The Nevada Contractors Association (NCA) recognizes industry leadership, excellence and innovation, and the year’s best projects at their annual Contractor of the Year Awards event. Martin-Harris Construction President, Guy Martin, is the recipient of the 2021 J.A. Tiberti Spirit Award. This award recognizes a company’s or individual’s innovative approaches to industry development, community involvement, and business integrity.
Guy Martin has built a 39-year career at Martin-Harris Construction through an intense passion for the industry, its future workforce and our local community. After joining the family business in 1982, Martin worked his way up from laborer to superintendent, estimator to director of business development, and all the way to his current role as president. Now, Martin is responsible for the overall management and success of Martin-Harris’s operations throughout the southwest U.S.
Martin is dedicated to cultivating the next generation of construction industry professionals. He currently sits on the board for Nevada Workforce Connections and has been involved with the AGC Las Vegas Chapter and National Committee as well as served on the Nevada Construction & Development Assembly for COVID-19 safety and best practices.
As a mentor and leader, Martin helps build and expand companies throughout Las Vegas. He champions Martin-Harris’ participation in organizations such as the Urban Chamber, the Latin Chamber, the Western Minority Supplier Development Council, the National Association of Minority Contractors and the Women’s Business Enterprise Council.
Martin also oversees Martin-Harris’ philanthropic efforts, including an annual blood drive and commitments to the USO Las Vegas, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada, the Michael T. Martin Memorial Scholarship Fund and Construction vs. Cancer. Last year, he was named “Pinkest Man of the Year”, raising more than $28,000 during the Las Vegas Real Men Wear Pink campaign benefiting the American Cancer Society.
Awards were presented at the NCA Contractor of the Year Awards event held October 21, 2021. Martin-Harris Construction was also awarded the Building Project of the Year under $15M for the Mesa Ridge Clubhouse and Amenity Center project.