Hays Companies is pleased to announce that Dave Wittwer was recently named the President of the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Foundation (SC&R). Wittwer, Senior Vice President at Hays Companies, has dedicated much of his career to the specialized transportation, crane and rigging industries.
The SC&R Foundation is the non-profit arm of the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA); The SC&R Foundation was established to promote workforce development for the specialized transportation, crane & rigging industry, through grants, scholarships, research and educational initiatives.
Wittwer, along with the new chairs and officers, will focus their efforts on emphasizing awareness of vast career viability, as national trends indicate a record-high need for skilled trade workers.
As incoming President, Wittwer stated “One of my priorities during the next two years, consistent with the strategic plan, is to stabilize the funding mechanism for vocational scholarships and educational scholarships. By doing so, we attract new employees to the industry and enhance the knowledge base of existing employees who, in turn, will be valuable, contributing employees to SC&RA member companies.”
With over 25 years’ experience in the property and casualty arena, Dave has a broad background and diverse knowledge. Dave previously served as the Foundation’s Vice President.