Southeast Pennsylvania Chapter Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. announced Patricia Hurst, vice president of finance for Worth & Co., as the winner of its first annual Construction Woman of the Year award.
Southeast Pennsylvania Chapter Associated
Builders and Contractors Inc. (ABC SEPA) announced the winner of its first
annual Construction Woman of the Year award. Patricia Hurst,
vice president of Finance for Worth & Co., was named the recipient, which recognizes
the exceptional accomplishments of women making a positive impact on the
ABC SEPA's Construction Woman of the
Year program is designed to honor women who serve as role models, mentors and
advocates for opportunities and for others in the construction industry,
especially in efforts to broaden opportunities for women. Nominees must
have demonstrated leadership experience, be committed to education, both for
themselves as well as the people they touch in their professional lives, and
demonstrate a commitment to community involvement.
has spent her entire professional career working for construction companies,
joining Worth & Co. in 1989. Under her financial guidance, Worth has
experienced unprecedented growth from a small mechanical contractor to a
powerhouse with almost 500 employees. Worth is also consistently named as
one of Pennsylvania's Best Places to Work, and
consistently supported training at all levels of the company, from craft level
to the CEO.
Hurst has also been a leader at ABC, serving
as a member of the board and treasurer for six years, as well as participating
in a number of committees. She was elected as the first-ever female
president of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Construction Financial Management
Association (CFMA) in 2008. She is a regular contributor to the Fox Chase Cancer Center
and Immaculata College, and has also assisted Worth in
numerous community outreach programs.
Source: ABC SEPA