Q: When did you first start working for Berg Construction?
A: I’ve been here since March 2019.
Q: What was your education and career background before Berg?
A: I attended Harrisburg Area Community College and Penn State University. My experience in operations management and human resources in both for-profit and nonprofit industry led me to Berg. I also spent 20+ years as an EMT, firefighter, vehicle rescue technician, and treasurer with the local fire service.
Q: What do you enjoy about your job? What makes you excited to go to work?
A: I love the family atmosphere at Berg the most. Many of us come from different backgrounds and together we make a great team. My job and leadership team give me the freedom and flexibility to be the best I can be every day.
My family owned and operated a business in Morgantown for many years. With a few exceptions, I have always worked in the community I live in. Having the opportunity to work for a family-owned and operated business gives me a sense of pride and commitment to the company and our community.
Q: What sets Berg Construction apart from other companies in this industry?
A: We go above and beyond on every project we do regardless of the size. We take pride in our projects and enjoy putting our names on the finished product. Every decision made by our team is done as if they were the owner of the company.
You are not an employee number at Berg. Everyone knows your name here, from the president of the company to the part-time administrative assistant. We celebrate our team often. We have employee appreciation events and training opportunities, and we celebrate personal and family milestones. Our employees and their families are important to Berg.
The Berg’s dedication, drive, enthusiasm, and commitment is what sets them apart from other companies. If you are willing to learn, grow, and accept responsibility, Berg will invest in you. I remember during my second interview, I was asked if I was “willing to stay with Berg for a long time and retire from here.” That spoke volumes to me.
Berg is very rooted in the community and has a strong sense of presence. I’m proud of the team we have built. Our team is extremely dedicated to each other, to the company, and to the work we do. Everyone puts in 110% every day!
Q: Can you give us some background on your personal life?
A: I married my husband Chris in 1997. We have two children, Kelli and Matt. We also have two mini dachshunds named Cooper and Tanner.
My family enjoys the sport of drag racing. We have a drag-racing team called Witkowski Racing. Kelli was our first driver and began her career in 2005. Matt joined the team in 2009, and Chris began driving in 2019. We travel with the team most weekends April through October. I also love gardening and DIY projects, going to the beach, and just having fun with friends and family.