“The goal is not to check the box but make a cultural change that changes the shape, color and outlines of the “boxes” themselves with a sweeping paradigm shift in how we understand the potential of our teams.”

– JAIME CLAIRE KISER | Principal, Zweig Group

The elevateHER Story

On a 2am, mid-week flight, Jamie Claire Kiser found herself contemplating the solution to the workforce inconsistencies in the AEC industry. The vision for ElevateHer was put into words via an email draft to partners. From 2am to 5am she identified the pain points and rigorously planned for the solution to the issue at hand. Jamie Claire was fully enthralled and energized by the purpose. She sent the first draft to her business partners, Chad Clinehens and Christy Zweig Neihues. In apprehension, she waited for feedback on her gut feeling that the time is now to speak up and to confirm the intent for ElevateHer. The data came after the concept but the results were staggering.

Read Jamie’s personal story HERE

Zweig Group is grateful for the generous support of our elevateHER sponsors.


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