NEW YORK, N.Y.—A nonprofit organization focused on advancing professional opportunities for women in construction-related industries, Professional Women in Construction, recognized Adavinia Jimenez of The Louis Berger Group and seven other women today during the “Salute to Women of Achievement” luncheon at the Yale Club in New York. As LBG’s Operations Accounting Controller, Jimenez is responsible for accounting for $700 million a year in domestic and international work, including projects throughout the United States, Central and South America, India and the Middle East.

“Ada goes out of her way to form strong relationships with our employees and customers so she can thoroughly understand LBG’s business and provide responsive customer satisfaction,” said D. James Stamatis, LBG’s group vice president of U.S. Operations. “She is a compassionate and dedicated mentor to her staff and to others throughout the company, which makes her an invaluable asset to us all.”

A 24-year employee of LBG, Jimenez’s professionalism and dedication have aided her steady rise through the organization. Under her leadership, LBG achieved significant improvements in its financial performance by reducing its billing and collections cycles to historic lows for the most recent fiscal year.

About The Louis Berger Group
The Louis Berger Group, Inc., is an internationally recognized consulting firm that provides engineering, architecture, program and construction management, environmental planning and science, and economic development services. We are a devoted and trusted partner to federal, state, and local government agencies; multilateral institutions; and commercial industry. To this diverse client base we bring strategic vision and an entrepreneurial spirit, developing innovative solutions to some of the world’s most challenging problems. With a resource base of more than 5,000 professionals and affiliate employees in more than 90 countries, we are able to respond to local conditions while providing clients with the technical resources and rapid response capabilities of a leading global organization.