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We Welcome Pierre Villere

RR051719 PGV headshotMay 17, 2019 – This month, Rock Products is proud to announce a new monthly column, The Strategist, written by long-time industry veteran Pierre Villere. It will appear in the print edition of the magazine, in our e-newsletter and on our website. 

Pierre G. Villere is president and senior managing partner of Allen-Villere Partners – an investment-banking firm with a national practice in the construction materials industry – that specializes in mergers and acquisitions. He has a career spanning almost five decades.

There is no substitute for experience. And Villere is dialed in, to say the least. While working with construction-materials firms all over the county, he has established a stellar reputation and an intimate knowledge of what makes the industry tick. His client list reads like a who’s who of the industry’s most successful companies.

Simply put, Villere is one of the most trusted and credible voices in the construction-materials industry. His industry savvy will be on display in every column.

So what can you expect to learn by reading The Strategist?

  • How national economic trends might impact the aggregates industry, and thus your business.
  • Why the housing market is so important.
  • Behind-the-scenes information on infrastructure funding.
  • Determining the valuation of your quarry business.
  • How to position your business for a sale.
  • The skinny on recent mergers and acquisitions.
  • Employment and compensation insights.
  • How to restructure your business.
  • Strategic planning tips.
  • How to navigate permitting and the environment.

And much more.

Today, business intelligence is a necessary planning tool. By analyzing important trends and insights for our readers each month, we hope to offer you the perspective and guidance you need to make important decisions and plan ahead. 

The aggregates industry is constantly growing and changing. Rock Products has always been on the forefront of information delivery, covering fast-emerging industry trends and leading its readers into the future one story at a time.