Albion New Employee Spotlight: Kelsie Sloan
“Hire really good, smart people, and get out of their way.” – Brian Newsome, Albion Executive Vice President
You may remember this quote from our blog post: “The Untold Story of Albion.” In light of Brian’s ability to find and retain the industry’s top talent, I wanted to spotlight our incredible team here at Albion. Each month, we will virtually introduce you to a member of our team. I look forward to chatting with my teammates about their interest in the construction industry, hobbies outside of work, and more. In this month’s ‘New Employee Spotlight’, we are introducing you to our Estimating Intern, Kelsie Sloan.
Get to know a little bit more about Kelsie, an intern on our estimating team, not only does she assist with estimating, but she has a hand in many of the different processes here at Albion. Kelsie is a US Navy Veteran who is currently studying to get her Master’s Degree in Construction Management at Kennesaw State University! We’ve definitely enjoyed having Kelsie’s inquisitive and upbeat personality here in the office! I asked Kelsie a few questions about her life in and outside of Albion:
What made you interested in working for a general contractor?
I am studying to get my Master’s Degree in Construction Management at Kennesaw State and wanted to gain experience in the field I would be entering upon graduating.
Why do you like working at Albion?
I like working at Albion because there is a great culture and everyone here is very driven.
What’s your favorite part of your job?
My favorite part of my job is digging into drawings and finding answers to questions that subcontractors have on projects we plan to bid.
What’s the most challenging part of your job?
The most challenging part of my job is making sure that every detail of a project is accounted for and each division is covered before the bid date.
What’s been your proudest moment while working for Albion?
The proudest moment working at Albion was when we won our first bid for a project I helped on.
If you could meet anyone, dead or alive, who would it be and why?
Beyonce. Because….it’s Beyonce.
What is your favorite food?
My favorite food is chicken wings: All flats, mild with lemon pepper sprinkles, extra wet. With ranch on the side.
What is your favorite TV show?
My favorite TV show is This Is Us
What are your hobbies outside of work?
Hobbies outside of work: being outdoors, hanging out with my family, and playing cornhole.
What is your favorite sports team?
Favorite sports team: Baltimore Ravens
Thank you, Kelsie! We absolutely love having you on board!