2015 Business Leader of the Year: Young Professional
Adam Broadway chose to work in the construction business right out of high school, at first just looking for something that would give him a steady paycheck. He was unsure of what career direction he wanted to take, but six months into being on the labor side of the industry he decided he wanted to move into the business management side of construction. He started taking night courses in construction management, after working as a carpenter during the day, blending his hands-on field experience with the enhanced knowledge regarding the entire construction and development process.
“I was driven to learn everything I could to advance my career. Fortunately for me, my drive and passion for this business didn’t go unnoticed for long. By the time I was 21, I had been promoted to a superintendent position and from that point I just continued to grow, learn and work my way up through the business to where I am today.”
Certified General Contractors (CGC) was founded in 1992 and for the past 23 years focused on reliability and performance-based relationships with clients. Broadway works closely with the company’s business development, marketing and financial planning team members, ensuring they remain on top. For this young professional, to factor age into one’s success is irrelevant; it’s all about innovation.
“Even though the company has been in business for over 22 years, we have a young leadership team with a lot of energy and outside-the-box thinking,” said Broadway. “We work extremely hard to earn our clients’ business by coming up with innovative ways to save them time and money on their project. We approach each project as if it is our only job.”