February 2024

Elliott-Lewis Corporation Gifts $1,000,000 to The Friends of Father Judge High School


The Friends of Father Judge High School, Inc. has received a $1,000,000 gift from the Elliott-Lewis Corporation to establish the Elliott-Lewis Mechanical Services Institute in Father Judge High School’s Career Pathways Academy (CPA) building. The CPA building has a total project cost of $11.5 million and will feature a 20,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility. It will be dedicated to delivering Career & Technical Education (CTE) curriculum in high priority occupations that are in demand in today’s workforce. The Elliott-Lewis Mechanical Services Institute joins the Connelly Welding Lab and the Faulkner Automotive Institute as flagship programs offered in the CPA at FJHS. Click Here To Read The Full Press Release

Elliott-Lewis Corporation Gifts $1,000,000 to The Friends of Father Judge High School2024-02-23T13:49:55-05:00

December 2022

Marine Foundation’s Toys for Tots Annual Toy Drive


Elliott-Lewis employees brought in donations of children’s toys to benefit families who may not be able to afford to provide their children with presents for the holidays. Elliott-Lewis employees brought the donation to the local Toys for Tots warehouse, and then helped to sort and prepare even more toys that will go to children from Delaware to Bucks County, and all over the city in between.

Marine Foundation’s Toys for Tots Annual Toy Drive2022-12-29T10:41:02-05:00

Philabundance and WMMR’s Camp Out for Hunger Food Drive


Elliott-Lewis employees (including our satellite offices and field employees) donated over 50 pounds of food to Philabundance in time for Thanksgiving. The impact will reach all over the city of Philadelphia and employees generously donated highly requested food items to ensure families would have well-rounded meals to combat food insecurity. We are proud to be a small part in WMMR’s total 2.8 million pounds of food donated in 2022.

Philabundance and WMMR’s Camp Out for Hunger Food Drive2022-12-29T10:31:21-05:00

Team Foster Cycling Event


Team Foster has a cycling event where cyclists raise money in conjunction with a 100 mile bike ride. The money raised helps purchase service dogs for veterans with PTSD. Elliott-Lewis sponsored a rest stop on this cycling event which required a monetary donation from our company, and volunteer hours of our employees to hand out snacks and beverages to cyclists as they came through the rest stop.

Team Foster Cycling Event2022-12-29T10:18:36-05:00

Ronald McDonald House Making Dinners for Families


Ronald McDonald House provides housing, meals, and transportation for families with sick children from out of town who are treating at Philadelphia hospitals. Elliott-Lewis employees volunteered to make dinner for all of the families staying at Ronald McDonald house that evening. Dinner included a full course with three protein options, four sides, dessert, and beverages, as well as “to go” boxes for the families who could not be present due to their children’s treatment schedules.

Ronald McDonald House Making Dinners for Families2022-12-29T10:47:52-05:00

Cristo Rey Charter High School Workpartner Internship Program


Elliott-Lewis welcomed back in-person interns for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down schools and places of work. Elliott-Lewis supports the tuition of four students at Cristo Rey charter school and in turn provides a corporate workplace internship for each of the students for the duration of the school year. Students shadow corporate professionals and are assigned tasks such as: event planning, data analysis, record keeping, and market research.

Cristo Rey Charter High School Workpartner Internship Program2022-12-29T10:01:47-05:00

Mastbaum Public High School Summer Internship Program


For the first time since COVID-19 hit, Elliott-Lewis led the charge as the first employer to return to the summer internship program with the School District of Philadelphia. Elliott-Lewis utilized this as an opportunity to place high school students enrolled in trade programs in groups of skilled professionals resulting in no less than a 3:1 ratio of Elliott-Lewis employees to each student. Students were hired to perform work well above minimum wage in skill areas that aligned with their chosen studied trade ranging from electrical studies, to carpentry studies, and even safety and graphic arts studies. Our site leads across various client facilities and corporate teams ensured students expanded their skills beyond the classroom setting while also learning the importance of real-world hard work.

Mastbaum Public High School Summer Internship Program2022-12-29T10:02:17-05:00

November 2022

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Keith Olkowski to Vice President, Facilities


Keith joined Elliott-Lewis in 2005 working as a Project Coordinator at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. During his time here, in addition to the PCC, Keith has played a key management role on significant projects such as Philadelphia Family Court, HUD Headquarters (Washington DC), USPS Headquarters (Memphis TN), the COVID-19 Emergency Response partnership with the City of Philadelphia and the new Philadelphia Public Services Building contract. Keith also has his BA in Economics from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from LaSalle University. In his new role, Keith will have greater responsibility and decision-making authority with regard to the day-to-day activities of the Facilities Department. We are excited for the continued growth and business development that will be cultivated under his leadership. Congratulations Keith!

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Keith Olkowski to Vice President, Facilities2022-11-21T14:50:54-05:00

We are happy to announce the promotion of Jon Salemno to Vice President of Estimating for the Mechanical Division. 


Jon started with Elliott-Lewis as a junior estimator in 2006 and through the years was promoted to Lead Estimator, Estimating Manager, and most recently Director of Estimating and Design Services.  Jon’s efforts have been instrumental to the growth of our construction division over the past 15 years.  Jon will continue to focus on the estimating and design side of the business, while also working with our sales and operation groups to provide our customers a seamless job. Congratulations Jon!

We are happy to announce the promotion of Jon Salemno to Vice President of Estimating for the Mechanical Division. 2022-11-21T14:50:51-05:00

December 2021

PHL: Passenger Transfer Vehicles Are No Thing Of The Past


Written By: PHL Newsroom • See The Original Article Here Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is one of a few airports in America that continues to utilize its Passenger Transfer Vehicles (PTVs). The vehicles, also known as “Plane Mates” or “mobile lounges,” were designed by Eero Saarinen in the 1960s. With commercial air travel booming and airports expanding, there became a demand for a new and innovative way to travel within the facilities. The goal of the PTVs was to accommodate passengers who did not want to walk long distances within airports and preferred an elevated experience. These peculiar looking vehicles have been utilized at PHL since the 1970s and 1980s and serve as waiting areas for passengers who are then driven to board their planes. PHL has a total of six PTVs. Each vehicle is 60-feet long, weighs 76,000 pounds (38 tons), travels approximately 26 miles-per-hour and can carry more than 100 passengers at a time. The PTVs are typically utilized to support international flights in A-East and A-West during condensed periods of time when gates may not be readily available. A portal in A-East near gate A6 is where PTVs load and unload guests directly into the terminal. “Our PTVs are another tool to accommodate our guests in the event of gate unavailability or emergency situations so they can continue their journeys,” said PHL Deputy Director of Facilities Maintenance Allan Moore. “We want to do our [...]

PHL: Passenger Transfer Vehicles Are No Thing Of The Past2021-12-16T12:23:31-05:00
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