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Women In Construction Week

Women in Construction Week - Brittany Nolan

ABC is thrilled to celebrate Women in Construction Week! At ABC, women are a critical part of our organization and the construction workforce, and we are committed to recruiting and upskilling women in the construction industry as part of our efforts to continue growing a diverse and inclusive construction workforce. Many ABC member companies are women-owned and/or employ women in all areas of operations, from in the field to the office.   During Women in Construction Week, we are highlighting several ABC members to celebrate the great work they do every day of the year and to provide some insight into the women who represent our organization and industry, such as Brittany Nolan, Chief Operating Officer, Business Relations for Allstate Glass. Brittany Nolan Construction is a family endeavor for Brittany Nolan, chief operating officer at Allstate Glass.  She lists growing her second-generation family business from under a dozen employees to over four dozen, and acquiring a fabrication ...

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Women in Construction Week - Vera Fernandes Vadeboncoeur

ABC is thrilled to celebrate Women in Construction Week! At ABC, women are a critical part of our organization and the construction workforce, and we are committed to recruiting and upskilling women in the construction industry as part of our efforts to continue growing a diverse and inclusive construction workforce. Many ABC member companies are women-owned and/or employ women in all areas of operations, from in the field to the office.  During Women in Construction Week, we are highlighting several ABC members to celebrate the great work they do every day of the year and to provide some insight into the women who represent our organization and industry, such as Vera Fernandes Vadeboncoeur, Controller / Office Manager for Fernandes Masonry, Inc. Vera Fernandes Vadeboncoeur When you work in a family business, you wear a lot of hats.  Take Vera Fernandes Vadeboncoeur, whose four brothers started Fernandes Masonry in New Bedford.  Her roles range from controller & office ...

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Women in Construction Week - Tiffani Tartaglia

ABC is thrilled to celebrate Women in Construction Week! At ABC, women are a critical part of our organization and the construction workforce, and we are committed to recruiting and upskilling women in the construction industry as part of our efforts to continue growing a diverse and inclusive construction workforce. Many ABC member companies are women-owned and/or employ women in all areas of operations, from in the field to the office.  During Women in Construction Week, we are highlighting several ABC members to celebrate the great work they do every day of the year and to provide some insight into the women who represent our organization and industry, such as Tiffani Tartaglia, Division Manager for Resource Options Inc.  Tiffani Tartaglia Tiffani Tartaglia fell into the construction industry by accident. She had an interview with Resource Options Inc., which provides staffing solutions to the construction, environmental and information technology industries.  With a ba ...

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Women in Construction Week - Jackie Sullivan

ABC is thrilled to celebrate Women in Construction Week! At ABC, women are a critical part of our organization and the construction workforce, and we are committed to recruiting and upskilling women in the construction industry as part of our efforts to continue growing a diverse and inclusive construction workforce. Many ABC member companies are women-owned and/or employ women in all areas of operations, from in the field to the office.  During Women in Construction Week, we are highlighting several ABC members to celebrate the great work they do every day of the year and to provide some insight into the women who represent our organization and industry, such as Jackie Sullivan, Sales/Estimator/Marketing for Skinner Demo. Jackie Sullivan When Jackie Sullivan was in high school, she wanted to be a carpenter, but everyone told her it was impossible because she’s female and only 5-feet tall.  Fast forward to the present and she’s been working in the construction industry f ...

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Women in Construction Week - Anne Powers

ABC is thrilled to celebrate Women in Construction Week! At ABC, women are a critical part of our organization and the construction workforce, and we are committed to recruiting and upskilling women in the construction industry as part of our efforts to continue growing a diverse and inclusive construction workforce. Many ABC member companies are women-owned and/or employ women in all areas of operations, from in the field to the office.  During Women in Construction Week, we are highlighting several ABC members to celebrate the great work they do every day of the year and to provide some insight into the women who represent our organization and industry, such as Anne Powers, President and CEO of American Tele-Connect Services, Inc.  Anne Powers When Anne Powers met her future husband, he had a telecommunications company.  After they got married, they formed American Tele-Connect Services, Inc.  Today, Anne serves as president and CEO. In 2014 the company performed ...

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Women in Construction Week - Deborah Makowsky

ABC is thrilled to celebrate Women in Construction Week! At ABC, women are a critical part of our organization and the construction workforce, and we are committed to recruiting and upskilling women in the construction industry as part of our efforts to continue growing a diverse and inclusive construction workforce. Many ABC member companies are women-owned and/or employ women in all areas of operations, from in the field to the office.  ​ During Women in Construction Week, we are highlighting several ABC members to celebrate the great work they do every day of the year and to provide some insight into the women who represent our organization and industry, such as Deborah Makowsky, Territory Sales Manager for WillScot. Deborah Makowsky When Deborah Makowsky and her family moved after many years in the same area, she found her searching for a job in a new place.  Luckily for her, the skills she acquired in past jobs were transferable, and she quickly landed on her feet. Today, as terri ...

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Women in Construction Week - Deborah Lemos

ABC is thrilled to celebrate Women in Construction Week! At ABC, women are a critical part of our organization and the construction workforce, and we are committed to recruiting and upskilling women in the construction industry as part of our efforts to continue growing a diverse and inclusive construction workforce. Many ABC member companies are women-owned and/or employ women in all areas of operations, from in the field to the office.  ​ During Women in Construction Week, we are highlighting several ABC members to celebrate the great work they do every day of the year and to provide some insight into the women who represent our organization and industry, such as Deborah Lemos, President/Owner of MEC Technologies, Inc.             Deborah Lemos Deborah Lemos has always been fascinated with management, which led her to earn a BS in business from Northeastern.  When her husband Bill started MEC Electrical Contractors, she go ...

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Women in Construction Week - Brenda Laurenza

ABC is thrilled to celebrate Women in Construction Week! At ABC, women are a critical part of our organization and the construction workforce, and we are committed to recruiting and upskilling women in the construction industry as part of our efforts to continue growing a diverse and inclusive construction workforce. Many ABC member companies are women-owned and/or employ women in all areas of operations, from in the field to the office.  During Women in Construction Week, we are highlighting several ABC members to celebrate the great work they do every day of the year and to provide some insight into the women who represent our organization and industry, such as Brenda Laurenza, Owner/President of Bald Hill Builders, LLC. Brenda Laurenza Brenda Laurenza’s dad owned a tile business and used to bring Brenda to jobsites when she was young.  Brenda loved being his helper and the buzz of activity and watching the work progress to completion. But it was only after college and st ...

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Women in Construction Week - Jane Kaplan Peck

ABC is thrilled to celebrate Women in Construction Week! At ABC, women are a critical part of our organization and the construction workforce, and we are committed to recruiting and upskilling women in the construction industry as part of our efforts to continue growing a diverse and inclusive construction workforce. Many ABC member companies are women-owned and/or employ women in all areas of operations, from in the field to the office.  ​ During Women in Construction Week, we are highlighting several ABC members to celebrate the great work they do every day of the year and to provide some insight into the women who represent our organization and industry, such as Jane Kaplan Peck, Chief operating officer (COO) for Kaplan Construction. Jane Kaplan Peck Jane Kaplan Peck has been immersed in Kaplan Construction, the family business she now serves as COO, since childhood.  “At six months old I was present at my parents’ first meeting with their accountants,” she says. ...

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Women in Construction Week - Diana Hasan

ABC is thrilled to celebrate Women in Construction Week! At ABC, women are a critical part of our organization and the construction workforce, and we are committed to recruiting and upskilling women in the construction industry as part of our efforts to continue growing a diverse and inclusive construction workforce. Many ABC member companies are women-owned and/or employ women in all areas of operations, from in the field to the office.  During Women in Construction Week, we are highlighting several ABC members to celebrate the great work they do every day of the year and to provide some insight into the women who represent our organization and industry, such as Diana Hasan, Human Resources Director for C.E. Floyd Company, Inc. Diana Hasan Diana Hasan, Human Resources Director for C.E. Floyd Company, Inc., a general contractor, says the best advice she ever got came from a couple of mentors, who told her about the importance of getting honest from feedback from bosses and peers alike. She ...

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