Director, Industry Relations
Project Manager, Ground Force Environmental
Trudy is a Project Manager for Ground Force Environmental, a leading environmental remediation company in Kitchener, Ontario. Trudy manages various types of projects including emergency response, drilling, soil remediation and demolitions. She has over 15 years of experience in the construction industry including estimating, scheduling, cost control and project management. Trudy’s interest in the construction industry for many years led her to attend Conestoga College, where she completed Project Management education while starting her career in the same field.
Trudy is very passionate about:
Leadership – being a strong and successful leader. Trudy is consistently committed to being a positive and strong leader. She has obtained the respect of many of her colleagues by showing resiliency through many challenges.
Mentorship – help women create successful careers in construction. Trudy has gained an enormous amount of experience in construction through hard work; at the same time, she also recognizes the need for work/life balance. Providing support to women to foster this healthy balance is important to her.
Community – giving back. Trudy has always taken a special interest in Habitat for Humanity. She has spent countless hours volunteering at her local Restore, acting as family liaison and recently participated in the Habitat for Humanity GTA Women’s Build. She strives to be involved in more programs that support young women entering careers in construction.
Trudy is a strong, dedicated and positive woman, she believes that her experiences in her professional life and within the construction industry make her a valuable addition to the CAWIC Board of Directors.