MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 12, 2019 – Lehman-Roberts Co.,a leader in the highway paving, construction and aggregate industry, today announced President and Chairman of the Board Pat Nelson has been elected as secretary of the 2019 National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) Board of Directors. The installment ceremony took place at the 64thAnnual NAPA Meeting in Marco Island, Florida.
“I’m honored to have the opportunity to work alongside other asphalt industry representatives across the country,” said Nelson. “I look forward to learning from and collaborating with the board to strengthen alliances and continue to deliver value to NAPA members.”
Nelson will work alongside four other national officers, under the leadership of John Harper, Chairman of the Board. The NAPA Board of Directors is responsible for the governance and oversight of the operations of the National Asphalt Pavement Association.
Nelson has served as president of Lehman-Roberts Co. since 2012 and Chairman of the Board since. He is part of the fourth generation of Roberts family ownership, and as an active member of Second Presbyterian Church, where he serves as an Elder and previously served as chair of the Staff Committee and co-chair of the Capital Campaign Committee. In addition to his NAPA involvement, Nelson supports the asphalt paving industry by serving on the board for Tennessee Roadbuilders Association. Nelson also serves on the boards for Presbyterian Day School and Independent Bank and is actively engaged in the Young Presidents’ Organization.
About Lehman-Roberts Company
Lehman-Roberts Co. has been a part of the fabric of Memphis for more 80 years. Now in its fourth generation of family ownership, Lehman-Roberts Co. continues to build upon a long tradition of quality, trust and strong managerial leadership that distinguishes the company among competitors in the highway construction industry. With an impressive record, vibrant leadership and sister-company Memphis Stone & Gravel Co., Lehman-Roberts Co. is well poised for its next 75 years of success “paving the Mid-South.” For more information about Lehman-Roberts Co., please call (901) 774-4000 or visit www.lehmanroberts.com.
About National Asphalt Pavement Association
The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) is the only trade association that exclusively represents the interests of the asphalt pavement material producer/contractor on the national level with Congress, government agencies, and other national trade and business organizations. NAPA supports an active research program designed to improve the quality of asphalt pavements and paving techniques used in the construction of roads, streets, highways, parking lots, airports, and environmental and recreational facilities. The association provides technical, educational, and marketing materials and information to its members; supplies product information to users and specifiers of paving materials; and conducts training courses. The association, which counts more than 1,100 companies as its members, was founded in 1955.