After graduating from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science degree, Lisa spent the first 10 years of her professional career working as an Account Executive based in New Jersey for Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems. Her responsibilities included account management for all Johnson & Johnson domestic operating companies. During that time, Lisa was the recipient of the Johnson & Johnson Achievement Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the company.
In 1997, Lisa left the corporate world to pursue the growth and development of HC Constructors, Inc., a civil construction family business based in Whitehouse, NJ. For over 20 years, Lisa has been leading HC Constructors, Inc. as President and Owner. A General Contractor specializing in Sitework, Underground Utilities, and Concrete; HC Constructors, Inc. prides itself on Safety, Integrity and a Solutions Based Approach. Under Lisa’s leadership the organization has realized significant growth and expansion.
Lisa currently serves on the New Jersey Chapter of Professional Women in Construction’s Board of Directors as Vice-President. The Professional Women in Construction’s mission is to promote, support and advance women in the construction and related industries. Lisa is also an active member of the NJ Utility and Transportation Contractors Association (UTCA).
In 2017, Lisa was honored by the Professional Women in Construction as a “Woman of Achievement” and selected as a “Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneurs” by the Leading Women Entrepreneurs organization.
Lisa and her husband, Harry, reside in Long Valley, New Jersey with their four daughters.
Vice President - Estimating
Liza Pope has more than 18 years of experience in the construction industry, focused on heavy civil sector such as underground utilities, sitework and concrete.
Liza is a Hawaiian native and she earned her degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Hawaii. Throughout her career has served in the role of Project Engineer, Estimator, Project Manager, Director of Operations and Lead Estimator. In her current role as Vice President of Estimating, Liza is responsible for project estimating, contract negotiations, and client relations.
She utilizes her extensive knowledge of construction practices and cutting edge estimating software to provide clients with cost effective solutions.
Harry Chowansky is Vice President of H.C. Constructors, Inc. and has been working in Construction in the Northeast Region for over 35 years. Harry leads overall operations and business development initiatives in industrial, public sector, higher education, health care, energy and pharmaceutical industries.
Harry currently serves on the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Utility and Contractors Associations where his roles included Past President (2014), Chairman of the Labor Negotiations Committee(Present), Co-Author of the Clean Soil Act, Department of Labor Committee Member, Legislative Committee Member and Safety Committee Member. Mr. Chowansky also currently serves of the board of Trustees for the Associated Construction Contractors of New Jersey and is an active member of the Chemistry Council of New Jersey, the New Jersey Utility Association and the NJ Alliance for Action.
His work in the community includes serving on the Board of Trustees for the NJ Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation where he is currently Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee. He is a past Board Member of the Gill St. Bernard’s School in Gladstone, NJ where he served on the Building and Grounds Committee. He has been active in a variety of industry-related volunteer organizations including the Appalachian Service Project and Habitat for Humanity. He was also on the Board of Directors and past President for his community church, Fairmount Presbyterian Church in Tewksbury, NJ.
Harry is a lifetime resident of New Jersey, attended Rutgers University and currently resides in Long Valley, NJ with his wife Lisa and their four daughters.