Newton, MA – Elaine Construction Company, Inc. announced today the new hire of Kathleen Freitas, SPHR-SCP as Director of People Strategies and David Cushman as Project Manager.
Freitas is a seasoned Senior Human Resources Leader with nearly 40 years’ experience within the construction, utilities, and pharma industries. “Freitas’ expertise in employee relations, management development and training, succession planning and creative benefits packages to support attraction and retention, will support the continued growth of our third-generation family-owned and operated business.” Said Lisa Wexler, President – Elaine Construction.
Freitas is a graduate of UMASS – Boston with a BA in English. She is both SCP and SPHR Certified and services on The Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts HR Committee.
Cushman brings extensive project management experience to his role at Elaine having worked for Liberty Mutual Insurance in their real estate group and for several builders honing his project management and analytical skills. “Cushman’s client centered approach, attention to detail, and problem-solving abilities dovetail nicely with Elaine Construction’s core values and business approach. We are thrilled to have him join our team”. Said Tony Leonard, Director of Operations for Elaine Construction
Cushman is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine and holds an MBA from Boston University Questrom School of Management – magna cum laude.