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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 nationís 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 bachelorís degree from Taylor University.

Matt Minarak

Matt began working at CLRC in 2016. He graduated from the University of Tennessee Cum Laude with a Bachelorís Degree in Data Analytics. While in college he received a number of academic scholarships and was on the Deanís list. Matt is a member of the Business Analytics Society and is familiar with numerous analytical software tools such as SQL, R Studio, SAS, and MS Access and Excel. At CLRC he is responsible for doing many of the projects requested by clients and maintaining the CLRC database of settlements. In his free time he enjoys college and pro football, hiking and reading.

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

Anthony ďTonyĒ 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

Fred Barall, CLRC Board Member
Senior Vice President of Industrial Relations and General Counsel
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

Kevin Tighe, CLRC Board Member
Executive Director, Labor Relations and Workforce Development
National Electrical Contractors Association

Joye Blansett, CLRC Board Member
Director of Labor Services and Human Resource Management
Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractorsí Association