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Announcing Tom Gilligan, Canam Joist & Deck, newest member of SPN's Board of Managers

Colleen Doucette

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Gilligan, President of Canam Joist & Deck (Jacksonville, Florida) as Board Member, representing the Southeastern United States.

Tom has more than 34 years of construction industry experience. His career path includes roles in Sales and Construction Management at two Butler Builder® General Contractors, as well as Regional Sales and General Management positions with Butler Manufacturing. In 2010, Gilligan was named President of Butler Manufacturing where he led the safe and profitable growth of the Butler business for nearly 8 years. Gilligan is also a past Chairman of the Metal Building Manufacturers’ Association (MBMA), having served for many years as an active member of the Board of Directors and maintains close ties to a network of General Contractors in the non-residential construction market across North America. In 2018, after a long career at Butler, Gilligan took the opportunity to become President of Canam Joist and Deck, a business he sees as having a strong and unique position from which to grow.

Gilligan’s background gives him an in-depth and realistic understanding of challenges and opportunities in the construction field, as well as a strategic perspective as to how Canam can continue to push the industry forward.

Under his leadership, Canam is focusing on comprehensive construction solutions that streamline the construction process while being delivered through Regional leadership and decision-making that is tasked with helping Canam customers to win more work, make more money and grow their respective businesses.

Gilligan earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of South Carolina and his Master of Business Administration from Rockhurst University.

He is married and has three children and four grandchildren.

We know Tom’s wealth of steel industry experience and knowledge will help guide the Network in a strong and positive direction.

Please join us in welcoming Tom to the Steel Plus Network Board of Managers.

Colleen Doucette, General Manager