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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Peter Janis 2009


  • Title: Executive Director
  • Company: Professional Women in Construction
  • Location: New York City (national office) with chapters in Conn., N.J., Wash., D.C., N.Y., northeast Penn. and southern Fla.
  • Birthplace: New York City

College: Bennington College

First job outside of real estate: Weights & Measures, White Plains Ironworks

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Executive director for

Professional Women in Construction, a non-profit 501©3 organization committed to

advancing professional entrepreneurial and management opportunities for women and other

non-traditional populations in construction and related industries.

Hobbies: Gardening, house renovation

Favorite book: “Men of Steel” by Karl Koch III

Favorite movie: “The Wizard of Oz”

Person you admire most (outside of family): Donald Trump

Keys to success: Patience, tenacity, perseverance and hard work

If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Construction