IBC Traffic Inc.’s McCombs Becomes Chair of AGC Kansas City Chapter

Brandy McCombs, President at IBC Traffic Inc., is featured on the cover of Modern Builder magazine as the first woman to Chair the board of The Builders, which is the Kansas City chapter of the AGC. As McCombs begins her year as Board of Directors Chair for The Builders, the industry celebrates the milestone — she is the first woman in the association’s 136-year history to hold the position. She acknowledged that being a woman in an industry still run mostly by men has come with challenges.

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McCombs and IBC are active members of NUCA KC and participated in organizing Dozer Days as well as being a Diamond Sponsor. “I want to volunteer more,” McCombs says. “I love giving back — it’s how I find joy. It motivates me to see that I’m making a difference. To me, that’s what it’s about – helping others, seeing something grow.

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“Me serving in this role demonstrates that the industry is becoming more diverse and inclusive. That’s so important for the success of our future and in developing the best, most talented workforce possible.”

McCombs will serve as chair, alongside Vice Chair Angie McElhaney, Mark One Electric Company, Inc.; Assistant Chair Andy Heitmann, Turner Construction Company; and Immediate Past Chair Rob Cleavinger, JE Dunn Construction Company.

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Newly elected to the board are Steve Levy, McCownGordon Construction; Ramsay Manning, SDS Builders; and Mindy Rocha, CJ Industries.

“Brandy is the right person to lead us in this new phase of our association’s long history,” said President of The Builders Don Greenwell. “Her incredible professionalism and entrepreneurial spirit are exactly what we need in a time of transition and growth for The Builders.”

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The ceremonial passing of the gavel to McCombs took place during the program portion of The Builders Anniversary Event on Feb. 2, 2023, at The Gatsby on Oak. Nearly 200 members of the association were expected to attend.