The Mid-Atlantic Construction Economic Update

The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) Central Virginia Chapter presented “The Mid-Atlantic Construction Economic Update” on Thursday, September 8th at the Holiday Inn Airport in Richmond, VA.

Vice President of Federal Operations James M. Neilson, DBIA

How did you get involved in the construction industry?

I started designing things in High School.  In my second year at Clemson University, one of my professors convinced me my talents were best applied to building construction as opposed to design.  I changed my major from Architecture to Building Science.  That summer I found my first field job and never looked back.  15 years later I went back to Clemson and thanked that professor. 

How did you get involved in the Federal side of the construction industry?

megaVENTION 2011

Henderson sponsored a booth at 2011 megaVENTION on Thursday, August 25 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.

The event kicked off with a golf tournament and cocktail reception at The Princess Anne Country Club on Wednesday, August 24th. President Bill Strack, his wife Emily, and Vice President Mike Van Sickel attended the reception.

Caroline Kelley and Laura Coletrane staffed the booth on Thursday, networking and collecting business cards for Henderson’s iPod Touch and iTunes gift card give-a-way. Berkeleigh Combs of Odell was the lucky winner! Congratulations Berkeleigh!

Henderson Volunteers Shop for Bright Beginnings

Several Henderson employees volunteered to be “shopping buddies” for the YMCA Bright Beginnings program on Thursday morning, August 18, 2011. Bright Beginnings is a community outreach program that provides disadvantaged children with the fall clothes, shoes, and school supplies needed to start the new school year with confidence and pride.

Home Excavation Project Safety

So you want to do some digging around your house? Most people don’t consider things like planting flowers or pulling up shrubs as being “Excavations,” or they don’t consider such activities as posting any kind of risk. Other than sunburn or a back ache that is. But if your house has natural gas, or if your electrical service is underground, you might be putting yourself and your family at considerable risk. August 11th was national Call 811 day, bringing awareness to this very topic.

Words of Wisdom from a Construction Industry Veteran

Dave Henderson, Sr., affectionately called Granddaddy by both his biological and Henderson, Inc. families, celebrates his 90th birthday this week. As a well respected businessman and member of the Williamsburg community, he reflects back on the challenges and successes throughout his life and career and offers some timeless lessons and words of advice. Mr. Henderson made a name for himself by delivering quality work and conducting business with honesty and integrity. These basic principles that guided Mr.

Henderson Superintendent honored with Safety Achievement Award nomination

Henderson Project Superintendent Rich Warfield is being honored on Friday, July 22 as a 2010 Tradesperson Safety Achievement Award nominee. The Virginia Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors is hosting the luncheon and recognizing each of the five nominees for their continuous efforts towards safety excellence. Rich was nominated for being proactive on his job site and posing questions and figurative scenarios that caused the State Corporation Commission to write new procedures for such events.

Henderson Annual Family Picnic

Henderson’s annual Family Picnic was held this past weekend at Edgewood Farm in Williamsburg, Virginia. Over 200 employees and their family members attended! Activities included a bounce house, inflatable slide, a face painter, fishing, and lawn games like corn hole and horse shoes. Some Henderson team members shared their culinary talents and prepared the food! Safety Director, Dave Thompson made barbeque, Superintendent Matt Hipple and Chief Financial Officer Jake Liebler grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, and Vice President Leslie H.

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Henderson, Inc. is a commercial construction and general contractor company that works in the Mid-Atlantic region and specializes in services such as construction management, preconstruction, general contracting, design build, LEED®, site/utility development and federal services. We deliver economical on-time, on-budget results that meet your exact specifications without cutting corners or using substandard materials. Henderson, Inc. strives to maintain open, regular and accurate channels of communication with our employees, design partners, clients and subcontractors.

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