BOSTON, MA – Shawmut CEO Les Hiscoe sat down with the Boston Business Journal to discuss the latest in the firm’s journey under his helm—including Shawmut’s client-centric approach and benefits of the public-private partnership (P3) project at UMass Boston. Les also spoke to Shawmut’s people-first culture, including the new Shawmut Flex initiative and Paid Family Leave.

Excerpt from Boston Business Journal

Les Hiscoe

Title: CEO, Shawmut Design & Construction

Age: 51

Education: Bachelor’s degree, civil engineering, University of New Hampshire, 1987

Residence: Boston and New York

Biggest professional challenge: “Delivering on the talent promise that you’ll get the best people on every project and that you’ll get really highly-trained people and really engaged people, really great service and really great quality across 600 projects. We need real systems of training, development (and) technical processes to do that consistently.”

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