Leo A. Vecellio, Jr., chairman, president and CEO of Vecellio Group, Inc., and past chairman of the American Road &
Transportation Builders Association, is the 2020 recipient ARTBA’s prestigious George S. Bartlett Award. The Award recognizes
an individual who “has made an outstanding contribution to highway progress.” Vecellio was recognized for his 40 years of
business success, extraordinary volunteer leadership contributions to national and state construction groups, and ongoing
commitment to supporting education and research through the Vecellio Construction Engineering & Management Program at
Vecellio served as ARTBA Foundation chairman from 2009-2016. In 2018, the Vecellio family was inducted into the ARTBA
Foundation’s Transportation Development Hall of Fame.
George S. Bartlett was regarded as the greatest single influence on the use of concrete roads in the United States. During
his career, Bartlett was lauded by contemporaries in the concrete and highway industry for his energetic and innovative
promotion of concrete roads.