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Marshall G. Linn III, Neumann Brothers President and CEO Receives Build Iowa Award

Monday, February 25, 2013

Des Moines, IA (February 2013) – Neumann Brothers, Inc. President and CEO, Marshall G. Linn III (Bruz) was recently awarded with the prestigious Build Iowa Award from the Master Builders of Iowa at this year’s winter conference. The Build Iowa Award is presented annually to individuals who exemplify the hallmarks of the construction organization: skill, responsibility and integrity. Past recipients read like a “who’s who” of icons in the construction industry.

“I’m extremely proud and humbled to receive an award nominated by my peers,” Linn said.

Honorees for the award are judged by their performance within the construction industry and their communities. Particular attention is given to how finalists perform in four key areas: contributions to the industry, contributions to the community, professionalism in business dealings and professionalism in construction projects.

Linn has been active in the construction industry and central Iowa community for over 40 years. He has served a 4-year term on the MBI Board of Directors, he is a member of the MBI Select Blue Ribbon Strategic Planning Committee, a representative on the MBI National Building Committee, a Management Trustee and Chair of the Central Iowa Carpenters Fund; a long-time member of the 750 Club; Served as President, Vice President and Treasurer of the Des Moines Construction Council and its’ Board of Directors for five 3-year terms; Serves on the AGC of America Labor Relations Committee and has served on the Board of the City of Des Moines Licensing & Appeals for 15 years.

In addition, he has devoted a considerable amount of time to the community: he has served on the Board for Mercy Foundation; Jacob’s Place; Army War College; Orchard Place; Episcopal Diocese Property Commission and the Fundraising Committee for the Des Moines Blank Park Zoo and supports countless charitable and non-profit organizations, such as United Way, The World Food Prize and Variety Club.

“MBI is the recognized leader of the construction industry in the State of Iowa,” Linn said. “I’m honored to have been given this prestigious award.”

Neumann Brothers, Inc. is a general contractor in Des Moines, Iowa specializing in pre-construction and construction services including new construction, historical renovation, tenant improvements, industrial and millwright services and design-build construction. Last year, Neumann Brothers celebrated their 100th anniversary.