Spotlights

2021 Women in Construction: Sarah MacLean, Associate Principal | Senior Project Manager, WB Engineers+Consultants

Starting out in the construction business, who or what empowered you? One of my first jobs out of school, my employer always strived to push me outside of my comfort zone.

2021 Women in Construction: Kerrie Julian, Senior Project Manager, STV|DPM

What was your greatest achievement or most notable project in the last 12 months? My greatest achievement in the last year was that I was able to stay 100% billable with two projects. Frequency Therapeutics that was in the planning stages

2021 Women in Construction: Jess Tones, Managing Director, Development & Construction, Senné

Why should women consider a career in construction? Over the last decade I have seen the construction industry evolve for the better. Gone are the days of the “good ‘ol boys club” that felt impossible to break into.

2021 Women in Construction: Jean McQuestion, Senior Project Manager, BW Kennedy Co.

What was your greatest professional achievement or most notable project in the last 12 months? The most notable project in the last twelve months was the completion of a new four-story 221,000 s/f life sciences building.

2021 Women in Construction: Kate Martin, Assistant Estimator, BW Kennedy & Co.

Starting out in the construction business, who or what empowered you? My parents. My mom was a construction project manager when I was younger, so she was my role model. She and my dad have always pushed me to do better

2021 Women in Construction: Keirsten Deegan, Principal, Ci Design

Why should women consider a career in construction? As an architect, I enjoy the abstract nature of design followed by the concrete act of construction. It is truly satisfying to overcome challenges and see a design come to life.

2021 Women in Construction: Brittany Corbett, Project Manager, Columbia

What was your greatest professional achievement or most notable project in the last 12 months? My greatest professional achievement has been working my way up from an assistant project manager to a project manager.

2021 Women in Construction: Molly Robertson, Project Designer, Office Gallery International

What steps have you taken to ensure the continued success of your firm? I’ve been working to keep and nurture client relationships – some of which started before my tenure at Office Gallery.

2021 Women in Construction: Julia Meier, Manager - Development and Construction, Surus Development and Construction

What steps have you taken to ensure the continued success of your firm? I believe the key to continued success of Surus is to identify and continually revisit the strategic goals of the company.

2021 Women in Construction: Traci Jaroszewicz, Scheduling Manager, Columbia

How have you adapted and changed in the last 12 months? Multi-tasking among working parents is at an all-time high! With three daughters in three different schools and my husband and I working full-time,