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ACE Mentor Program of America Adds New Members to Board of Directors and Advisory Council

The ACE Mentor Program of America is proud to announce the appointment of of new Board and Advisory Council members who will lend their experience to provide governance and oversight to further drive the mission of ACE.

ACE is a free, award-winning, afterschool program designed to attract high school students into pursuing careers in the architecture, construction and engineering industry, including skilled trades. With the current and critical skilled labor shortage, ACE firms are working diligently to enroll and train the next generation of design, construction, and trade professionals.

“We are thrilled to have this new group of leaders joining our board and we are incredibly thankful for for their commitment to our program and our students,” said Diana Eidenshink, President of the ACE Mentor Program of America. “We serve more than 10,000 students every year, and we try to provide as many low barrier opportunities as possible. With the support of industry firms, we are one step closer to that.”

New Board Member include:

David Drinkward, President & CEO 
Hoffman Construction Company

Diane Hoskins, Co-CEO

Craig Kennedy, Regional Vice President
CRH Americas, Inc.

Velma Korbel, Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
APi Group, Inc.

Nick Siegfried
ABA Construction Law Forum

Steve Ulmer, Senior Vice President
APi Group, Inc.

New National Advisory Council Members 

Alex Bachrach, Publisher
Architectural Record

Ryan Jeanette, Director of Operations

Steve Krawczynski, President
van Zelm Heywood & Shadford, Inc

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