Diversity Resource Groups


National Diversity Excellence Awards
General Contractor Over $33 million
Hensel Phelps
Greeley, CO
National Diversity Excellence Awards
General Contractor Under $33 million
Wu & Associates, Inc.
Mount Laurel, NJ
National Diversity Excellence Awards
Small and Emerging Contractor
Diversity Construction Group &
Cheshire, CT
Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo
Cerritos, CA
United Rentals, Inc.
Stamford, CT

The ABC National Diversity Excellence Awards recognize members that display exemplary diversity leadership in their company, workforce, supply chain and community with best-in-class recruitment policies, retention practices and training and mentoring programs.

Five member companies received awards on March 1, 2017 at ABC's 27th annual Excellence in Construction® Awards during the association's Workforce Week '17 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.: Hensel Phelps, Wu & Associates Inc., Diversity Construction Group, Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo and United Rentals Inc. 

“Associated Builders and Contractors is pleased to honor our National Diversity Excellence Awards winners for their commitment to processes that embrace diversity and inclusiveness in all aspects of their business,” said 2017 ABC National Chair Chuck Goodrich, president of Gaylor Electric Inc., Indianapolis. “These companies have created a competitive advantage by creating a framework that attracts and retains top talent from a wide variety of backgrounds into the construction industry. ABC looks forward to continuing to work with these business leaders and its Diversity Resource Groups to lead the industry forward in unlocking the full potential of every individual who chooses a career in construction.”

Awards were presented in five categories: