Knight Wall Systems announced the hire of Heidi Olson as project manager, according to Knight General Manager Brian Nelson.

She will report to directly to Nelson and will function as a technical liaison between customers and the company. In addition to working with customers, her primary responsibilities include supporting the outside sales staff and the engineering team on orders and project-specific coordination, handling inquiries, providing customer education, and problem-solving.

“Heidi’s organizational skills and prior experience in the construction industry will be a real benefit to Knight’s project management team,” Nelson said. “And her background in both marketing and operations adds a diverse skillset.” 

Olson comes to Knight from Kelley Construction LLC, where she was a project manager and an apprentice finish carpenter, working on residential communities in the Spokane, Coeur d’Alene and Post Falls areas of the Pacific Northwest. Prior to that, she was a marketing coordinator for Washington Trust Bank, and operations manager for Spokane-based environmental and safety compliance consultancy Spring Environmental Inc. 

She holds a bachelor’s degree in organizational management from Whitworth University.