Women of Asphalt asked its members to nominate exceptional women who have made extraordinary contributions to the industry. Of the nominees, 23 women were selected for a campaign honoring 23 in 2023.
HC+M is proud to have two outstanding Heritage women receive this prestigious honor. Kierstin Janik and Megan Yount. Congratulations to both ladies on this important achievement!
Megan Yount, a Pavement Materials Engineering Manager at Heritage Research Group, graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. In Indiana, Megan is also a licensed professional engineer. She is essential in creating technical reports, possibilities for training in cutting-edge technologies, and sampling of asphalt that has resulted in significant breakthroughs in the field of asphalt engineering. Megan is a role model for aspirant engineers, particularly women because she has established herself as a respected and competent leader.
Kierstin Janik, Chief Talent Officer at Heritage Construction and Materials, graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Science in Human Resources and Labor Relations. Along with her husband Joe, Kierstin owns MashCraft Brewing Company, which has three locations in the Indianapolis region and serves on the boards of Invent Learning Hub and Ascend Indiana. She is also a member of the Women’s Fund of Central Indiana.
In her current position, Kierstin collaborates with other senior leadership team members to develop business strategies and personnel procedures that support the division’s construction, asphalt, and aggregates operations. Kierstin has achieved several things that have motivated everyone around her.
“Personally, Women of Asphalt has helped me to connect with other talented women who are not only impressive in their respective functions but are also dedicated to this same mission. They inspire me in so many ways!”. – Kierstin Janik.
About Women of Asphalt
Women of Asphalt is an empowering non-profit organization dedicated to empowering and supporting women working in the asphalt industry. The organization aims to provide networking opportunities, mentoring, and education to help women succeed. Women of Asphalt also works to raise awareness of the options available in the asphalt industry and encourages more women to consider careers in this field.
To listen to other distinguished 23 in 2023 women and to learn more about Women of Asphalt, follow WofA
Heritage Construction + Materials (HC+M) is part of The Heritage Group, a privately held, family-owned business headquartered in Indianapolis. HC+M has core capabilities in infrastructure building. Its collection of companies provides innovative road construction and materials services across the Midwest. HC+M companies, including Milestone Contractors, Asphalt Materials, Inc., and US Aggregates, proudly employ 3,000 people at 55 locations across seven states. Learn more at www.heritagebuilds.com.About Heritage Research Group
Since 1980, Heritage Research Group, our in-house R&D laboratory, has helped The Heritage Group companies, customers, and partners evolve and adapt to an ever-changing marketplace. Today, Heritage Research Group provides innovative products, processes, and training that constantly improve how our companies serve their clients and delivers solutions to the myriad of challenges our clients face. It also creates new technologies that fuel further business opportunities for The Heritage Group. Learn more at www.thgrp.com/heritage-research-group.Contact
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