In this special Ask the Expert episode, Debbie Bogar, CFO of Woodard Cleaning and Restoration  shares her story and insights. She is the winner of R&R’s eighth annual Women in Restoration Award and rose to the top of an impressive list of 26 nominees. All nominations were reviewed by a panel of judges based on journey and experience in the industry, job growth and future reach, industry and community involvement, and awards and certifications. 

Connecting, educating and learning from others is a passion of Debbie’s. “When two companies come together from different areas, the guidance, knowledge, and skills each bring are pertinent to growing each company individually and collectively.”

To learn more about Debbie Bogar, our first- and second- runners up, and this year’s Women in Restoration Award judges, read the cover story of our April 2023 eMagazine

 This episode covers:

  • Debbie’s current objectives and day-to-day responsibilities as CFO of Woodard Cleaning and Restoration
  • Her impressive list of accomplishments
  • How and why she joined the restoration industry
  • Debbie’s specialty areas and favorite aspects of the work she does
  • Her most memorable project
  • The biggest career lesson she has learned
  • Advice to other underrepresented individuals looking to advance as she has in restoration, as a women in the restoration field which is predominately male dominated. 
  • How she spends her time outside of the Restoration and Remediation Industry.

Check out this episode of Ask the Expert to learn more. You can watch the video here or listen to the audio version of our conversation here. You can also find our show on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Just search for Restoration & Remediation Ask the Expert, then hit Follow

Keep your eyes open and ears peeled for nominations to reopen for next year’s Women in Restoration Award in late 2023!