Leadership

MCAA Great Futures Forum

Date: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 16:00 to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 17:00

Anaheim Marriott
Anaheim, California

Southland Industries is participating in the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) Great Futures Forum, an event that gives future leaders of our industry the opportunity to take a closer look into the field of mechanical contracting and the world they can join.

On Friday, September 28, Southland will host a Young Professionals Panel Discussion as well as a walking tour of its new Garden Grove, California headquarters to let future leaders experience firsthand what it would feel like to be in an office, experience the work culture and observe cutting-edge technology in the fabrication facility.

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Southland Industries Appoints Brian Boutte as Chief Commercial Officer

Publication Date

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 15:30

Dulles, VA
As Chief Commercial Officer, Mr. Boutte oversees the sales and business development efforts across all of Southland’s businesses and divisions. He is responsible for instituting and leading best in class sales and marketing processes, as well as ensuring all orders and sales goals are met companywide. Through a relentless pursuit of commercial excellence, Mr. Boutte helps Southland’s integrated teams identify opportunities to provide customers with connected solutions.

Southland Industries Appoints New Chief Human Resources Officer

Publication Date

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 13:15

Dulles, VA (September 28, 2015)

Southland Industries, one of the nation's largest MEP building systems experts providing engineering, construction, service, and energy service solutions, has named Lisa Hoffman Starr as Chief Human Resources Officer.

Ms. Hoffman Starr is a veteran human resources executive with a breadth of experiences in the function including implementing best practices to optimize the employee and leader experience. In her new role, Ms. Starr will be responsible for the expansion of human capital capabilities to support the execution of Southland’s strategic goals across all business lines.

Building Successful Leaders with a Culture of Innovation

Article | FMJ (2014)
In today’s marketplace, companies need strong leaders to stay competitive. This business fact applies as much to the facility management domain as it does to the construction industry. Both sectors face growing demands from customers for new and better ways of doing things. Companies must continually improve their products, processes and people to ensure customer satisfaction.

To Ph.D. or Not to Ph.D.?

Article | ASME (2013)
You’re speeding along in your career when suddenly you see the top executives in your company have doctorates. Or you’re getting ready to graduate with your B.S. and don’t know whether to go for the doctorate while you’re already in “student mode” or get some income coming in. It brings up that great question: To Ph.D. or not to Ph.D.?

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