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AWARDS & RECOGNITION

MEET THE HONOREES | Nick Bayer

2019 PERSON OF THE YEAR Nick Bayer | Founder and CEO, Saxbys Nick Bayer has always been in the business of bringing people together, whether it’s as one of Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Most Admired CEOs” or as a consummate team captain since Little League. So when he created Saxbys in 2005, Nick never really considered […]

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MENTORS TEAM PROJECTS

Welcome Camden, NJ – Greater Philadelphia’s Newest Team

ACE Greater Philadelphia is proud to welcome a new team to their affiliate!  The Camden, NJ Team, led by Erica Anderson-Blaylock (City Invincible) and Ron Kerins (Greyhawk, ACE Board Vice-Chairman), formed when Kerins spearheaded the expansion effort of ACE Greater Philadelphia into New Jersey and brought City Invincible on board.  Dedicated mentors from Oracle, Synergy Environmental, and Mitsubishi […]

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ACE ALUMNI MENTORS

Team 15’s Alumni Mentors

ACE Mentor of Greater Philadelphia is fortunate to have a selection of alumni who have returned to share their experiences and knowledge with current students.  Team 15 is lucky enough to have two.  Jennifer Yun (JKRP Architects) and Ajin Fatima (City of Philadelphia, Streets Department) both jumped at the opportunity to join JKRP’s all-female ACE […]

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FIELD TRIPS

Villanova Site Visited by Two ACE Teams

Two Philadelphia teams – Team 4 led by Tim Stringfellow (Torcon) and Team 6 led by Tom Saldutti (JMT) – recently got a sneak peek at Villanova’s massive student housing project.  Stringfellow, the project’s manager, provided an extensive tour during which he discussed the construction process, highlighted features and challenges of the project, and provided […]

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

O’Donnell + Naccarato WINS Giant Jenga 2019!

ACE Mentor Program Giant Jenga Tournament Raises $20K for Scholarships Third annual tournament dramatically increases in size, attracts 300 attendees and 48 teams [Philadelphia, Pa.]  The ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia, the local affiliate of the nation’s fastest-growing industry mentoring program, hosted 300+ members and friends of the design and construction community Thursday, 7 […]

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

THE 2019 BRACKETS ARE SET!

We are so excited to announce that the tournament brackets are set and we have 48 teams competing on February 7 at Drexel University! Below is a breakdown of all of the teams and their initial competitors.. Full Brackets can be found HERE! A SPECIAL THANK YOU to all of the teams that have registered with us! Proceeds […]

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BUILDING FUTURES

Theatre Design with Team 15

Typically, ACE Greater Philadelphia teams structure their programming around one overreaching concept.  Session by session, team leaders and mentors introduce A/C/E related terminology, lessons, and activities to students with the goal of connecting all learning to one theme.  Structuring sessions in this manner effectively makes the learning experience cohesive, relatable, and readily understood.  Team 15 […]

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SCHOLARSHIPS

2019 ACE Scholarship Application is Open

Part of the mission of the ACE Mentor Program is to support our students in their continued advancement into the industry.  One way of supporting them is to provide scholarships for their post-secondary education or for their training in a skilled trades program. The ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia offers various scholarships at the […]

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COMMUNITY EVENTS TEAM PROJECTS

MLK DAY OF SERVICE 2019

On January 21, 2018, volunteers from GBCA, the ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia, Clemens Construction Company, Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters came together for a 2019 Martin Luther King Day of Service project. Volunteers met at Kingsessing Recreation Center in Philadelphia to build cedar wood garbage can enclosures for the […]

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AWARDS & RECOGNITION

CREW Philadelphia Recognizes ACE!

On November 16, 2018, CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Philadelphia held its 20th Annual Fall Luncheon. The luncheon was attended by over 800 people, and was held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The event was attended by representatives of many industries, including real estate, construction, development, architecture, engineering, housing services, and more… The luncheon honored recipients […]

The ACE Mentor Program of Eastern PA

Founded in 2000, the ACE Mentor Program of Eastern Pennsylvania gives students from local high schools an exciting opportunity to learn more about potential careers in architecture, engineering and construction!

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