Paving the Way for Progress: Women in Construction Week

March 9, 2022

During Women in Construction Week, our industry comes together to celebrate the women who make a significant impact in our company, industry, and community. Each year we join the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) to highlight women as a visible component of the construction industry, to raise awareness of the opportunities available for women in construction, and to emphasize the growing role of women in the industry. In honor of WIC Week, we’re sharing advice, inspiration, and thoughts from several outstanding Brasfield & Gorrie women.

Today and every day we celebrate the hundreds of Brasfield & Gorrie women making a difference in our company and communities. Our celebration of inclusion will continue into next week with our internal Diversity and Inclusion Week. We’ll come together for companywide conversations and educational sessions to help us continue to grow as inclusive leaders.

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Katie Denny
Project Manager

Katie showed an interest in construction from a young age and has always been curious with knowing how things were made. Katie first joined us as an intern in Atlanta, and she has worked in both preconstruction and project management. Now she’s a project manager in Dallas, Texas.

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Kynesha Jackson

Kynesha excels at developing and maintaining detailed project schedules, projected job cost reports, and scheduling reports. In her role, she works closely with the project team to ensure that the schedule accommodates both projects and client needs. Working out of our Birmingham office, Kynesha travels to jobsites across our footprint.

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Ayanna Rose
IT Support Specialist

With more than 15 years of experience in IT, Ayanna is equipped to solve complex technical projects. The construction industry poses unique challenges for IT professionals, and she excels at identifying challenges and changes to support company stakeholders.  

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Pauline Schoech
VDC Manager

In her five-year career at Brasfield & Gorrie, Pauline has taken on roles in preconstruction, project management, and VDC. She currently works in Pensacola at the Baptist Health Care campus project as a VDC Manager.

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Marti Smith
Senior IT Director

During her 21-year career at the company, Marti has been involved in several process improvements, including implementing a new financial system and a new project management system. She excels at identifying the changes, challenges, and benefits that new technology brings to the company’s end users.

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