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AECOM Hunt Manager Mei-Ling Rodriguez embraces equity

AECOM Hunt Manager Mei-Ling Rodriguez embraces equity

 March 04, 2023

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To tackle the world’s most complex challenges, AECOM attracts, hires, and develops talented people of all backgrounds, and ensures inclusivity and fairness in its sourcing, interview and hiring processes.

In recognition of International Women's Day (IWD), AECOM is highlighting how the company and its employees are actively championing the IWD 2023 theme, Embrace Equity.

Meet AECOM Hunt's Diversity & Compliance Manager, Mei-Ling Rodriguez, who embraces equity by creating inclusive environments founded on open dialogue about beliefs and experiences, and that means speaking up against any kind exclusion and discrimination.

"I #EmbraceEquity by constantly reflecting on my beliefs and by calling attention to patterns of inequality," says Mei-Ling Rodriguez.

Creating inclusive environments with AECOM Hunt

Founded in 1944 in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S., AECOM Hunt has earned a reputation for being unconditionally client-focused. delivering construction projects on schedule and within budget, no matter the scope.

AECOM Hunt's services range from full construction management and design-build to estimating and consulting. AECOM Hunt deploys the latest technologies, industry-leading safety best practices and the highest ethical standards on every project. As evidenced by its long list of repeat clients, AECOM Hunt focuses on specific needs to create strong relationships and consistently exceed expectations. Its expertise, leadership and dedication are unparalleled.

Across the United States, AECOM Hunt has built over 160 healthcare projects, totaling over 35 million square feet. Its portfolio includes both complex renovations and new construction, often incorporating some of the world’s most sophisticated equipment and technology. Healthcare construction requires precise industry knowledge, and AECOM Hunt has the staff and resources to provide.

AECOM Hunt envisions hospitals as more than just physical structures; they encompass healing environments, state-of-the-art laboratories and visitor-friendly facilities. With this vision guiding the company, AECOM Hunt strategically manages all phases of the construction process with the end result in mind. And like healthcare professionals, it understands the importance of teamwork, precision and problem solving.

As the leading national airport builder, AECOM Hunt has constructed some of the most innovative and passenger-friendly aviation facilities across the U.S. Its aviation experience includes a wide range of project types, from ground-up terminals to new baggage handling systems and interior modernizations, to tenant fit-outs and everything in between. While these projects are often multi-phased and require a great deal of coordination with multiple parties, AECOM Hunt has risen to the challenge every time. In fact, it has over 70 aviation projects in its portfolio, 67 per cent of which have been for repeat clients.

With over 37 million square feet of cultural space built or under construction, AECOM Hunt recognises the important role these facilities play in the life of a community. Delivering major renovations to such New York City icons as Carnegie Hall, the Park Avenue Armory, the New York Public Library’s (NYPL) Rose Reading Room, as well as the NYPL’s reimagined Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library, AECOM Hunt understands the ways in which cultural complexes can bring together communities in their learning, support art and artists, and increase accessibility to opportunity.

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