts!”

Valerie King
R.A.M.M., Inc.


“E.P.Guidi’s support of the SADV is a valuable benefit to me and our overall company.  We benefit from the opportunity to meet and catch up with fellow colleagues at the SADV and CIC events.”

“In this business, interaction on a personal face to face basis is key in building and preserving long term relationships and SADV provides this opportunity.  Strategically meeting people and maintaining relationships helps foster these contacts in this era of 24/7 electronic commutations.”

“Business networking relationships help subs to continue to learn and grow both professionally and personally. SADV offers problem solving ideas and resources.  Members of SADV stimulate creative ideas and encourage all to work towards all of our goals, as well as provide welcome companionship along the way.”

Jack Mannke
E. P. Guidi, Inc.


“SADV is a vibrant and dynamic organization.  The educational events keep me informed about the fast paced changes in the industry while the networking events help me grow my business.”

“The impact this organization has had on my career is immeasurable.”

Robert Manley, CPCU, CRIS
Vice President
The SafegardGroup,Inc.


“How better than to be part of an organization that aligns with my company’s goals and my beliefs? That is SADV ! Commitment, dedication and camaraderie in an organization’s core that seeks to improve professionalism and education among its membership reflects the values that ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems instills in its employees. SADV creates networking and learning opportunities that are foremost. It has enabled me to learn as well as teach.”

Chris Quinn
Territory Sales Manager
ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems


“The Old saying goes…”It’s the best kept secret !”As a vendor of supplies of contractors equipment SADV has helped expand my sales and rentals over the past several years. SADV offers the absolute best networking opportunities with multiple trades of subcontractor’s, GC’s and CM’S along with education meetings and social events throughout the year. If you’re not a member of SADV you are missing out of being a part of the Delaware Valley’s fastest growing membership.”

Dave Spedding
Sales Representative
Norris Sales Company, Inc.


“The SADV has proven itself to be an outstanding organization to be associated with. My experience over the last three years as a member has been that of a welcoming atmosphere at each and every event held by this group. There are always members willing to introduce each other on social and professional level and for great referrals. I have found that SADV is the perfect way to introduce our company to other subcontractors and general contractors in a very professional way. BPI has been a plus for finding out more about companies that have moved into the area and are requesting quotes. With this info at least you have a starting point to base your decision to quote.”

Donald K. Rees
Senior Project Manager/ Service Div.
Miller Brothers Electric


“The Construction Industry is ever changing and challenging. Mistakes can be very costly, lawyers’ fees even more costly……..
SADV has provided us access to industry professionals willing to share their wisdom, enabling us to stay on the leading edge in a very dynamic environment.”

Chris Claudy
Suburban Enterprises Terrazzo & Tile Co. Inc.


“When I started Independence Steel, the first check that I wrote was to the SADV to become a new member. I appreciate the fact that the SADV provides the members with safety training, legal issues, and the opportunity to socialize with General Contractors, Construction Managers and Owners.”

Michael Tierney
Independence Steel, Inc. / XLE Metals, Inc.

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