Sydney is from Edmond, Oklahoma, she works for Van Hoose Construction as the office manager. Although being the office manager doesn’t mean she is in the office every day behind a desk. Tell us about your typical day. “Every day is completely different; some days I am in the office and some days I am on the jobsite.”
Where did you go to college? “I went to the University of Central Oklahoma and received my Bachelors of Science.” After college, awaiting the perfect career opportunity, she started at Van Hoose as a part time receptionist. That opportunity made itself very clear, that this is where she wanted to build her future. Wearing many hats in our office is sometimes a challenge, but I truly enjoy working in the field. From meeting the client, seeing their vision and ideas, to the finished product, that is truly the best part of the job. Being the office manager has some perks, I get to bring my dog Scarlet to work with me. She makes a great mascot and our NAWIC Chapter has adopted her as their mascot too.”
Tell us something unique about yourself – “I love to garden!! Wildflowers and butterfly gardens are my thing. I like to be outside with family as often as possible.” Tell us about your family. “I am married to my best friend Jana and we have two boys, Tristan is 9 years old and Jett is 2 years old.
Do you have a favorite quote? My favorite quote is “Take the risk or lose the chance.” What associations are you involved in? “NAWIC, ABC of Oklahoma and BOMA.”
Van Hoose Construction is located in Oklahoma City and is a commercial general contractor, doing mostly design build and construction management. We are small, family owned and operated, and love supporting other local business.