Tri-State Summer Meeting Speaker Profile

Pierre Villere is the President and Senior Managing Partner of Allen-Villere Partners, an investment banking firm with a national practice in the construction materials industry. He has spent over four decades as an investment banker, serving middle market companies in their mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, and financing needs. Since 1996, he has focused his highly specialized investment banking practice in the construction materials industry, specifically in ready mixed concrete, construction aggregates, concrete products, and asphalt.

He is a member of both the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (“NSSGA”) and the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (“NRMCA”), where he serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the NRMCA Manufacturers, Products & Services Division, and also serves on other committees and task groups focused on membership development, government affairs, promotion, and benchmarking performance for the industry. He also serves on the National Steering Committee for the Concrete Industry Management (“CIM”) curriculum program offered at five universities throughout the country, as well as the Advisory Council of the Concrete Advancement Foundation, formerly the RMC Research and Education Foundation.  In 2021, he was awarded the William B. Allen Award by NRMCA in acknowledgement of his decades of education and service to the industry.

He has made multiple presentations on various aspects of the construction materials industry to dozens of local, state, and national trade associations and industry partners such as Mack Truck and GE Credit; he spent 15 years as a Contributing Editor at The Concrete Producer, and now currently writes a monthly column for three publications including Concrete Products, Rock Products, and Cement Products where he discusses the business and financial issues facing the industry, and also writes a quarterly column for Precast Today and the WOC360 digital newsletter. Over the past 50 years, he has served at various times as Chairman, President, or a member of the Board of Directors of nearly a dozen charities and non-profit organizations. He is an avid saltwater fisherman, waterfowler, and upland wingshooter.