Industry Assocations

Mr. David Lukens
Chief Executive Officer
Associated General Contractors of America (AGC)
2300 Wilson Blvd., Suite 400
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 548-3118; FAX: (703) 548-3119


AGCA is a non-profit entity serving the construction industry since 1922 with local chapters in every major city. It is committed to enhancing the professional construction industry and raising its visibility within America's business and legislative arenas.

Mr. Leigh Ann Pusey
American Insurance Association(AIA)
2101 L Street NW
Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 828-7100 FAX: (202) 293-1219


AIA is a non-profit organization representing insurance companies across the United States. It is the main lobbying arm for the insurance industry


Ms. Susan Nolte
American Bar Association (ABA)
Section of Tort and Insurance Practice
750 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 988-5650; FAX: (312) 988-6230


This is the section of the ABA where Fidelity and Surety issues are addressed. They also provide educational opportunities.


Ms. Lynn Schubert
The Surety & Fidelity Association of America(SFAA)
1101 Connecticut Ave, NW
Washington DC 20036
Phone 202/463- 0600; FAX 202/463-0606

The SFAA (formerly known as The Surety Association of America) is a trade association consisting of companies that collectively write the majority of surety and fidelity bonds in the United States. SFAA provides a forum for suretyship problems and education opportunities and assists in developing potential markets and promotes the interests of suretyship in the U.S. and abroad.

Mark H. McCallum, Chief Executive Officer
National Association of Surety Bond Producers(NASBP)
1140 19th Street, NW, Suite 800
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 686-3700 FAX: (202) 686-3656

Established in 1942, the National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP) is a trade association of companies employing professional surety bond producers and brokers, personnel who specialize in surety bonding, issuing bid, performance, and payment bonds for construction and commercial applications. Bond producers bring value to the contractor-surety relationship, and surety bonds bring value to the Nation’s construction projects. Bond producers virtually touch every contractor bidding or proposing on public works projects.

Mr. Richmond Copeland
National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC)
1333 F St., NW Suite 500
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 347-8259; FAX: (202) 628-1876

NAMC is a full service non-profit minority business trade association, established in 1969, to address the needs and concerns of minority contractors nationwide. Its membership covers 47 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Surety Information Office (SIO)

The SIO assists in the promotion and education of the surety bonding process. SIO is supported by the Surety and Fidelity Association of America and the National Association of Surety Bond Producers.