NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce Rev. Hilton O. Smith, Turner senior vice president for community affairs, has been recognized by One Hundred Black Men, Inc.
One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York has honored Hilton Smith for his career-long commitment to the advancement and empowerment of minority and woman owned businesses in the construction industry, and the outstanding work he has done on their behalf at Turner, as well as in his roles as president of the Cleveland Branch NAACP and Associate Minister at The Greater Abyssinia Baptist Church. Smith is also an active member of many other initiatives, boards, and community organizations including the Bronx Community College and National Association of Minority Contractors Halls of fame, the New York State chapter of the NAACP, the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Association of Minority Enterprises of New York and the National Minority Supplier Development Council.
The mission of One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York is to take a proactive role in leveraging our collective talent, ability and energy toward the achievement of meaningful gains for the African American community. The organization's initiatives focus on mentoring, wealth building strategies, fostering economic development and raising awareness of health issues that affect our communities.
About Turner Construction Company
Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company. Founded in 1902, Turner first made its mark on the industry pioneering the use of steel-reinforced concrete for general building, which enabled the company to deliver safer, stronger, and more efficient buildings to clients. The company continues to embrace emerging technologies and offers an increasingly diverse set of services. With an annual construction volume of $9 billion, Turner is the largest builder in the United States, ranking first in the major market segments of the building construction field, including healthcare, education, sports, commercial, and green building. The firm is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF, a publicly traded company, and one of the world's leading international construction service providers. For more information please visit www.turnerconstruction.com.
HOCHTIEF is one of the most international construction groups worldwide. The company delivers complex infrastructure projects, in some cases on the basis of concession models. The Group operates in the transportation infrastructure, energy infrastructure and social/urban infrastructure segments as well as in the contract mining business. With nearly 80,000 employees and a sales volume of more than EUR 25 billion in FY 2012, HOCHTIEF is represented in all the world's major markets. With its subsidiary Leighton, the Group is market leader in Australia. In the USA, the biggest construction market in the world, HOCHTIEF is the No. 1 general builder via its subsidiary Turner and, with Group company Flatiron, ranks among the most important players in the field of transportation infrastructure construction. Because of its engagement for sustainability, HOCHTIEF has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes since 2006. Further information is available at www.hochtief.com/press.
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