Janey of Janey Construction Management and Consulting Inc. elected to National Academy of Construction

September 23, 2022 - Construction Design & Engineering
Gregory Janey

Boston, MA The National Academy of Construction has elected Gregory Janey, president and CEO of Janey Construction Management and Consulting Inc., as a member of its class of 2022. He will be formally inducted October 6 during the NAC Construction Hall of Fame Gala in Scottsdale, AZ.

In electing Janey, NAC cited him as a “nationally recognized entrepreneur, innovator, and exceptional leader providing opportunities for individuals in underserved neighborhoods.”

Wayne Crew, president and CEO of the Academy, said, “Our 2022 class represents dedication to the industry and significant contributions to improving the built environment. Gregory Janey has been influential beyond measure, both in the industry and in his community. We welcome him.”

Election criteria for NAC is rigorous: leadership, exceptional service, a continued commitment to making a contribution, past recognition by peers for innovation, and being recognized as “best of the best.” The NAC Class of 2022 members is composed of 34 industry practitioners from various sectors of the industry: academics, researchers, owners, contractors, designers, lawyers, and consultants. Election to the Academy is one way to honor their contributions over a career, and also provides members with a chance to give back to both the industry and the nation through their NAC participation.

Janey has wide-ranging experience in a variety of complex construction and institutional programs. Raised in Roxbury, he attended Boston public schools and now uses his education and professional experience to provide scholarships for black Boston Public School students entering in STEM education. He has served on numerous boards, including the Board of Trustees for Wentworth Institute of Technology and the industrial advisory boards for Northeastern University College of Engineering and Madison Park High School. He also has served as a Trustee, Boys & Girls Club of Boston, as national vice chairman of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), and founding officer of the Massachusetts Minority Contractors Association. He holds a bachelor’s degree in construction management from Wentworth Institute of Technology and a master’s in civil engineering from Northeastern University. Wentworth Institute of Technology has awarded him an Honorary Doctor of Engineering degree.

The National Academy of Construction, established in 1999, is an organization of industry leaders that recognizes those who have made outstanding, life-long contributions to the design and construction industry. Contact NAC at The University of Texas at Austin at https://naocon.org.



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