Character Under Construction

Each year the National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America hosts Character Under Construction, a networking event for the real estate and construction industry, at which we honor stalwarts of the industry. This year, we are honoring the over 30-year history and legacy of Buch Construction in the Mid-Atlantic Region. This exciting event will be held virtually on Thursday, October 8th.  Buch Construction President, Carl Buch and Senior Vice President, Mike Buch will be accepting the award on behalf of the company.

Monday, October 8, 2020

12:00 – 12:30 pm
Interactive VIP Reception

12:30 – 1:40 pm


Foundation Sponsors

Eagle Sponsors

Be Prepared Sponsors

Do Your Best Sponsors

Do Your Best Sponsors

Senate Masonry

Brunswick Woodworking

D. Jarmer Flooring

USI Insurance

Poole Mechanical


Aldridge Group

Good Turn Sponsors

Bob Fox

Digging & Rigging, Inc

SMI Signs

Sullivan Family

Past Honorees:


David Paul
Chief Operating Officer, JBG Smith


Monty Hoffman
Founder, Hoffman & Associates

Amer Hammour 
Executive Chairman, Madison Marquette


Stuart Levin
Fidelity National Title Insurance Company

Bob Fox
Founder, FOX Architects


Joseph Stettinius
Chief Executive, DTZ

B.Francis Saul III
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Saul Investment Group, LLC


James Koch
Senior Vice President, Hill International

Mike Ozatalar
Vice President, Parsons


Robert MacKichan
Partner, Holland & Knight, LLP


Gerald Sigal
Founder & Chairman, SIGAL Construction

Robert Tanenbaum
Principal, Lerner Enterprises


Bob Pinkard
Chairman & Co-founder, Cassidy Pinkard & Colliers

David Varner
Office Director, SmithGroup


Scott Forrester
Founder, Forrester Construction Company

Christopher C. Murray, III
Vice President & Managing Principal, Gensler


Jon Couch
President, Rand Construction

Wayne Bowers
Founder & President, W.E. Bowers


Bovis Lend Lease

Monument Realty


William Alsup, III
Senior Managing Director, Hines

Russell Hitt
Chairman Emiterus, Hitt Contracting


James G. Davis
President & CEO, James G. Davis Construction

Mitch Norville
Chief Operating Officer, Boston Properties

Raymond Ritchey
Executive Vice President, Boston Properties 


John “Chip” Akridge III
Founder and Chairman, Akridge Real Estate

F. Joseph Moravec
Commissioner, GSA


Roger Staubach
Owner, The Staubach Company


Abe Pollin
Owner, Washington Sports & Entertainment

Jerry Halpin
CEO, West Group


Oliver T. Carr
Chief Executive, Carr America Realty Corp.

James Clark
CEO, Clark Enterprises

John T. Hazel, Jr.
Senior Partner, Reed Smith Hazel & Thomas