Sandra Lawson

Venture Construction Group Director of Operations earns Outstanding Women In Construction Award

Sandra Lawson awarded prestigious honor by Construction Business Owner magazine

(VCG) and Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL), was awarded the Outstanding Women in Construction Award (OWIC) by Construction Business Owner magazine. Out of hundreds of nationwide applicants, 20 finalists were selected. Nominations included women who work in the industry in the office, in the field and everywhere in between. Finalists were chosen based on their skills, leadership and management techniques, as well as their exceptional contributions to their companies, industry and communities.

Stephen Shanton

“Sandra plays a pivotal role in business growth and is a natural leader with a “get-it-done” mentality. She has helped us launch numerous new offices across the U.S. 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.

Finalists work in the field of construction (general contracting, subcontracting, specialty trades and others allied to the field) in the U.S. Recipients earned prizes from participating OWIC sponsors, including a WD-40 Prize Pack and Keen Utility Boots from a new line of specially designed work boots for women.

“We are humbled by the response to CBO’s OWIC. As a team of three female editors working in the construction industry, 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.