Building Together: Women in Construction

In conjunction with Women in Construction Week (March 5-11) sponsored by National Association of Women in Construction NAWIC) and National Women’s History Month, Robins & Morton is recognizing women whose contributions and commitment positively affect the company and the construction industry as a whole. Every individual has a story to tell and we are spotlighting their story below.

  • Anais Escalona - Title: Field Office Assistant Years in the Industry: 5 years Five years ago, Anais was working as an importer and exporter of heavy machinery when she saw that Robins & Morton was looking for an administrative assistant. She decided to … Continue reading
  • Alex Romigh - Alex Romigh Field Engineer Time in the industry: 1 year, 2 months When she first entered college, Alex Romigh had her sights set on an industrial design degree. Although, she did indeed earn that degree from Auburn University, the thought … Continue reading
  • Julya Welch - Field Engineer Years in the industry: 1 Julya Welch started off as an engineering major at Auburn University, but she soon realized that wasn’t the career path she was meant to take. “I found my way to environmental design,” she … Continue reading
  • Cristen Ferguson - Cristen Ferguson Senior Estimator Years in the industry: 22 Growing up, Cristen Ferguson was always encouraged by her family to pursue a career in whatever interested her most. It didn’t take her long to figure out that was construction. “I … Continue reading
  • Christena Holcombe - Christena Holcombe Project Engineer Years in the industry: 4 Christena Holcombe has only been in the industry for about four years, but construction has always been in her blood. “My family had a hardware company when I was growing up, and my … Continue reading
  • Gloria Cook - Prequalification and Insurance Specialist Birmingham Corporate Office Birmingham, Alabama Years in the Industry: 16 Gloria Cook has never shied away from a challenge. In fact, she embraces them. That’s what led to her joining the ranks of the construction industry … Continue reading
  • Rallisa Jones - Senior Project Manager Years in the Industry: 23 For some, the dream of a particular career starts with a childhood interest. For Rallisa Jones, it all started with a building. In high school, Rallisa rode past a construction project in … Continue reading
  • Dr. Fran Carter – Rosie the Riveter - The American Rosie the Riveter Association was the brain child of Dr. Frances Carter (who served as a riveter on B-29 airplanes during the war) of Birmingham, Alabama. She and her husband, Dr. John Carter (a former Army paratrooper), present … Continue reading
  • Leigh Misso - Project Manager Government Services Division Birmingham, Alabama Years in the Industry: 7 As a Project Manager, Leigh Misso is among a growing group of women in the profession who have chosen a career in construction. While studying at Auburn University, Leigh returned to … Continue reading
  • Melissa Owens - Field Office Assistant Years in the Industry: 12 Melissa Owens is a Field Office Assistant with Robins & Morton’s Healthcare Division. Melissa wanted to go to college to become an elementary school teacher. But the summer after graduation her boss at a … Continue reading
  • Jackie Mustakas - Sustainability Manager Orlando, Florida office Years in the Industry: 9 As the daughter of a custom home builder, Jackie often accompanied her father to his projects. Observing her dad’s ability to craft intricate homes that positively impacted so many people, … Continue reading