Today, Joni Anderson is a successful entrepreneur, the CEO of Anderson Burton Construction Inc., a family operated general contractor based in California. Joni and her son Fletcher Burton oversee more than 100 employees working on construction projects in New York, California, Texas, Nevada, Arizona, and Hawaii and Alaska.
But success didn’t happen overnight for Joni, and the process of getting there is part of what makes her a success story. 37 years ago, Joni, 21 at the time, was pregnant with her son Fletcher when her husband Tim had a significant construction accident. Tim was a carpenter, and while framing on a jobsite he fall from 8ft landing on the back of his head. Sustaining severe brain damage, he was in a coma and hospitalized for close to a year. The accident left Joni with a newborn son, and a husband who needed round the clock care. In order to keep them close to her, Joni decided to renovate an old home, and then resell it. She set up a nursery in the... Read More