Sandy Hamby Inducted into the National Academy of Construction
MOCA/Touchplan CEO Sandy Hamby was recently inducted as part of the class of 2021 to the National Academy of Construction (NAC). Hear her thoughts on joining this elite group of construction industry leaders.
MOCA/Touchplan CEO Sandy Hamby was recently inducted as part of the class of 2021 to the National Academy of Construction (NAC). The NAC is one of the nation’s esteemed construction industry institutions characterized by its extensive and diverse expertise, proven leadership, and trusted judgment.
The mission of the National Academy of Construction is to share its unmatched reservoir of expertise in service to the nation so that transformational improvements are made in the industry’s capability to create a built environment that is economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable
We sat down with Sandy to get her thoughts on joining this elite group of construction industry leaders.
What does induction into the NAC mean to you?
The National Academy of Construction recognizes individuals for their contributions to the industry. The goal is for its members to share expertise as a service to the nation. As a long-time construction industry professional, I am honored to be a part of this illustrious group of professionals and to meet the commitment of sharing my experience and ideas with future industry giants.
How do you think this honor reflects on MOCA/Touchplan as a thought leader and innovator for the construction industry?
The National Academy’s mission of sharing knowledge is a natural platform to share innovative ideas related to essential construction business solutions. As a member of NAC, I am in a position to share ideas and insights on new collaborative solutions that impact effective project delivery.
As a woman in construction, how do you feel that this honor helps raise awareness for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion within the construction industry?
NAC supports diversity, equity, and Inclusion. I am one of many women honored by NAC for their contributions to the industry and I am excited by the opportunity to be a member of the NAC allows me to share experiences and mentor future generations to become the next leaders in construction.
As a newly inducted member, how would you like to contribute to NAC to help further the growth of the construction industry?
The work we are doing at MOCA & Touchplan is revolutionizing the construction industry. I am excited to share the intellectual resources of all of us here to contribute to the creation of white papers, infographics, and other kinds of thought content designed to share new and innovative ideas with others.
“Sandy Hamby has demonstrated outstanding leadership in program and construction management. She is a strong advocate for women in construction and truly a giant in design and construction. These qualities strengthen the Academy’s efforts as we broaden our outreach in collaborative efforts. We are excited to welcome her as a member of the National Academy of Construction.” – Wayne Crew, General Secretary, National Academy of Construction
You can learn more about the National Academic of Construction and Sandy’s induction by reading the press release from the event. You can also read Sandy’s insights on women in construction on our blog.