March 21, 2014
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women Construction Owners and Executives (WCOE) announced their honorees for WCOE's 30th Anniversary Gala Awards Dinner on
March 31, 2014
as part of the Women Build America 2014 Annual Leadership Conference to be held at the historic
and Museum in
The winners and their honors include: The Honorable Carolyn Maloney, WCOE Advocate of the Year;
, WCOE Influential Woman in Business; Kiewit Infrastructure, WCOE Company of the Year; and,
, the WCOE Legacy Achievement Award.
"These women and companies who are being honored are turning the pages of history with their numerous contributions in business and service," said
, President of WCOE. "They are exceptional in their field and we are proud to give this honor of recognition."
WCOE will recognize the achievements of these influential women with presentation of the distinguished custom designed Mobius Award.
The Honorable Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)
House of Representatives. Congresswoman Maloney was first elected to the House of Representatives in 1992. Congresswoman Maloney is the first woman to represent
Ms. Tamara L. Lundgren
, President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (SSI). Prior to joining SSI, Ms. Lundgren was an investment banker and partner in the
law firm of Hogan & Hartson (now Hogan Lovellis).
Ms. Joan Bradley Wages
, President and CEO of the National Women's History Museum (NWHM) will deliver the keynote address at WCOE's Gala Dinner and accept the Mobius Award on behalf of the National Women's History Museum.
Ms. Carol Bionda
, Vice President and General Counsel with the Nova Group an award-winning general engineering contracting firm. Ms. Bionda has extensive experience both in the construction industry and with ABC. Carol has been a past President of WCOE and a National Chair of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) since 2004. She serves as Chairman of the Board of Associated Builders & Contractors Inc.
Ms. Jessica Sponem
, an outstanding Engineer/Estimator at Kiewit Infrastructure in
will accept the WCOE Company of the Year Award on behalf of her firm. Kiewit consistently ranks among the top five contractors by
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