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Bill Palmer

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Bill Palmer is Editorial Director for Hanley Wood’s Commercial Construction Group, which includes the magazines, websites, e-newsletters, and webcast initiatives for Concrete Construction, Concrete Surfaces, The Concrete Producer, Public Works, and Concrete Construction Products. Palmer is a professional engineer, writer, editor, and program developer with more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry, specializing in concrete, masonry, building design, and public works. He has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Colorado (1980) and a master’s from the University of Iowa (1982). He is a licensed professional engineer in Michigan and Colorado.

Palmer worked for the American Concrete Institute for 10 years as engineering editor on Concrete International and as director of ACI’s educational programs. While at ACI, he was also executive vice president of the American Society of Concrete Contractors for two years. Following that, he spent four years as executive director of The Masonry Society—a technical organization that develops educational programs and resources for masonry designers and contractors.

Palmer is an active member and Fellow of the American Concrete Institute, where he is a member of the Educational Activities Committee and Certification Programs Committee. He lives in Lyons, Colo.

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