Congratulations to the 2021 Fred Shaw Employee of the Year Award Winners, Connie Doman (Central Region) and Zhelyo Zhelev (West Region). Connie and Zhelyo both exemplify the company’s commitment to Building Better Lives and the core values of Integrity and PRIDE (Professionalism, Respect, Ingenuity, Determination and Excellence).
Connie Doman – Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator/Estimating Coordinator, Central Region
Connie Doman is a long-time employee of Shaw-Lundquist. She began working part-time as an Administrative Assistant over 12 years ago. She’s held various roles from project coordination, accounting, estimating and is now helping to grow our diversity, inclusion, and equity program. She has been a true team player since day one and is highly respected by her fellow team members. Connie is also a board member for Construct Tomorrow, an organization that brings awareness to high school students about the remarkable post-secondary career opportunities in the construction and building trades industries.
President and CEO, Hoyt Hsiao, said “Connie Doman has earned the Fred Shaw award due to the spirit and attitude she brings daily to Shaw-Lundquist and because of how she interacts with the entire team. Connie is also a leader in a variety of community organizations that help support the mission of Shaw-Lundquist and we are extremely fortunate to have her as a member of our team!”
Zhelyo Zhelev – Senior Project Manager, West Region
Zhelyo started as a Project Manager for Shaw-Lundquist in 2014 and is proud to represent the company as this year’s West Region Fred Shaw Employee of the Year recipient. Since joining the team, Zhelyo has been selected to lead some of our most notable and challenging projects to date, including the Park at MGM, Allied Esports Arena and the recently completed Amalfi by Bobbly Flay restaurant at Caesars Palace. Zhelyo has become a true leader for our organization and incredible mentor to new and young team members. He is greatly respected by clients, partners and his fellow employees.
Vice President, Holden Hsiao said, “Z is so knowledgeable and in tune with this industry. He is always striving to learn new things and is an incredible mentor to new and young team members at Shaw-Lundquist. He is a huge factor in our growth and success in the West Region office and I am thankful to have him on our team. Looking forward to what the future has in store for Z’s career and all the projects we will be working on together.”
About the Fred Shaw Award
The Fred Shaw Employee of the Year Award is awarded annually to the Shaw-Lundquist team member that goes above and beyond to demonstrate Building Better Lives in the workplace. The winners are Shaw-Lundquist team members who work either in the office or the field, and demonstrate the founding principles of Fred Shaw, by working with Integrity and PRIDE (Professionalism, Respect, Ingenuity, Determination and Excellence).
Connie and Zhelyo, thank you for all you both do to help build better lives at Shaw-Lundquist and in the community.