This past Saturday marked the 6th Annual Buddy Run. The event is sponsored by the Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club—the Club rode to honor a fallen member and then returned to SPARK for a community festival with concessions, music, raffles and family friendly activities, such as face painting and pony rides. There were over 100 riders present for the 2 hour long, police escorted ride to Buddy Brown’s gravesite and back. The event was held to…

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Tocci Building Companies’ Laura Handler Named 2014 “Woman of FIRE” by Banker & Tradesman

Boston, MA (July 23, 2014)Laura Handler, Director of Service Design + Strategy for Woburn-based Tocci Building Companies (Tocci) has been named a Woman of FIRE by Banker & Tradesman. Women of FIRE is an annual award that recognizes the best and the brightest women in…

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There have been great advances over the last 20 years that incorporate emerging technology into the steadfast industry of construction.  BIM and VDC not only play a huge role in the increasing accuracy and efficiency of construction processes, but with the help of advances like Virtuix Omni™ are also making models more accessible and usable for everyone involved on the project. As members of Tocci’s VDC Department, we can not wait to try out the…

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Bud LaRosa and Laura Handler, both members of Tocci’s Executive Committee, were recently featured on BostInno where they discussed their experience and thoughts on receiving their MBAs from Bentley University.

I enjoyed rapid career growth in the first two years of my career – 18 months in, I already had direct reports and had been promoted to a management position. I really enjoyed the transition to management, but knew that I didn’t have enough experience…

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“Women of FIRE is an annual award, that recognizes the key, female players in the local FIRE (Finance, Insurance and Real Estate) sector. The fourth annual Women of FIRE award, celebrates the best and the brightest women in the industry. With the help of Banker & Tradesman readers, a group of judges sorted through dozens of nominations and chose 14 brilliant, innovative leaders to be named this year’s Women of FIRE.”

Congratulations to this…

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