Spotlights

Ones to Watch 2019: Krista Evans, Acella Construction

What do you consider to be your greatest professional accomplishment in the past 12 months? When I was promoted to project manager would have to be my greatest accomplishment and being respected in a male dominated general contracting industry.

Ones to Watch 2019: Marc Marcelli, NEI General Contracting

Who or what do you attribute to your success? Our managing principal, Josef Rettman, is always available to discuss strategy and ensure NEI is providing exceptional client service.

Ones to Watch 2019: John Pozerski, Woodcraft Designers & Builders

How have your life experiences impacted who you are professionally? Coming from a large family, my parents taught all seven of us how to enjoy life and that spending time with each other was an opportunity to grow, learn, and have simple fun.

Ones to Watch 2019: Patrick Cottrell, Haynes Group Inc.

What do you consider to be your greatest professional accomplishment in the past 12 months? My most recent, greatest professional accomplishment was being named director of estimating at the Haynes Group.

Ones to Watch 2019: Nelson Luz Santos, Fletcher Tilton, PC

What advice can you offer to someone who is interested in a career in your industry? The practice of law may seem like it only involves book knowledge. However, if you are interested in practicing law it requires an appetite to work

Ones to Watch 2019: Nikki Peters, City of Leominster, Mass.

Who or what do you attribute to your success? I grew up in Fitchburg, MA with a single mom who worked multiple jobs to support us. When she was diagnosed with cancer, I moved home from college and started working. I knew I needed a job that would give me

Ones to Watch 2019: Edward Sharib, Inspired Technology and Communications, LLC

How have your life experiences impacted who you are professionally? It certainly has given perspective. I have five children and two grandchildren. I also have a wife who has been struggling with maladies that keep her from working.

Ones to Watch 2019: Aaron Johnson, Haynes Group Inc.

What do you consider to be your greatest professional accomplishment in the past 12 months? Completing several build-outs in an office building totaling over 100,000 s/f, on schedule and at or below budget.

Ones to Watch 2019: Eric Reenstierna, Zaxia

?If you have a mentor, who is it and how have they influenced your personal & professional growth? My brother Donald is a good and ethical appraiser. He taught me never to compromise my ethics.

The property management industry is better and stronger than it has ever been in recent years - by Chris Mellen

I’m going to be a bit of a contrarian when it comes to forecasting the outlook of the real estate market, especially now that we’re going into our 10th year of this up cycle that we’ve been enjoying