The Union-Affiliated Contractors recently learned how to go from “good” to “great” at Unity 2004 in Austin, Texas, as Kirk Alter provided insight into companies that made and sustained the transition to high-performing companies. Bill Ecklund covered current strategies and best practices for those who serve as trustees of multiemployer funds and benefit plans

The group elected Robert J. “Bud” Riestenberg of Flo-Rite Inc. (Riviera Beach, Fla.), for a two-year term as chairman of the UAC trustees. Tom Gent of AMSCO Mechanical Inc. (Granite City, Ill.) was confirmed as vice chairman.