Name: Siggy Pfendler
Company: Columbia Construction
Job Title: Director of Virtual Construction
NAWIC Role: Director (previously Treasurer and VP)
NAWIC Member since: 2007
What do you like the most about your job?
The variety and flexibility of the role. Also helping projects run better.
What advise would you give to anyone thinking about also working in this role?
Understand how to build and build a team.
What has been your favorite project so far?
San Mateo Library, San Mateo, CA. Good team all around and project that has an impact on people's everyday lives. Lots of good stories out of it.
San Mateo Library, San Mateo, CA.
Are there any other people in your family in construction?
I have an uncle by marriage who was a bricklayer. Otherwise, no.
Why did you join NAWIC?
To meet people and build a support network in the Boston area.
What is your favorite part about being a NAWIC Member?
The friends I have made over the years.
What would you tell anyone who is thinking about joining NAWIC?
Get involved on the Board or a committee to get the most out of it for yourself.
Which event/events are you super excited for the upcoming year?
Bowling!! Because it's a team activity with some of my colleagues and it's fun!
What are your hobbies/interests?
Photography, walking in the woods with my family, reading fiction
What is your favorite place on Earth?
Munich, Germany because of the friends/family who live there and the beer.
If you didn’t have to sleep what would you do with the extra time?
Read. But sleep is really one of my favorite things.
What is your favorite food?
Macaroni and cheese.
If you had unlimited funds to build a house what would the finish house be like and where would it be?
A house on the English Garden in Munich, Germany.
Pictures of the English Garden in Munich, Germany.