William Rademacher
Advice from mentors provides lessons that drive his career path
34, Project Controls
URS Corp.

Although William Rademacher has had much success in his relatively short career—including stints as a superintendent on residential and commercial projects—he says it was those who mentored him that set him on his successful career path. "From as simple as showing up on time, to being prepared for anything, or communicating clearly, any trait once noticed can be a determining factor in your trajectory," Rademacher says. In his current position, Rademacher provides schedule and cost control on more than 100 active capital improvement projects at Sky Harbor Airport. The projects range from small job-order contracting projects to large redevelopment projects of terminals with annual working budgets topping $100 million.



Alex Ramon
Phoenix office leader built resume in divergent specialties
36, Principal
HSB Architects & Engineers

With a work history that includes stops at engineering firms and residential builders, Alex Ramon has cultivated a path that has led him to lead the Phoenix office of HSB Architects and Engineers. Prior to assuming the position at his current firm, Ramon had a stint as a project manager at a commercial firm where he oversaw several clients as the development lead. His work led to more than 100 new store openings across the country for various clients between 2006 and 2010. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers as a next generation participant and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties.