2012 Odyssey International Productions Honorees
Community Affairs Director,
Community Affairs Director, Dexter Hendricks has complete
oversight of coordinating the Community Affairs activities
of the New Jersey Business Unit. He serves as the leader in
the management of YouthForce 2020, the Turner School of Construction
Management and the ACE Mentoring program. His involvement
also includes membership in various community organizations
and boards and is responsible for tracking MWBE involvement
on Turner projects.
E. Baskerville, M.D.
Fourth Ward Councilor, Montclair
is a pediatric and adolescent primary care physician and school
physician; health educator; a healer of the body, mind and
spirit; mender of lost and fallen youth, who has served the
residents of Essex County, New Jersey for more than three
decades. While healing, mending, and mentoring, Dr. Baskerville
served as a member of the Montclair School Board and for the
past three and on half years, as Forth Ward Town Councilor
Director of Community Relations, Tishman Construction Corporation
Tishman Construction Corporation’s Director of Community
Relations, responsible for all of the company’s Minority
and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) outreach programs,
contracting opportunities, project goals and mentoring programs.
Assoc. Executive Director,
YMCA of Eastern Union Co.
is the Immediate Past President of Phi Beta Sigma’s
Chi Sigma Chapter which consists of over 80 minority professionals.
He is one of the chapter’s eight advisors for its Sigma
Beta Youth Club and spends countless hours directly mentoring
young men in the city of Newark. Professionally, Jenabu uses
his dynamic Leadership skills as the Associate Executive Director
of the YMCA of Eastern Union County Elizabeth Branch.
of New Jersey’s most prestigious fashion designers,
started his professional career in 1984, as an entrée
level production clerk for Liz Claiborne. His fashions have
been featured in several magazines and movies and have graced
the runways of Paris.
St Paul’s AME Church
quintessential artist/educator has been leading students for
thirty four years in various schools Pre K-8 around the East
Orange school district. She continues to serve the East Orange
community by volunteering on a variety of civic and academic
programs such as: Girl Scouts Leader at Cochran Academy, Stewardess,
Choir Member and Choir Secretary of the Saint Paul A.M.E.
Church located in East Orange.
President, Lambco Erecting
the founder and president of Lambco Erecting, Inc. He has
more than 25 years' experience in the construction industry
and has served for over 2 decades as a Structural Steel Union
Park Avenue Building & Roofing Supplies
played a central role in developing Park Avenue into what
it is today—a
complex of yards and a retail store that boasts a full inventory
of building supplies, flooring, tools
and hardware. Today Raymond’s focus is on developing
new business, and he has been promoting Park Avenue as one
of New York City’s top MBE’s (Minority Owned Business
Law Offices of Robert Taylor
practiced law in New Jersey for over 30 years, and is currently
the owner/manager of the Law Offices of Robert Taylor, in
East Orange, N.J. He has counseled numerous voluntary and
non-profit Boards/Foundations and other organizations locally,
nationally and internationally; in addition to representing
many developers and business enterprises.
S. Parrish Jr.
President & CEO
Is the President & CEO of NobleStrategy, LLC, which has
consistently coordinated and delivered large-scale, multi-stage
construction projects, where success depends on the balance
of community stakeholders, civic representation, agency resources,
and technical staff. He is also the author of Making Bold
Moves: Creating Multimillion-Dollar Success in 500 Days or
Less, which details his remarkable success and is geared toward
aspiring entrepreneurs, business owners, industry executives
and anyone hoping to foster major success in his or her life.