"In my opinion, the long-term success of any business is dependent upon the young men and women within that company. I am proud to be part of the Young Professionals Committee of ABC, which will help facilitate the growth and development of our future leaders."
- Dave Rawlings, Young Professionals Committee Chair
The ABC of Western PA Young Professionals program was established to develop the next generation of leaders and to encourage networking among the “best and brightest” up-and-comers in construction. Young professionals include ABC member company employees who are under the age of 40. Memberships is free.
ABC is the leading force in the construction industry for workforce development, education, leadership and professional development. For YPs, that means offering networking, education and charitable opportunities to help the next generation of leaders excel in the construction industry.
Benefits of Joining:
• Grow your social capital. Build a substantial network of other construction professionals by attending YP networking events. Take the time to build your contact list
• Learn from your peers. Are you an electrician that wants to learn about project management? Get to know others in the industry and expand your knowledge.
• Volunteer your time. Give back to your community by participating in YP sponsored volunteer and community outreach events.
• Make new friends. New to the area or just starting a career in the construction industry? Meet peers working in the industry.
• Get motivated. Those who stay involved are more willing to stay on track with personal and professional goals.
Encouraging Your Team to Participate:
• Help foster long-term stakeholders in the construction industry leading to employee retention.
• Invest in your future. Build a succession plan involving young professionals.
• Keep generation Y and X engaged in industry trends and events.
• Networking will help enhance current and future customer relationships.
ABC Christmas Party
Friday, December 7, 6 p.m.
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
103 Slade Lane, Warrendale, PA 15086
Roland's Seafood Grill
Tuesday, January 8, 5 -7 p.m.
1904 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Young Professionals Committee:
Dave Rawlings, Liberty Mutual Insurance
Angelica Datz, Miller Brother Staffing
Victoria Kurcyzn, Case | Sabatini / CSD Financial
Sean Cannova, Canova Electric