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Ellington Churchill Appointed as Maryland DHCD Deputy Secretary

September 4, 2015 – Lewis Contractors congratulates Ellington Churchill on his appointment as Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) and is proud to announce the promotion of Harriett Roberts as its new Director of Business Development. Maryland DHCD press release.

“We are so proud that one of Lewis’ own has been appointed to a position of such esteem and trust within the Maryland state government,” said Tyler Tate, President of Lewis Contractors, “As we bid farewell to Ellington, we express our heartfelt thanks for the incredible work he has done over the years here at Lewis.  He is a brilliant and thoughtful individual:  he has and will continue to do great things.”

Harriett Roberts will become Lewis’ Director of Business Development. After joining Lewis as Project Manager in 2013, she has been responsible for managing construction projects for the firm, including the recently completed Sally and Butch Michel Center for Parks and People. In her new role, Harriett will be responsible for generating new business opportunities, developing marketing strategies, and customer relationship management.  She will also play a leadership role in Lewis’ initiatives to give back to the community.

“I am delighted that Harriett is taking on this role.  Her proven construction know-how, knowledge of the market, and reputation for giving back to the community makes her a perfect fit for the role.  With a proven track record for successfully leading projects of excellence for clients throughout Maryland, her leadership skills are well suited to lead Lewis’ business development efforts,” said Tate.

“I’m excited to step into my new role with Lewis,” said Roberts.  “I look forward to utilizing my construction experience and knowledge of Greater Baltimore’s construction and development community to help build upon Lewis’ tradition of excellence.”

LEWIS BUILDS MARYLAND.  Lewis Contractors is an award winning, family owned and operated construction management and general contracting firm.  Engaging in all types of academic, institutional, restoration, industrial, and commercial projects, the Lewis Team delivers a tradition of excellence, innovative thinking, and attention to detail to their clients’ projects.

For more information on Lewis Contractors visit www.lewis-contractors.com.