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Justin Lazenby is New Chairman of the NRMCA Research, Engineering and Standards Committee

Thomas Concrete, a leader in the ready-mix concrete industry, is proud to announce the appointment of Justin Lazenby as the new chairman of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) Research Engineering and Standards Committee.

With a career spanning over two decades at Thomas Concrete, Justin steps into this role with a deep understanding of the concrete industry and a clear vision for its future.

Background and Career at Thomas Concrete

Justin Lazenby has been a part of the Thomas Concrete team since 2001, starting his career as a Lab Technician. His early exposure to the concrete business through his father’s extensive career in ready-mix operations has deeply influenced his professional path and leadership style. Over the years, Justin’s roles have evolved from Lab Technician to Field Technician, and subsequently to managing multiple territories across Atlanta. During the recession, he notably managed technical services efforts for half of the plants in the Atlanta Division, including the lab. In late 2013, he was promoted to Technical Services Manager for the Atlanta division and in 2023, Justin assumed the role of Director of Technical Services.

Role and Vision for the NRMCA Committee

As chairman, Justin Lazenby will coordinate and consult on issues that support the NRMCA’s advocacy on standards impacting the industry. His focus will be on fostering the adoption of new technology and sustainability practices, promoting performance-based specifications, and enhancing the quality of ready-mixed concrete through comprehensive policy and criteria for plant and company certifications.

“My main goal,” Justin states, “will be to continue the growth of the committee and engage new members to identify and address the industry’s needs.” He aims to steer the committee in tackling key concerns of ready-mixed suppliers and advancing meaningful industry-wide enhancements.

Impact on Thomas Concrete

This prestigious role complements his work at Thomas Concrete, where striving for excellence and industry leadership is a daily endeavor. “I believe this role and my role at Thomas go hand in hand. As we strive to earn ‘The Concrete Specialist’ title every day, engaging in roles that help the industry and ourselves grow is essential,” Justin reflects.

Justin Lazenby, Director of Technical Services, shares expert guidance on advanced concrete solutions.
Justin Lazenby

Justin Lazenby

Director of Technical Services

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