NexGen Mission Statement

The mission of NAEC's NexGen is to bridge the gap between the next generation of industry leaders and current industry leaders by providing education and guidance aiding in your direct success of the next generation of industry professionals. NexGen currently has over 200 active members representing over 85 companies with equal representation of contractors and suppliers. Our committee chair is John Mezzo, Dynasty Elevator and our Vice Chair is Morgan Jones, Hyperion Solutions.


  • Prepares participants for leadership roles and provides training and coaching for the succession planning needed by our members.
  • Bolsters the association and the industry by preparing our young members for executive management through leadership skills critical to our industry's survival and success. 
  • Provides education and guidance, along with invaluable networking with peers, to aid in the success of the next generation of industry professionals.

2024 Educational Retreat

 This annual event makes an impact on your business when you join NexGen, hundreds of industry peers representing over 85 companies! Build relationships with contractors and suppliers in our industry, participate in educational sessions, experience the benefit of small group engagement and expose your employees at all levels to education and technology. Visit our retreat website to sign up today!


Contact Us 

        Now more than ever, the next generation of leaders are stepping up to drive change and innovation in our industry. If you are a flexible 40 or under, and interested in joining this prestigious group of young industry professionals, please contact Danielle Chappelear at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.You must be a member of NAEC to join NexGen.


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