Chris Asaro of Holt Construction Corporation Will Receive Award at the WBC's 13th Annual Champion Awards Dinner on May 16th, 2017
7 Holt employees named honorees at WBC Dinner as the Next Generation of Women Builders
New York, NY, May 16, 2017 (Newswire.com) - Chris Asaro, President of Holt Construction, will receive the WeforShe Champions Award. WBC will be honoring advocates, mentors and trailblazers who develop supporting practices that remove discrimination from women as well as other marginalized groups — WBC is uniting New Yorkers to become change agents for the achievement of equality for all.
Antonina Caruso, Director of Business Development; Emily Cosme, Project Manager; Jacqueline Toro, Project Manager; June Perino, Assistant Project Manager; Brittany Farsetta, Assistant Project Manager; Taylor Steucke, Assistant Project Manager; and Abby Jozwicki, Senior Project Accountant, are being honored at the award dinner as Next Generation of Women Builders. These are just a few of the women who make it happen at Holt. These ladies have been chosen because of their passion, dedication, and drive within our firm.
"Women rise through the ranks at Holt Construction because we have created an environment that is built on relationships and open communication. We embrace the different skill sets a diverse workforce and staff brings to the table, and we encourage the women in our team to leverage the strengths that make them different from others."
Christopher Asaro, President
Alexandria Perotti, Project Executive, will Present Palmina Whelan, American Airlines Managing Director of Real Estate & Facilities, Corporate Real Estate Division, with the WBC’s Champion Award.
Holt Construction Corp., founded in 1919, is a full-service construction firm offering General Contracting, Construction Management and Design-Build services nationwide. Mr. Asaro became President of the firm in 2013 and was announced as a shareholder in 2016. Mr. Asaro has led the current growth and success of Holt, including the firm's expansion into the Philadelphia and Houston Construction markets. Under Asaro's guidance, Holt has built on its 97-year reputation as a quality-first construction company while establishing and maintaining the high-level, hands-on service Holt offers our clients. Through his leadership, the Holt team culture is one of flexibility, out-of-the-box thinking and thoroughly engaged. Women rise through the ranks at Holt Construction because we have created an environment that is built on relationships and open communication. We embrace the different skill sets a diverse workforce and staff brings to the table, and we encourage the women in our team to leverage the strengths that make them different from others.
In collaboration with the United Nations “HeForShe” campaign, Women Builders Council (WBC) is partnering with key decision makers in the construction industry to affirm their commitment to gender equality, as well as increasing diversity and the role of women in the construction industry. WeforShe is uniting men and women throughout the construction industry to create a more inclusive workplace for women. From the largest corporations, to small businesses and individuals, WBC is uniting New Yorkers to become change agents for the achievement of equality for all.
Source: Holt Construction