McLean, Va. – BOWA is pleased to announce that Patricia Tetro, has joined the Board of Directors of Homestretch, the Northern Virginia charity which has helped over 1,500 homeless families achieve permanent housing and self-sufficiency since 1990. Patricia continues the tradition at BOWA of giving back to the communities in which their clients and employees live and work.
“I’m thrilled to join in the important work that Homestretch is doing with homeless families in Virginia,” said Patricia Tetro, Principal and Owner. “Here at BOWA, our goal is helping families improve their lives at home. Homestretch is helping families by giving them the tools to move from crisis to long-term stability and financial independence.”
Homestretch is among the many charities to which BOWA team members actively contribute time in leadership roles. Others include Autism Speaks, The Potomac Conservancy, McLean Project for the Arts, Jewish Social Services Agencies and more.
About Patricia Tetro
A member of the BOWA team since 2002, she has more than 30 years of experience in the construction and development industry. Raised in McLean, Patricia graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in architecture. She previously worked for International Developers, Inc. as a project manager on high-rise, mixed-use and residential projects in the Washington, D.C. area. As the Team Leader heading up BOWA’s work in the McLean and Arlington areas, Patricia works closely with her clients from initial contact through the completion of the project and beyond, paying particular attention to design and selections. In her free time, she has worked with various charity and non-profit organizations, including McLean Project for the Arts (MPA), New Dominion Women’s Club (NDWC), 1st Stage Theater and YMCA.
The mission of Homestretch is to empower homeless families with children living in Virginia to attain permanent housing and self-sufficiency by giving them the skills, knowledge and hope they need to become productive participants in the community. Since its inception in 1990, Homestretch has assisted over 1,500 families to achieve stability and self-sufficiency. The aim is to surround the homeless families with such vigorous supports that they can address the multiple barriers in their path and make as dramatic progress as possible while they are in Homestretch.
With a focus on delivering remarkable client experiences and superior construction quality, BOWA specializes in renovations ranging from master suites and kitchens to whole-house and whole-condo remodels. For over 30 years, BOWA’s design build experts have been guiding clients through every step of the remodeling experience from the first thoughts of the project, throughout architecture and construction, and continuing through a lifetime of ownership. And, consistently, 95% of clients rate BOWA a 9 or a 10 when asked if they would recommend the company. BOWA’s profound commitment to customer service and the caliber of its team are often among their reasons. With offices in McLean and Middleburg, Virginia, BOWA has won over 200 awards for excellence and serves clients in Suburban Maryland, the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia and Virginia Horse Country. For more information, visit bowa.com or call 703-734-9050.