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R.H. Grabau Construction, Inc. - Awards
Jim Grabau honored as "Build Iowa" award winner by the Master Builders of Iowa
The Master Builders of Iowa awarded the "Build Iowa" award to James Grabau at a reception at the Polk County Convention Center on February 2, 2009.
The "Build Iowa' award was initiated in 1989 as a vehicle to honor one Master Builders member each year and to bring attention to excellence in the construction industry.
The award is presented to an honoree that best exemplifies the tenets of the organization: Skill, Responsibility and Integrity.
Nominees are judged on contributions to the construction industry, contributions to their own community and professionalism in their business dealings.
Grabau served as the president of R. H. Grabau Construction, Inc. in Boone from 1984 to 2010.
In Boone, Grabau has served as President of Boone's Future, The Chamber and Boone's Industrial Development Corporation.
He has served on the boards of the Boone County YMCA and the Hawkeye Federal Savings Bank.
He received the Al Kinney Award for distinguished service in the Boone Jaycees, the DMACC Alumni Award, the National Leadership Award presented by the National Republican Committee and served as a global ambassador for the Rotary Group Study Exchange to Australia.
He has also served as a Church Elder and Chairman of the Congregation of the Trinity Lutheran Church.
Grabau served as the President of Master Builders of Iowa in 1987 and during his tenure the MBI was awarded the Chapter of the Year/Chapter President of the Year by the Associated General Contractors of America.
He has also served as Chairperson of the Insurance Committee, the Manpower, Training and Education Committee and the Governmental Affairs Committee.
MBI President James Grabau
R.H. Grabau Construction, Inc. - Personnel
Grabau Construction would like to congratulate our past president James Grabau on his retirement in 2010.
Jim started working for the company in 1968 and served as President of the company from 1984 to 2010.
He also served as president of several local organizations including the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce and Boone's Future.
In 1987, he served as the President of the Master Builders of Iowa and was awarded the "Build Iowa Award" in 2009 given by the same organization.
"The relationships I have been able to grow over the 42 years I have spent working in this industry are what I cherish the most," Grabau said.
"These relationships include employees, designers, customers and most importantly, my family."
Grabau said his future plans include travel, golf and spending time with his family.
Master Builders of Iowa | Quality People Quality Projects
James Grabau, R.H. Grabau Construction, Inc., Boone, Iowa
R.H. Grabau Construction, Inc. - News
"At R.H. Grabau Construction we do more than just build buildings, we build structures and communities that will last for generations to come," said James Grabau, past president of R.H. Grabau Construction, Inc.
"At R.H. Grabau Construction ...
"At R.H. Grabau Construction we do more than just build buildings, we build structures and communities that will last for generations to come," said James Grabau, president of R.H. Grabau Construction, Inc.