Q&A with Lorien Barlow: How Hensel Phelps Furthers Diversity & Women in the Workforce

Tuesday October 22, 2019

Hensel Phelps President and CEO, Michael Choutka, recently sat down with filmmaker and tradeswoman advocate, Lorien Barlow, to discuss company diversity and breaking down gender barriers in the construction trades. Having interviewed dozens of tradeswomen across the country for feature film, Hard Hatted Women, Barlow wanted to gain a unique perspective on the topic, reaching out to Hensel Phelps, a construction general contractor well-known for their progressive practices. Together, Barlow and Choutka discuss the company’s mission, special programs, industry challenges and why Hensel Phelps has earned Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) National Diversity Excellence Award seven of the past eight years. Read Lorien and Mike’s full Q&A here.