November 11, 2021

Marko Dzeletovich, Founder and CEO of Coldbox, gives remarks as Chairman of CEBA during the 41 st CEBA Conference and Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. 


The Controlled Environment Building Association (CEBA) announced its new Officers along with Board Members being re-nominated during the closing session of the 41 st Annual CEBA Conference and Expo which took place last week in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Marko Dzeletovich, Coldbox, moved into the Chairman position, Sam Tippmann, Tippmann Innovation, moved into the Vice Chairman position, Scott Guimond, Fisher Construction Group, was elected Treasurer, and Vince Free, FREEZ Construction, transitioned into the Immediate Past Chairman role.

Board members re-elected to three-year terms include: Tim Nguyen, ESI Group USA; Dwight Clark, Jamison Door Company; Peter Clayton, CEBA UK Representative; Chase Deaton, Rytec High Performance Doors; Curt Edmisten, MTC Logistics; Wade Hudson, Cold Storage Construction Services; Jim Romine, Lineage Logistics; and Jake Stefan, ARCO Design/Build.

“I am very excited to become chairman of CEBA and serving alongside my fellow board members,” said Dzeletovich. “We are eager to continue building member value in CEBA like the certification program that we have been developing for Environmentally Controlled Building Professionals. This along with increasing the opportunities for forum discussions between members on relevant industry topics are just some of the great things ahead for CEBA members over the next year. These items are in line with our long term vision of achieving recognition for our members, promoting and developing expertise, building future talent and boosting the value our members provide to the controlled environment building industry.”

“We have been fortunate to have had some great CEBA leaders over the years, who have put their mark on the organization and have directly influenced the programs, events, and initiatives that members are able to take advantage of today,” said Matthew Ott, President and CEO of GCCA. “Marko is just the person to help us maintain this positive momentum for the organization and the greater industry as a whole. Many thanks as well to Vince Free for his leadership as Chairman and Tim Nguyen for his service as Past-Chairman the past two years.”

For a full list of CEBA Board Members,  visit the GCCA website.  



Contact : Meghan Rodgers, Vice President of Public Relations & Industry Affairs, Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) , +1 703-373-4300


About the Controlled Environment Building Association (CEBA)
Founded in 1978, the Controlled Environment Building Association (CEBA) represents the expert builders who specialize in the design and construction of controlled environment buildings, including cold storage warehouses, food processing facilities, clean rooms, pharmaceutical facilities, and foodservice and retail distribution centers. CEBA is where anyone looking to build, renovate, or modernize a first-rate, innovative facility comes to find the most experienced designers, contractors, and manufacturers and suppliers. CEBA is a Core Partner of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA). Learn more at .