BALTIMORE, Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — To support its corporate expansion across the country, WBE utility specialty contractor, INTREN, announced the opening of its new east coast regional office in Baltimore.  A special ribbon-cutting ceremony with Mayor Catherine Pugh commemorated the occasion on Wednesday, January 17th at the company’s new headquarters.

Business and Civic Leaders Join WBE Specialty Utility Contractor, INTREN at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held Wednesday in Baltimore. 
Left to Right:
Gerald Jackson, BA for Pipefitters and Steamfitters Local 486
Ken Franke, Principal Category Manager, Exelon
Keith Garvey, RVP, INTREN 
Mayor Pugh
Frank Kelly, Manager Diverse Business Empowerment, Exelon
Robert Holsey, President, Operating Engineers Local 37
Matthew Turk, EVP, INTREN 
Lloyd Gillespie, Business Development Manager, INTREN

The facility will assist with INTREN’s increased demands for services and represents the first regional headquarters for the company on the east coast.   The move enables INTREN to offer its complete range of construction service solutions to new and existing customers throughout the region.

Joining Mayor Pugh and INTREN officials were leaders from the Maryland Washington Minority Companies Association, Greater Baltimore Black Chamber of Commerce, Business Agents from Operating Engineers 37 and Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 486 and other business and civic leaders.

«Baltimore is an exceptional place to do business, and the decision to base a dedicated group of leaders in the city demonstrates our belief in the prospects for Baltimore’s growing local economy and emerging status throughout the region.  Having a growing team here will allow us to increase the amount of time we spend providing innovative solutions to our customers,» stated Keith Garvey, INTREN’s Regional Vice President of Business Development.

«As our INTREN footprint continues to grow, we are committing to opening local offices which demonstrates our commitment to building our presence in the community.  This office is testament to the momentum we are seeing as we continue to invest in our business and our people across the country,» stated INTREN CEO, Kelly Tomblin.

In support of its corporate mission, a special check presentation was made by Keith Garvey to Joe Jones, President and CEO of Center for Urban Families.  «INTREN was built on the core values of safety, integrity, customer focus and employee empowerment.  Yet stewardship is the cornerstone on which the company has thrived for 29 years. We’re honored to be a part of your community and to help your organization in your mission to create opportunities and supportive services for Baltimore’s urban families,» stated Garvey.

For 29 years, INTREN has been an innovative solution partner, dedicated to building and maintaining the infrastructure of the energy industry.  Their commitment to safety, integrity, customer focus and employee empowerment, powers their success in offering turnkey services to many of the country’s foremost utility companies, contractors and developers, municipalities and cooperatives.


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