The National Association of Tower
Erectors has named Todd Schlekeway as its executive director. He succeeds
Patrick Howey, who resigned last year.
comes from outside the industry, he has political, media and public policy
experience. He previously worked at Full Court Strategies Group, a public
relations firm that he founded. He has also served in the South Dakota State
House and State Senate.
NATE Chairman Jim Coleman said, “We are excited about
Todd’s commitment and enthusiasm for our mission of providing a unified voice
for safety, standards and education for tower erection, service and maintenance
companies. His expertise comes at an essential time as we continue to advance
NATE’s mission of safety and pledge continued focus to reduce risk in every
project of which we engage.”