Spotlights

2018 Women in Construction: Joan Bennett

Joan Bennett, Union Carpenter Local #327, New England Regional Council of Carpenters Years in the industry: over 20 What associat...

2018 Women in Construction: Charlotte Ejiet, ML McDonald

Charlotte Ejiet, Second Year Apprentice, ML McDonald Years in the industry: 1 year  What associations or organizations are you a ...

2018 Women in Construction: Theresa Haymon

Why did you choose the Construction Industry? I chose the construction industry because I’ve always enjoyed working with my hands. When I was in middle school, instead of taking sewing and cooking, I chose to take carpentry and electrical.

2018 Women in Construction: Sylvia Roberts, Ver-Tex Construction

Why did you choose the Construction Industry? For me being a carpenter has always been a dream. I love being a Union Sister Carpenter in the Brotherhood. It was the best decision I ever made. It gets me to prove to myself that I can conquer anything as long as I put my mind to it.

2018 Women in Construction: Michelle Wright Apprentice Carpenter Local 328

Michelle Wright, Apprentice Carpenter, Local 328 Years in the industry: 7 What associations or organizations are you a member of? NERC...

2018 Women in Construction: Phoebe Cusack, Skanska

Phoebe Cusack, Carpenter/Steward/EHS Coordinator, Skanska - Local 328 Years in the industry: 10 years Why did you choose to be a carpe...

2018 Women in Construction: Marci Dineen, Federal Concrete

Marci Dineen, Journeyman Carpenter/Steward, Federal Concrete Advice/Keys to Success: If offering advice or any keys to success I would li...

2018 Women in Construction: Latisha McQueen

Latisha McQueen, Journeyman/Journeywoman Carpenter, Local 327 What associations or organizations are you a member of? United Brotherhood ...

2018 Women in Construction: Katherine Hesse, Murphy, Hesse, Toomey and Lehane, LLP

What do you think makes a successful lawyer? Intelligence, integrity, hard work, and excellent communications skills. Understand the client, their industry, and goals. Really dig in and get to know the law, gain the deep experience in the field that will allow you to become a true business advisor.

2018 Women in Construction: Nan O’Neill, Murphy, Hesse, Toomey and Lehane, LLP

What do you think makes a successful lawyer? Besides intelligence and knowing the law, the key to success is knowing your client’s business, including learning the culture, getting to know the key decision-makers and understanding what drives the business. Armed with this knowledge, a lawyer can give targeted, results-oriented advice in an expeditious manner.