A Trailblazer in the Home Building Industry | Erin Wriston

March 6th, 2024, Erin Wriston, CEO and Owner of Kingston Homes received the NAHB Pink Hat Industry Trailblazer Award. This year marked the 1st Annual Pink Hard Hat Awards, representing Professional Women in Building for Clark County.

For Erin, the secret to her success is supporting those around her to be and do their very best.

“We rise by lifting others.”  -Robert Ingersoll

Below is a short video and article about Erin’s team’s experiences working with her.

A warm and inviting presence ripples throughout Kingston Homes. It’s a feeling noticed by anyone who has had the opportunity to work with them. From employees to clients to vendors, they’ll all tell you that feeling comes from the magnetic energy of Erin Wriston, CEO of Kingston Homes.

A Leadership Style Rooted in Empowerment

Erin leads with her boots on the ground, right alongside her team whenever and wherever she’s needed. She has an approach that is uniquely her and without ego, championing the strengths of her team to nurture their growth. When it comes to her team, her goal has been to create an environment where individual talents are recognized and celebrated. You’ll hear her infectious laughter, feel her steadfast spirit and witness her dedication echoed throughout her company.

Erin Wriston of Kingston Homes with AnitaBreaking Barriers in a Male-Dominated Industry

The construction industry is traditionally known for having a male-dominated culture. Because of this it often presents a daunting landscape for women to thrive in. However, Erin, has never let this dim her light. She has redefined her public persona with unwavering confidence and a poise that commands respect. Over the past few years, she has transitioned from the background to the forefront as the embodiment of leadership at Kingston.

An Inspiring a New Wave

Erin’s transformation has not only elevated her own standing but has ignited a spark among women in the industry. She’s become a beacon of inspiration, showing that intimidation cannot withstand determination and competence.

A Calming Force with a Heart of Gold

Her calm demeanor is a testament to her steadfastness. Erin always seeks the silver lining, in every situation and is a reassuring force within the company. Her selflessness shines through as she prioritizes the happiness and significance of her team above all else.

Professional Women in Building Trailblazer Award-Winner

Congratulations Erin! You are a true Trailblazer whose footsteps have carved a path for women in the building industry. Your leadership-style is an exquisite representation of achieving success through effective teamwork. Thank you for modeling the role of a leader with grace, courage and a smile that lights up the room.

Kingston Homes is not just a company you started; it’s a testament to your vision of inclusivity, leadership, and the boundless potential you see in everyone around you. Congratulations, Erin – your legacy is a blueprint for excellence.

Kingston Homes LLC is an award-winning Southwest Washington builder specializing in luxury custom homes. For over a decade, they have developed and thriving communities throughout the Vancouver Metro Area, including Ridgefield, Felida, Camas, Washougal, and Salmon Creek.

If you’d like to learn more about building a custom home with us or one of our communities, feel free to contact us here.