Empirehouse Professional Memberships and Leadership Affiliations

Empirehouse supports and actively participates in construction industry professional organizations through individual and corporate memberships.


Professional Memberships

Construction Specifications Institute, Minneapolis - St. Paul ChapterConstruction Specifications Institute, Minneapolis – St. Paul Chapter

Minnesota Construction AssociationMinnesota Construction Association

Minnesota Builders ExchangeMinnesota Builders Exchange

Minnesota Subcontractors AssociationMinnesota Subcontractors Association

Finishing Contractors AssociationFinishing Contractors Association

Twin Cities Glass AssociationTwin Cities Glass Association

minnesota-glass-association

Minnesota Glass Association


Leadership Affiliations

Empirehouse team members actively involved on Association Boards:

IUPAT/FTI International Union of Painters and
Allied Trades / Finishing Trades Institute

James A. Bringle, CDT
Board Trustee since 2015

FTI-UM Finishing Trades Institute of the Upper Midwest
James A. Bringle, CDT
Board Trustee since 2012

University of MN Construction Management Advisory Board
Mike Gilbert
Chairperson since 2017

Twin Cities Glass Association
James A. Bringle, CDT
President since 2011 and Board Member since 2006

North American Contractor Certification
James A. Bringle, CDT
Board Member since 2016

Minnesota Subcontractors Association
Michael Gilbert
Board Member since 2014

FTI-UM Finishing Trades Institute of the Upper Midwest
Michael Gilbert
Apprentice Committee since 2014

Minnesota Construction Association
Patrick Lawrence
Membership Committee since 2016

Minnesota Glass Association
Beau Knock
Board Member since 2013 and serving as President (2015-2017)