Ms. Emmons serves as the Director of Business Development at McMillen, LLC, a woman-owned design-build firm based in Boise, Idaho. The firm provides construction, engineering, and environmental services in the hydroelectric, dams, and environmental restoration industries. Ms. Emmons has been in the consulting industry for 13 years with specific experience in project management, construction management, marketing, and public relations. Prior to joining McMillen in 2007, she was a project manager providing owner representation in the healthcare, aviation, and the hospitality fields throughout the East Coast. She has completed the planning stages through construction with cost ranging from $10 million to $40 million per project. Ms. Emmons managed the Long-term Security Screening Implementation project for Terminals B & E at DFW International Airport, where she managed the engineering and construction teams of a $120 million baggage handling system and ramp services at the world’s third busiest airport.
At McMillen, Ms. Emmons is responsible for executing the owner’s marketing strategies, tactical plans, corporate branding, demand generation, existing customer communications, and corporate communications. She has been a key member of the management team supporting the growth to over 130 employees, projects throughout North and Central America, and new office locations in Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and BC, Canada.
Ms. Emmons is responsible for reviewing all donation requests, company contributions, and community outreach for the firm. These nonprofit affiliations must align with the firm’s mission to provide opportunities for women, children, and education. On behalf of McMillen, she is working to provide financial support to local elementary schools and is currently the firm representative as a Corporate Pillar to the Women’s & Children’s Alliance (WCA).
Ms. Emmons most recently was awarded Idaho’s 2012 Top 50 Women of the Year and the WCA 2012 Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) Award. She has been a member of the Women Construction Owners & Executives (WCOE) since 2011.