12 Mar 2022

Women in Construction Week 2022

Women in Construction Week 2022

Women in Construction Week is an annual opportunity to feature the many women that make Martin Horn the company it is today. Women currently only make up about 10% of the industry, but that number is growing. At Martin Horn, we’d love to see more women enter the industry and encourage girls and young women […]

28 Feb 2022

Celebrating Black History Month: History Made & History in the Making

Celebrating Black History Month:  History Made & History in the Making

Charlottesville Black Professionals Who Have Made History & Those Who Are Making History Now This year, Martin Horn celebrated Black History Month by profiling some of the most influential Black professionals in Charlottesville’s history, and Black professionals who are making history now.   MADE HISTORY   JOHN WEST John West (c. 1849 or c. 1850 – July 25, 1927) was a […]

10 Feb 2022

Happy Retirement & Best Wishes: Suzanne Moubray

Happy Retirement & Best Wishes:  Suzanne Moubray

On January 22nd, Martin Horn had a bittersweet send-off to a long-time employee, Suzanne Moubray, who retired after 15 years of service to the organization. Suzanne was an important piece of what has made Martin Horn the company it is today. We will miss her dearly. Suzanne’s office sat near the front door, and directly next […]

25 Jan 2022

Martin Horn Upgrades to Asta Powerproject

Martin Horn Upgrades to Asta Powerproject

On Thursday, January 13th, Martin Horn hosted a training session with all project managers and assistant project managers to train them on the new Asta Powerproject scheduling system. Over Martin Horn’s 43 years in business, many types of scheduling software have been used, including most recently, MS Project. “We switched from using MS Project to […]

1 May 2021

Crescent Halls Redevelopment Kickoff Celebration

Crescent Halls Redevelopment Kickoff Celebration

Martin Horn, alongside Red Light Management, GMA Construction, Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority (CRHA) and the Public Housing Association of Residents (PHAR) hosted a kickoff and groundbreaking event for the redevelopment of Crescent Halls on April 14, 2021. The highly-anticipated renovation to the public housing building has been fought for by residents for years. Residents, contractors, […]

13 Mar 2021

Women In Construction Week 2021 – Suzanne Moubray

Women In Construction Week 2021 – Suzanne Moubray

Suzanne Moubray | Accountant   “Would like to see more women in leadership positions—foremen, superintendents, and project managers.”   What is your favorite part about working in construction? It has more to do with the company than with the type of business for me. As an accountant, my job is basically the same where ever […]

12 Mar 2021

Women in Construction Week 2021 – Cece Smeriglio

Women in Construction Week 2021 – Cece Smeriglio

Cece Smeriglio | Office Manager   “You must prove yourself in any position, but male-dominated jobs can be especially difficult.  The men assume you don’t know what’s what.  So, the best way is to overcome prejudice is by doing the job better.”   What is your favorite part about working in construction? Watching a project […]

11 Mar 2021

Women In Construction Week 2021 – Megan Jackson

Women In Construction Week 2021 – Megan Jackson

Megan Jackson | Carpenter   “[My favorite part of working in construction is] working with my hands and being able to drive by a finished project and say ‘I built that’.”   What is your favorite part about working in construction? Working with my hands and being able to drive by a finished project and […]

10 Mar 2021

Women In Construction Week 2021 – Pam Haney

Women In Construction Week 2021 – Pam Haney

Pam Haney | General Superindent & Safety Director   “I’ve been told to leave job sites because workers assumed I wasn’t supposed to be there. It can be daunting to go to a job site and be the only woman, but once the men working see you know what you are talking about, they recognize […]

9 Mar 2021

Women In Construction Week 2021 – Suzie Bennett

Women In Construction Week 2021 – Suzie Bennett

Suzie Bennett | Project Administrator   “Women have so much to offer construction. They have a keen eye for the tiny details and are generally very organized. I would love to see more women strive to become leaders in the construction industry.”   What is your favorite part about working in construction? Watching projects come […]