Davis Iron Works, Inc., Walled Lake, recently announced that Frank G. Nehr, Jr. has become owner and president of the company. Nehr, Jr. has worked in the construction industry for 31 years, 25 of which have been at Davis Iron Works, Inc. He succeeds his father, Frank Nehr, Sr., who has been owner and president of Davis Iron Works, Inc. since 1984 and now serves as Chairman of the Board.
"I am honored to be president of Davis Iron Works, and am also proud to be a second generation business owner," said Nehr, Jr. Notable recent projects by Davis Iron Works, Inc. include the DAC expansion in Detroit; the U of M Stadium expansion in Ann Arbor; and they are currently performing work on the Notre Dame Stadium expansion in South Bend, IN.
Nehr, Jr. is also a past president of the Great Lakes Fabricators and Erectors Association, and past 2012 Chairman of the Board of the Construction Association of Michigan (CAM).
Nehr, Jr. attended Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering. He is a member of Meadowbrook Country Club and Huron River Hunting & Fishing Club. He resides in Howell with his wife, Patti, and their two children.