March, 2002; Boston, MA – Lisa A. Brothers, PE, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Nitsch Engineering (Nitsch Engineering) in Boston, received this year’s Pinnacle Award as the Emerging Executive from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.
The Women’s Network of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce presented the eighth annual Pinnacle Awards in recognition of women in greater Boston who have achieved excellence in business, management, and the professions.
As one of the few women engineers leading an organization, Lisa continues to break new ground with each new responsibility she undertakes. She is principal, co-owner, and chief operating officer of Nitsch Engineering, responsible for the daily workings of the firm and keeping the staff and services of the company running smoothly. Lisa is an acknowledged expert in construction, design, and infrastructure related engineering projects. Her efforts on behalf of her firm’s clients have resulted in such landmark projects as the new Hilton Hotel at Logan Airport and the expansion of the New England Aquarium.
When asked her definition of success, Lisa replied, “I have a lot of juggling to do with raising a family and being COO of my firm, but both my personal life and professional world are very important to me. Having a happy home life, as well as helping to run a flourishing business, I consider myself very successful indeed! Success to me is earning the respect of your family, peers, employees, and people in the industry. Without respect, you can’t be successful.”
Lisa is a graduate from the University of Lowell and brings 18 years of experience in the design, construction, and management of roadway, site development, and infrastructure-related projects to the firm.