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Announcing AGC of California’s 2020 CEF and Achievement Award Winners

AGC of California is excited to recognize four incredible winners of the prestigious Construction Education Friend Award and Achievement Award at the Installation & Awards Gala on January 31 at the Fairmont San Francisco. Please join us in extending a warm congratulations to the following winners at our Gala:


CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FRIEND AWARD WINNER
Tammy Castillo, Local 3 Operating Engineers

Tammy Castillo has led a storied 30-year career in the building and construction trades, working in various capacities at Local 3 where she serves as Director of Apprenticeship. Castillo is an advocate for women and minorities in the building and construction trades, serving on numerous committees and panels promoting women in construction. She is currently a member of the Western Apprenticeship Coordinators Association and the California Apprenticeship Coordinators Association. 

ASSOCIATE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Abbigail Brown, CPM Logistics LLC

Abbigail Brown is the owner and President of CPM Logistics, a local California firm committed to supporting small contractors in the construction Industry. Brown founded CPM in 2013, following her role as Program Manager for AECOM in San Francisco and bond Program Manager in Southern Louisiana overseeing Hurricane Katrina rebuild efforts. She has since earned a reputation as a respected member of the transportation industry, affecting significant change in California in a very short amount of time. 

SKILL, INTEGRITY, RESPONSIBILITY (S.I.R) ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Darrin Lambrigger, Port of Long Beach

Darrin Lambrigger, P.E., CCM, is the Director of the Construction Management Division at the Port of Long Beach where he oversees the construction phase of the Port’s $4 billion-plus capital improvement program; the biggest marine port construction program in the nation. Prior to joining the Port staff, he was a consultant working on the Port’s Pier G Administration and Operations Building project. He also worked on projects with Parson Brinkerhoff, Coronado Unified School District, Huntington Beach City School District, and Pacifica Services, Inc. 

SPECIALTY CONTRACTOR ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
John Gutierrez, Griffith Company

John Gutierrez has worked in the construction industry for 15 years after retiring from the U.S. Navy where he served 21 years active duty. He started at Marina Landscape where he worked as an estimator and in business development, then later moved to Griffith Company to continue to expand his knowledge and understanding of the industry. Gutierrez has served on several boards and committees with AGC, most notably as Chair of the Specialty Contractors Council from 2016 to 2018.