New York, NY – On May 7, 2019, Women Builders Council (WBC) celebrated its 15th Annual Champion Awards Dinner at the Grand Hyatt New York. As the leading association for women in the building trades, Women Builder Council’s annual event featured over 600 guests and recognized 165 Outstanding and Next Generation Women Builders from top companies for the important role they play in building New York’s evolving skyline.
Among those honored, Katherine DeMercurio of EverGreene Architectural Arts was recognized as an Outstanding Woman. Outstanding Women are professionals over age 35 who exemplify stellar leadership qualities, dedication to the industry, technical skills and overall capability for advancement. DeMercurio truly exemplified all WBC represents for women and diversity in the building trades. The Outstanding Women and Next Generation of Women Builders are game-changing women who are helping to lead our industry forward. Those honored are comprised of leading women at large corporations and small companies alike.
Outstanding and Next Generation Women Builders worked at some of the nation’s leading companies including AECOM, All Renovation Construction LLC, Alliant Insurance Services, Allied Electric, Inc., ARS Electric, Aurora Contractors, Inc., B&M Construction, Battery Park City Authority, Capalino+Company, Carter, Milchman and Frank, Inc., Cassone Leasing, Inc., CCA Civil, Curtis Partition Corporation, DASNY, E-J Electric, EDGE- Global Technology Solutions, Enovate, Esin Pektas Architect, EverGreene Architectural Arts, Ferreria Construction Company Inc., Fishbat, Gilbane, Holt Construction, Hunter Roberts Construction Group, Jacobs, JP Morgan Chase, K2 Intelligence, Kiewit Infrastructure, Co., L+M Development Partners, Laland Baptise, Langan, Lehrer Cumming, Montana Datacom, NDNY Architecture + Design, NFP, NYC Department of Buildings, NYC Department of Youth and Community Development, NYS Homes and Community Renewal, Plaza Construction LLC, Railroad Construction, Skanska, STV, SUNY, Ted Porter Architecture, The City University of New York, The Safety Group, Turner Construction, Turtle & Hughes, US Lumber, Inc., WDF Inc., Works-In-Progress Associates, Yip Associates and Yu & Associates.
Women Builders Council’s mission is to help grow the next generation of women builders and increase the number of women and minorities at the executive level. The Outstanding Women and Next Generation of Women Builders are game-changing women who are helping to lead our industry forward.
About Women Builders Council (WBC):
Established in 2004, WBC is the leading association representing women in the construction industry on several important fronts: legislative advocacy, new business and professional development with a special focus on leadership. WBC empowers women and promotes diversity throughout the construction industry.
For more information on WBC, please visit www.wbcnyc.org.