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SANFORD, FL, March 12, 2021— Wharton-Smith, Inc. is ranked 42 on Associated Builders and Contractors 2021 Top Performers list, which recognizes ABC member contractors’ in safety, quality, diversity, project excellence and special designations, ranked by work hours. Wharton-Smith, Inc. is also ranked 25 on ABC’s Top 100 General Contractors list.

Published as a supplement to Construction Executive magazine, the ABC Top Performers lists identify the Top 200 Performers, Top 75 Trade Contractors, Top Electrical Contractors, Top Plumbing/HVAC Contractors, Top Specialty Contractors, Top 100 General Contractors and Top General Contractors Up to $50 million, all of which have earned the elite Accredited Quality Contractor credential, as well as the Top Performers with Special Designations.
“We are honored to be among the top-performing U.S. construction companies listed by the Associated Builders and Contractors,” said Ron Davoli, President & CEO of Wharton-Smith. “I am proud of our team members. Through their extraordinary contributions, collaborative spirit, and commitment to our core values, we have built a strong, trusted top-performing company.”

To be eligible, Wharton-Smith demonstrated world-class safety performance by achieving Gold status or higher in ABC’s STEP Safety Management System, which makes the top-performing contractors up to 655% safer than the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics industry average, according to the ABC 2021 Safety Performance Report. The Top Performers were ranked by size based on the number of hours worked in 2019, as reported in their 2020 STEP applications. ABC members that earn the AQC credential certify their commitment to quality, safety, craft and management education, talent management, inclusion, diversity and equity and community relations.

“The common priorities in our third annual list of ABC Top Performers include culture, safety, innovation, workforce development and driving market value,” said Michael Bellaman, President and Chief Executive Officer of ABC. “Collaboration and adaptation created a safer, more productive jobsite and workplace for Wharton-Smith, and I applaud these industry leaders for setting the standard in developing people, winning work and delivering that work safely, ethically and profitably.”

Access the 2021 Top Performers list at

About Wharton-Smith, Inc.
Wharton-Smith was founded on the core values of trust and hard work but also of humility and community involvement. For over 35 years, the Wharton-Smith team has had a continued focus on building communities, both with our quality projects and our dedication to the communities we serve.
Our Mission is to exceed our clients’ expectations by performing with the highest quality, professionalism, and fairness and by communicating with honesty and integrity at all times.
For further information, contact Kellyn Manders, at 407-321-8410 ext. 3370.


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