Amanda Blackburn

Member Spotlight

Company: CBRE Heery
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How did you first hear about CREW Portland?
Katie Coulson, CREW Member and my first manager when I joined Skanska.
What motivated you to join CREW Portland?
Business Development | Networking | Meet Inspiring People
How did you get here?
As a child, I grew up around residential development as my parents were custom home builders. In college, I studied Construction Engineering Management and hired on with Skanska in 2011. I love the characteristics of this industry that are ever changing. Many relationships are created in the lifetime of a construction project as it requires a plethora of diverse contributors.
Tell us something we didn't know about you?
I spent 3 months this year working for our Commercial Development group in Bucharest Romania, and another month with the Skanska commercial development group in Seattle, WA.
If you could describe yourself in three words what would they be?
Thoughtful, Kaizen, Pragmatist
Favorite Travel Destination?
Florence, Italy....or Nashville
What is one goal you would like to achieve through CREW?
During my experiences with Skanska commercial development this year, I found I have a strong interest in the developers role. Through my membership with CREW I hope to improve my understanding of the developer's side.
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