2023-2024 Board of Directors
Dedication. Expertise. Passion.
Meet the 2023-2024 Board of Directors for the Dallas Chapter, a group of visionary leaders shaping the future of the industry. Each member brings a unique blend of expertise, experience, and passion, driving innovation and progress in construction. Dive into their profiles to discover the driving forces behind our association's continued success and growth.
Rachel Lambert, our esteemed President of the NAWIC Dallas #2 chapter and BAS Service Coordinator at Trane, blends a rich family legacy in construction with a deep-rooted fascination for mechanical and control systems. Her visionary approach, focusing on sustainability and efficient post-disaster community rebuilding, exemplifies her commitment to pioneering change in the industry while her personal ethos, 'Well-behaved women seldom make history,' mirrors her trailblazing spirit in both her professional journey and passion for hiking.
As Executive Vice President and part owner of XIT Paving and Construction, Inc., she brings a unique blend of familial legacy and fresh perspective to the AEC industry. Her transition from teaching to construction, driven by the desire to uphold her family's four-decade legacy, mirrors her commitment to empowering women in the field. Celebrated for her positivity, resilience, and hands-on approach to enhancing women's roles in construction, her mantra 'You got this!' encapsulates her encouraging and pioneering spirit, both in her professional endeavors and outdoor passions like hiking and skiing.
As CEO and Owner of Arrow Lift Rentals, she's a key figure in the AEC industry for over six years, continuing her family's entrepreneurial legacy. In her first year with NAWIC, she's strengthened bonds with women sharing similar construction experiences. Her leadership style, emphasizing nurturing work environments and personal team connections, is inspired by nature and Max Depree's insights. She advises women in construction to build on knowledge and confidence, key to professional growth and impactful contributions in the industry.
Lauren Kilpatrick, NAWIC’s Treasurer and Project Manager at XIT Paving and Construction, combines a five-year journey in the AEC industry with her deep commitment to Gandhi's principle, 'You must be the change you wish to see in the world.' Embracing both the camaraderie and the learning opportunities within NAWIC, she balances her professional growth with her passion for golf, drawing inspiration from 'The Great Gatsby' to guide and empower women in their construction careers.
Join us in recognizing the rapid ascent of the Assistant Project Manager at FS360, LLC, who has made a significant impact in the AEC industry within a year. Amber's transformative experience in NAWIC has been enriched by valuable mentorship and camaraderie. A crafting enthusiast, she applies the Golden Rule to both her personal and professional life, with a keen interest in historical fiction that mirrors her ambition in construction. Her advice for women in the field is to embrace patience, learning, and curiosity, essential for thriving in this dynamic industry.
As the Strategy & Development Coordinator at Arrow Lift Rentals with a unique journey from spa receptionist to a key player in the AEC industry, she cherishes her first year with NAWIC for its strong community bonds. An expert thrifter and a fan of 'The Sword of Truth' series, she lives by 'Think of the solution, not the problem,' focusing on training development and sales growth, while emphasizing the importance of a supportive female community in construction.