Shawnie Carrier Joins Jetton General Contracting

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019 1:32 pm   1 min read

Shawnie Carrier (Submitted photo)

Jetton General Contracting Inc. of Paragould said Wednesday that Shawnie Carrier had joined the company as director of strategic development.

Carrier most recently worked for O'Reilly Hospitality Management as business development sales manager for the Embassy Suites Red Wolf Convention Center on the campus of Arkansas State University. Before that, she was executive director of the Delta Center for Economic Development and as chief of staff to the chancellor at A-State.

Jetton General Contracting is an independent general contractor.

"We are thrilled to add Shawnie to our executive team," said Andrew Berner, JGC's president and CEO. "Her pedigree and track record of success are impeccable, and she possesses a clear strategic vision and roadmap for our company to engage and lead, both locally and beyond."

Carrier's economic experience includes serving as president and CEO of the Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance and Area Chamber of Commerce. She is a graduate of the Institute for Organization Management through the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; the IEDC Economic Development Institute at theUniversity of Oklahoma; the Harvard Kennedy School; and Leadership Arkansas. 

"Jetton General Contracting is a company with a proven track record of offering a high quality product with a comprehensive offering of services within the commercial construction industry," Carrier said in a news release. "Jetton's University Lofts project that is a new kind of student living and designed to further link A-State to downtown Jonesboro is an example of their creative approach. I am honored and thrilled with the opportunity to work side by side with such a talented and seasoned team."



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