Self-made minority contractor brings jobs and hope to lower Northeast

POSTED: April 14, 2014

MICHAEL A. BROWN, who pulled himself up by his bootstraps to become founder/president of Environmental Construction Services in the Far Northeast, said yesterday that he is moving his company to Oxford Circle to make it a job-providing “pillar of the community.”

Brown said that in 2010 when he founded the company – which retrofits businesses to reduce their energy costs – people told him he couldn’t find skilled employees in Philadelphia.  Read more