11/20/2018: 布莱恩Binke Featured in Detroit Free Press

Octavous 克罗斯比, 36, has been on an upward trajectory with a steady paycheck — and no student loan debt — since entering the construction trades nearly two decades ago.

克罗斯比, who grew up on Detroit’s east side, started off as an apprentice carpenter for his employer, construction company Barton Malow, and went on to become a journeyman, 工头和, 最近, a superintendent.

“Everyone forgets that in these skilled trades, you can make almost as much at 20 years old as a college graduate coming out,” 布莱恩Binke, president and CEO of The Birmingham Group. “There are a lot of positions that are left unfilled today that start out at $20 (an hour).”

Read full article here: http://www.freep.com/story/money/2018/11/13/construction-trades-workers-detroit/1986685002/