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Elizabeth Gomez of Battle Ground’s Bridge City Contracting Joins BIA Board of Directors
The Building Industry Association of Clark County (BIA) is pleased to announce its newest Board Member, Elizabeth Gomez of Battle Ground-based Bridge City Contracting.
Bridge City Contracting is a woman and minority-owned remodeling company serving the Southwest Washington and Greater Portland areas. Elizabeth gained her love of building from her grandfather, as she helped him with many woodworking and renovation projects. Elizabeth has held a variety of positions in real estate and finance but opened Bridge City Contracting to follow her passion for construction and interior design.
As a multiple award-winning remodeler, Elizabeth finds time to serve the community and aid causes close to her heart. In addition to BIA’s Board, she is a board member of the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber of Oregon & SW Washington and the Building Industry Association of Washington, where she was recently appointed to the Legislative Policy Committee. She is on the National Association of Home Builders Remodelers’ Board of Trustees and is the Chair of the BIA’s Remodelers of Clark County Council and the 2021 Columbia Credit Union Remodeled Homes Tour.
BIA President Dave Myllymaki spoke of Elizabeth as, “a highly regarded and trusted remodeler in Clark County. The BIA and the Board of Directors are excited to welcome Elizabeth to its leadership, as she has a range of experience in construction and real estate. Her strong connection with the community will surely be an asset and we are looking forward to partnering with the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber of Oregon & SW Washington and Elizabeth to further our membership diversity goals and work to create more inclusion within the construction industry.”
Elizabeth is a Washington native, having grown up in the Minnehaha neighborhood of Vancouver. As a life-long learner and community advocate, Elizabeth holds an MBE from the University of Washington’ Foster School of Business, certificates in mediation and public relations, a Bachelor of Arts in Theology from East Coast Christian University and a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communications from Marylhurst University. She is a U.S. Small Business Administration Emerging Leaders graduate and winner of the President’s Volunteer Service Award, bestowed upon her in 2012 by President Barack Obama.