Sandra Lawson Awarded Prestigious Honor by Construction Business Owner Magazine
BOCA RATON, Fla.— Sandra Lawson, director of operations at Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) and Venture Construction Group (VCG), was awarded the Outstanding Women in Construction Award (OWIC) by Construction Business Owner magazine. Out of hundreds of nationwide applicants, 20 finalists were selected. Finalists were chosen based on their skills, leadership and management techniques, as well as their exceptional contributions to their companies, industry and communities. Nominations included women who work in the industry in the office, in the field and everywhere in between.
“We are grateful to be able to celebrate so many smart, innovative women, and to have the chance to recognize and support them in CBO and share it with our readers,” said Kathy Wells, editor of CBO.
Finalists include females who work in the field of construction (general contracting, subcontracting, specialty trades and other industry specialties) in the U.S. Prizes included Keen Utility Boots from a new line of specially designed footwear for women and a prize pack from WD-40.
“Sandra is a natural leader with a “get-it-done” mentality and plays a pivotal role in our business growth. Sandra is an expert at leaping over one of the industry’s most difficult hurdles, beating the labor shortage. Sandra excels at attracting, hiring, training, managing and retaining staff and has helped build a wonderful company culture that shows that we care about our employees and the communities we serve. She has significantly expanded our corporate giving campaign. Venture companies are truly committed to giving back. Sandra is a rare gem that gets things done, and gets them done well,” says Stephen Shanton, CEO and president, Venture Construction Group of Florida, Inc., Venture Construction Group, Inc.
About Venture Construction Group of Florida
Founded in 1998, Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) is a licensed general contractor and an award-winning leader in construction, restoration, renovations, roofing, storm damage repairs, and 24/7 emergency services throughout Florida, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Bahamas and the Caribbean. Specializing in commercial projects, VCGFL assists property management companies, condo associations, multi-family structures, hi-rises, retail/business plazas, government facilities, hotels and resorts with comprehensive general contractor services, restoration, mitigation, specialty construction, historical restoration, remodels, property repairs and rebuilds due to fire, flood, water, wind, hail, and hurricane damage. VCGFL holds leading industry awards including the Construction Business Owner Outstanding Women in Construction Award, Roofing Alliance MVP Award, Coatings Pro Contractor Award, Pro Remodeler Forty Under 40 Award, Qualified Remodeler Top 500 Remodelers Award, Qualified Remodeler Master Design Award, Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association S.T.A.R. Spotlight Trophy for the Advancement of Roofing Awards in Sustainability and Community Service. CEO Stephen Shanton is a proud member of the prestigious Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). Entrepreneur Magazine hails “YEC Consists of Some of the Most Well-Respected Minds in Entrepreneurship.” With offices in Boca Raton, Ft. Myers, Naples, Orlando, Panama City Beach, Stuart, Tampa, San Juan, and Nassau, VCGFL is committed to operational excellence and exceptional customer service. VCGFL carries the industry’s leading accreditations and is an exclusive certified National Storm Damage Center Preferred Contractor, Windstorm Insurance Network WIND Certified Umpire®, WIND Certified Appraiser®, WIND Certified Fellow®, Certified Member of the United Association of Storm Restoration Contractors. VCGFL is a proud member of Insurance Appraisal and Umpire Association (IAUA), Restoration Industry Association (RIA), Property Liability and Resource Bureau (PLRB), Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association (FRSA), Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) Industry Members Association (EIMA), National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), and the Gold Coast Builders Association (GCBA). VCGFL is a registered U.S. Federal Government Contractor and holds leading certifications including Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractor, Mule-Hide Legacy Contractor, Certified CertainTeed Contractor and Duro-Last Certified Contractor status. For more information call 866-459-8351 or visit us online at www.VCGFL.com.
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