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CEO Kelly Tomblin was hobnobbing last night with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the city's first black female and first openly gay leader. They both were attending the Federation of Women Contractors' 30th Anniversary Celebration, which honored Founder Loretta Rosenmayer and other long-standing members who have supported the FWC for 25 years or more.

The Chicago organization is commitment to advocating for women-owned businesses and women executives in the Construction Industry and has helped countless women find their voice and achieve their goals. #FederationofWomenContractors #WomeninConstruction
A cancer survivor stands with our pink helmet-wearing crew
Today was extra special. INTREN cable replacement crew members Lance Moon and Larry Palmer were working in a Buffalo Grove, IL subdivision when Peggy, a 23-year ovarian cancer survivor, asked to take a photo with the men. She truly appreciated them wearing their pink hard hats and supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month. #OutPerformingEveryday #TeamPINK
Matthew Turk and INTREN Board Member Sherina Maye EdwardsExec VP Matthew Turk, Operations Director Sarah Douglas and Business Development Manager Lloyd Gillespie attended the ICC Utility Supplier Diversity Policy Hearing being held today in Chicago. Pictured is the INTREN team, Matthew Turk and INTREN Board Member Sherina Maye Edwards.
In its September newsletter, our utility customer recognized Jacob Hutslar and his crew for their dedication to safety. Their attention to detail, preparation and teamwork was identified as part of their "tried and true" method of creating a safe work environment. Pictured in their Spotlight are GF Cody Price, Foreman Jacob Hutslar, and Journeymen Linemen Jeston Clopein, Scott Webber and Jimmy McKenna. #Outperforming.Everyday
Intren at Ameren Diversity Summit
INTREN executives were out in full force at Ameren's Supplier Diversity Symposium being held this week in St. Louis. From speakers to workshops, our team was busy building powerful connections with Ameren's CEO Warner Baxter and Supply Chain & Chief Procurement Officer Pardeep Gill.

Ameren has long been focused on the growth and development of diverse suppliers in key areas, such as supply chain, which includes sourcing, materials management, warehousing, logistics, and procurement.

Pictured are Sarah Douglas, Matt Guenzler, Marco Martinez, Pardeep Gill, Cornell Barnett, Jon Grant and Kelly Tomblin
Intren at EUISSCA Conference

INTREN EVP Matthew Turk, Project Manager Long Huang and Environmental Program Administrator Josh Turk attended the Electric Utility Industry Sustainable Supply Chain Alliance's (EUISSCA) Sustainable Sourcing Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. As a Charter Supplier Affiliate Member, we stand with EUISSCA in their mission of building a future that will improve the electric utility supply chain for generations to come! #OutPerformingEveryday #INTRENGreen
Intren Nicor Anode Crew

INTREN's Executive Vice President Matthew Turk recently visited crew members Yeheyes Tefera and Chris Yanny who were replacing anodes throughout Chicago for our gas utility customer. INTREN crews have replaced over 1500 on this multi-year contract, which began last year. An interesting tidbit is that we have electrical crews working on this project since anodes have an electric current.

Our Marathon Runners
INTREN General Foreman Rob Hildebrand and Estimator Hermes Vierma were two of the 45,000 runners that competed in the 42nd annual Chicago Marathon this past weekend. With four marathons and one Ultra 50K run under his belt, Hildebrand took the race in stride, as Vierma racked up his first marathon finish. Congratulations to you both for #OutPerformingEveryday #INTRENProud #INTRENStrong

Engineering News-Record’s Midwest Specialty Contractors rankings are out and INTREN is honored once again to be among the top contractors. We were ranked #4 in the Midwest overall, which includes all sectors, and #2 in the utility sector. Among the Midwestern states, INTREN was #4 in Iowa, #5 in Illinois, #8 in Indiana and #10 in Ohio. Thank you to the entire INTREN Team for OutPerforming Everyday!

You can view the entire article HERE...

As a charter supplier member of the Electric Utility Industry Sustainable Supply Chain Alliance (EUISSCA), we continue to measure our company’s carbon footprint and set reduction goals.

With our 2018 GHG Emissions Report now available, we are proud to report that even though our Greenhouse Gas Emissions grew in 2018 due to company growth and an increase in work hours, our emissions per work hour stabilized in four of six categories. This shows that our environmental initiatives are working, especially our recycling and grey water programs.

You can view INTREN’s GHG Emissions Report at https://bit.ly/2mS85vJ