On May 15, 2017, the Philadelphia Inquirer published a very poignant op-ed written by Emily Bittenbender, Managing Partner , Bittenbender Construction, LP.
The article opens:
"As one of the few female executives in the male-dominated construction industry, I’m no stranger to facing adversity in getting the job done the right way. That is why I’m backing an important effort to modernize the way Philadelphia awards contracts for public works projects — big construction projects designed to improves the lives of residents and visitors."
Philadelphia Carpentry Systems, LP provides quality carpentry services to general contractors and building owners in the region. Launched in 2009, by Emily L. Bittenbender and Ray Spera, Philadelphia Carpentry Systems provides general carpentry, finish carpentry, Gypsum wallboard systems and finishing, acoustical ceilings, installation of millwork and doors/frames/hardware. Also, select demolition. Philadelphia Carpentry Systems is WBENC Certified.