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Carey L. Peters, Ph.D.
Executive Director

Dr. Peters has extensive experience in collective bargaining, data tracking and statistical analysis, and program management. His expertise includes leading wage related negotiations with all of the building and construction trades unions, as well as numerous other unions. He understands first-hand the preparation, information, communication, and strategic requirements of successful collective bargaining. Carey has collected data, analyzed results, and given presentations on a wide variety of topics, including wages and fringe benefits, market share, total package analysis, safety, contract language cost estimates, performance management, 360-degree feedback, and organizational surveys.

Prior to joining CLRC, Dr. Peters spent 14 years with the Tennessee Valley Authority, the nation’s largest public power company, where he led wage and salary negotiations with over 14,000 employees and construction contractors in 20 unions. He earned his doctoral degree in industrial/organizational psychology at the University of Tennessee and has a bachelor’s degree from Taylor University.

Robert M Gasperow, MBA
Past Executive Director

Bob began his career with CLRC in 1979 and since then, under his leadership, it has become the nation’s foremost source of labor cost and related information for the unionized sector of the construction industry. Bob has served on the Business Research Advisory Council at the Bureau of Labor Statistics. He was recognized twice by the Engineering News-Record for his contributions to better construction industry information. He also has represented the United States in international statistics conferences. Bob has an advanced degree in quantitative analysis from Columbia University.

Matthew Aquiline, CLRC Chairman
Executive Director
International Council of Employers of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers

Anthony “Tony” Darkangelo, CLRC Board Member
Chief Executive Officer
FCA International

John Erickson, CLRC Board Member
Executive Director
National Association of Construction Boilermakers Employers

Denise Gold, CLRC Board Member
Associate General Counsel
Associated General Contractors of America

Steve Lindauer, CLRC Board Member
Chief Executive Officer
The Association of Union Constructors

James Lynch, CLRC Board Member
Vice President of Industrial Relations and Director of Human Resources
National Fire Sprinkler Association

John McNerney, CLRC Board Member
General Counsel
Mechanical Contractors Association of America


Nicholas Theisen, CLRC Board Member
North American Contractors Association

Bill Triplett, CLRC Board Member
Executive Director, Labor-Management Standards
National Electrical Contractors Association

Deb Wyandt, CLRC Board Member
Executive Director, Labor Relations
Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ Association