What is the biggest misconception about the industry?

The biggest misconception of the construction industry is that we have access to unlimited workers, materials and equipment. People don’t understand what it takes to actually perform the jobs and all the regulations and oversight, insurance and overhead costs that are required for our industry.

What is your biggest current challenge at work?

Finding qualified CPA's that fit with our culture.

What keeps you up at night?

Uncertainty in the economy and Federal and State legislation.

How does your ABC membership help your company?

Meet excellent companies with similar goals and beliefs.

What did you want to be when you grew up?

A business owner.

What do you look forward to each day?

Helping clients with any new issues.

What are you like to work for?


What is your favorite metro Washington hangout/restaurant?

Stanford Grill

What do you do for fun?

Golf.  Watch my son play lacrosse.

What book are you currently reading?

Crucible Leadership

What was your first job?


KatzAbosch is a leading certified public accounting, tax and consulting firm headquartered in Timonium, Maryland. As an accounting firm, our mission is to provide the highest quality accounting, tax, financial and management consulting services to our clients. At KatzAbosch, ten of our team members have the prestigious distinction of Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP), a certification held by less than 41 professionals in Maryland and only 1,140 professionals in the United States. Our comprehensive understanding of the specialized needs of the construction industry allows us to lead you efficiently and effectively. By understanding the needs and challenges of our clients we have made it our obligation to create, grow and protect their asset value.

Tim Ward