Cristina Velez Honored as One of CPBJ’s Forty Under 40

(York, PA) Central Penn Business Journal has selected Cristina Velez, Senior HR Recruiter for Wagman, Inc., as a Forty Under 40 recipient for 2023. The evening reception and awards celebration was held on Wednesday, October 18 at the Hilton Harrisburg.

Cristina Velez
Cristina Velez, Forty Under 40 recipient

Aside from her role within the company, Cristina is involved on various committees, including the company’s wellness committee. She is also an integral part of planning various DEI initiatives and events, including “Women at Wagman”. With a large workforce that spans across the Mid-Atlantic region, she continually looks for opportunities to enhance experiences for our people and attract top talent in the industry.

“Cristina is humble and hardworking and embodies our core values of integrity and mutual respect which promotes the family feel that we strive for as a family business,” states Lisa Wagman Glezer, President of Wagman, Inc. “Her impact to our company, community and industry is remarkable. As a bilingual woman in the construction industry, she breaks down barriers, is genuine and relatable and goes above and beyond in everything she does which is valued. We are proud and excited to celebrate her as she is recognized among a prestigious group of 40 Under 40 honorees.”

The honorees were selected based on professional accomplishments, community service and commitment to inspiring change. Following the event, the winners were profiled in a magazine that was inserted into the October 27 issue of Central Penn Business Journal and available online at

Wagman is a multi-faceted construction firm with major operations in heavy civil, general construction, and geotechnical construction services. Founded in 1902, Wagman is a fourth generation, family-owned company with offices in Pennsylvania and Virginia and is headquartered in York, PA.

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