Perspectives from construction business owners, heavy construction equipment experts and construction technology providers.
Leading with Purpose with Justin Ozinga of Ozinga
Justin Ozinga is president of Ozinga, a fourth-generation family business best known for its red and white striped concrete mixer trucks.
While involved in the company since a young teen, Justin moved up the ranks and was recently appointed as president of all of Ozinga operations, including ready mix concrete, aggregates and cement.
Justin and host Missy Scherber discuss strategic growth, making a positive impact on communities and leadership.
Putting People First with Herb Sargent of Sargent Corporation
Herb R. Sargent is the president and CEO of Sargent Corporation, an infrastructure construction firm based in Maine. Founded by his grandfather Herb E. Sargent in 1926 with a used dump truck and a strong work ethic as his assets, the company now has hundreds of employees owners working in New England and the mid-Atlantic regions. Herb discusses workforce development, the advantages of employee stock ownership plans and the importance of investing in the well-being and prosperity of your people.
Creating Opportunities with Jennifer Todd of LMS General Contractors
The youngest Black woman to receive California’s CSLB (A) General Engineering license, Jennifer Todd, serves as LMS General Contractors Founder and President. Jennifer heads the company’s management team and is responsible for developing & executing LMS’s strategic growth.
An advocate for job creation and employee development, her Greener Tomorrow apprenticeship program is geared toward the advancement of unemployed and underemployed people of color.
Building a Growth Mindset with Brian Hess of The Pavement Group/Top Contractor School
Brian Hess is shaking things up when it comes to sales, marketing and client relations in the construction industry. At The Pavement Group, Brian’s team takes a data-driven approach to solving customer problems and maintaining the highest level of service. He’s taken what he’s learned and helps other contractors build more successful businesses through Top Contractor School – a training, coaching and community platform.
The Cornerstones of Culture with Mikel Bowman of Bowman Legacies
Mikel Bowman has been a life coach, pastor, mentor, and culture guru. He has devoted his life to helping others realize their true potential. In this episode Mikel and host Missy Scherber dig into leading with joy and humility, as well as building a culture based on honesty, ethics and respect. Mikel's straightforward approach to everyday problems will help organizations of all sizes usher a great work environment for those in blue collar professions.
A Fresh Approach to Leading Construction Teams with Alicia Brentzel of Brex Enterprises
Based in Irwin, Pennsylvania, Brex Enterprises is a WBE certified pipeline maintenance and services company founded in 2012 by Alicia Brentzel and her husband AJ.
Alicia joins host Missy Scherber to talk about business growing pains and how leaning into your core values and unique strengths can help accelerate growth and build stronger teams.
They also discuss:
• Going from no employees to 40
• Modeling your culture
• Helping your employees achieve their full-potential
• Imposter syndr
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