Lorna Lavelle’s charming Scottish accent and quick humor are easily noticeable. She began her career in the United Kingdom (U.K.) and joined PROCON in 2015 as a project scheduler. A master’s degree in -Energy Systems and the Environment, led her into a PM position working for Britain’s nuclear-decommissioning industry.
“I have never felt like the only ‘female’ in the room at our company because there is such tremendous respect for everyone, male or female,” said Leslie Del Sesto. Del Sesto worked at PROCON for 5 years before leaving to raise her children. She later returned, but on a slightly condensed schedule.
Kim Pyszka “interned” her way into a construction role while studying to be an architect at Keene State College. But, in her junior year she became more interested in sustainable building. Thus, after getting an architectural degree, she stayed on at PROCON as an assistant project manager (APM), focusing on sustainable building practices. What are you doing differently in 2019 that has had a positive impact on your career?
Making sure to take vacations and enjoying life – not waiting “until things calm down.”
What are you doing differently in 2019 that has had a positive impact on your career?
Pushing myself to do more and thinking outside of the box in both my personal life and in my professional life. It started last fall with a trip to Ireland, just taking an opportunity a little out of my comfort zone and regular routine.
Delphi Construction wishes to take a moment during Women in Construction Month to recognize, honor and remember a dear co-worker and friend, Tracy Lubin, who passed away suddenly this past January after a brief illness.
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