Mark Stevens, president of Stevens Construction Inc., was recently elected president of the Lee Building Industry Association (LBIA).

The LBIA is comprised of more than 800 industry professionals within Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties . The association aims to enhance professional development of its members through education, technical assistance and networking opportunities. Additionally, the LBIA founded Builders Care, the association’s non-profit division that provides emergency home repair and renovation services to needy, elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged homeowners.

A Florida native, Stevens is also the chairman of the Commercial Contractors Council of the LBIA. Professionally, he has managed or served as the project executive on more than 200 commercial building projects with a combined value of more than $300 million. Stevens has more than 20 years of construction industry experience and is the founder of Stevens Construction, Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Science in building construction from the University of Florida .

Based in Fort Myers, Fla. , Stevens Construction specializes in construction management and also provides general contracting and consulting services to architects, developers, contractors and owners. Other services include site and design team selection, budgeting, project scheduling, permitting, cost and quality control, and assistance with inspections, licenses and warranties. The company builds commercial, hospitality and healthcare facilities. For information, visit www.stevensconstructioninc.com or call (239) 936-9006.