Build A Thon 2016
Habitat in Action
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A&R Employees Union (Administrative and Residual) is a labor union of professional employees for the State of Connecticut. A&R is affiliated with AFT (American Federation of Teachers [Public Employees Division]) and AFT-CT as Local 4200. A&R is also affiliated with the AFL-CIO and a member of a smaller coalition called CT Professional Employees Federation (CPEF) which includes the State Vocational Federation of Teachers (SVFT ) and Judicial Professional Employees (JPE).
Amica Mutual Insurance Company encourages and supports employee volunteerism. Amica’s mission statement embodies our company, to create peace of mind and build enduring relationships. This applies not only to our internal and external customers, but in our communities as well. Amica is a proud to sponsor and participate in the Habitat for Humanity Build-A-Thon and be a part of helping the local Hartford community.
AXA offers financial protection and wealth management and are premier providers of advice, retirement strategies, employee benefits, and life insurance. AXA Group has over 103 million clients in 64 countries and ranks 33 on the Fortune 500 list of largest global companies. This year we are proud to be sponsoring Hartford Habitat’s annual Build-A-Thon fundraiser.
A global company with a local focus. Bank of America has a strong commitment to the communities and regions in which we live and work. Through our lending, investing, advising, transacting and employment, we provide valuable resources to our customers and clients around the world. Everyone who works here shares a commitment to helping the customers, clients, communities and shareholders we serve. The financial institutions that are part of Bank of America’s legacy have been instrumental in helping communities and businesses develop and prosper for more than 200 years.
Belcan Corporation provides engineering and staffing solutions to clients around the globe. A dedication to the success of our clients and employees, along with a commitment to a core set of beliefs that start with integrity, has led to over 50 years of growth and success. From jet engines to electronics, heavy equipment to pharmaceuticals, and distribution centers to manufacturing, Belcan takes a partnering approach to provide customer-driven solutions that are flexible, scalable, and cost-effective. Our extraordinary technical expertise, process excellence, and unmatched customer dedication have made Belcan the most trusted and respected name in our business.
Through foundation grants to nonprofits, scholarships to students, environmental programs, and employee volunteerism, Berkshire Bank is making a difference. Each year the Foundation donates over $1.8 million to nonprofits in the Bank’s footprint and employees provide over 40,000 hours of volunteer service. Berkshire Bank was named one of Massachusetts’ Most Charitable Companies by the Boston Business Journal in 2015 and 2016. This year, Berkshire Bank and NESN teamed up to raise $38,000 for Habitat for Humanity by donating funds to the Hockey 4 Housing campaign each time the Boston Bruins achieved a penalty kill.
It’s been 13 years that I have enjoyed volunteering for the Hartford area Habitat Build-A-Thon with Cabrera Services. For me each year has been a rewarding and meaningful experience, a day to support the community, to lend a hand and help others. It’s always a fun filled day of hard work! Cabrera Services (Cabrera) is a small business environmental remediation contractor and a self-certified disadvantaged small business that has depth of experience in managing full-scope turnkey radiological remediation. Cabrera provides integrated characterization & remediation solutions to expedite closure of complex radiological sites. We bring world-class expertise in health physics and remedial action along with engineering and science disciplines, strong project management and a broad base NRC radioactive materials license to solve our client’s toughest challenges.
For more than 65 years, the Carmon family and staff have cared for their neighbors in North Central Connecticut, honoring the traditions and wishes of all faiths and cultures with respect, compassion and professionalism. Carmon Community Funeral Homes is a nationally renowned leader in funeral service and innovative programs and services that help individuals and families during the emotional experience of bereavement. The Carmon family has joined Hartford Habitat for the past ten years and we are proud to support such a great mission.
Cyient Inc.’s East Hartford and Middletown divisions are excited to help build with Habitat for Humanity! We are a part of a global Engineering Services company with a strong corporate interest in giving back to the community. This is our first Habitat corporate build day and we are looking to grow our participation in this event in future years to make a continued positive impact in our local area, in line with our corporate headquarters’ Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives.
FA. Hesketh & Associates, Inc. is a multi-discipline civil and traffic engineering firm. Our team of professional engineers, land surveyors, planners and landscape architects offer a wide array of consulting services to assist clients in all aspects of land planning and development. The Hesketh firm has supported Hartford habitat for over 15 years and has been instrumental to the affiliate’s success.
Fairview Capital is a proud sponsor of the Hartford Habitat 2016 Build-A-Thon! Fairview Capital Partners is a leading private equity investment firm specializing in demanding segments of the market. Founded in 1994, Fairview provides innovative, intelligent, investment solutions and services to institutional investors.
Global Atlantic Financial Group, through its subsidiaries, offers a broad range of retirement, life and reinsurance products designed to help our customers address financial challenges with confidence. Global Atlantic also believes we have a responsibility to support the communities where we work, and we focus our charitable efforts around this community-oriented philosophy.
The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company is committed to improving the quality of life in our communities. HSB places a high value on improving the quality of life in Hartford, its home for more than 140 years, and the cities where we have branch offices. HSB believes businesses that are dedicated to the community reap more benefits than simply their own prosperity and growth. They help to improve the ultimate bottom-line – life – by creating a place where everyone wants to live, work, and grow.
Landmark Partners is a proud sponsor of the Hartford Habitat 2016 Build-A-Thon! Landmark is a private equity and real estate investment company specializing in secondary funds. Formed in 1989, the firm has one of the longest track records in the industry and is a leading source of liquidity to owners of interests in real estate, real asset, venture, mezzanine, and buyout limited partnerships.
Transforming the way people live and work, Legrand works to enhance both employee and community welfare through programs that help people enjoy healthier more productive and more rewarding lives. Our initiatives range from building new homes for people in need to inspiring employee involvement. We focus on initiatives to build and improve homes for people in need and we are proud to do this work with Habitat for Humanity.
We believe in what people make possible. Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. At Microsoft, we believe that good corporate citizenship starts at home and that how we work is just as important as all that we do to support our local communities. We work across our business to be a responsible partner to those who place their trust in us.
At Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (UTC), we are laser focused on innovation and performance – it’s how we design, manufacture and maintain the world’s best and most advanced aircraft engines. The same can be said of our corporate social responsibility program, where we focus our support on programs and partnerships that: Inspire the next generation, Empower our employees to positively impact their communities, Emphasize innovation and technology.
The most important attribute of any wealth management firm is the trust, experience, and knowledge of its professionals. At Private Capital Group, we consider your unique circumstances and focus our efforts on the sophisticated planning that is required before any strategies are recommended. We view ourselves as your Total Wealth Advisor taking a leadership role in facilitating coordination among your other professional advisors, including your attorney, accountant and insurance agent. Our organization supports your team with an institutional process and a sophisticated financial system to help track all your accounts and improve communication among all advisors.
Prudential has a long history of helping customers achieve financial security and peace of mind. Our collective knowledge and expertise provides us with a unique understanding of the social issues that contribute to economic inequality. For this reason, we have a critical role to play in ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to achieve economic success. For 140 years, Prudential Financial has helped individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. We are known for delivering on our promises to our customers, and are recognized as a trusted brand and one of the world’s most admired companies.
RCN Capital was established in 2010 and has quickly become one of the nation’s premier direct private lenders. Private lenders fill a niche that conventional financing sources have ignored for years, including providing acquisition and rehab loans in underserved communities. The company specializes in providing time-sensitive, bridge financing to real estate investors to fund the purchase of non-owner occupied residential and commercial properties. “We were extremely happy to be able to assist with rebuilding South Marshall Street”, said CEO Don Vaccaro. “We have been investing in Hartford for several years now, and are always eager to invest in those communities where traditional lenders are not.”
Stanley Black & Decker is a world-leading provider of tools and storage, commercial electronic security and engineered fastening systems, with unique growth platforms and a track record of sustained profitable growth. Since 1843, our goal has been simple: provide tools and solutions that make life easier. At Stanley Black & Decker, our commitment to our communities goes back hundreds of years. With our time, our tools and our monetary support, we’ve long supported the institutions and organizations that make the world a better place and we pledge to maintain that commitment into the future.
“The Swiss Re Enfield & Windsor employees and the Swiss Re Foundation are proud to be part of the Build A-Thon. We participated in this event last year and it was an excellent opportunity to work alongside Swiss Re colleagues and the Habitat for Humanity Team for such a great cause.”, says Gary Teodore, Location Head Swiss Re Windsor office”
The Swiss Re Group is a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer. Dealing direct and working through brokers, its global client base consists of insurance companies, mid-to-large-sized corporations and public sector clients. From standard products to tailor-made coverage across all lines of business, Swiss Re deploys its capital strength, expertise and innovation power to enable the risk-taking upon which enterprise and progress in society depend. Founded in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1863, Swiss Re serves clients through a network of around 70 offices globally.
Living Up To You™ is not only a promise to our customers, it’s a commitment to our communities that we’ve upheld for more than 80 years. This commitment is a core value that defines who we are as a bank. And we live it every day through these three initiatives that support the communities where we live and work. We partner with developers, government and non-profit agencies, such as Hartford Habitat, to provide community development and affordable housing products, programs and services that renew neighborhoods and improve the lives of low- and moderate-income families.
From checking accounts and debit cards to savings products to treasury management services, Wells Fargo helps customers manage their daily financial lives. Our success depends on how much we care for each other, our customers, our communities, and our stockholders.
Our culture is reflected in the essence of our brand: “Together we’ll go farSM.” We want our team members to feel proud of working for a company that truly cares about people, goes the extra mile to do what’s right — in good times and bad — and believes that “better” is possible for everyone.
“As a company committed to meeting the needs of our community, Wolters Kluwer is proud to partner with Habitat for Humanity and help them deliver on their important mission to create a world where everyone has a decent place to live by building homes, communities and hope. From our first call, our Habitat partners were there to support us, helping us engage our employees and providing the tools and services to make the coordination of our project a cinch. I know our employees are thrilled to lend their sweat equity to this exciting project!” Through comprehensive technology solutions, in-depth data and analytics, and professional services, Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions helps the largest and best-run legal and claims organizations address the intricate complexities they face and ultimately make better business decisions. We are committed to our employees and community. More information is available at the ELM Solutions website.
Both XL Group and Catlin have had a long-term commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility, ranging from XL’s activities in volunteering and philanthropy through the XL Foundation to Catlin’s focus on building sustainable communities and high-profile environmental research. Both companies have invested in driving positive change socially and environmentally, and we will continue to do so as XL Catlin.