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Snyder Appoints Alumnus to Residential Builders' and Maintenance and Alteration Contractors' Board

LANSING, Mich. – Ferris State University alumnus Bradley Laackman, of Grand Rapids, Mich., has been appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder to the Residential Builders' and Maintenance and Alteration Contractors’ Board.

The announcement was made on Friday, June 19.

The nine-member board assists the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs with licensing and regulating the construction, alteration or improvement of residential structures.

“Bradley brings valuable experience to this board and I am confident he will effectively serve this role,” Snyder said.

Laackman is director of interior construction services at Custer, Inc. and is the owner and principal at Honor Professional Management & Honor Seating. He volunteers as a judge at DECA, Inc., a fundraiser at Fold of Honor Foundation, is a member of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Michigan, a Next Gen board member at Wedgwood Christian Services, a member of the Economics Club of Grand Rapids and served for over nine years in the U.S. Navy.

Laackman earned a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management and Architecture from Ferris State and a master’s degree in business administration from Northwood University-Richard DeVos Graduate School of Management. He is also a graduate of Leadership Grand Rapids. He represents the general public and replaces Colleen Shannon.

Laackman will serve a four-year term that expires on March 31, 2019. The appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.