Professional Profile: Amanda Clappsy-Koval 2016

Amanda Clappsy-Koval - 2016

Name: Amanda Clappsy-Koval - 2016

Title: Project Executive

Company: Holt Construction

Location: Philadelphia Office

Birthplace: Bayonne, NJ

Education:  Rutgers University – Bachelors of Science-Civil Engineering

First job in real estate:  Being my Dad’s “helper”

First job in real estate or allied field:  Installing trenching and shoring equipment during college

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I oversee the Philadelphia division of Holt Construction. In the future, I hope that we fully establish ourselves in this new market, I can further mentor younger colleagues and I can take a vacation without checking my email!

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? I take walks around the lake with my dog, Seymour, or I cook.

Favorite book or author: “Skinny Legs and All,” Tom Robbins

Favorite movie: “Lord of the Rings” (All of them)

Last song you purchased/downloaded? “Everything’s Beautiful” by Miles Davis (Album)

One word to describe your work environment: Unique

Rules to live by in business: Listening is just as important as speaking.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Billy Joel

What is your dream job? Honestly, this is my dream job but if I had to find an alternate, I’d be a chef.