Joe McLaughlin, CPA, CCIFP is Chief Financial Officer of Austin Industries. He began his career at Austin in 2002 and has held several financial management roles, most recently serving as Chief Accounting Officer for Austin Industries. Prior to this, he served as Austin Industries Corporate Controller and Operations Controller for both Austin Commercial and Austin Bridge & Road. Mr. McLaughlin is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and became a Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) in 2015. He has more than 24 years of accounting experience, with 19 of those years in the construction industry. Mr. McLaughlin served as the 35th Chairman of CFMA. He has been a member of the CFMA for 14 years. On the local level, he has served 2 years as Chapter President for the Dallas/Fort Worth CFMA Chapter. Mr. McLaughlin also serves as a Director on the Board of the CMiC Users Group. Members of the CmiC Users Group include IT and financial professionals from 27 of the top 100 construction companies ranked in the Engineering News-Record Top 400.