Launched in 2013, the Young Professional of the Year award honors one outstanding young professional who positively contributes to the success of his/her company, ABC Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter, and the Young Professionals group. 

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2016 Young Professional of the Year

James Kucera, (Zebby Sulecki Inc.)



The ABC Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter Young Professional of the Year Award honors a leader in the chapter age 40 or younger. The award was created to illustrate the contributions by young professionals to the enhancement of ABC and the construction industry as a whole. This year's Young Professional of the Year is James Kucera from Zebby Sulecki Inc.

James was described in his nomination as a person who "has been the face, and one of the strengths for Zebby Sulecki over the last several years. James' influence, and direct leadership has been one of the primary reasons that Zebby Sulecki has grown into the company that it is today."

James has been a valued employee at Zebby Sulecki Inc. for more than 16 years. Zebby Sulecki, President of Zebby Sulecki Inc., said in his recommendation of James for this award, "From day one with our company, he has shown a thirst for learning how to do things the best way and how to grow professionally while at the same time maintaining his integrity, credibility, and high ethical standards. James demonstrates strong advocacy for the value and principles of the merit shop philosophy while acting as a positive ambassador for the construction industry overall. I endorse James for the Young Professional Award with both pride and conviction."

James has been very involved in ABC Eastern Pa. Chapter. He was one of the founding members of the Young Professionals Committee, and has served as Steering Committee Chair of the group. He has been an active member of the Business Development Committee, the Membership Committee, and most recently the Workforce Development Committee/ James has also been personally responsible for recruiting several new members directly into the chapter and currently holds a position on the chapter's Board of Directors.

James holds several positions within his local church, including: as a Board Member, Lay Leader, Usher, and a Chair of the Growing our Futures Committee. He also enjoys spending time coaching his daughter's soccer teams.

Congratulations James Kucera, 2016 Young Professional of the Year!