Building Advantage Wisconsin

Archive: Jan 2018

Welcome Christopher Martinez to the CLMC Executive Board!

Chris Martinez is the founder and president of Dairyland Energy Solutions.  2018 marks the 20th year of the company which has worked on notable Milwaukee projects such as; Johnson Controls HQ, Northwestern Mutual, Miller Park among others.  Chris has remained an active member of the building trades and currently serves on the Milwaukee Electrical Apprenticeship Board as well as current board president of the Plumbing Mechanical Contractors.



Wisconsin State Indentured Apprenticeship – Milwaukee J.A.T.C.

Cardinal Stritch University – Business Administration

Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business – Executive Management


Additional Information:

  • Wisconsin State Certified Master Electrician
  • Member of The Joint Apprenticeship Committee
  • Member of Butler Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of National Electrical Contractors Association
  • Member of The Milwaukee Metropolitan Association of Commerce
  • President of Plumbing & Mechanical Contractors
  • Past board member of Milwaukee Achiever Literacy Services
  • Past School Board President, St. Anthony Parish School
  • Past Director of Associated General Contractors
  • Past labor member of the Negotiating Committee

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Save the Date! 2018 Building Advantage Career Fair

The date has been set for the 2018 Building Advantage Career Fair! Join us April 10th at the Waukesha Expo Center – meet trades professionals, participate in hands-on activities and discover the trade for you!

Please contact Anna Molinaro at or 414-897-1146  to  Register! and let us know how many students you will be bringing!  This event is open to all area high schools.

Welcome Tony Mayrhofer to the CLMC Executive Board!

Tony Mayrhofer is the Business Manager/Financial Secretary of Ironworkers Local 8. He was sworn into Ironworkers Local 8 on March 24, 1999. During his career as an Ironworker, he has proudly served Local 8 as an Instructor, Vice President, and Business Agent and served as Business Manager for the past four years. He is one of the first Business Managers within the International Association to develop a comprehensive 3 year Business Plan and has recently secured a $600,000.00 Supplemental Grant to expand training within Local 8. Under his leadership, Local 8 has been awarded the 2016 George E. Kratzer Award of Excellence from the International Association and has received the 2017 Lyle A Balistreri Outstanding Recognition Awards for Local of the year, Business Manager of the year and Business Agent of the year.

He served in the United States Army Reserve for 18 years and participated in three combat tours to Iraq and Afghanistan. In his spare time he enjoys cooking, canoeing and hiking with his girlfriend Kathryn.