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Deborah Bradley
Founder and President, Deborah Bradley Construction & Management Services Inc.

Deborah Bradley is Founder and President of Deborah Bradley Construction & Management Services Inc., a full-service General Contractor and Construction Management Consultant to institutional and educational facilities and public agencies throughout New York State. Today, it continues to be a 100% woman-owned and operated business enterprise. The firm’s long-term relationships on capital projects include such clients as the NYC School Construction Authority, DASNY, MTA, Con Edison, Central Park Conservancy, New York City Economic Development Corp., Battery Park City Authority, CUNY, Columbia University the NYC Department of Correction and various other NYC agencies.

Through Deborah’s hard work and dedication to quality she now oversees an over ten-million-dollar firm with forty employees and a broad range of capabilities. Despite the firm’s extensive growth in recent years, Deborah is hands-on in all aspects of the company’s performance. Her early experience as a CPA with Deloitte & Touche and her MBA from Columbia University serve Deborah well as she guides the firm which she founded. Deborah is on the executive board of Women Construction Owners & Executives (WCOE), and is involved with a number of other worthy organizations in the construction industry, including the Regional Alliance of Small Contractors and the NYC Building Congress. As a business owner and mother of three, Deborah is committed to teaching and mentoring young women entering the construction industry as well as helping other small M/WBE firms grow and prosper.
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Stephanie V. Burns
Vice President, Community & Citizenship, Turner Construction

With over 20 years at Turner Construction Company, Stephanie V. Burns is the Vice President of Community & Citizenship. Through innovative programming, with a key focus on engaging young women and encouraging them to seek positions in the construction industry, Burns is a trailblazer known throughout the industry for her passion and commitment.
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Terry Pissi, CPA
Partner, Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP

Terry Pissi, CPA, is an accounting and audit partner at Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP with more than 30 years of experience. She advises clients in a range of industries including construction, real estate, public relations, wholesale, distribution, advertising and marketing. Pissi takes great pride in truly understanding her clients' businesses and concerns and how those issues affect their personal financial goals; she asks the right questions, listens closely, and responds proactively to her clients’ needs. She is deeply involved in the career development of Anchin’s professional staff by providing training and mentoring. Pissi chairs both the CARE Committee, which organizes the Firm’s charity and recreational events, and AWIN, Anchin Women's Initiative Network, which focuses on the professional development of women in the Firm.
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Jayne Czik
General Counsel and Compliance Officer, Citnalta Construction Corp.

Jayne Czik joined Citnalta Construction Corp. as General Counsel and Compliance Officer in May 2011. Czik is responsible for overseeing compliance and ensuring that executive management is apprised of new regulatory and compliance requirements. Prior to joining Citnalta, Czik was the Deputy General Counsel at MTA Capital Construction (MTACC) in New York. She counseled senior management on legal and procurement issues pertaining to MTACC projects involving state, city and federal funding. Czik has authored several papers and has been a frequent speaker and instructor on issues related to the construction industry and construction law. She is currently the Editor of Under Construction, the American Bar Association – Forum on Construction’s newsletter that publishes current articles on construction law and is a member of the American Arbitration Association’s National Construction Panel.
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Julie Valerio
Senior Associate/Senior Project Manager, STV Construction, Inc.

Julie Valerio is Senior Associate/Senior Project Manager at STV Construction, Inc. and has more than 29 years of experience in facilities management and the construction industry. Her career has touched almost every aspect of building design, construction and facilities management and operations, educational, commercial, retail, institutional, and transportation facilities. Ms. Valerio has been responsible for all phases of design, construction, close-out, and occupancy. As a facilities manager, she has experience directing the implementation of capital programs, interacting with the highest levels of organizational leadership while remaining instrumental in project teams and details.

She has been responsible for annual maintenance and energy programs and related staff ranging from project groups to well over 100 workers. Currently Ms. Valerio is a member of the STV team representing the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) as Owner Representative for the Authority’s One World Trade Center project. Working with PANYNJ senior leadership, she assisted in the creation, negotiation, execution and transition of 19 individual Design Consultant contracts totaling approximately $90 million in design services from a private developer to PANYNJ ownership during the design development stage. She institutes change orders from request for proposal (RFP) stage through contract amendment. She monitors multiple design contracts to ensure contract compliance and reviews and approves requests for monthly payments accurately represent scope completed for requisition approval.