CCR e-Digest

Catching up with… Scheiner Commercial Group’s Lisa Macneir

The Director of Business Development muses on her perfect workday, the shows you need to binge-watch now and why it’s important to see where the road leads you.

What’s the most cherished item in your office?
Our new Jura coffee maker (don’t try one, you will be addicted). I also love seeing my fellow employees (even though they are not an item). We are all such great friends. It motivates me and excites me to see our team. And, my No. 1 most cherished items are my family photos.

What’s your favorite time to get things done?
5 a.m.-8 a.m.—before the world fully wakes up.

What’s the soundtrack that plays in the background of your office?
The 70's greatest hits and the sound of blueprints printing.

Name the band you cannot take off your playlist.
I like many—Journey, Eagles, Pitbull, Maroon 5

What does a typical workday look like?
Making coffee in the Jura, checking Buildr CRM, following up on leads, making phone calls, getting out qualification packages and attending conferences. I like to set and attend coffees, lunches or happy hours with clients and potential clients. I also enjoy visiting our jobsites. My favorite: spreading the word about Scheiner Commercial Group.

What’s the craziest thing that has ever happened to you on a job site?
Wearing heels and attending site walks is not a good combination. I slipped across a restaurant kitchen floor in my heels and landed on my bottom in front of the owners and all of our subcontractors. A good laugh was had by all.

What are you binge watching right now?
TV is the fastest way to put me to sleep. I cannot say I have ever binged watched anything (although, I do want to try). I am currently watching “Abbott Elementary.” The episodes are only 20 minutes long, so I can typically get through them.

What's the coolest thing you have done since the pandemic hit?
Beat cancer.

What has this experience taught you?
Family and friends can help you get through life’s twists and turns. It has also taught—well, strongly reminded me—that life is meant to be lived fully. Seize the day.

If you could have a do-over on the pandemic, what would you do differently?
I would have purchased truckloads of toilet paper and paper towels so that my family and friends would never have to worry about “living on a square.”

Favorite comfort food.
Cheese and crackers and a glass of 1000 Stories Zinfandel

Best advice you ever received?
I have been given lots of great advice over my years. Here are a few: “Treat others the way you want to be treated.” “Believe in yourself.” “Live. Love. Laugh.” “You have two ears and one mouth. Use them accordingly.”

Biggest influence in your life?
My Dad. He passed away when I was 23. He left me with advice to live by: Be happy. Be kind to yourself. Be thankful for what you have, and most of all, do what you love.

What advice would you give your younger self?
You never know where your life leads you. Enjoy every journey-even if your storybook does not come out, as planned. It may even make an unexpected turn—for the better.

 

Catching up with… Bureau Veritas’ Lynelle Grimes

The Senior Vice President of Bureau Veritas talks about the importance of measuring, capturing and documenting everything, the beauty of staycations and why it is always best to stay in the moment. What’s the most cherished item in your office? My extra-large computer monitors. I

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Catching up with… Cuhaci Peterson’s Jade Nunes

The Regional Manager of Business Development for Cuhaci Peterson talks about the most cherished item in her office, a typical day and the best advice she ever received. What’s the most cherished item in your office? I have a University of Arizona branded Hard Hat

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Conversation with Zebra’s Amie Tesler

The Director of Business Development for Zebra on the power of ’80s music, the beauty of New York City and why day skiing should be a required duty. What’s the most cherished item in your office? My coffee mug. I think that’s pretty self-explanatory. What’s

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Sitting down with.. Rogue Architects’ Greg Mooney

The Director of Business Development muses about life as a St. Louis sports fan, his favorite time of day to get things done, and why dealing with your mistakes (and failing) makes you a better person. What is the most cherished item in your office?

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Sitting down with… H2 Hospitality Group Sean Holmes

The President of H2 Hospitality Group talks about the best Irish coffee and radio station, what a typical day looks like and that time he had to help remove a “sleep walking” naked political figure from the lobby of a hotel. What’s the most cherished

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Sitting down with… ArcVision Inc.’s Janine Buettner

The Director of Business Development for ArcVision Inc. (and professional member of the Retail Design Institute) on why mornings are the best time to get things done, her favorite binge-watching crush and what she plans to do now that the world is opening up again.

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Chatting with Ultra Pool Care Squad’s Amy Lawhorne

The COO of Ultra Pool Care Squad on why family friends are pandemic-proof, and how being comfortable with being uncomfortable is a strategy that helps the franchise company specializing in maintenance and upkeep of swimming pools play with the big boys. What’s the most cherished

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Catching up with… CSCG’s Gina Marie Romeo

As Chief Heart Officer & Principal Consultant for Connect Source Consulting Group LLC (CSCG), Gina Marie Romeo stays busy—real busy. If you follow her hashtag— #GinaOnTheGo = Love in Action — then you know she is everywhere, and then some. We were able to finally

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January 26th, 2023
The 13th Annual Hybrid Summit will be held on January 26th, 2023 Noon to 4 PM EST.

Virtual Women in Construction: Building Connections was held on December 14th, 2022, 1 PM to 2 PM EST via a Zoom. 2023 Virtual Women in Construction TBD.

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Hotel construction, which has declined for the past two years. showed a slight increase at the end of the year, STR reports. Luxury and upscale hotels in Dallas, New York and Phoenix have the largest percentage increases in construction. Lodging  

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Events
will be held January 26th, 2023, Noon to 4 PM EST with Atlanta locals in person and rest of country virtual via Zoom.

Read more BELOW

 
January 26th, 2023
The 13th Annual Hybrid Summit will be held on January 26th, 2023 Noon to 4 PM EST.

Virtual Women in Construction: Building Connections was held on December 14th, 2022, 1 PM to 2 PM EST via a Zoom. 2023 Virtual Women in Construction TBD.

2023 Virtual Men’s Round Tables

2023 Men’s Round Table #1 will be held Q1, 2023


2023 Virtual Women’s Round Tables

2023 Women’s Round Table #1 will be held Q2, 2023

News

Hotel construction shows signs of life

Hotel construction, which has declined for the past two years. showed a slight increase at the end of the year, STR reports. Luxury and upscale hotels in Dallas, New York and Phoenix have the largest percentage increases in construction. Lodging  

Spplements/Podcast
See Website for Details