Desperation drove Richard Copeland into business. Newly married with a baby on the way, Copeland found himself unemployed — booted from his father’s trucking business after an argument. It was 1980. He was 25 years old. “I didn’t know what I was going to do,” Copeland recalled. “All I had was a pickup truck, a … Read More
Back Story: Persistence pays off for Thor’s Hollingsworth Damaris Hollingsworth brings a global perspective, gritty determination, and a deep-seated passion for inclusion to her role as vice president of architecture at Thor Design Plus, part of the Minneapolis-based Thor group of companies.
Damaris HollingsworthMINNEAPOLIS – (Sept. 14, 2017) Minneapolis architect Damaris Hollingsworth has been named to the 40 Under 40 Class of 2017 list of rising stars in the nation’s architectural, engineering and construction industries by Building Design and Construction magazine.
Embracing the rat in the room. In Ken Blanchard’s book Who Moved My Cheese? he created four imaginary characters: Sniff, Scurry, Hem and Haw, who are in a maze looking for cheese. The cheese is a metaphor for what we want in life—a job, relationship, house, money, freedom, health, recognition, spiritual peace, etc.—and each character … Read More
Thor Companies, Minnesota’s largest minority-owned business, also is a construction contractor at work on its $36 million, 90,000-square-foot office-retail headquarters complex in north Minneapolis that is scheduled to open in February of 2018.
Thor Construction sees the importance in hiring minorities, women, military veterans, and people with disabilities.
It was October 9, 2013, and a close-knit group of family and friends gathered at our home to celebrate my oldest child’s 16th birthday.
THOR Companies, Minnesota’s largest black-owned enterprise and which is building a new headquarters on the near-northside of Minneapolis, will be honored for its innovative approach to economic development and bringing opportunity to the inner-city
SAVE THE DATE: August 10th, 2017 Construction 101: MBE2MBE Success Strategies and Market Trends
By Editorial Staff – Feb 3, 2015 Thor Construction Inc. is the only Minnesota company on Black Enterprise‘s new list of America’s 100 largest Black-owned businesses.