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Women Executives in Building
Sometimes sharing business accomplishments may feel like tooting your own horn, but a recent virtual meeting of the Women Executives in Building aimed to sway leaders from this opinion. That’s because sharing accomplishments and good news not only is necessary to allow staff and colleagues to celebrate awards and milestones with you, but it’s… more
Ortiz recently met with women in Architecture at Howard University
When New York was recovering from 9/11, the rebuild effort was monumental. Small and large companies across the built environment turned up to help. U.S. Customs reached out to one of its firms – Reston, Virginia-based Marshall Group Architects – to do some renovation work in the Big Apple. Then U.S. Customs requested more help, and the Marshall… more
JocCole “JC” Burton, President & CEO of Maven Construction
There are two Americas that converge on construction sites every day: One of an inherited position of strength and false authority and the other – people of color who come in to complete their jobs. It’s a dichotomy that has prevailed throughout history. JocCole “JC” Burton, President & CEO of Maven Construction, reminds us that slave labor… more
Jenna Greer, Architecture Student, Howard University
Antigua is 10 times smaller than Jamaica, with a population of 100,000 spread over 108 square miles. It’s one of two major islands that make up the Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda. Antigua contains a very sparse built environment – covered mostly in either concrete or undeveloped green land. There are just a handful of high-rises that… more
Darrell X. Rounds, FMA, C.E.M., Operations Group Manager with General Motors
In 1963, the Rev. Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. said, “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” It’s a message that strongly resonates with Darrell X. Rounds, FMA, C.E.M., Operations Group Manager with General Motors. Rounds has served 23… more