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​Women in Construction Week - Pauline Lally

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 Pauline Lally, President/Treasurer of Piping Systems Inc. Pauline Lally Pauline Lally grew up in the construction industry.  As a child she followed her father, a steamfitter, around on service calls. Today, as president and treasurer of Piping Systems, Inc. (PSI), a company that provides commercial and industrial ...

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Women in Construction Week - Jacqueline Gorman

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 Jacqueline Gorman, President/Owner of Jacqueline Electric and Contracting Inc. Jacqueline Gorman Family has played a big role in Jacqueline Gorman’s career.  It was through her dad, who also worked in the industry, that she fell in love with construction.  She counts his advice to “Dig deep, work ...

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Building Massachusetts - Excellence in Construction Awards

ABC is pleased to announce the newest edition of Building Massachusetts is now available. Building Massachusetts is the official publication of tABC MA. This issue highlights the contractors and projects that were recognized as winners of our most recent Excellence in Construction Awards. Included you will find:

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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  1. Re: It’s Construction Safety Week

    We always use construction safety week to remind everyone about safety and best practices. Thanks for...

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