Debra Hilmerson is President & CEO of Hilmerson Safety. As those of us in the construction industry know, changing a mindset takes a mountain of grit, and this is something that describes Debra perfectly—from her hard hat to her steel toe boots. With 30 years in construction as a field laborer, Safety Director and Consultant at companies like 3M Worldwide and M.A. Mortenson, Debra has been transforming archaic equipment practices on construction sites across the country. Hilmerson Safety is a full-service safety product design and manufacturing company that provides innovative services to the construction, manufacturing, and oil and gas industries. Since 2001 Hilmerson Safety has been working with construction industry leaders and contractors to develop safe, lean, construction grade products and solutions.