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Kent Companies Celebrates Women in Construction Week 2020

[GRAND RAPIDS, MI] – National Women in Construction Week emphasizes the growing role of women in the construction industry and highlights the opportunities available for women seeking careers in construction.

Kent Companies celebrates WIC Week from March 1-7, 2020 with a feature series highlighting the diversity of professional roles held by the women on our team. Kent Companies CEO Jeff VanderLaan shares, “The contributions of the women at Kent Companies are both impactful and far-ranging. We’re proud of the industry-leading talent on our team. It’s a priority to raise awareness of their professional accomplishments and their dedication to building for our stakeholders nationwide.”

About the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC):

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) was founded in 1953. Today, NAWIC provides its members with opportunities for professional development, education, networking, leadership training, public service and more. Learn more at

About Kent Companies:

Kent Companies is a 3rd-generation family-owned business with expertise in commercial and industrial construction, mixed-use construction, multi-family housing, tilt-up concrete, post-tensioned cast in place structures and a full range of concrete-related specialties.

Kent Companies is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan and has operations in Detroit, Michigan; Dallas and Austin, Texas; central Ohio; Charlotte, North Carolina and St. Louis, Missouri. Kent Companies employs over 1,500 concrete construction professionals nationwide, and the organization is ranked as the 9th largest concrete contractor nationwide by ENR Magazine. The Kent Companies team has built a reputation as “Leaders in Concrete.”