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15 Things You Need to Know This Morning

15 Things You Need to Know This Morning
What You Don't Know About Jennifer Bognet
Photo: At the Acropolis in Greece last summer. 
Title: SVP/Principal, Bognet Construction.
Company: Commercial general contractor: tenant interiors and base building.
Memorable project: Interior for Chemonics International HQ at 1717 H St., NW, in 2005. Project was 137k SF – first of that size since company started in 1998; opened door to larger projects.
Hometown: Pittsburgh.
School: BS, Business Administration from Penn State; MS Information Systems from GMU.
First job: At 13, making desserts and shining silverware at Pittsburgh restaurant for $5/hour.
Job in another life: Travel writer for Travel & Leisure, covering resorts around the world.
Person (living or dead) to meet: Jesus.
Greatest fear: Heights.
Daily habits: One-on-one snuggle time with kids before bedtime.
Favorite music group and song: Earth Wind and Fire, September.
Favorite book: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls.
Favorite movie: The Sound of Music (1965).
Favorite vacation: Positano, Italy and island of Capri.
Bucket list: Take 4-month around-the-world cruise.
Family facts: Married 16 years to Jim; 11-year-old son, Rocco, and 6-year-old daughter, Gianna.
Hobbies:  Running, boating, entertaining, home construction projects.


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