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The Honorable Katherine Hammack Keynote Speaker At WCOE Conference

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women Construction Owners and Executives (WCOE) announced today that Ms. Katherine Hammack, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Installations, Energy & Environment) will be the featured keynote speaker at the luncheon during the Women Build America 2014 Annual Leadership Conference held in Washington, DC, on March 31, 2014. The Honorable Ms. Hammack is the primary advisor to the Secretary of the Army and Chief of Staff of the Army on all Army matters related to Installation policy, oversight and coordination of energy security and management.   She is also responsible for policy and oversight of sustainability and environmental initiatives; resource management including design, military construction, operations and maintenance; base realignment and closure (BRAC); privatization of Army family housing, lodging, real estate, utilities; and the Army's installations safety and occupational health programs.

"We were thrilled when the Secretary accepted our invitation to keynote our luncheon and add to the roster of dynamic individuals who we have lined up to participate during this exciting event.  Our conference this year marks a significant milestone in the life of the organization. Over a hundred women in construction and others will come together to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Women Construction Owners and Executives," expressed Ms. Lee Cunningham, President of WCOE.

At WCOE's Women Build America Conference, top contracting experts, small business specialists, and agency officials will share their insights into women-owned entrepreneurial issues and the latest Federal contracting rules and regulations.  The conference is also geared for attendees who seek to enhance business development, increase supplier diversity and improve operations. This conference is hosted by WCOE Resource Center.

ABOUT WOMEN CONSTRUCTION OWNERS AND EXECUTIVES (WCOE)

Since 1983, WCOE's has been dedicated to creating a level playing field for women in the construction industry, WCOE is proud to represent both large and small woman-owned firms as well as executive women in policy making positions with some of the largest corporations in the country. WCOE Grows Contacts, Contracts and the Bottom-line!

Learn more about the WCOE Women Build America 2014 Annual Leadership Conference at http://www.womenbuildamerica.com/register/, email, tspeed@wpc-llc.com or call (202) 421-5100.

Contact: Ms. Lee Cunningham
Office: (707) 443-0934

SOURCE Women Construction Owners and Executives

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