FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Chad Harvey, secretary to the Mid Atlantic BX (MABX) Board of Directors, announced today that the association has hired Bret Davis as director of information technology.
Davis, who previously served as associate vice president of information technology at the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (PCUA), has more than 10 years experience in IT and six years of senior management experience. He started with PCUA in 2001 as network administrator and was promoted to associate vice president in 2005.
“Bret Davis brings a combination of IT and leadership experience, which is ideal for our director of information technology position,” Harvey said. “His experience within a professional association will prove to be beneficial, as we continue to improve our products and services for members.”
The director of information technology role is a new position at MABX. This position is responsible for the management and oversight of the organization's entire information management system, including computer hardware and software installation, maintenance, and overseeing the database that supports the MABX project information reporting system, COOL. COOL houses 14,000 construction projects each year, as well as a large archive.
Davis will also be involved in improving the current MABX technology offerings and implementing new technology and services in the near future.
Davis has a Bachelors of Science degree in information technology from Central Penn College, an associate degree in computer systems from York Technical Institute, and is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer. Prior to joining PCUA in 2001, he was chief technology assistant at Tuscarora School District in Mercersburg, PA.
Founded in 1938, Mid Atlantic BX has played an integral role in the success and growth of the commercial construction industry throughout the Mid-Atlantic region - developing innovative solutions to maximize member business development initiatives and to streamline the bidding process. Mid Atlantic BX provides real-time, 24/7 access to nearly 14,000 new construction projects annually – totaling more than $30 billion, along with project blueprints, specs, addenda, bid lists and other pertinent bidding documents.
From online, industry-specific services to the Construction Buyers Guide, Construx magazine, networking events and industry-specific training seminars, Mid Atlantic BX connects the construction industry from project concept through completion.