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Will ForetJustin Neagle

Influence the Industry by Being a Team Player with Julie Savitt - AMS Elite Solutions

E72 • Dec 26, 2023 • 63 mins

Dive into an inspiring episode with Julie Savitt, founder of AMS Elite Solutions, on Building Scale. Hosts Justin Neagle and Will Foret discuss with Julie her path through the complexities of the construction industry. She highlights the significance of helping others, the role of certifications for small businesses, and adapting to changes in the economic and political landscape. This episode is a testament to resilience and innovation in the face of adversity.

Key Points

  • Successful AEC businesses can leverage adversity to create growth and innovation, as demonstrated by Julie Sennet's transformation of a nearly bankrupt construction company into a leading diverse woman-owned firm.
  • Understanding and navigating certifications like WBE, WOSB, and DBE is crucial for minority and women-owned businesses to gain opportunities in government projects, but it requires hard work and competitive bidding to succeed.
  • Staying informed about political and economic changes is essential for AEC businesses, as new bills and laws can significantly impact business operations and open up opportunities for growth and pivoting strategies.

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