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  Sherri Lindsey
Sherri Lindsey, VP, Sales and Marketing, has over 25 years of experience. She joined Concepts in Millwork, a commercial architectural millwork company in Colorado Springs, in 2010. Sherri oversees business development, manages customer accounts, and helps set the strategic direction. Since joining Concepts, the Company’s sales have more
than doubled.
as a Careers in Construction board member. She has served on the AGC Board of Directors since 2015 and was invited to join the Management Committee in 2017, and is current Vice Chair. In 2021, Sherri will become the second female, and fourth ever Specialty Contractor to serve as the Chair of AGC Colorado.
What it means to be the Vice Chair for AGC:
“I am honored to be an integral part of AGC/C. I am especially proud that AGC/C is taking action to improve diversity and inclusion in our industry. As the second ever female Chair and representing a Specialty Contractor,
I hope to not only bring a diverse perspective but
also inspire diverse groups of people who want to get involved, participate, and make a difference.”
Sherri has served as the AGC Co-Chair for Specialty Contractors Council, Chair for Southern CO Committee, and
  Catherine Kornbrust
Catherine Kornbrust is the Director of Business Development and employee owner at BT Construction, Inc., a one-source civil utility contractor that is Colorado owned and operated, since 1980. Kornbrust has 40 years of experience in the land development/construction industry. "I’ve always felt close ties to our industry and giving back” says Kornbrust, whose
Kornbrust has served 3-terms on the Board of Directors for AGC of Colorado and has served on the Specialty Contractors Board at AGC. “Serving on the Board at AGC Colorado has strengthened my bond with contractors and developers in our region,” adds Kornbrust.
“This has been a wonderful journey in my life and I feel so honored and privileged to be a part of a professional industry that takes care of each other”, says Kornbrust. A Michigan native with 43 -years in Colorado, Kornbrust stays involved with other organizations including, SMPS, NASTT, CASFM, SDA, AWWA , Colorado Water Congress and ULI.
deceased husband was a developer at Ridgegate, Compark, as well other major developments in Douglas County.
  Nija Jones
Nija Jones is a rising star in the construction industry. Her ambition, diligence and meticulous working habits make her one of E Light’s most valued employees. Before pursuing a career as an electrician, Nija worked as a floor manager at a local oil change company. However, she always felt like she was paid far less than what she was worth. Upon hearing about an opening in E Light Electric’s outstanding apprenticeship
apprentice, Nija supervises a crew of six apprentices responsible for DC Circuit pulls on a 7-Megawatt solar project located in Pueblo, Colorado. Eventually, she
will be responsible for overseeing terminations as well. “Becoming an electrician is such a rewarding challenge and a healthy fear of failure is needed in order to succeed.” Nija said.
“Every day I try to accomplish three things. To ask questions, to lead by example and to always follow through on my assignments,”
Nija says that the patience and knowledge of her field supervisors are the two key factors to her success. “There’s no other profession for me that breeds ambition, diligence, meticulousness and respect. Respect for electricity and respect for the person working next to me.”
program, Nija jumped at the opportunity and hasn’t looked back since.
During the first year of her apprenticeship, Nija earned the highest GPA in her class. By her second year, she was the company’s top student overall and was nominated by her peers for the company’s leadership award. As a third-year | Colorado Construction & Design | 31

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