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Walbridge Named Construction Manager for Notre Dame Project

Date Posted: March 22, 2017    

AGC of Michigan Names Walbridge to Special Safety Award

Date Posted: March 14, 2017    

Haddock Joins Walbridge to Lead Commercial Construction Group

Date Posted: March 13, 2017    

Women in Construction Week: Terry Merritt

Date Posted: March 10, 2017    

Women in Construction Week: Kristie Bieniewicz

Date Posted: March 9, 2017    

Women In Construction Week: Jackie Jackson

Date Posted: March 8, 2017    

University of Michigan Ross School of Business Project Named ‘Build Michigan’ Winner

Date Posted: March 1, 2017    

O’Hara Welcomed as Business Development Manager for Walbridge Florida

Date Posted: February 2, 2017    

Walbridge Announces Promotions to Begin 2017

Date Posted: January 24, 2017    

Walbridge Receives Two National Awards

Date Posted: January 19, 2017    

Women in Construction Week: Kristie Bieniewicz

Date Posted: March 9, 2017

DETROIT, Mich. – Kristie Bieniewicz was born in a construction family.

Her father worked for years in construction and Kristie soon followed in her father’s boot prints and has spent 20 years in the industry, currently working as a Walbridge Project Manager.

Walbridge is highlighting a few of the many women whose contributions help our company thrive during the annual “Women in Construction Week.”

KristieBieniewiczRead about Kristie’s history in the construction industry and learn more:

Why did you begin a career in construction?

“I was born into a construction family. My father, Bill, worked for a construction company and I was born on a Saturday, so I didn’t interrupt the work week.

When I was growing up I spent a lot of time on all of his job sites, I basically grew up there. All the employees called me ‘Little Bill,’ for my father. I guess it was natural that I grew toward construction and that’s really how I ended up in the industry.”

What advice do you have for those interested in construction or starting in the industry?

(Laughs) It’s not for everyone. This industry can be very different than most. You have to be strong-willed and have to push people sometimes.

But that’s not a bad thing.

It can be challenging at points but there’s not a day that goes by where I wouldn’t do it all over again – I love it.”

What’s been one of your best memories in the industry?

“Seeing my old jobs featured on TV or on commercials. It’s so cool to be able to look at a building and say ‘Hey, I worked on that project.’”