Kimberly Wybenga, Mark Young construction
Position: Business Development and Marketing Manager
Years in Industry: 13
What is a podcast or book you would recommend? Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert
How long have you been a member of the Carbon Valley Chamber? 6 years
What was the first Chamber event you attended? Annual Golf Tournament: poured margaritas at hole 15.
Why did you choose to join the Carbon Valley Chamber? My company has held a membership for years.
How has being a member of the Chamber benefitted you and/or your organization? It has expanded our networking circle locally and gotten the company name out.
What Chamber event do you look forward to attending each year? The Annual Golf Tournament.
Is there a project your organization is currently working on that you are excited about? There are a lot! One of them is the new Boulder Fire Station #3 and Administration Building. They have a net zero energy goal and plan to have a garden on the roof. I think the best projects are the ones that advance our community.
How has your organization adapted to support your community and/or clients during the pandemic? We had to find innovative solutions and value engineering ideas for labor and material shortages as well as finding best solutions for meeting client goals and needs.
What is something you and/or your organization have accomplished this year that you are most proud of? We completed some pretty awesome projects this year including the new Thornton Police Training Center, new Tri-State Cheyenne Field Facility, beautiful school additions and remodels, other new public facilities and remodels, and new and remodeled grocery and retail facilities. MYC was named the 2022 General Contractor of the Year above $100M by American Subcontractors Association Colorado. On a personal note, I was honored to receive the 2022 Business Developer of the Year Award by Society for Marketing Professional Services Colorado.
What are some ways you hope you and your organization can continue to support your community and/or clients? Building better environments for public workers, updated facilities patrons utilize, and overall assistance to multiple different clients throughout Colorado and beyond.
Coffee or Tea? Definitely tea
Audio Book or Podcast? Neither, I love the smell of a good book in your hands
Favorite Movie? I'm a sucker for Disney or cute animated films
Favorite Book or Podcast? If You Could See Me Now by Cecelia Ahern
Night Out or Night In? Night in
Favorite Dessert? Not big into desserts, maybe a plain Jane scoop of vanilla ice cream
What is something you like to do in your free time? Scuba dive. But if I can't do that, disc golf has been fun the last couple years