Episode #16 The Importance of a Construction Education (April 5, 2022)
Angela chats with Tammy Crooks Senior Project Manager at Byrne Construction Services and current President of the NAWIC Education Foundation (NEF). The two discuss the importance of getting a solid construction education and how that can be achieved via many programs offered by NAWIC and having the right support network.
Episode #15 A Construction Recruiters Perspective on the Job Market (March 22, 2022)
Angela chats with Kim Walker, Executive Recruiter and Co-Owner of Global Recruiters of Bradenton. Kim provides insights on how she had to adjust her recruiting during Covid, the current state of the job market, and advice for construction professionals currently searching in a very active job market.
Episode #14 A Machinist Building a Path for Herself and Others (March 8, 2022)
As part of Women In Construction Week, we have a fantastic episode to share with you. Angela Highland sits down with Miranda Martz. Miranda is a tradeswoman and CNC Machinist who has honed her skills and earned credibility in her craft while also inspiring others by helping with apprenticeship programs. Please give this a listen.
Episode #13 Talking Project Management (February 22, 2022)
Host Angela Highland sits down with Laura Jones, Project Manager with WW Gay Mechanical Contractors. Laura discusses her experience and how she blazed her path to become a project manager, and how she leads her teams on the job site. Her story is one of determination, resilience, and adapting in tough times.
Episode #12 Thrive as a Leader in Construction & the Trades (February 8, 2022)
Angela sits down with Business Coach, Consultant, and owner of Thrive HQ; Coralee Beatty. Coralee is an experienced business owner in the trades who has also been advising women leaders in construction. The two discuss the best approach to starting and managing a business in construction and the trades.
Episode #11 Meet an Emerging Leader in Construction (January 25, 2022)
Host Angela Highland chats with Stacey Dillion, Vice President of Estimating and Purchasing at Bond Mechanical in New York City. Stacey takes us through her journey as a student in Northern Ireland to become a rising woman leader in the construction industry while working at Bond.
Episode #10 Skills for a Better Future (January 11, 2022)
Host Angela Highland chats with Apryl Armstrong, the founder of Skill4, a non-profit that works with young girls, many of who are about to age out of foster care. Apryl's organization helps these girls identify their talents that can be applied within a construction company. They are educated in the trades but also introduced to other positions in construction such as marketing, finance, and HR. Skill4 also teaches valuable skills that can be applied to independent life.
Episode #9 Opportunities for All (December 14, 2021)
In this episode, host Angela Highland chats with Debbie Rodriguez, Owner of Competitive Edge Partners, Co-Owner of Quality Labor Management, and Founder and President of iBuild USA. Debbie is a powerhouse in the construction industry who is not only providing opportunities for women but also educating young people about construction careers and also providing chances for those who are not always given one.
Episode #8 Differentiate the Customer Experience (November 30, 2021)
Angela Highland sits down with Stacy Sherman, an award-winning customer experience keynote speaker, podcaster, author, and founder of Doing CX Right. The two discuss how customer experience can differentiate brands.
Episode #7 Meet NAWIC President Doreen Bartoldus (November 15, 2021)
Angela Highland sits down with new NAWIC President Doreen Bartoldus to discuss her experience as a woman in construction and her plans for NAWIC over the next year.
Episode #6 Building Resilience from Injury and Illness (November 2, 2021)
This episode is all about resilience. Angela chats with Terri Michalak and Andrea Ward about managing their careers while overcoming severe illness and injury. They also talk about the support they received and provide advice to those facing their own challenges.
Episode #5 DE&I Spotlight (October 19, 2021)
In recognition of Construction Inclusion Week, we have a special episode. Angela Highland sat down with the leaders of a panel on Diversity Equity and Inclusion presented at NAWIC's annual conference; to learn about their personal stories & journeys to becoming leaders in promoting equity for all.
Episode #4 Jennifer Ponce de Leon (October 5, 2021)
In this episode of Build. Lead. Succeed., host Angela Highland sits down with Jennifer Ponce de Leon, Sr. Business Development Manager with JEM Construction Services Group, as she discusses her path through the construction industry.
Episode #3 2021 NAWIC Annual Conference - pt. 2 (September 14, 2021)
In this episode, Host Angela Highland continues her interviews with attendees at NAWIC's Annual Conference in Charlotte, NC. Hear from three amazing women in construction who are new to NAWIC but certainly not the industry. All of these women are senior leaders within their respective companies that are making an impact on the industry.
Episode #2 2021 NAWIC Annual Conference - pt. 1 (August 31, 2021)
This is the first of two episodes that were recorded at the recent NAWIC Annual Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina. Podcast Host Angela Highland was there to speak with the powerful & dynamic women who make up NAWIC and hear their stories. In this first episode, Angela spoke with three business owners, two past NAWIC presidents, a safety director, and a LEED GA.
Episode #1 Anne Pflegler (August 3, 2021)
In this episode host, Angela Highland chats with NAWIC national president Anne Pfleger. Anne discusses her path in construction and also the upcoming Annual Conference in Charlotte NC.
Episode #0 Teaser (July 28, 2021)
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