Women In Construction

ReArch Recognizes Female Leadership

(l-r): Christa Vandevord, Holly LeClair, Jessica Harvey, Mary Ann Wood, Heather Fontaine, Beth Seniw, Majken Poley, Ann Marie Hoag, Kimberly Brown, Ashley Jackson, Heather Illick, and Nicole Benton

Submitted by ReArch Company

At ReArch Company, over a quarter of our staff is comprised of women. We value our female employees and are proud of the leadership, tenacity, and dedication they bring to the team and construction industry. The women of ReArch hold various positions, from field to office. In honor of WIC week, ReArch would like to extend our gratitude to all our female leaders by recognizing their contributions.

As a member of our executive team, Christa Vandevord, chief financial officer, is responsible for ensuring that the company’s financial health, staffing, and strategic goals are appropriately aligned. She helps establish thoughtful and forward-thinking corporate policies to ensure ReArch is adequately positioned within the construction, development and property management markets.

Heather Illick, director of marketing & communications, oversees all corporate marketing and communication functions and just got certified as a digital marketing specialist. Her efforts garner strong brand recognition and name association, and make ReArch more visible to clients, the A&E community, and potential new hires.

Holly LeClair ARM, CRIS, director of health, safety & risk management, manages all employees’ health and safety credentials and works with the wellness team to develop office and field staff initiatives. She provides weekly health and safety tips to our staff and the community.

Beth Seniw, CHC, team development manager/project manager, has a wealth of project management experience on several large-scale, sustainably built, complex projects in the healthcare, higher education, and housing markets. She works closely with the VP of construction to allocate staff to projects and mentors our project management team.

Majken Poley started as a project engineer and worked her way up to a project manager. Clients rave about her attention to detail during the submittal process. She has worked on several significant projects with ReArch and is currently assisting with managing our largest educational project to date.

Mary Ann Wood, controller, supports the CFO to ensure the company’s strategic goals and financial health are adequately aligned. She is responsible for financial forecasting, budgets, preparing trial balances, and monthly financial reporting. She oversees the accounting team and is a member of our Wellness Team.

Jessica Harvey, AP specialist, controls the flow of payable invoices and ensures vendor compliance with company policy. She works with the construction management team to ensure proper entry, timely payment, and adherence to accounting standards.

Kimberly Brown, property accountant, is responsible for all of ReArch’s AR management and the accounting of the ReArch Properties division and their commercial leasing entities. She is a member of both ReArch’s Sustainability and Technology teams.

Ann Marie Hoag, accounting clerk, supports the accounting and construction management departments, and recently graduated with a B.S. from Champlain College.

Ashley Jackson, CPE, estimator, is responsible for quantity takeoffs, estimating material, labor, and subcontractors costs, and providing value management. She works on project procurement, and issues notice of awards to subcontractors and material suppliers. She is also a Wellness Team member.

Nicole Benton, assistant project manager, creates scopes of work for subcontractors, prepares contract documents, and coordinates change management. She develops and maintains project budgets and assists with closeouts. She recently obtained her 30-Hour OSHA card and is a Wellness Team member.

Heather Fontaine, project engineer, is responsible for contract administration, submittal review and maintaining project documents. She keeps projects on schedule through frequent communication with the project management and design team.