Business Courier Profiles Furlong CEO Jude Hehman

August 8, 2014 – As part of its up close and personal profile series with the 2013 class of Forty Under 40, The Cincinnati Business Courier profiled Furlong CEO Jude Hehman, a 2013 Forty Under 40 award recipient.

Hehman used horse sense to help Boy Scouts

Jude Hehman is running for mayor of his hometown, Fort Mitchell.
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jude-hehman-goldJude Hehman, 39, is president and CEO of Furlong Building Enterprises.

What was your first job? Bus boy at the Greyhound Tavern

When you were 10, what did you want to be when you grew up? The boss, working with my father.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? My father always told me to never do things halfway, always give 100 percent and finish the job.

What’s the biggest mistake you’ve learned from? Learning how precious family and friends are and that sometimes time is limited.

What’s the best book you’ve ever read?Dan Brown is my favorite author – “DaVinci Code” and his other books.

If you could trade jobs with anyone for a day, who would it be? Mike Brown, owner of the Cincinnati Bengals.

What’s the simplest thing you never learned to do? Giving blood. I can’t stand the sight of needles.

What’s your hidden talent?Horsemanship.

How did you acquire that skill? What many people don’t know is at a very young age my brother bought me my first horse. I learned to ride and became a good rider. I would teach instructional riding for the Boy Scouts to qualify for their merit badges.

What’s your favorite vacation spot?Hilton Head Island, S.C.

What organization or company, aside from your own, do you most admire?Apple

Which websites do you try to look at everyday? Enquirer, Business Courier, LinkedIN, Furlong, Twitter, Facebook, various news sites.

What do you think is Cincinnati’s best-kept secret? How easy our commute is and how accessible everything is. There are many ways to arrive at one destination, with good roadways.

How do you most like to spend your money? On my four children.

What scares you? Not knowing what is ahead.

Is there something about you that might surprise people? I am running for mayor of my hometown, Fort Mitchell.

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Superintendent Ed Adamowicz Joins Furlong

ed-adamowicz-website headshotFurlong Building Enterprises, LLC, a commercial and industrial construction firm, announced today that Ed Adamowicz has joined the company as a superintendent. Adamowicz has extensive building construction experience and is responsible for working on site for client projects.

“We are thrilled to have a superintendent of the caliber of Ed Adamowicz on staff and part of our team,” said Furlong President Jude Hehman.  “Ed has a broad range of experience in many different types of buildings which makes him an excellent fit for our expanding company’s services.”

Ed Adamowicz completed the four-year education program of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Texas and was nominated twice for the Superintendent of the Year award  by AGC of Texas. Adamowicz previously worked for Kajima Construction, WBK in Dallas TX and Hemmer Industries in Northern Kentucky. He resides in Demossville KY with his family.

Furlong Assists NKY Leadership Class; Sponsors Healthy Newborns House

LNK-Class-2014-list-and-companiesThe Northern Kentucky Leadership Class of 2014 is working with Transitions, Inc. to provide funding and support for the Health Newborn House Furlong Controller Nanette Brames is a member of the leadership class and Furlong Building Enterprises is a sponsoring organization for the project.

As mothers all over the nation will be celebrated this Sunday, business leaders from over 50 area companies and organizations will come together Friday at 10 a.m. to cut the ribbon on a project that helps mothers and their babies. However, this project is a bit different: these mothers, and now their babies, are fighting heroin addiction.

The Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Leadership Northern Kentucky Class is working with Transitions, Inc. to secure funding for the Healthy Newborn House, which provides housing and support for up to 10 expectant and new mothers who are battling an addiction to heroin. Mothers and their infants can stay in the home for up to four months after giving birth and they receive life skills training, addiction support, and assistance in finding permanent housing. To be eligible for housing in the Healthy Newborn House, mothers first complete the Transitions Women’s Residential Addictions Program (WRAP), where they undergo 90- 120 days of residential addiction treatment, then move to the Healthy Newborn House. 

Sponsors of the Healthy Newborn House include: DHL, Southern Air, Toyota, Valmark Securities Inc., Messer, Duke Energy, Focus on Success, Furlong Building Enterprises, Raines Buechel Conley & Dusing PLLC, NKY Hates Heroin, Erigo Employer Solutions. 

Ken Miller Joins Furlong Building Enterprises

Furlong Building Enterprises, LLC, a commercial and industrial construction firm, announced today that Ken Miller has joined the company as a project manager. Ken Miller has extensive experience in construction project management and will be responsible for managing design-build construction projects for clients.  Prior to joining Furlong, Ken worked at K4 Architecture in Cincinnati.  “KenContinue Reading

Nanette Brames Selected to Leadership Northern Kentucky 2014 Class

Furlong Building Enterprises, LLC, a commercial and industrial construction firm, announced that Nanette Brames, the company’s controller and human services director, has been selected to participate in the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Leadership 2014 program.  The eight-month program is a hallmark of the Northern Kentucky Chamber’s influence with the next generation of leaders forContinue Reading