Virtual Diversity Series Town Hall: Driving DEI in Field Supervision
This complimentary Town Hall will focus on:
- Sharing the role the Owner can play to drive DEI in field supervision
- Outlining the role of the field supervisor in promoting upward mobility
- Lessons learned from a diverse person in field supervision
Emcee: Nate Adams, St. Louis County
Cordell Sawyer, Sledroc Construction
Sledroc Construction LLC is a General Contractor with carpenters and laborers that specializes in alterations, remodels, rehabs, building new and maintenance work in commercial, industrial and residential buildings.
Sledroc’s focus is SAFETY, QUALITY, PRODUCTIVITY and DIVERSITY. We share the same values as our customers which makes us partners and teammates.
- They want every job to be done in the Safest manner possible, adhering to all safety regulations.
- They want Quality, the comfort of knowing that professionals are installing per codes and specifications.
- They want Productivity, professionals know how to do the job in the correct manner, in the safest manner and in the most efficient manner.
Darrell Johnson, Murphy Company
Darrell Johnson is a pipefitter who supervises projects, while offering process coordination expertise, cooperation with other trades, and offering guidance and mentoring to champion minority programs. Darrell believes being service-focused and having a hard-working attitude has led to his success in pipefitting.
Darrell started his career as a pipefitter in 2001. Darrell became a foreman after 4 years of apprenticeship. While serving as foreman Darrell began managing job sites, reading blueprints to for each project. Darrell expanded his knowledge as general foreman after being Mentored by colleagues and workshops. He then started managing more projects such as Washington University, Ameren and various pharmaceutical plants. Darrell has run high profile projects such as Grizzly ridge at the Zoo and Ballpark Village. Darrell served as superintendent and Steward at St. Louis City soccer stadium.
When not working, Darrell can be found bowling or walking/jogging at Forest Park.
Sandra Marks, Clayco
Sandra has over 30 years experience in small, minority, and women owned business development with special emphasis on the creation and growth of minority owned firms capable of filling the needs of buyers of construction. She has served the SLC3 for many years including as Co-Chair of the Diversity Committee.