January 26, 2023
BBE Welcomes Caroline Olis & Samirah Alexander
BBE would like to give a warm welcome to Caroline Olis (left), Project Accountant, and Samirah Alexander (right), Communications Intern.
Samirah is a Junior at the University of Connecticut, studying communications. BBE's internship will provide Samirah with knowledge and first-hand experience that is beneficial for a future career in Marketing and Communications, specifically within the field of construction.
Samirah has expressed a passion for communications and marketing because of her love for creativity and being able to connect with others. Samirah says "I am very excited for the opportunity to get a glimpse at what my future career could look like. I have already learned so much and I cannot wait to see what else BBE has to offer."
Caroline Olis is our new Project Accountant. Caroline decided to pursue a career in construction because it is constantly creating an opportunity to learn something new. Caroline says "It is exciting to be a part of an industry that always has, and will continue to positively impact the communities around us."
Caroline brings a vast knowledge of accounting and budget management to BBE. In her short time here, she has proven to be a valuable member of our team!
Fun Facts About Samirah:
What You Love About Construction: I love seeing how construction can transform the world around us!
First Job: I was a waitress at a retirement home.
Your Hero: My brother is my hero. He's the hardest worker I know.
Most Useful App: Tik Tok.
Word to the Wise (advice): Don't be afraid to ask questions!
Welcome to the team, Samirah!
Fun Facts About Caroline:
What You Love About Construction: I love that it offers a team-based atmosphere that encourages innovation and learning.
First Job: I worked as a teacher's Aide with the YMCA.
Your Hero: My hero is my mom. She has had to overcome a lot of adversity and challenges that not many adult parents experience.
Most Useful App: Venmo! It is increasingly relevant in a world where nobody carries cash with them.
Word to the Wise (advice): choose courage over comfort- don't allow the comfort of your present reality to hold you back from striving to do more for yourself in the future.
Welcome to the team, Caroline!