although christena Holcombe has been in the industry for six years, construction has always been in her blood. “My family had a hardware company when I was growing up, and my grandfather and great grandfather were constantly building things in the shop,” she said. “I always had an interest in what they were doing, but […]Continue Reading
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 downtown Birmingham every day while driving to school. “My mother was a school teacher, and when I was a senior in high school […]Continue Reading
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 18 years ago. Gloria was working in the restaurant business and going to school, when one day she heard someone offering a job to her co-worker. “I heard them […]Continue Reading
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