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Black Owned Engineering Firm Breaking Barriers in Florida

Black workers make up just 5% of the engineering workforce in the United States, according to the Pew Research Center, and the percentage of Black-owned engineering companies is even smaller.

One West Palm Beach-based firm is breaking down those barriers by building an even bigger legacy. Sign up for our Newsletters

In just a few months, the construction site at Beacon Circle in West Palm Beach will be transformed into a state-of-the-art headquarters for ECF Engineering Consultants.

“We are constructing a 20,000 square foot facility to accommodate our main office,” Everett Fennell, the founder and CEO of ECF Engineering, said.

The firm provides technical, electrical, and mechanical support for companies and agencies like FPL and the Port of Palm Beach.

Coming Together: Project CommUNITY

It was founded in West Palm Beach and its unique not just because of the work they do, but also because of the people doing that work.


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