Employee of the Month August 2021

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Winner: John Partin Nominated by Cole Finan Well Big John, it’s your time to shine. John has not wasted any time since he’s been at FOCUS. He hit the ground running and has yet to slow down. For those of you who know John, you’re already very aware that John’s intent is to get the […]

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Building Without Wood: Alternatives to Lumber

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Providing Utah’s Developers and Contractors Budget-Friendly Options in a Time of Shortage In the continuing lumber shortage, many designs are turning toward wood alternatives. FOCUS Structural Engineers have found several options, from structural insulated panels and insulated concrete forms (ICF) to structural concrete insulated panels (SCIP) and light gauge metal studs. While the current cost […]

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Employee of the Month July 2021

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Winner: Carmen Saunders Nominated by Travis Benson There have been several times this past month where she has come to me with concerns about specific design that she had noticed during staking layout. She has shown 100% PASSION FOR CLIENT SUCCESS (in this case it was the contractor, the project owner, FOCUS, and myself who […]

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Employee of the Month June 2021

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Winner: MJ Tineo Nominated by Trenton Smith When we made a shuffle earlier this year with Justin stepping into the Survey DM role, MJ stepped up into the Field Manager role of the CS department. He has been under extreme pressure and has at times doubted himself and his abilities but has never wavered in […]

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THE FOCUS FIVE: Leadership Books that Shape our Core Ideology

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FOCUS staff give insight on the company’s book list At FOCUS, we are committed to employee development. One of the more popular programs is Company Book Reads—The FOCUS Five. During our six-month education sessions, employees are introduced to some of the company’s core books, including Good to Great, Great by Choice, Extreme Ownership, The Five […]

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Welcome Bryce Benson | Marketing Department Manager

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Marketing Mindset: Strong Client Relationships Meet Bryce Benson, the new Marketing Department Manager at FOCUS. Bryce is a marketing communications professional with over 25 years of experience in a wide variety of marketing-related disciplines. As FOCUS grows and adapts, Bryce will play an integral role in fostering a marketing mindset throughout the firm and internally […]

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Employee of the Month May 2021

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Winner: Tim Atwood Nominated by Justin Lundberg Recently, Tim was asked to survey a difficult project that would require a lot of extra work to be placed on his shoulders. Tim was willing to give 100% of himself to help us reach a deadline. Tim is always coming in early and staying late to help […]

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Employee of the Month April 2021

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Winner: Cole Finan Nominated by Connor Llewelyn Cole has shown that he can do hard things. He has shown that he can adapt and overcome challenges that he faces. I nominate Cole for EOM because of his 100% mentality. I am very happy with the changes he has made in the CS layout TEAM. He is creating […]

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In FOCUS: MJ Tineo, Construction Staking

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Construction Staking Field Manager MJ Tineo remembers having an interest in the engineering and construction field at a very young age. In pursuit of his Bachelor of Science in Geology degree, which he obtained several years ago, he was in classes that allowed him to perform field mapping in several areas of Utah. It was […]

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FOCUS: School of Beginnings

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Back to School, FOCUS style As the number of COVID-19 cases decreases and more of us get vaccinated and return to the office, FOCUS has resumed its School of Beginnings. Last year you may have read about the six-month internal education program for new employees as part of our Commitment to Excellence. With school back […]

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