Former M&D Mechanical President Nicholas Vance Receives Eagle Lifetime Achievement Award

Former M&D Mechanical Contractors, Inc. President Nicholas D. Vance was presented the Eagle Lifetime Achievement Award by Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. North Alabama Chapter.

Decatur, AL, December 15, 2011 --( Nicholas D. Vance, former president of M&D Mechanical Contractors, Inc., was presented the Eagle Lifetime Achievement Award by his peers at the North Alabama chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) during the recent EIC Awards banquet. Vance, the grandson of the founder of M&D Mechanical, was presented the award in recognition of his lifetime contribution to the construction industry.

"This is one of the greatest awards given to an individual within our industry and we could not be prouder that Mr. Vance was chosen for this honor," said M&D President Alan Schollian. "He instilled in our company strong values and the desire to maintain good business ethics in all that we do. He has also been a great leader in our local industry and has been a positive influence in the lives of many people in this area.

Mr. Vance was nominated for the Eagle Lifetime Achievement Award by members of the ABC North Alabama, which is comprised of member companies related to construction. The award is voted on by past leadership of the organization and is presented to only one individual per year. According to ABC North Alabama, the award is given to an individual who has "enhanced the image of construction, demonstrated the value of the free-enterprise system, and has proven to their peers that integrity and business ethics are the true measure of success."

About M&D Mechanical Contractors
M&D Mechanical Contractors, Inc. is based in Decatur, Alabama and provides mechanical, plumbing, HVAC, piping, and custom metal fabrication services to clients within the industrial, institutional, and government sectors. The company's current and past clients have included NASA, Army Corp of Engineers, UAH, Samford University, Huntsville Hospital, and numerous industrial companies in North Alabama. Originally founded in 1910, the company celebrated its 100th year in business in 2010. For more information, visit

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