UNION, Ill., April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialty utility contractor, INTREN, received the, 'ComEd Diverse Supplier Award for Overall Performance for Construction Services,' at ComEd's first-ever Diverse Supplier Award Luncheon held at the Bridgeport Art Center in Chicago, Illinois.
ComEd's Diverse Supplier Awards recognize high-quality suppliers for their performance in areas ranging from job creation to storm support and diversity supplier mentoring, training and development. Nearly 40 companies were nominated in six categories with 16 entrepreneurs selected as award finalists. On hand to accept the award was Loretta Rosenmayer, INTREN CEO & Founder, Matthew Turk, Executive Vice President, Mike McArthy, Senior Vice President & CFO, and Sean Hughes, Account Manager, Midwest Region-Central.
"ComEd has been an instrumental part of our growth in this industry," Loretta Rosenmayer, INTREN Founder & CEO, said. "We are very proud to accept this award from ComEd. It was through their guidance and mentorship that we have become the diverse, nationwide contractor we are today."
Through INTREN's Diversity Mentorship Program, the contractor has internally vetted over 80 certified industry-related vendors and subcontractors. Of those, 52 have been engaged as subcontractors or vendors on INTREN work and two have achieved prime contractor status.
ComEd, an Exelon company is one of the largest electric utility companies in the nation, responsible for delivering safe and reliable power to 3.8 million homes and businesses across northern Illinois. In the electric utility industry, Exelon delivers economic benefits to the communities it serves having spent more than $4 billion with diverse suppliers over the past six years.
For more than 25 years, INTREN has been an innovative solution partner, dedicated to building and maintaining the infrastructure of the energy industry. The company's culture of stewardship guides INTREN to care for others' priorities as if they were their own. Through an unwavering commitment to safety, integrity, customer focus and employee empowerment, the company has succeeded in offering turnkey services to a long list of satisfied clients. As an industry leader, INTREN is proud to serve many of the country's foremost utility companies, private contractors and developers, municipalities and cooperatives. For more about INTREN, visit INTREN.com.