November 16, 2022 – Clark Branum, noted decorative concrete speaker, trainer, and quality control manager, has joined the Technical Division of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO, as the decorative and polished concrete specialist. It is a part-time position. This role provides leadership, counsel, and direction for the Decorative Concrete Council (DCC) and the Concrete Polishing Council (CPC). One of the key responsibilities is answering two technical hotlines, one for decorative concrete and one for polished concrete questions.
Branum, with over 40 years in the concrete industry, is the training and technical director for Sundek Products. He is the liaison with industry organizations including the American Concrete Institute (ACI), World of Concrete (WOC), and the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program. Prior to this position, he was the training and specification manager for Diamatic USA; national training and technical development director for L.M. Scofield Co.; and technical director for Brickform Products. He began his career as a laborer and concrete finisher.
Branum has spoken to numerous concrete industry groups including WOC seminars. He has developed both curriculum and certification programs and has extensive experience in teaching and training. He is the chair of ACI-ASCC 310 Decorative Concrete.
The American Society of Concrete Contractors is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the capabilities of those who build with concrete, and to providing them a unified voice in the construction industry. Members include concrete contracting firms, manufacturers, suppliers, and others interested in the concrete industry such as architects, specifiers, and distributors. There are approximately 720 member companies in the United States and 11 foreign countries. For more information, visit www.ascconline.org or call the ASCC office at (866) 788-2722.