People Colleen Ries


Purchasing Administrator + Project Assistant

Colleen Ries joined Digney York in September of 2014 as a Project Assistant.

Colleen graduated from California State University Long Beach. She then moved to Virginia to begin her career in the construction industry as an Office Administrator for a general contractor.

Colleen was promoted to the Office Manager position which required her to become a jack of all trades, including material pricing and ordering, accounting, computer programing, event coordinator, fleet management, employee training and HR duties. Colleen also coordinated fund raising events that required her to organize 50+ vendors for crowds of up to 3000 attendees.

Since joining Digney York, Colleen has enjoyed adapting her organizational skills to assist the project teams with multiple projects at a time. Colleen enjoys working with a team of co-workers to ensure that projects run smoothly and are completed on schedule. She appreciates being able to see one project come to completion and move on to conquer the new and unique challenges of the next project.