The National Academy of Construction (NAC) has elected Raymond R. Oneglia, executive vice chairman of O&G Industries, Inc., as a member of its 2016 class. He was inducted Oct. 20 at the NAC Annual Meeting here in Napa at the Silverado Resort and Spa. The 2016 class includes 30 new inductees. Three hundred industry leaders were considered for the NAC’s rigorous nomination and election process.
“The new members of the National Academy of Construction represent the best of the best of those who have distinguished themselves through stellar careers and contributions to the engineering and construction industry,” said Wayne Crew, General Secretary of NAC, in a written statement. “Our mission is to recognize these leaders and to share the academy’s reservoir of expertise in all facets of the built environment in service to our nation.”
Oneglia is a family member of the fourth generation, family-owned O&G. He shares the running of the company with his brother, David, and cousin, Greg. He has been involved in industry-wide union negotiations for the Connecticut Construction Industries Association since 1972. He chaired the Negotiating Committee for the Laborers, Operating Engineers, Teamsters, and Carpenters for over 30 years. He is responsible for many of O&G’s acquisitions over the years, making O&G one of the foremost materials companies in Connecticut. He was instrumental in building relationships with Perini Corporation and TutorSaliba on the West Coast. As a result, O&G has been a joint venture partner on major projects around the U.S. Oneglia holds a bachelor of science degree from Union College. He is the recipient of the 2015 Moles Member Award.