HACIA Hosts Professional Services Panel & Networking Event



 June 26, 2014

Media Contact: Jorge J. Perez

Executive Director

312-575-0389 (office); jperez@haciaworks.org

Hispanic American Construction Industry Association

650 W. Lake Street, Suite 415 – Chicago, IL 60661



Event aims to connect minority-and women-owned businesses with top agencies & companies.

Chicago, Ill. – The Hispanic American Construction Industry Association (HACIA) is hosting its 6th Annual Professional Services Panel and Networking Event on Thursday, June 26th, 2014 from 3:30PM to 7:00PM at the East Bank Club, 500 North Kingsbury. This event will provide HACIA Members and the Construction Industry an excellent opportunity to hear directly from City and State officials, industry professionals and company representatives while exploring new business opportunities for the future.

The invited participants include:

  • Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), Rosemarie S. Andolino, Commissioner
  • Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT), Rebekah Scheinfeld, Commissioner
  • Cook County Department of Transportation & Highways, John Yonan, Superintendent
  • City College of Chicago, Diane Minor, Vice Chancellor
  • Chicago Transit Authority, Nelson Robles, DBE Certification Manager
  • Department of Water Management, Commissioner Tom Powers
  • Illinois Tollway (ISTHA), Kristi Lafleur, Executive Director
  • Illinois Department of Transportation(IDOT), Anthony J. Quigley, Engineer of Project Implementation
  • Metra, Donald A. Orseno, Executive Director
  • Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD), Catherine O’Connor, Director of Engineering
  • Pace, Thomas J. Ross, Executive Director
  • Public Building Commission, Erin Lavin Cabonargi, Executive Director

For more information on the 6th Annual Professional Services Panel and Networking event visit, www.haciaworks.org

HACIA was founded in 1979 as an advocacy organization, and represents more than 300 companies that include everything from professional service firms to construction related businesses, collectively employing approximately 7,000 workers with an annual economic impact of over $400 million. HACIA also provides ongoing comprehensive business management assistance services and training to its members.