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Expert Strategies To Adapt To Construction Labor Shortage

August 22, 2022 5:38 pm Published by Comments Off on Expert Strategies To Adapt To Construction Labor Shortage

The labor shortage is impacting every industry in the US, but the construction industry is extra challenged by decades long challenges that have recently been exacerbated by the pandemic. Mischa Fisher, the chief economist at the home services marketplace Angi, outlines some of the issues creating the shortage. First, is a major shift in the [...]


Women Construction Forum: Three Years of Impactful Growth

March 5, 2022 2:50 pm Published by Comments Off on Women Construction Forum: Three Years of Impactful Growth

The Women Construction Forum (WCF), an Upstate, S.C. based group of female construction professionals, had an impactful year in both membership growth and community outreach efforts. Co-founded in 2019 by Angela Gardner, Business Development Director for Hill Electric, and Rachel Veltri, owner of Neves Construction, WCF exists to “help build up women and their voices [...]


Women’s Construction Forum Creates Video for for Female Students Considering Career in Construction

July 13, 2021 2:49 pm Published by Comments Off on Women’s Construction Forum Creates Video for for Female Students Considering Career in Construction

The Women in Construction Forum, a group of female industry professionals in residential and commercial construction in Upstate S.C., recently created a video for the Greenville County School System to provide an informational pathway for female students considering the construction field as a future career. Click here to read the full article


Women Construction Forum Members Share Construction Journeys with Local High School Students

April 20, 2021 2:48 pm Published by Comments Off on Women Construction Forum Members Share Construction Journeys with Local High School Students

The Women in Construction Forum (“WCF”), an Upstate, S.C.-based group of female industry professionals in residential, commercial, and industrial construction, recently held a two-part interactive learning session at Anderson Districts I and II’s Career and Technology Center (“ACTC”) to encourage and educate female students coming into the trade industry. Click here to read the full [...]


Women Construction Forum – A Special Support Network that Lives Out its Mission

March 13, 2021 2:47 pm Published by Comments Off on Women Construction Forum – A Special Support Network that Lives Out its Mission

Women Construction Forum (WCF) currently has around 12 members here in the Upstate region of South Carolina. We are women with “field experience” in construction – a diverse group of professional architects, contractors, engineers, and project managers, among others. Click here to read the full article


Women Construction Forum Participates in Community Project Benefiting Safe Harbor Non-Profit

October 16, 2020 2:46 pm Published by Comments Off on Women Construction Forum Participates in Community Project Benefiting Safe Harbor Non-Profit

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Nine members of the Women Construction Forum recently participated in a project build benefiting local non-profit Safe Harbor, a non-profit that offers a continuum of services for survivors of domestic violence and their children across four counties of Upstate South Carolina. The forum is comprised of 15 professional women in the construction [...]


Hill Electric’s Angela Gardner Honored with SC Women in Business Award

October 14, 2020 2:45 pm Published by Comments Off on Hill Electric’s Angela Gardner Honored with SC Women in Business Award

Angela Gardner, Director of Business Development and Marketing for Hill Electric in Anderson, S.C., was recently announced as a recipient of the 2020 South Carolina Women in Business Awards for Construction Marketing, presented by Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly and Charleston Business Magazine. Click here to read the full article


Meet Natasha Sexton: Professional Landscape Architect and Entrepreneur

September 6, 2020 2:44 pm Published by Comments Off on Meet Natasha Sexton: Professional Landscape Architect and Entrepreneur

Powered by an entrepreneurial spirit, Natasha Sexton, a Professional Landscape Architect (PLA), brings creative designs and unique exterior spaces to Upstate South Carolina and other growing regions in nearby states. Registered in both North Carolina and South Carolina, Natasha is co-founder and president of Sexton Design & Development. She launched the firm with her husband [...]


Women Construction Forum: Making an Impact through One-on-One Connections

May 8, 2020 2:41 pm Published by Comments Off on Women Construction Forum: Making an Impact through One-on-One Connections

Launched in 2019, Women Construction Forum (WCF) is comprised of women contractors, architects, engineers, project managers, business owners and other construction professionals who are involved in both residential and commercial construction in the Upstate region of South Carolina. The relatively small group began holding meetings in Greenville in March 2019. They hope to expand their [...]