Christine Alpert, CBA Cycle 8 worked as both a Laborer and Carpenter following her graduation of the Academy. She worked for several years as successful tradeswoman, before encountering family hardships which temporarily prevented her from working. With the support of her assigned Retention Case Managers at Charity Cultural Services Center and Anders and Anders Foundation, and with coordination from OEWD and other community partners, Christine was provided with the tools necessary to obtain a new position with Boldt as a Project Coordinator working on the California Pacific Medical Center Van Ness project. Christine was provided with coaching, interview preparation, and a professional wardrobe for her interview. With the help of the CityBuild network, Christine was able to utilize her construction training and experience in a new capacity and move into a new phase in her career—one that works for her lifestyle and family.