At its Annual Meeting on November 9, the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) presented its annual “Sheboygan County Economic Driver of the Year” Award to Gordy Veldboom, Owner of Oostburg Concrete and Field Tree Construction Management. The ‘Sheboygan County Economic Driver of the Year’ Award reflects the Veldboom family’s economic impact to the region. Veldboom’s vision has helped make the Village of Oostburg one of the fastest growing communities in the Sheboygan MSA, with growth of over 40% during the course of the past 35 years. The company was founded in 1943 by the late Gordon Veldboom, Sr., and six partners. The firm started out with a few second-hand trucks and trailers and carrying forms on the back of trailers, wheelbarrows for moving concrete.