Pull! Empowering Women Beyond the Barrel | Tara Lane
Join host Erin Westover as she sits down with inspirational construction business leader, Tara Lane. Listen as Tara dives into her unexpected journey in the construction and geotechnical engineering world, the importance of relationships in business development, and the empowering origins of the Shotgun Sisters—an innovative all-women's networking group that teaches women clay shooting to enable them to feel confident in building relationships with clients. Tara stands out in the AEC realm with her rich experience in geotechnical and environmental sectors. She's transformed prospects into strategic accounts across diverse sectors, from healthcare to commercial markets. Her leadership prowess earned her a spot on the 2022 Georgia Titan 100 list, which recognizes the region's top business trailblazers. Beyond her professional accolades, Tara also founded Shotgun Sisters in 2015.
Navigating the Pathway to Profitability | Shawn Van Dyke
Join host Chris Nixon as he sits down with construction industry expert, Shawn Van Dyke, who shares valuable guidance for construction business owners aiming to enhance their financial management, leadership, and overall business strategies. Shawn is an experienced construction industry consultant, business coach, and mentor. He's also a keynote speaker and travels the US working with and training construction business owners on how to streamline their businesses. After spending nearly 20 years in and around the construction industry owning and operating several businesses, he left the “C-Suite’ to focus on his mission: to change the way the world views the trades.
Tesla, Roads, and Rodeos: Paving the Future | Jeff Falcon
Join host Kendyl Campbell as she chats with Jeff Falcon, Business Development Manager at The Barricade Company. They dive into the construction industry's booming business due to the infrastructure act, explore the intriguing debate around Tesla's impact on roads, and discuss a backhoe rodeo that hopes to inspire the next generation of construction workers. Jeff is a highly accomplished business leader with a proven track record in various industries. He currently leads growth initiatives at The Barricade Company, which is stationed in Las Vegas.
Scaling For Success: Unlocking Small Business Growth | Hispanic Contractors of Colorado
In this week's episode of the Dirty Boots Show, host Chris Nixon sits down with two members of the Hispanic Contractors of Colorado (HCC)—Executive Director, Rosy Aburto-McDonough, and Legislative Policy Committee Chair, Lauren Grosh, to discuss small businesses' challenges and how their organization can help overcome them. HCC is a 33-year-old membership organization that helps small and minority-owned contractors learn how to do business with public entities and large corporations. They create effective networking opportunities in the construction industry to connect these businesses with potential clients, build networks and retain important business and industry knowledge.
Future-Proofing Construction with Cloud Technology | Erika Carosi
In this week's episode of the Dirty Boots Show, host Kendyl Campbell chats with Erika Carosi, Construction SaaS Sales Representative at Strategies Group, about the industry's fear of change and how to overcome it, her experience with a unique networking group for women in construction, and the power of cloud-based technology. Since beginning her career, Erika has spent 3 years of project management and 19 years in sales which has allowed her to become a powerhouse in both sectors. As a construction expert with the Strategies Group, Erica offers a wealth of knowledge on technology solutions and construction services.