Monday, 1 September 2008

Paul Henkels

Paul Henkels - Chairman of Henkels & McCoy, Inc.; Chairman of the REACH Alliance; Member o/t Executive Committee o/t Board of Governors of Temple University Hospital, Lejeune Institute, Vatican Observatory Foundation, American College of Louvain University in Belgium

Paul M. Henkels (left), fresh from Haverford College where he receives a B.A. in Engineering, joins the company full time as a laborer on a gas crew. No stranger to hard work, Paul also worked during high school summers as a laborer. Concentrating primarily on the growing telecommunications field in the following years, he will rise to Supervisor in 1949 and then to the offices of Vice President in 1958, Executive Vice President in 1961, President and CEO in 1972, and Chairman, President and CEO in 1987. Paul Henkels will expand the company into new areas of the country, beginning with western Pennsylvania, and following successes there, into the Midwest, the South, and the West. Paul Henkels’ early interest in advancing technologies, including telephone communications, will help establish the company as a key provider of construction and engineering services for the telecommunications industry.
Henkels & McCoy, Inc.
is one of the largest privately held engineering, network
development and construction firms serving the
communications, information technology and utility
We have more than 80 offices strategically
located from New England to Hawaii.
Paul Henkels

Mr. Henkels is chairman of Henkels & McCoy, Inc, a worldwide engineering, construction, and maintenance firm. He is a graduate of Haverford College with a B.A. in Engineering. He is a recognized expert in labor relations, and has lectured on Ethics in Business at numerous colleges and universities. He is also co-founder and present chairman of the REACH Alliance (Road to Educational Achievement through Choice), an organization working for school choice in both Pennsylvania and nationwide. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors of Temple University Hospital, Lejeune Institute, Vatican Observatory Foundation, Arts & Letters Advisory Council of Notre Dame, and the American College of Louvain University in Belgium. He has been awarded honorary degrees from Chestnut Hill College and St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. He is a Knight of Malta, and was given the Award for Excellence from the Commission for Independent Colleges and Universities. (Proof Positive)


suzanne said...

Sorry to say that Paul Henkels passed away on Thursday January 8, 2009. What an inspiration to so many people, he will be sadly missed...

travisstewart44 said...

im a laborer for henkles an i love my job i want to move up an work very hard to achive much like paul.