Charles DeAngelis, CEO and Co-Founder of Vericon Construction Company, was awarded The J. Stanley Morehouse Award from Villanova University in 2017. Created in 1972 to honor the Dean of the College of Engineering from 1938-1961, J. Stanley Morehouse.
The award recognizes outstanding leadership in the planning and/or the administration of activities involved in the engineering profession. This award is given to an alumnus of the College of Engineering, who has maintained an interest in promoting Villanova’s College of Engineering.
Charles “Charlie” DeAngelis is the Chief Executive Officer and a founding owner of Vericon Construction Company, a general contracting and construction management firm headquartered in Mountainside, NJ. Under his leadership, the company has grown into a leading East Coast commercial contractor with offices in Charlotte, NC; Orlando, FL; and Miami, FL. Vericon has been recognized as an ENR New York 2017 Top Contractor and ENR Southeast 2017 Top Contractor and has received numerous awards including the NJBiz Fast50 Award, the NJBiz Top 250 Privately Held Companies award, and annual ACCNJ Safety Awards.
Prior to establishing Vericon in 2005, Charlie worked as a Project Engineer for Michael Baker Engineers, a Senior Project Executive for Damon G. Douglas Company, and a Vice President at Clemens Construction. He is a licensed professional engineer and registered architect in New Jersey.
In 2015, Charlie was instrumental in forming the Vericon Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on giving aid to the disadvantaged and promoting the research and development of cures for disease. The Vericon Foundation has contributed over $200,000 to local charities in the past two years and has provided pro-bono construction services to renovate the Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County locker room facilities.
Charlie resides in Mountainside, NJ with his wife Traci and his four children. He is on the board of trustees for the Associated Construction Contractors of New Jersey, the Westfield NJ YMCA and the Vericon Foundation. DeAngelis is a huge fan of Villanova Basketball and both he and his daughter Alyssa graduated from Villanova in NCAA Championship years.