NEW YORK, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chris Asaro, president of Holt Construction, will receive the 2017 Diamond Award for Philanthropy. Holt Construction Corporation has been a loyal supporter of The Beauty Foundation for the past 11 years, sponsoring and attending many of their events including The Beauty Ball, while also contributing to many other charitable organizations.
Holt Construction Corp., founded in 1919, is a full-service construction firm offering General Contracting, Construction Management and Design-Build services nationwide. Mr. Asaro became President of the firm in 2013 and was announced as a shareholder in 2016. Mr. Asaro has lead the current growth and success of Holt, including the firm's expansion into the Philadelphia and Houston Construction markets. Under Asaro's guidance, Holt has built on its 97-year reputation as quality-first construction.
Holt Construction, Chris Asaro, President
Mr. Asaro has over two decades of experience in construction management and general construction. He has extensive experience in projects requiring critical planning, staging, logistics, and maintenance of uninterrupted ongoing daily operations. He values strong relationships with trade contractors, owners, and employees. He has always been a collaborative thinker. He is known for representing the best interest of Holt's clients and achieving overall project success. Through his leadership, the Holt team culture is one of continuing emphasis on building relationships with employees and clients.
Since its inception in 2007, The Beauty Foundation for Cancer Care has supported over 1,500 families by providing over $1,500,000 in grants and services to cover such costs as transportation, household bills, groceries, housecleaning services, and childcare. Few phrases change a person's life more profoundly than "you have cancer." Cancer is devastating to the whole family. But with your help, it doesn't have to be. The Beauty Ball 2017, hosted by The Beauty Foundation for Cancer Care, brings our community together to support men, women, and children being treated for cancer. The Beauty Ball, now in its 11th year, is the largest fund-raising effort for The Beauty Foundation for Cancer Care. The Beauty Ball will be held on Saturday, April 29th, 2017. Peter Criss, founding member and original drummer for the rock 'n' roll super group KISS, will also appear at the event. As a male breast cancer survivor and recipient of the foundation's Man of Courage Award,Criss will be performing his hit song "Beth" live at the event.