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New Paid Leave Legislation

On Tuesday, February 21st the DC City Council introduced two new pieces of legislation regarding Universal Paid Leave. Both bills would alter the Universal...

Maryland Business Coalition Holds Press Conference Regarding Sick and Safe Leave Legislation

A coalition of business organizations held a press conference on Monday, January 23 expressing great concern over the current language contained in the...

Mandated Sick and Safe Leave Legislation in Maryland- It's Coming

H.B. 1 is the first bill to be drafted for the 2017 session of the Maryland General Assembly. It very much resembles the bill that passed the House last...





                                                    


                                       

Member News

  Ruppert Landscape donated landscape installation to Our House, an adolescent job skills training center located in Brookeville, MD. 
Ruppert Landscape implements name tags for field personnel.
Welcome to our new members:
Sound Structures, Inc.
Concrete: Cementitious Decks, Wood and Plastic: Prefabricated Structural Wood and Finishes: Acoustical Treatment 
Eric Jones
  The JBG Companies hired Steven Museles as executive vice president and general counsel.
HITT Contracting Inc. celebrates their 80th anniversary this year.
  Davis Construction implemented new fall rescue system.
Welcome to our new members:
Fairway Architectural Railing Solutions
Specialties: Exterior Sun Control Devices and Metals: Handrails, Railings and Ornamental
Andrew Hickey
  Balfour Beatty Construction, LLC announced the addition of George Kreis as vice president of business development.
Welcome to our new members:
Atlantic Hardware Supply
Supplier: Tools, Fasteners and Rentals/ Repairs
Jim Colliflower
  Donohoe Construction Company celebrated "Topping Out" on Brandywine Living project in Alexandria. 

Cochran & Mann, Inc.: Mike Cochran
Did you know Cochran & Mann, Inc. worked on the Old Post Office Pavilion Annex for the Trump organization? And that Mike wanted to be an architect when he was a kid?
  Donohoe Construction Company celebrated "Topping Out" on Homewood Suites project.
Welcome to our new members:
Score Drywall, Inc.
Cold Form Metal Framing and Finishes: Acoustical Treatment and Drywall
Steve Karth
  Fox Rothschild  LLP appointed Reggie Jones to managing partner in their DC office. 
Welcome to our new members:
Merit Commercial Windows, LLC
Windows
Billy Marut
  Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP announced the addition of Janice Kong to their firm as private equity tax director.
Welcome to our new members:
Technopref Industries Construction
Heavy/Highway and Concrete General Contractor
Dorian Beaudouin
  Lend Lease (US) Construction Inc. announced new agreement to be in the Cooperative Compliance Partnership (CCP) with the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH).
Welcome to our new members:
Precision Doors & Hardware, LLC
Doors and Windows
Steven Murdoch
  Donohoe Construction Company's project, Insignia on M, received a Certificate of Occupancy and turned over the first phase of occupancy.
  Hensel Phelps promoted Brad Lewis to corporate director of supplier diversity and Matt McCaulley to director of operations in Chantilly, VA.
Mechanical Engineering Corporation: Michelle Wittig
Did you know one of the projects MEC2 is most proud of is the E-ring at the Pentagon? And that Michelle's first job was at a marina?
  Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram, PC hired Barry Fleishman as principal. 
  Ruppert Landscape honored 23 employees at their annual awards banquet. 
Welcome to our new member: 
KBE Building Corporation
General Contractor: Commercial, Design/Build and Retail
Kristen Schrader
  Jack Barry of Donohoe Construction Company was awarded "Superintendant of the Year" by the American Subontractors Association. 
  Safway Services, LLC was awarded an ABC National Excellence Award: Specialty Contractor.
  Shapiro & Duncan Inc.'s plumbing apprentice, Jonathan Davis won second place at the National Craft Competition.
  Shapiro and Duncan, Inc. was awarded the ABC National Eagle Award for project, INOVA Women's and Children's Hospital. 
  Hensel Phelps was awarded the ABC National Diversity Award (General Contractor over $33 million) for their exemplary diversity leadership in their workforce, supply chain and community.
  Ruppert Landscape announced the promotions of Patrick Luzier, Mike Ward and Adam Bennett in their landscape construction division.
  Lend Lease (US) Construction Inc. received notice to proceed on the Solaire 8250 Georgia Avenue Project.
Welcome to our new member: 
Holland & Knight LLP
Attorneys
Gregory Koger
  Ruppert Landscape announced promotion of Jennifer Saah to the position of controller in the corporate office.

Welcome to our new member: 
Mileham & King
Furnishings: Window Treatments
Joshua Kenny
  Squire Lemkin + Company, LLP hired Tracy Morey as audit director. 


Welcome to our new member: 
UHY LLP

Accounting, Consulting, Business Services
Caroline Sherman


 
Bozzuto Construction Company's completed project, Union on Queen, is the first and only EarthCraft-certified new construction high-rise affordable multifamily housing community in Virginia.

Welcome to our new member: 
Sandy Spring Bank
Business Services
301-774-6400
Rush Seale
  Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP launched a two-month campaign to promote and recognize inclusion and diversity across their firm.

Welcome to our new member:
Atlantic Refinishing & Restoration, Inc.

Concrete Restoration/Cleaning, Masonry Restoration/Cleaning, Tile & Terrazzo 
301-843-8331
Robert Goldstein
  The Insurance Exchange, Inc. celebrates their 50th anniversary this year.


Welcome to our new member: 
Brothers Mechanical, Inc. 
Plumbing, HVAC
Monica Cervantes
  Balfour Beatty Construction, LLC named Jason Tomasulo as vice president of legal in their Fairfax office.

Welcome to our new member:
Ellisdale Construction

General Contractor: Design/Build & Construction Manager
Tina Riley

  Gelberg Signs named a family-owned business honoree by the Washington Business Journal.

Welcome to our new member: 
Elite Wall Systems, LLC

Cold Formed Metal Framing, Drywall, Acoustical Treatment
Yohannes Haile

  A.B. Veirs & Sons Paving named a family-owned business honoree by the Washington Business Journal.

Welcome to our new member:
Granite and Marble Express Inc.

Stone, Cultured Marble, Prefabricated Exterior Specialties
Mohammad Reza


 
Bozzuto Construction Company announced new hire Keith Harris as Senior Vice President, responsible for institutional capital raising and client relations.

Welcome to our new member:
Mahogany Inc.

General Contractor, Finish Carpentry/Architectural Woodwork, Medical Casework
Jeff Hargrave

  Forrester Construction Company promoted Donald Free to vice president, overseeing the firm’s preconstruction services, estimating and purchasing groups.


RCM&D: Charlie Salazar
Did you know RCM&D is a part of the BLocal BUILD college program which provides construction and business training for minority and emerging contractors?
  WCS Construction, LLC announced promotions of Jae Park, Robert Munson and Marty Shaffer at their office.

Welcome to our new member:
Plaza Construction

General Contractor: Commercial, Construction Management/Coordination Firm
Daniel Peyton

  M. Luis Construction Co. Inc. attended discussions about small business regulations at the White House. 

Welcome to our new member:
Potomac Construction Services

General Contractor: Retail,  Other Specialty Construction
Jae Lee

  GeoStructures, Inc. announced addition of Pedro Bengochea as design engineer to their team. 


First Finish Inc. was awarded prestigious "Renovation of the Year" on their project, the Crowne Plaza Dulles Airport hotel.

Perfect Glassworks, LLC: Mikhail An
Did you know…Mikhail enjoys hiking, snowboarding and skydiving?
  First Finish Inc. achieved LEED certification on their project Mason & Rook hotel in DC.



 
Skanska USA Building Inc. promoted Mark Carroll to executive vice president for development operations for Washington D.C. and Robert Ward to chief operating officer for Skanska USA Commercial Development, both in its Arlington office. In addition, Mark Miller joins the Rockville office as senior vice president and account manager for DC operations.
G.E. Frisco Co., Inc.: Neil Argarwal
Did you know Neil grew up in the family-owned business?  
 
DAVIS Construction announced 48 promotions, including new Construction Executives and Directors.

  John D. “Jack” Trunnell, 65, CFO and co-owner of Trunnell Electric in Rockville, MD, died December 31st after a brief fight with pancreatic cancer. Along with his two brothers, Mr. Trunnell led a second-generation family business that celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2016 and earned recognition by the Washington Business Journal as one of the leading family-owned businesses in the DC area. He was active in Trunnell Electric for over 37 years.
  BF Joy, LLC celebrates their 100th anniversary this year!

Kastle Systems: Ibrahim Sagatov
Did you know an important part of Kastle’s mission is to give back to the community and they feel ABC gives them that opportunity?

  Donohoe Construction Company's project, Camden NoMA, received a Certificate of Occupancy and turned over the first phase of occupancy.

  WCS Construction, LLC announced addition of Michael Christopher as Chief Financial Officer.

  Ruppert Landscape announced several new additions and promotions within the company’s accounting, human resources and information technology departments.

  WCS Construction, LLC announced promotion of Cris Shaw to vice president.


  Ruppert Landscape announced promotions of Nathan Fadrowski, Kyle Meissner and Claire Seesman in their DC landscape management branch.

  Shapiro & Duncan named Accredited Quality Contractor by ABC.

  Dixon Hughes Goodman moved their office to Gaitherburg, MD.



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Donohoe Construction Company celebrates completion of The Bonifant in Silver Spring, MD.
Donohoe Construction Company celebrates completion of The Bonifant in Silver Spring, MD.