President’s Perspective September 2020

Often, I find in the world of nonprofits, we don’t take time to celebrate our victories. There’s just too much to do and immediately upon achieving one goal, we move to the next. With that in mind, I want to stop this month and celebrate our first-ever Project Build Minnesota golf fundraiser. It was an … Read more President’s Perspective September 2020

August 2020 President’s Perspective

  Over the past several months, we’ve completed a number of critical initiatives here at Project Build and we wanted to share those. First, we’ve developed two virtual presentations that instructors can use in their classrooms to share information about careers in the industry. Thus, in spite of COVID-19, we still have an opportunity to … Read more August 2020 President’s Perspective

President’s Perspective: Labor Lessons Learned from the Last Downturn

by Project Build Minnesota President David Siegel Following the crash of 2008-10, our industry essentially stopped all efforts to promote careers in construction and recruit the hard-working youth of Minnesota. What we have discovered in the 10 subsequent years is how much work it takes to rev up the engine and bring industry-wide marketing and … Read more President’s Perspective: Labor Lessons Learned from the Last Downturn