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Saving Historical Buildings & Revitalizing Communities with Heather Lennon - Imagine General Contracting and Development

E90 • Apr 30, 2024 • 66 mins

In this episode, Heather Lennon shares her journey in the AEC industry, her expertise in construction management, and her experiences as a woman in a male-dominated field. They discuss staffing strategies for growth, the importance of historic preservation, and navigating material procurement challenges. Heather also talks about striving for impact and purpose in business and empowering women in the AEC industry.

Key Points

  • Heather Leonard's passion for preserving history is evident in her dedication to saving Phoenix's old buildings, one structure at a time, by finding their optimal use for community service and job creation.
  • Heather emphasizes the importance of character over knowledge when building a team, seeking individuals who align with her values and possess a willingness to learn and evolve.
  • Through her various entrepreneurial endeavors, Heather advocates for the empowerment of women and the trades, offering mentorship and opportunities to foster financial independence and personal success.
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