Paradigm Mechanical Corporation Named One of San Diego’s Fastest Growing Companies

San Diego, Calif. July 13, 2017 — Paradigm Mechanical Corp. was recognized by the San Diego Business Journal as one of San Diego County’s top 100 fastest growing companies based on its percentage increase in revenue between fiscal years 2013 and 2016.  To be considered for the prestigious listing, companies needed to be privately held and based in San Diego County.  The data sources used were the companies, CPA attestation letters, and San Diego Business Journal list files.

The 15th annual awards presentation was held at the Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego on July 13.  CEO, President, and Founder, Melinda Dicharry, accepted Paradigm’s Fastest Growing Private Company plaque from San Diego Business Journal.

Paradigm Mechanical Corp. is a woman-owned, small business, mechanical contracting company serving a wide range of government, commercial, industrial, medical, laboratory, and service clients throughout the Southern California region.  Paradigm Mechanical specializes in offering creative solutions to get the most challenging jobs done.  Every project is carefully planned and executed, keeping the end user’s concerns and needs in mind.  For this reason, Paradigm’s customers are confident their mechanical construction and service needs are met, even if the project requires night or weekend work.

“We are highly honored to again be recognized as one of the 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in 2017.  Our ability to provide exceptional, strategic mechanical solutions to our many customers has fueled our growth and this prestigious award is recognition of that achievement.  At Paradigm Mechanical, we plan to expand to meet the growing demand for our services.  I also want to say that this honor is due to the many years of hard work and dedication of our talented team.  Thanks to their commitment and perseverance, Paradigm has achieved a significant milestone in its evolution as a premier mechanical construction contractor and service provider in San Diego County,” said CEO, Melinda Dicharry.

Congratulations Barbara Thompson, Construction Industry Specialist

Barbara attended the NAWIC Construction Industry Specialist training class over a span of 8 weeks.  The class covers construction management, drawings, bidding techniques, construction processes, and construction law.  Barbara completed the course and passed the exam to become a Construction Industry Specialist.  Well done Barbara!

Hailey’s Make-A-Wish Play House

Thank you for all of the hard work, planning, preparation and love that went into making Hailey’s wish to have a treehouse, come true! You made a special little girl and her family so very happy.  We are truly grateful for the partnership we have with SC Engineers and friends and are so thankful for everything that you do to help make wishes come true!    THANK YOU!

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Paradigm Mechanical Corp. sponsors team “Paradigm Serves” participating in the Komen San Diego Race for the Cure event on Sunday, November 6 in Balboa Park.  Paradigm employees raised funds for the fight against breast cancer right here in San Diego.  About the event:  With $1 million invested here this year alone, Komen San Diego continues to be the County’s largest provider of free breast cancer treatments, services, and support in our area because of generous community support.  Go team!

Donna Walton named NAWIC Member of the Year 2017

Donna was honored at the National Association of Women In Construction (NAWIC), San Diego Chapter, 58th Anniversary and Awards dinner.  She was named NAWIC Member of the Year for volunteering countless hours in support of the local chapter and its many educational and fundraising endeavors.  She certainly deserves this award and we are grateful to have her on our team!

Melinda Dicharry 40 Under 40 Honoree

Paradigm Mechanical CEO Melinda Dicharry SD Metro 40 Under 40 Honoree

San Diego October 3, 2014 — Paradigm Mechanical Corp., a woman-owned small business mechanical contracting company, Founder and CEO Melinda Dicharry was honored by the SD Metro magazine as 40 Under 40 Class of 2014 honoree.

The 14th annual 40 Under 40 awards ceremony honored 40 men and women under the age of 40 who have excelled in their professional lives as well as contributed to their professional trade and local community. Teran Breceda, current president of NAWIC San Diego Chapter #21 and owner of Breceda Landscape, nominated Dicharry for the prestigious honor. 40-under-40-award

Dicharry, family and company representatives attended the 40 Under 40 celebration luncheon on October 3, at the Sheraton Hotel & Marina in San Diego. In addition to being publicly recognized during the program with a brief bio slide show, Dicharry is profiled in the September SD Metro issue as well as online, worldwide, at sandiegometro.com.

Honorees were selected based on their personal accomplishments, community involvement and career achievements. In a male-dominated industry, Dicharry launched Paradigm Mechanical Corp. an HVAC mechanical company, and has achieved 2,349% growth over the last three years. Paradigm made the 2014 Inc. 500 list and was one of Inc.’s top 10 fastest growing women-led companies in America. In addition Paradigm ranked 17 on the San Diego Business Journal’s 2014 Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies list. Dicharry was a finalist in the San Diego Business Journal CEO of the Year award program. Most recently, her colleagues and peers at National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), San Diego Chapter #21 named her the organization’s 2014 Member of the Year.

Dicharry has made it a point to give back to her community. She joined the National Association of Women in Construction San Diego Chapter #21 in 2010, and she is currently the President-elect. Through her work at NAWIC with the committees she heads up – the organization directly gives back to the local region. In addition her company, Paradigm Mechanical Corp., supports the Boys and Girls Clubs of East San Diego, City of Hope and Make-a-Wish Foundation.

“I believe Melinda is indeed a local industry leader. She has impacted the financial success of Paradigm Mechanical Corp. as well as influenced the local construction industry based on her volunteerism,” said nominator Teran Breceda. “She has demonstrated vision, enthusiasm and determination for the growth and success of Paradigm Mechanical and as an exemplary CEO and corporate citizen, Melinda deserves to be recognized as one of San Diego’s brightest 40 Under 40 honorees.”

“It’s indeed an honor to be in the 40 Under 40 class of 2014. San Diego is a vibrant community and the talent, drive and ambition of the honorees this year was outstanding,” said Melinda Dicharry. “This is an honor I am truly proud of because the judges had to select from start-up business owners to top level sales achievers from San Diego legacy companies. Without the dedication and persistence of our Paradigm team, I may not have met the criteria of this impressive award. My thanks go out to all.”

For more information about Paradigm Mechanical Corp., visit http://www.pmccontracting.com.
To view the San Diego Metropolitan 40 Under 40 article, click here.

Paradigm Makes 2014 Inc. 500 List

Inc. Magazine Names Paradigm Mechanical One of the Top 10 Fastest Growing Woman-Led Companies in the Nation

San Diego, September 1, 2014 — Woman-owned small business mechanical contracting company, Paradigm Mechanical Corp., is pleased to announce it achieved a three-year sales growth of 2,349.54%. The increase qualified Paradigm for the prestigious No. 168 rank on the 2014 Inc. 500 list of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies. In addition, the company was one of the top 10 women-led companies on the list, as well as No. 4 on the list of top construction industry companies and No. 3 out of the 113 San Diego metro companies to make the Inc. 500 | 5000 list.

For 33 years, Inc. magazine has featured the most comprehensive look at an important segment of the economy – America’s independent entrepreneurs with its annual prestigious lists. This year’s companies were led by 86% male CEOs and 14% female CEOs, where 10 years ago only 8% of the list companies were women-led.

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“As an Inc. 500 honoree, Paradigm Mechanical now shares a pedigree with Intuit, Zappos , Un­der Armour, Microsoft, jamba juice, Timberland , Clif Bar, Pandora, Patagonia , Oracle, and other notable alumni,” said Eric Schurenberg, president and editor-in-chief of Inc. magazine. “In addition to Paradigm Mechanical, the 2014 list added such powerhouses as GoPro, Bridger, Fuhu, Tough Mudder, Bowlmor, and Lending Club. Paradigm is in good company– which is exactly where it belongs.”

“The top 10 women-led companies come from all across the U.S., from Boston to San Diego. They’re leaders in a diverse range of industries, including construction, IT, and retail. And they’re young–the majority have been in business for just five years or less,” said Laura Montini, Reporter, Inc. Magazine.

According to the Inc. magazine feature, Paradigm Mechanical designs and builds mechanical systems for medical, commercial, and government facilities. CEO Melinda Dicharry founded the company in Lemon Grove, California, in 2010. “We work a lot in medical facilities and hospitals as well as occupied facilities that require little to no interruption while we work,” Dicharry said. “So Paradigm Mechanical’s coordination between crews and subcontractors must be flawless.”
“According to the U. S. Census Bureau, in 2010 there were approximately 5.7 million employer business firms. It’s great for our customers to know that we’ve met Inc.’s stringent criteria and are amongst the best of the best in the 2014 Inc. 500,” said Paradigm Mechanical Corp. Founder, Melinda Dicharry.

To learn more about Paradigm Mechanical Corp. go to http://www.pmccontracting.com.
To view the Inc. Magazine feature article, click here.

Paradigm #17 Fastest Growing Company

Paradigm Mechanical Corporation Named One of San Diego’s Fastest Growing Companies

San Diego, Calif. August 5, 2014 — Paradigm Mechanical Corp., a woman-owned small business mechanical contracting company, is pleased to announce it ranked 17 on the San Diego Business Journal’s 2014 Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies list.

pmc-fgc-event-2014-smallParadigm Mechanical Corp. was recognized by the San Diego Business Journal as one of San Diego County’s top 100 fastest growing companies based on its percentage increase in revenue between fiscal years 2011 and 2013. With a reported 194 percent growth, Paradigm ranked 17. To be considered for the prestigious listing, companies needed to be privately held, based in San Diego County and have generated revenues in excess of $200,000 in 2011. The data sources used were the companies, CPA attestation letters and San Diego Business Journal list files.

CEO, President and Founder, Melinda Dicharry accepted Paradigm’s Fastest Growing Private Company plaque from San Diego Business Journal President and Publisher, Armon Mills. The 11th annual awards presentation was held at the Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego on July 10. The private reception included attendees not only from the fastest growing 100 companies, but also from 35 honorable mention companies.

Just ten days prior to receiving this prestigious honor, Paradigm Mechanical Corp. ranked #18 out of 45 local women owned businesses. The San Diego Business Journal Women-Owned Business June 30, 2014 list was compiled based on a company’s 2013 gross revenues. In its second consecutive year of making the list, Paradigm reported a 21 percent increase in revenues over 2012 and moved up from #22 to #18 on the list.

In his comments regarding the fastest growing companies, San Diego Business Journal President and Publisher, Armon Mills stated, “Each year a common thread emerges that gives us insight into the elements that helped form the success of these companies. This year the overriding commonality is the singular leap taken by the founders of these organizations and their fearless passion to carve a unique niche in their chosen industries.”

“Being included in the 2014 Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies list is a distinct honor for Paradigm. This achievement is one our team earned through our commitment to exceeding customers’ expectations and by setting a new standard for service through innovation, creativity and discipline. Our goal is be San Diego’s leading mechanical contracting firm,” said CEO, Melinda Dicharry.

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Melinda Dicharry 2014 NAWIC Member of the Year

Melinda Dicharry Receives NAWIC Member of the Year Award

San Diego, Calif. May 6, 2014 — Paradigm Mechanical Corp., a woman-owned small business mechanical contracting company, Founder and CEO Melinda Dicharry received the 2014 Member of the Year award from the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) San Diego Chapter #21. Dicharry was honored at the organization’s 55th Anniversary Executive Night on April 8, 2014.

Dicharry currently serves as the president-elect of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), San Diego Chapter #21. Since joining the organization in 2010, she has moved up the ranks from director to president-elect. Most recently she held the position of vice president. Dicharry has chaired and/or served on the following NAWIC committees: Block Kids, CAD / Drafting Contest, Women In Construction Week (WIC), Ways and Means – Fundraising, and Website and Marketing.

melinda-dicharry-nawic-awardDicharry received the award based on her tireless support of the local chapter’s efforts to provide its members with opportunities for professional development, education, networking, leadership training, public service and more. According to member nomination comments, her leadership skills shine through in all she does for the chapter. Dicharry is involved in all aspects of the chapter including mentoring and supporting committees and officers. She regularly hosts meetings at her company’s office. In addition, she is always there to help the chapter, not only physically, but also monetarily. She is someone members look up to as a business owner and mentor.

The San Diego Chapter chartered on April 30, 1959. It is active and involved in the local construction industry and the community. Each year the chapter participates in a variety of events including educational seminars and conferences. Some of the events include, Women in Construction Week, Block Kids (construction awareness program for children in grades 1 thru 6), CAD/Design/Drafting Contest (high school student activity), MAGIC Camp (a week long program designed to mentor high school girls planning to enter the construction industry), college scholarships, joint meetings with other San Diego professional organizations and various activities with local charities.

“It’s a distinct honor to be named member of the year by my NAWIC sisters,” said Melinda Dicharry. “I am surrounded by amazing women making a difference in our industry. We support one another with our combined knowledge and experience. I encourage new members to get involved – volunteer for a committee, attend the conferences and events. NAWIC has helped me grow as both a woman and a business owner. Thank you again for this prestigious award.”  

For more information about the NAWIC San Diego Chapter #21 visit the organization’s website, http://www.nawicsd.org. For more information about Paradigm Mechanical Corp., visit http://www.pmccontracting.com.