On Thursday, December 19, 2019, the City of Philadelphia awarded LF Driscoll a City Citation recognizing its commitment to diversity and inclusion. The citation honors LF Driscoll’s commitment to working with MBE and WBE companies in its projects, such as the Comcast Technology Center, where approximately 30% of the construction workforce was made up of women or people of color.
Several members of LF Driscoll’s leadership team were present to receive the citation:
- Mack Stulb, President
- Michael Delaney, Executive Vice President
- Ed Hanzel, Project Executive
Several City Councilmembers were present to recognize LF Driscoll’s work:
- Jannie Blackwell
- Derek Green
- Curtis Jones
- Mark Squilla
Ivan Watson, President of The Watson Organization, Inc., also spoke about his company’s experience working with LF Driscoll.
Read the citation:
HONORING AND RECOGNIZING
The Council of the City of Philadelphia is pleased and proud to honor and recognized LF Driscoll for their commitment to diversity and the inclusion of minority firms on their projects, including the Comcast Technology Center.
Whereas, Like many urban areas in the United States, the City of Philadelphia is currently experiencing a historic construction boom. Philadelphia City Council and Mayor James Kenney are striving to ensure that Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) and Women Business Enterprises (WBE) are given the fair opportunity to benefit from this economic resurgence; and
Whereas, We acknowledge that the achievement of diversity and inclusion in any organization is a choice and requires the commitment of the company’s leadership. President Frank Stulb and the entire executive leadership team of LF Driscoll have proven their commitment to the City of Philadelphia’s goals of inclusion by leading the way in hiring MBE/WBE firms for their projects. This is especially evident in their Comcast Technology Center project; and
Whereas, By reaching out to Minority Business Enterprises and Women Business Enterprises such as The Watson Organization, LF Driscoll benefits from the unique perspective that these businesses bring to the table while these firms are granted the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and experience from one of Philadelphia’s largest and most well respected construction companies responsible for building of many of our region’s world class facilities such as the Barnes Foundation Philadelphia Museum of Art, Citizens Bank Park, Kimmel Center for Performing Arts, Comcast Center, Wells Fargo Center and several major buildings for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania Health System; and
Therefore, By virtue of this Citation, the Council of the City of Philadelphia is pleased and proud to honor and recognize LF Driscoll for their commitment to the ideals of diversity and inclusion in the construction industry. We support the continued success of LF Driscoll and the Structure Tone family and extend to you the sincere respect and admiration of this legislative body.