05 Oct Recipient of the Community of Inclusion Award
Paxon was honored as the recipient of the Community of Inclusion Award for our Electric Utility work in California.
BREA, California — Burns & McDonnell, a 100% employee-owned engineering, architecture and construction firm, hosted its seventh annual Community of Inclusion Awards via a virtual event, recognizing small and diverse businesses in California for outstanding project performance and client service on critical infrastructure projects.
“Burns & McDonnell strives to enhance collaboration with diverse business partners who help meet our mission — make our clients successful,” says Jennifer Trotter, diverse business manager for Burns & McDonnell in California. “Partnering with diverse suppliers and our employee-owners brings unique perspective and innovative ideas to every solution. We are honored to highlight our California Community of Inclusion recipients who embody a dedication and commitment to our clients and the community.”
Paxon honored for the 2020 California Community of Inclusion Award
Recipients have supported Burns & McDonnell on electrical transmission and distribution, aviation, environmental, community engagement, manufacturing and construction projects.
In 2019, Burns & McDonnell spent $400 million with small and diverse suppliers, including minority-, women-, Veteran-, and LGBT-owned businesses across the U.S. Additionally, the firm hosted a Community of Inclusion & Equity Symposium, reaffirming its commitment to support small and diverse businesses in 2019. The two-day event brought employee-owners, small and diverse business advocacy organizations, and leading California project owners together to share best practices on advancing business diversity in their organizations and throughout the region.