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.
Chief Financial Officer Jake Liebler, CPA
How did you get involved in the construction industry?
I joined Witt Mares in 2002 and quickly got involved in Construction related engagements with the firm. I fell in love with the industry and continued to grow my knowledge base as I worked with the Witt Mares Construction team for three years and then joined the Henderson, Inc. team in 2005.
What are you passionate about in the construction industry?
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.