Team Members

A talented staff with years of industry experience

Jolie McShane – President

Jolie has worked in the utility construction industry for 20 years, starting in the marketing department for Air2, LLC in 1999. Air2, LLC was purchased by PLH Group in 2010 to join 14 other companies in the oil, gas and power line construction space.

Jolie moved to the PLH Group Marketing Department responsible for the design and redevelopment of the various entities websites. It was here that she gained industry experience in safety, construction methods, project management and high level marketing strategy. In addition, the wide world of social media evolved during her tenure. In March 2016, Jolie started Vesta Construction Websites offering services to an industry that prefers to have someone else take care of their digital marketing.

Keana Parsons – Social Media Manager

Keana’s utility construction industry experience ranges from Construction Project Control Technician to high level Marketing Manager. She has a wealth of knowledge from safety issues to job site equipment requirements.

Leapfrogging this expertise to social media, Keana has a keen eye for industry news and issues providing Vesta Construction Website customers with postings that garner engagement and excitement.

Bloggers/Writers

Kim Schmitt – Senior Writer

Kim was an integral part of the safety department for an underground utility contractor that dispatched 60 crew teams daily, learning firsthand that safety is a top priority.

As a Vesta team member, she deploys her construction safety knowledge to create safety blogs, safety website copy and safety excellence programs.

In addition, Kim combines her passion for safety with her unique talent to focus on the human experience. Her human interest stories expand upon overcoming adversity, raising awareness and exceptional human achievement. Her community involvement articles will often highlight acts of bravery, unsung heroes and humour.

Jenna Hefley – Senior Safety Writer

After graduating from Penn State University, Jenna established and advanced her professional communications career in the energy industry with EXCO Resources, PA; Guttman Energy; and Westinghouse Electric Company. In these roles, she provided communication support to all levels of the companies, with an extensive emphasis in safety writing and strategic EHS (Environmental, Health, and Safety) communication planning for both internal and external audiences. This included managing one of the company’s ISNetworld account, ensuring strict compliance of all contractors and suppliers. She also planned, developed, and implemented site communications for a new nuclear power plant build, overcoming challenges of on-site communication to address specific needs surrounding construction safety and compliance. Additionally, she has experience with website redesign, including look, functionality, and content.

Jenna utilizes her energy and construction experience to write safety-focused articles for both blogs and websites for Vesta Construction Websites.

Erin McShane – Technical Writer

Erin serves as a U.S. Army Engineer and has seven years of experience in project management, operations, equipment and vehicle maintenance, safety, and risk management.

On the side, Erin works as a media consultant for companies interested in generating leads through video production and advertising. Combining these experiences, Erin provides strict attention to detail as she finalizes website copy and industry-specific articles for Vesta Construction Website customers.

Erin is a self-published author, her book “Shave Your Head: A Female Ranger Graduate Answers Your Questions” cultivates the mindset needed for soldiers to win America’s wars.

Mariah Covington – Technical Writer

Mariah is a technical writer, editor, and project manager with a Master’s degree in Technical Communication from Missouri University of Science and Technology and a Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the University of Missouri.

For nearly three years, Mariah taught technical writing to engineering students at Missouri S&T, with a focus on usability and communication skills as a safety measure. Mariah also has experience with Good Laboratory Practices and ISO9000 compliance through her work as a research scientist, studying medical device biocompatibility.

In her personal life, she has an engineer turned OSHA trainer as a father and a husband who serves as an Engineer Officer in the US Army.

Artists and Videographers

VCW has a team of industry artists and videographers who have oil, gas and/or power line construction industry expertise. The team is assigned art projects such as safety program development and/or promotional photography or videos.

Bill Hagstotz – Construction Photography & Videos

Bill Hagstotz is by far the best construction photographer in the market, I happened upon his pictures while researching drilling operations in the USA. Pictures on this website are an excellent example of his high quality, dynamic and eye catching images. Add to his credentials, two international job site safety training films, specific construction industry knowledge in Deep Foundations, Drilled Shafts and Micropile Drilling. His 25 years of industrial/commercial photography shows as he has the uncanny ability to always capture the right picture at the right moment. constructionimages.com

Pia Civiletti – Digital Marketing Manager

Marketing professional with a combination of unique skills, strategic, artistic and high tech savvy.  Pia applies her strategic marketing skills whether evaluating a company’s current marketing program, implementing a new program or designing business logos, safety signage and industry advertisements.  Self-motivated and creative, Pia is also well versed in website design, SharePoint, Adobe Software Suite, WordPress and all MicroSoft products.

Pia has a Marketing Degree from Penn State University and an Associate Degree from the Art Institute of Pittsburg.

Tom McShane – VP of  Operations

Founder and CEO of AIR2, LLC, sold to PLH Group, a North America utility construction company.  Tom McShane has a  strong entrepreneurial background having successfully started, managed and sold several companies. His involvement in Vesta Construction Websites combines his unique management and financial talents yet affords him flexibility in the day to day operations.

Tom has an Accounting Degree from Florida International University and obtained his CPA during his tenure at Deloitte.

Website Designer

Giant Shapes

What does it take to be a great web designer? Creativity is key but so is affordability and responsiveness. Giant Shapes is the go to vendor for Vesta Construction Websites when a replacement website designer is required. Giant Shapes also offers Google analytic reports on unlimited key words, social media venues and your competitors, all for very reasonable fees.

We design websites for oil, gas and electric contractors and construction companies

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