CBC DIVERSITY COMMITEE

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

The Chicago Building Congress recognizes that one of the Chicagoland construction industry’s greatest strengths is the diversity of its people. The CBC believes that fostering an environment that is equitable, inclusive, and provides greater opportunities for diverse perspectives will help contribute to the industry’s future success. The CBC is committed to promoting and supporting greater equity, diversity, and inclusion for people from all backgrounds, races, nationalities, genders, sexual orientations, and abilities.  The CBC Diversity Committee will support the diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts of the CBC through education, mentorship, membership outreach, and other strategic activities.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Chair

Derek Olenek

Vice President/Owner

Titan Electric

Vice Chair

Jeff Rodgers

Preconstruction Director

Walsh Construction Company

Events/Philanthropy

Anne Strane

Associate

Holabird & Root

Board Liason

Joe Seder

Partner

The Kenrich Group

Member

Bryan Adams

Risk Management Specialist

DSP Insurance Services

Member

Jeff Berglund

Senior Project Manager

Berglund Construction

Member

Tim Clemmons

Estimator

James McHugh Construction Co. 

Member

Patrick Cotter

Vice President and Group Manager

Cotter Consulting

Member

Jamison Cullen

Business Development

DLZ

Member

Kevin Herkert

Project Manager

James McHugh Construction Co. 

Member

Ashley Luse

Strategy & Business Development

Luse Holding

Member

Colin Rueb

Engineer

Raths, Raths & Johnson

Past Chair

Peter Kuhn

Project Executive

Bulley & Andrews

Past Chair

Pam O’Deen-Pishler

Director of Business Development

Raths, Raths & Johnson, Inc.

Immediate Past Chair

Shawn Doorhy

Partner

Faegre Drinker

MEDIA

View some of our diversity focused media below. For more CBC videos, visit the media page here.

Pathways To Progress Webinar

Women Building Chicago