Build with Strength, a national coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, consists of fire service professionals, architects, engineers and industry experts committed to enacting safer and more sustainable building standards across the country. Build with Strength is continuously growing as we add partners who support our goals.For more information please contact Kevin Lawlor at


Jerry Jordan, President, Philadelphia Federation of Teachers

Scott Freda, SCF Consulting

James Connell, PDF Foundation Board Member

Derek Sawyer, Former Philadelphia Fire Commissioner

The New Jersey State Fire Chiefs

The International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Crafts