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Making the Decision to Grow a Remodeling Business


Making the Decision to Grow a Remodeling Business

Alison McLennan of McLennan Contracting shares the beginning of her journey from $2 million in revenue to $5 million

October 17, 2023
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Alison McLennan

On this episode of Women at WIRC, Alison McLennan joins us to talk about making the decision to strategically grow a remodeling business.

Though McLennan co-founded the business, McLennan Contracting, with her husband, she remained in a supporting role for the first 15 years of operation. But five years ago, when the two decided it was time to either shut the doors or grow strategically, Alison took the helm as president and is now directing the company on its path from $2 million in revenue to $5 million.

"I think a lot of people decide to grow a business because they're either looking at, 'We want to increase our income,' or, 'We just we want to build this thing that we can be proud of, and leave a legacy.' have to be completely honest, and say that was not where our heads were, we were very much in a place of burnout, and kind of desperate to find a solution," says McLennan.

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On this podcast, the editors talk to standout women in residential construction to share their professional insights and highlight the amazing things these female leaders are doing.

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