Alum recognized for achievements in construction

Monday, January 23, 2023

A national publication has recognized Waterloo Engineering alumnus Briar Beers (BASc ’07, civil engineering) for her achievements in the construction industry.

Beers was recently named as a rising leader in her field by On-Site Magazine in its annual 40 Under 40 winners edition. The publication recognizes her professional accomplishments that have helped to shape the future of the construction sector in Canada.

Briar Beers

Briar Beers, recognized as a rising leader in the Canadian construction industry. 

Beers is vice president of Cutting Edge Consulting in Kamloops, British Columbia. As one of its leaders, she has:

  • Fostered the company’s growth from a single employee to more than 60 workers over a five-year period.
  • Developed the company’s project management and estimating programs.
  •  Designed the company’s safety program.
  • Helped the company achieve COR certification.

An advocate for women in the construction industry, Beers is also a mentor and a teacher.

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