It was not too long ago that a young women entering the workforce generally gravitated toward the proverbial “pink collar” professions and became teachers, nurses and most often receptionists. Today, the sky is the limit, the choices are vast and endless, whether one dreams of piloting a cruise ship or constructing a building, women can succeed in any industry. This is exactly how Jeri Goodkin Dausey molded her career. Well known and respected within the construction and compliance industries, she is continually furthering her education through continuing education courses and is updated on all of the industry standards and laws.
”I started in the construction industry when I was about eight. My father, who is no longer with us was a contractor/developer, would take me to all of his job-sites. I absorbed everything and to this day he will tell you that he never thought I was paying attention. He is my true mentor, and it is because of him that I maintained the family tradition within the construction industry by becoming a fourth generation general contractor on both sides of my family.”
With over thirty years in the construction industry, 4th generation contractor and several State of Florida licenses and certification, within the construction and real estate industry to include Certified General Contractor, Certified Building Inspector she brings a wide range of skills and knowledge to South Beach Construction. Prior to venturing into the private sector, she held the position as Senior Building Inspector for approximately ten (10) years with the City of Miami Beach Building Department and is responsible for implementing the violation and special master program. Through her years of extensive education and experience combined with her multifaceted background, she is a unique asset and offers an array of expertise that is truly admirable, by any gender.
“I think that as a woman I do bring a different perspective to the job, having the various licenses and certifications, and a degree in Interior Design, I think that my diverse background is a major asset to my clients.”