In Memoriam: Sheldon Shapiro
Sheldon Shapiro, chief executive officer of Shapiro & Duncan, passed away on Feb. 7. Shapiro served on the ABC Metro Washington Chapter's board of directors from 1999 to 2003 and on the board of trustees for ABC's CraftMasters Training Trust from 2007 to 2009. He was instrumental in providing support and materials for the buildout of the ABC CraftMasters Training Academy and was responsible for putting hundreds of Shapiro & Duncan employees through apprenticeship training with ABC and other local industry organizations. Shapiro also served on ABC's Electrical and Mechanical Contractors Council in 2018.
Contributions in memory of Shapiro may be made to the Sheldon Shapiro Charitable Foundation Inc., c/o Shapiro and Duncan Inc., 14620 Rothgeb Drive, Rockville, Maryland, 20850. This foundation will provide funds for construction education and training programs through grants and scholarships.