October 2017 – Lori Mathisen, Penta Group
Lori is a Project Manager for Penta Group. She has been with the company for 5 years. She loves to mentor young people in this business. She joined NAWIC for more networking opportunities, to form alliances with vendors and suppliers.
Lori enjoys the fun she has as a Penta team member. They have lots of employee appreciation and team building opportunities.
Lori loves to travel. She has a goal to visit all 50 states in the US and only has 6 more states to go to accomplish that goal.
Something you may not know about Lori, is that she’s a Rodan and Fields representative, who specialize in skin care products.
Thank you Lori for being a part of NAWIC’s organization!
January 2018 – Susan Goecke, AF Construction Company
Susan Goecke is the Owner of AF Construction Company. AF Construction is a General Contracting Company with an unlimited building license. AF was founded in 1979 and she acquired the company in 2015. Having been in a leadership role and on the Board of Directors for over 20 years, it was the natural progression to purchase and take over when her father passed away.
Today, AF is a second generation family owned company and is also a WBE. AF crosses many markets and has built several projects in hospitality, Public works, and also private projects. Their projects have ranged anywhere from $100,000- $120,000,000.
For fun, Susan teaches yoga. She has been a practitioner for 20 years and has taught for 10.
She also enjoys the Vegas Golden Knights and try to go to as many games as possible! Go Knights Go!!
Her guilty pleasure is good wine and food. She enjoys both and loves to share with friends.
The best place she has traveled to is Japan. She was able to travel from Tokyo to the most northern tip of the island and fell in love with the people, culture, landscape, and food, of course.