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Transitioning from the Field to the Office (Panel) 5/21 HR
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Transitioning from the Field to the Office (Panel) 5/21 HR

May 21 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

$67.00 – $97.00
HR Transition From Field To Office May 21 Web

Tuesday, May 21, 2024  |  8:30AM – 10:30AM
Join us for an insightful panel discussion featuring industry experts who have successfully transitioned from field positions to management/executive roles. Our esteemed panelists include Scott Pease, Tiffani Weathers, and Jason McDougal, each bringing a unique perspective and valuable experiences to share. The discussion will be facilitated by Jamie Vanek. Panelists will share their career paths, challenges faced, pivotal moments, and lessons learned during their transition to management roles. Aspiring professionals will gain tips and strategies to plan and navigate their career progression effectively. Engage with the panelists during an interactive Q&A session to address specific queries and gain personalized career advice.

Breakfast will be provided.

Tiffani Weathers
is a dynamic professional with over a decade of construction and safety management experience, starting her career as an electrical apprentice in 2005. Tiffani transitioned over to safety in 2008 where she served as a site safety technician for site-specific government projects. Currently serving as the corporate safety director for Comfort Systems of Virginia, Tiffani oversees safety protocols, ensures regulatory compliance, and fosters a culture of safety excellence across multiple locations. Alongside her successful corporate career, Tiffani is also passionate about basketball, where she leverages her leadership skills to mentor and inspire young athletes. Her dedication to safety and sports exemplifies her multifaceted talents and commitment to both professional and personal development.

Scott Pease, a graduate of Virginia Military Institute with a degree in International Studies and a minor in Economics, began his construction career in the field, gaining hands-on experience. Now as an Estimator and Project Manager at AIM Services, he blends technical knowledge with practical skills to lead successful construction projects. Scott’s academic and military career makes him a valuable asset in leadership, management, and interpersonal communication.

Jason McDougal is a seasoned professional with a remarkable 21-year career in the construction industry. Starting as a laborer at JC Driskill, he climbed the ladder through dedication, hard work, and a relentless pursuit of excellence. From a laborer, to gaining his masters license in Electrical field, Jason consistently demonstrated his ability to led. The true transition from Field supervision to office management took place at Colonial Webb where Jason was employed for 10 years. This allowed him to gain the skill to help birth him into a project management position that eventually landed him at JRC mechanical as Vice President of construction operations. Jason has recently taken on a new construction management position with Comfort Systems of Virginia. Jason has a heart and passion for new and up and coming tradesmen in the industry, and his true love is to see individuals grow in their knowledge of the trades and to spread to the news of what this industry has to offer.

Jamie Vanek – From Art Teacher to Construction Executive: While formally trained in education, Jamie discovered her love for construction when she moved from Pennsylvania to Virginia in 2006. She has worked her way through the construction industry working in both the administrative and operation sides of the industry, managing projects from $10K to $10M and teams across the country. As a female leader in construction, she is passionate about breaking down barriers and supporting a diverse workforce.

ABC-VA Hampton Roads Training Facility
530 Independence Parkway, Suite 500, Chesapeake, VA 23320
**Student parking and entrance is in the back of the building.**

Members $67
Non-members $97

Substitutions are welcome at any time if the originally registered individual(s) can no longer attend. Please note: a reservation constitutes a financial commitment unless cancellations are made 48 hours in advance.

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May 21
8:30 am - 10:30 am
$67.00 – $97.00
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ABC-VA Hampton Roads Training Facility, Chesapeake
530 Independence Parkway, Suite 500
Chesapeake, 23320 United States
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