Let’s get to know our awesome April Member of the Month, Kim Allen, Office Manager at CRA Construction!
Tell us about yourself and your role!
I am a proud Office Manager of our small family business I own alongside my husband Chris.
I am the point of contact for our 16 staff and run all of our back-office marketing, book keeping and simply put… keep our business turning over.
How long have you been in the industry and what drew you to a career in construction?
I have been in the property industry for 20 years however, entered the construction industry officially 5 years ago. I quickly fell into becoming an Accidental Office Manager where we had to create CRA Construction on the fly after leaving a nasty business partnership.
What has been your biggest career achievement so far?
Creating our successful business and being able to proudly say we have done it and done it right!
What are your professional goals for 2023?
Finally getting out of our working from our house and buying our first office/warehouse.
Bringing on more staff to enable our business to grow.
Our monthly member spotlight is just one of the ways AWIC supports the professional growth and careers of our awesome women in construction! We’ll share your spotlight across our socials and monthly newsletters and feature your profile on our AWIC Blog! So show off, plug your business, and tell us how awesome you are!