Foddrill Construction Lit the Night

Foddrill construction recently participated in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Light the Night in honor of Leonora’s late husband, Jimmy Foddrill, who passed away in 2014. Over 5,000 participants joined together at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana. “It was a commitment on my part to continue to fight for those who are still fighting the battle and to support those caregivers and family members who are still going through the battle, and fight with them.” shares Leonora Foddrill, founder of Foddrill Construction. Lanterns during the event are representative of where someone is in their battle with cancer. Red symbolizes supporters, Gold is symbolic to those who have passed and white lanterns represent those who are currently battling or are survivors. Foddrill takes pride in bringing community, staff, and families together to walk in celebration of those who are fighting and to show support for caregivers and their families. […]

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Founder of Foddrill Construction’s Dying Wish: Care for my Work Brothers and Sisters

For 26 years, Foddrill Construction has strived to bring their workforce together as a family unit. “My late husband’s dying wish was for me to keep the business going and to take care of his work brothers and sisters,” shared Leonora Foddrill, owner of Foddrill Construction. “I’ve taken that promise and taken it really personally to see these men…three-quarters of my workforce have been with me 15-plus years.” With a high retention rate and family-oriented workforce, Foddrill construction does anything and everything to do with streetlights, covering all of Southern California. Every employee is treated as a member of the Foddrill Family, as Leonora confides that she considers some of the younger crew as her kids. “No one messes with my kids,” she shares. As a testament to her maternal mentorship, Leonora divulges that as her work family grows and reaches new milestones, she shares in their excitement and joy. […]

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Meet the Woman that Lights Up a Man’s World

9% Only nine-percent of women hold positions in construction – and even fewer occupy positions in leadership, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. For Foddrill Construction, having a diverse staff of both women and men, as part of a dynamic team, is not only a common business practice – but is a typical day in the field. Even better? An influential and visionary CEO who is paving the way for growth, continued quality service and demonstrated interest in giving back to her community. You read that right! With 26-years of experience as a full-service Street Light Installation Company, Foddrill Construction takes pride in delivering outstanding service to clients across Southern California. Certified by the Supplier Clearinghouse as a Minority Women Business Enterprise, Leonora Foddrill makes a concerted effort to excel as a team by keeping clients satisfied with their craftsmanship, safety protocols, efficiency and strong attention to detail. So, […]

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