Spire Challenges the Status Quo

Spire Challenges the Status Quo

Spire Consulting Group Kate Hull and Tamara SavinasSpire strives to drive every facet of the industry forward and shape the future for the next generation of industry professionals. From leading discussions on industry best practices to challenging the status quo by taking on leadership roles, Spire partners with industry organizations to ensure that each team member is given the opportunity to be a thought leader and make an impact on the industry.

Marketing Manager, Tamara Savinas will be attending the 2016 Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Leadership Development Conference (LDC) in Atlanta, GA from October 27-29. The CLC was established to fulfill the need to cultivate the next generation of leaders in the construction industry and the LDC brings together emerging construction leaders from across the country in various construction sectors to network, learn and share. Ms. Savinas, current Chair of the CLC Austin Chapter, was invited to participate on the CLC Cross Collaboration Panel and share her insights and perspectives on best practices to improve local CLC chapters for the benefit of members and the community. The session will cover topics for recruiting and retaining members, improving and implementing leadership development events, and increasing involvement for charitable events. The conference offers a variety of other sessions including, but not limited to “What Makes a Great Leader?”, “How to Build a Multi-Purpose Downtown Stadium with a First-of-its-Kind Retractable Roof”, and “Productivity and Lean”.

For more information about the CLC LDC, please visit: http://meetings.agc.org/clc/

Additionally, Managing Consultant, Kate Hull will be attending the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Annual Conference, WE16, in Philadelphia, PA from October 27-29. SWE was established to give women engineers a unique place and voice within the industry and is centered on its members’ success. The international gathering will host more than 9,000 women involved in all aspects of engineering from students to tenured professionals. Ms. Hull currently serves as the Deputy Speaker of the Senate for SWE and will help facilitate the Senate meeting at the conference on October 29th. The SWE Senate is the strategic body of the society that advises the Board of Directors and the membership on strategic issues. This year, the Senate will be voting on numerous proposed bylaws amendments as part of SWE’s effort to improve the functionality and efficiency of its governance structures. As Deputy Speaker, she oversees the Special Projects Committee, develops and implements training materials, and promotes SWE’s goals by conducting reviews of the Senate Procedures. WE16 offers the opportunity for women in engineering to drive the industry forward, break the bias and challenge the status quo by discussing topics such as “Project Management for the Rest of Us”, “Building Your Value”, and “Steel Toe Stories and Site Survival Guide”, to name a few.


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