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Steve Black Retires After 33 Years with Spohn Associates

Steve Black
Steve Black
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Spohn Associates counts itself supremely blessed to witness the exceptional talent and tenure of Steve Black. After 33 years at Spohn, Black is hanging up his construction hat.

Black is not only a veteran of Spohn, but of the construction industry as a whole. His name and excellent reputation reach the far corners of the Midwest region and he is widely known for his knowledge in all aspects of construction, having spent another 10 years with a general contractor prior to coming to Spohn. Not only was he a model employee, colleague, and professional, but a friend to colleagues as well.

Eric Spohn said about Black, “Steve Black was an old school, hard-working, loyal, and dependable leader for us. He led by example and played a major part in making us the company we are today. I will always be grateful.”

Another close colleague to Black was Jeremy Sturgeon. Sturgeon's words regarding Black hold the same sentiment as Spohn's.

“Steve Black served the construction industry for over 33 years and retired with a reputation of respect from not only his colleagues but industry professionals as well," Sturgeon said. "There will never be another quite like Steve; neither in experience and knowledge nor character. Those who had the opportunity and pleasure of working with him understand and appreciate the great impact Steve made on the industry. He will be missed both personally and professionally. It is nice, however, to see a close colleague retire on their terms and have plans in place to enjoy the fruits of their labor.”

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Other coworkers also describe him in the following ways:

"He maintains composure in high stress scenarios, approaching each situation with poise and thoughtfulness."

"He is very skilled in illustrating complex topics in a clear way."

"Steve has a wonderfully unique sense of humor. Steve is a prime example of working your way up the ladder."

"His extensive construction knowledge and current position are the culmination of years of applied field practices and managerial experience."

"Probably the only Deadhead with a knack for details and affinity to contract verbiage!"

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"Steve has seen the industry grow and change in so many ways, and it has been our pleasure to serve alongside him. We wish him the very best in his retirement."

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