Evan Futterman wears conservative suits, loves his two daughters and has worked in the aviation planning business for 32 years. He also has a life partner of the same gender and a goal to help other lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people build confidence that they can succeed in business while not having to lie about their identities. Photo by Dennis Drenner Evan Futterman started GALA to support industry members who identify as gay and lesbian. Graphic by Justin Reynolds An ENR Special Feature. Related Links: Main Story: Where a New Inclusiveness Is Changing the Face of the Construction
Despite a faltering international market, 2015 and the beginning of 2016 are proving to be strong years for U.S. contractors, with steady domestic growth and only moderate strain from workforce shortages.