Professional Profile: Carrie Ann Riera 2015

Carrie Ann Riera - 2015

Name: Carrie Ann Riera - 2015

Title: Project Manager

Company: O&G Industries, Inc.

Location: 112 Wall St., Torrington, CT 06790

Birthplace: New Britain, CT

College: Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT and The Boston Architectural Center, Boston, MA

First job unrelated to your current field: Banquet Waitress

First job in current field:  Project Engineer for the Additions and Renovations at the   C.E.Waring Building, UCONN

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? Continue to expand within the healthcare and higher education markets within the construction industry.

Hobbies: Boxing, Texas Hold’em and Setback card games, home renovations

Favorite novel: “Velvet Chains” by Constance O’Banyon

Favorite film: It’s a three way tie between the “Breakfast Club,” “Sixteen Candles” and “Legends of the Fall”

Keys to success: Communication, collaboration, strength to apologize and passion to never give up.

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family) My therapist Dr. Jill, she is always positive and encouraging.

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be?  Historical Romance Novelist