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Shelby Weaver


What is your current role?

I am a project accountant.

Why did you decide to be on the WICS advisory council?
It is something I was interested in, and wanted to help with. 

What is the biggest change you would like to see come out of the WICS effort/initiative? I would like to see more women join the trades, and more women in leadership positions.

What would you tell someone if they were interested in supporting this effort? How can they help?
They can join the WICS advisory council or mentoring program.   They can also participate in WICS events.

What's your favorite part of your job?
I like the variety of things I get to work on, and I also really enjoy working with the people I get to work with.

What advice would you give someone starting out in this industry?
Don't be intimidated.

What is the biggest change you have seen in the construction industry since you started?
I haven't been in the industry very long, but I have definitely noticed advancement in technology.

Who inspires you and why?
Serena Williams.  She is one of the GOAT tennis players, and she is also a great entrepreneur.

What’s the best career advice you ever received?
Figure out what you like to do and are good at, and everything else will fall into place.

What (work related thing) keeps you up at night?
Payroll.

What would surprise us about you?
I used to be a lifeguard/swim instructor.