Diversity is not a new initiative at Webcor but during the COVID-19 pandemic, the company was inspired to revisit its approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). This led to a solicitation of employee feedback through a series of listening sessions, followed by goal-setting and planning.
Construction Manager Pat Reidy
Pat Reidy has been a Webcorian for more than half of the company’s existence. In this podcast interview, Pat recounts memorable episodes from his tenure at Webcor and shares his perspectives on what has changed since he joined the company and what has stayed the same.
Ron Hanneman, Webcor Concrete Specialist
Ron Hanneman has been at Webcor for nearly half of the company’s existence, starting as a laborer during the days when one could walk onto a project site and get a job. Today, Ron travels from project to project in a unique role within Webcor, one he recognized was needed but never expected to have himself.
Webcor Introduces CSR Strategy
In this special episode of the Webcor@50 podcast, President and CEO Jes Pedersen joins the leaders in charge of the three categories of the company’s new Corporate Social Responsibility strategy. The framework for the strategy is Environmental, Social, Corporate Governance (ESG), with 14 goals and 35 targets spread across the People, Planet, and Performance categories. The discussion covers the genesis of the CSR plan, the reason for the approach taken, and examples of goals and targets in each of the categories. In the photo, clockwise from upper left, are Pedersen, COO Matt Rossie (leading the Performance effort), Sustainability Director Jenelle Shapiro (responsible for the Planet category), and HR Sr. VP Mei Lin Wolff (accountable for the People goals).
Jim Sammon, Construction Manager
Jim Sammon Jim Sammon is a Webcor Construction Manager, currently working at the 195-room Citizen M Hotel project in San Francisco. Jim joined Webcor in 1998 and has seen a lot of changes in the organization. Having worked for others and as an independent contractor before he joined the company, Jim is able to draw […]
Tom Soohoo, VP, Marketing and Business Development
Tom Soohoo worked in software consulting and design for nine years before making a career change into the construction industry in 2004 with Webcor. The last 10 years of his Webcor career have been focused on business acquisition: both the strategy and execution of winning projects. He currently leads the Marketing Department at Webcor where the focus is attracting new work and driving the Webcor brand to external markets.