Champions Construction

Meet Marilee Enus

By I Build NH | October 18, 2021

I Build NH announced that Marilee Enus, director of the Technology Transfer Center at the University of New Hampshire (UNH T2), will serve as an industry champion for the non-profit organization. Enus joins Mark Hodsdon, president of Palmer and Sicard, who joined the initiative in December 2020.

I Build NH represents the state’s construction industry through the Sector Partnerships Initiative (SPI), including but not limited to commercial/industrial, residential, civil and heavy highway.

Enus will help guide the efforts of a Construction Sector Partnership advisory group made up of industry champions. This group of experienced construction industry experts works with workforce development professionals, the education community, local economic development professionals and others to help highlight outstanding career opportunities in the sector.

In her role as the director of UNH T2, Enus and her team provide New Hampshire local road agencies professional development and training, resources and technical assistance, and other outreach to support an effective and efficient surface transportation system in New Hampshire.

Prior to joining UNH T2, Enus held positions in Human Resources Management, where she led initiatives in workforce and leadership development, employee and talent engagement, and communications.  She enjoys helping local highway teams tell the public works story, and creating connections with their communities and the future highway construction and maintenance workforce.

Enus serves as a Board Member of the New Hampshire Public Works Association as well as the New Hampshire Public Works Mutual Aid.  She is an active participant on the New England APWA Public Works Awareness Committee, as well as Co-Chair of the National Local Technical Assistance Program (NLTAPA) Communications Work Group.

About the NH Sector Partnerships Initiative

The Sector Partnerships Initiative (SPI) is an industry-driven state-wide effort to help New Hampshire businesses in targeted industries address workforce needs. Focusing on five core industries – construction, health care, hospitality, manufacturing and technology – SPI assists companies in finding funding and training resources that provide employees with improved skills and career advancement opportunities. SPI also helps companies create a network to convene and collaborate with other companies on a regular basis to identify shared hiring, training and retention needs.