Featured Women In Construction

BHB Salutes Women in the Firm

At Bald Hill Builders (BHB), our women are the building blocks to our success. We are proud to have such talented individuals representing our business. We understand the importance in creating equal opportunities for both men and women in the construction industry. Thank you to all our hard-working women, we salute you!

Brenda Laurenza

Brenda Laurenza, president, is a co-founder of BHB. She began her construction career at a young age while assisting her father in the family business with such tasks as cutting tiles and grouting floors. She provides the strategic direction of Bald Hill by identifying new work opportunities, project quality control, operating procedures, recruiting, hiring, and developing philosophies that embody the Bald Hill Builders’ company culture.

Carol Fuller, director of compliance & inclusion, plays a major role in developing, managing, and providing oversight of our inclusion management program. She strives to meet the City of Boston, Boston Housing Authority, and the community’s hiring requirements while implementing strategic diversity standards. She provides oversight on subcontractors’ performances against project goals to ensure the proper action is taken and documented.

With 10 years at BHB and over 15 years of combined residential and commercial building experience, Jess Morrissey, estimating & operations manager, collaborates with designers to understand the full scope of work to produce detailed and accurate estimates. She performs cost/benefit studies and provides management services to deliver the maximum value for the established budget.


With years of experience as a construction sales specialist and fieldman, Melissa Watson, diversity, equity & inclusion coordinator, has gained much insight and knowledge for maintaining overall project conformance. Her current roles include defining and fostering our company wide culture that values the diversity of talent, ideas, and backgrounds.

Before joining the BHB team in 2013, Stacy Holyoke, office manager, executive assistant, VP of operations, was an office administrator to a family-owned HVAC contractor. She holds a proactive and flexible approach to juggling the many different priorities of the business including scheduling, training, events, project coordination, and much more. 

Sonja Horrace, financial project coordinator, joined BHB in 2018. Her strong communication skills come into play as she ensures all projects run smoothly with daily tasks such as insurance compliance, contracts, and project accounting. Her infectious smile radiates through our office and all those she encounters.

Lisa Moniz, project & marketing coordinator,  utilizes her organizational skills to assist project managers on multiple projects at various stages of the construction process. Her degree in marketing is beneficial in promoting the BHB brand across social channels including Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Submitted by Bald Hill Builders

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