Jack O’Rourke named ‘Man of the Year’ by Chief Engineers Association of Chicago

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Jack O’Rourke named ‘Man of the Year’ by Chief Engineers Association of Chicago

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Dennis Nolan President of the Chief Engineers Association of Chicago, Jack O'Rourke of Able Services, and Brian Staunton of Able Services

Jack O’Rourke, Vice President of Engineering Services, has had a busy first month of 2016. Earlier in January

Shortly after being announced as the BOMA Chicago Affiliate member of the year, Jack was recognized by the Chief Engineers Association of Chicago. He was named ‘Man of the Year’ at the Centennial dinner dance on January 23, 2016. The Chief Engineers Association is a not-for-profit (501c6), fraternal organization comprised of men and women in leadership positions within the field of power engineering and real estate asset management.For 100 years, the Chief Engineers Association has brought educational services, information and camaraderie to its members through the publication of “The Chief Engineer” magazine, educational meetings and social gatherings throughout the Chicago area.

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Jack O'Rourke with Daughter Abby O'Rourke

According to Dennis Nolan, President of the Chief Engineers Association of Chicago, “Jack O’Rourke was named 2015 Man of the Year for his unwavering leadership skills as a progressive in the engineering community. Jack has had a storied career as a fair and intelligent voice in building operations and labor management. He has built a reputation around his level handling of situations as they arise, and is known to treat all engineers as his equals. When we began the process of selection, Jack’s name was brought up and it was a unanimous vote because as his peers, the board clearly recognized his contribution to the field and to the organization.

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Jack giving a speech after receiving his honor from the Chief Engineers Association of Chicago.

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