The Houston construction industry is facing unprecedented challenges caused by a shortage of skilled craft workers, an aging workforce and the devastating impact of Tropical Storm Harvey on the Gulf Coast region. With the economic impact of Hurricane Harvey estimated to be in the tens of billions, the speed and effectiveness of recovery efforts will rely on a skilled workforce positioned to repair damaged infrastructure, buildings and homes.
According to the Association of General Contractors, 69…
Op-Ed: Houston needs additional skilled workers now more than ever syndicated post
Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Kent Sullivan, a partner at Jackson Walker, as Texas’ new commissioner of insurance.
Sullivan is leaving Jackson Walker, which he joined in 2015, to take on the role. He served as co-chair of the law firm’s appellate practice group and recently was appointed co-chair of its government and internal investigations group.
He has been based in Austin but worked out of Jackson Walker’s Austin and Houston offices, according to his page on the firm’s website. He also…
Jackson Walker partner named Texas’ new commissioner of insurance syndicated post
“Federal policy has taken a turn for the worst when it comes to renewable energy policy.”
Texas solar industry decries decision in solar tariffs case syndicated post
FKP’s CEO Diane Osan said the merger will help bring more innovative design to the Texas Medical Center and Houston in general.
One of Houston’s oldest architecture firms to merge with New York firm syndicated post
Myra Davis of Texas Children’s Hospital won in the Chief Information or Technology Officer category.
HBJ C-Suite Awards 2017: Outstanding Chief Information or Technology Officer syndicated post
PKF Texas’ Karen Love won in the Chief Marketing Officer category.
HBJ C-Suite Awards 2017: Outstanding Chief Marketing Officer syndicated post
Her leadership and civic involvement won her Best CFO for HBJ’s 2017 C-Suite Awards. Pacheco earned the highest score from the judges out of finalists in all the categories, and so she is HBJ’s Executive of the Year.
The Business Journal Interview with Geraldine Pacheco, C-Suite Executive of the Year syndicated post