Fahteema Parrish is the Founder and President of Parrish & Sons Construction, a general contractor company specializing in construction projects such as excavation and grading. Before starting her own company, Fahteema led a successful career in the technology industry, where she gained a diverse set of skills thanks to her experience in managerial and leadership roles. She translated her expert knowledge into creating a first-generation, 100% woman-owned, and family-operated business reflecting her strong family values.
Fahteema graduated from Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley with an Associate of Arts, Northwest Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science, and Webster University with a Master of Arts in Information Technology Management.
Career changes are not uncommon, but for most people, they are unthinkable. Do you crave a fresh start but are afraid of starting from scratch?
Investing in your future and career requires a lot of dedication, continuous effort, and the willingness to learn. Don’t fall for common misconceptions such as ‘it’s too late to change careers’ or ‘that you’ll have to start over.’ It’s never too late to take your professional growth to the next level, especially if it forces you out of your comfort zone. According to Fahteema Parrish, facing challenges with confidence is imperative for achieving success and developing a solid professional mindset.
In this episode of Get The Intel, Chad Gill welcomes Fahteema Parrish, Founder and President of Parrish & Sons Construction, to discuss how to build effective workflows, address workforce development challenges, and the elements of successful scaling. Fahteema shares her incredible career transition from information technology to construction, the key systems and processes that make a sustainable business, and how she empowers more women to take leadership positions.
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