WiSE Events2022-09-20T17:38:38+00:00

Upcoming:

Virtual Mentor Event – January 25th at 5:30pm

We are excited to be able to offer this free event virtually to expand our network of exciting mentors and make attending it a bit easier.  More event details and registration are available at the link below.  Please be sure to sign up for this event to ensure you receive the meeting link.  Meeting links will be emailed out 1 to 2 days prior to the event.  This is a not-to-be-missed roundtable discussion with a great group of mentors:

Maura C. Hesdon, General Manager, Shoemaker Construction Co.

Rose F. McClure, SE, LEED AP BD+C, Senior Consulting Engineer, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

Tabitha S. Stine, SE, PE LEED AP, General Manager of Construction Solutions Services, Nucor Corporation

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Learn more about our mentors below:

Maura C. Hesdon, General Manager, Shoemaker Construction Co.

Maura Hesdon is the General Manager of Shoemaker Construction Co. with 24 years of leadership experience in the construction industry providing executive management oversight.  During that time, she has overseen the successful completion of numerous projects valued at more than $1 billion.  Maura is actively engaged in developing an innovative and successful construction industry while working with community stakeholders to improve the lives and impact of local community institutions and residents.  She is an executive committee board member for the General Building Contractors’ Association and Carpenters’ Company and is currently the Building Division Vice-chair and board member for AGC of America.

Rose F. McClure, SE, LEED AP BD+C, Senior Consulting Engineer, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

Rose McClure is a Senior Consulting Engineer in Simpson Gumpertz & Heger’s Chicago office. She specializes in the repair and rehabilitation of existing structures and the analysis and design of foundation systems. Rose received a BS from Cornell University and an MEng from MIT. She is co-founder and past chair of the NCSEA SE3 Committee. She is active within the AEC Industry through various committees of NCSEA, SEAOI, ASCE/SEI and PWC Chicago.

Tabitha S. Stine, SE, PE LEED AP, General Manager of Construction Solutions Services, Nucor Corporation

Tabitha Stine joined Nucor Corporation in 2020 and currently leads their Construction Solutions Services division. Thru this role she leads a team which knits together construction products across the Nucor portfolio to deliver comprehensive technical and commercial solutions to grow and win at a higher level.  Prior to joining Nucor, Tabitha was the Vice President of Market Development at AISC, and oversaw the activities of the structural steel specialists, NSBA bridge specialists, and AISC Steel Solutions Center, where she worked for nearly 16 years. Tabitha earned her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2001 and her Masters of Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 2003.

Past Events:

Professional Development Event – November 15

Business Development- It’s Everybody’s Business

Our Professional Development workshop with Lori Sullivan was fantastic!  Lori shared some great ideas about how everyone can grow their personal network and why we should stop thinking of Business Development as just a Sales thing.  Lori Sullivan is President of BluePrint Growth Consulting – helping Architects, Engineers and Builders grow their businesses.

IN PERSON BOOK CLUB – OCTOBER 5 at 5:30PM

We had a great time discussing The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid.  Great to see everyone who was able to join us!

Oct 2022 Book Club

2022-23 SOCIAL KICKOFF at CIRA GREEN – September 27, 5-7PM

It was great to see everyone who was able to make it out for our kick-off Happy Hour!  We had a great time catching up with one another and meeting some new members too!  Stay tuned for an exciting 2022-23 season of events.

Sept 2022 KO event

HAPPY HOUR at VICTORY BREWING – JUNE 16

We had a great time at our Victory Brewing Happy Hour where we were able to enjoy some refreshments and good conversations as we welcomed Summer and celebrated a great year together.  Thanks to all of our members who were able to join us for this event!

BOOK CLUB MEET-UP WITH WISE SEAOI – MAY 19

WiSE Philly enjoyed our virtual joint book club with WiSE SEAoI on May 19th where we discussed Grit by Angela Duckworth.

CONSTRUCTION TOUR AT 2222 MARKET STREET – MAY 06

WiSE Philadelphia and DVASE YMG toured  the ongoing construction at 2222 Market Street– a new 19 story addition to Philadelphia’s skyline.

LUNCH MEET-UP – MAR 30

We had a great time getting together and catching up over lunch at Gran Caffe l’Aquila.  Thanks to all who were able to join us.  We hope to set up more of these informal events as the weather warms up!

BOOK CLUB MEETING – MAR 03

The WiSE book club “got together” in March to discuss The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak.  The group was a little smaller than normal, but the conversation was great!

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