After receiving her bachelor’s degree in construction management in 2014, Alesha Watchowski moved from Michigan to Southwest Florida to work for Owen-Ames-Kimball. That role, she says, turned out to be a perfect fit for her personality. “I have always been a natural leader and problem solver. When looking at colleges, I took a leap of faith and enrolled in a construction management program where

I immediately fell in love with the atmosphere, the challenges, and watching my hard work be built in front of my eyes,” she says. “I had found a niche where adversities only fueled my drive more, and I could utilize my people skills and attention to detail.”

Serving as a project manager and company shareholder, Watchowski works with Owen-Ames-Kimball’s largest projects. She is also a team member for the firm’s Charity Council, Operations Committee and Procedural/Training Operations while also serving in multiple volunteer capacities throughout the community.

What are your future aspirations?

Influenced by the people I’ve worked with and learned from, I hope to not only become a supportive mentor to young professionals, but also be a well-known leader of the community and provide meaningful encouragement in multiple facets.