Cohen Seglias, MRG, McCarthy & Company, and The Shepherd Agency hosted the 2018 Construction Executive Boot Camp featuring a panel discussion on hiring and retaining the next generation of construction industry leaders and an exciting presentation by the two-time national champion coach of Villanova University and two-time Naismith national coach of the year, Jay Wright. Presentations were followed by a cocktail networking
Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel
480 North Gulph Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Hiring and Retaining the Next Generation
A panel of construction industry leaders shared practical and valuable insights on recruiting, training, and retaining the next generation of construction company leaders. Attendees learned best practices for attracting and engaging talent and what today’s construction management graduates are looking for from employers.
Dr. Christine Fiori | Director of Drexel University’s Construction Management Program
Christian Recknagel | Vice President of Leadership and Culture at Benchmark Construction Company
E. James Rudolph | Director of Gas & Underground Construction at Henkels & McCoy, Inc.
Robert G. Smith | Principal at Stratim Consulting
Jay Wright on Leadership
To run a successful organization in a very competitive industry, like construction, having strong leadership skills is critical. Jay Wright shared some of the leadership secrets that have enabled Villanova, a private university with an undergraduate enrollment of less than 6,500, to thrive in the hypercompetitive world of college athletics. Coach Wright also offered anecdotes from his journey up the ladder of success, with lessons learned on the Little League playing fields of his youth and wisdom passed down from his coaches and mentors.
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