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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2016 BEST UNDER THE SUN ASSOCIATE AND GENERAL MEMBERS:

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2016 CONSTRUCTION EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR!

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Kelly Anderson - Jenco, Inc. Anyone that has met Kelly Anderson, or spent time around the Jenco office, knows what a hardworking and avid learner he is. After high school, Kelly moved to Arizona from Iowa and became a delivery truck driver for AJ Goulder Electric. His dedication to learning really paid off in the early years of his career, because by the time Goulder shut their doors seven years after he delivered his first shipment, he was Vice President of Administration. Kelly opened Jen Electric in 1990 at the age of 26. Since then he's acquired three other operational companies which he merged together to form Jenco. He is currently leading Jenco on a LEAN journey, leveraging the philosophy and practices of LEAN to challenge the team to eliminate waste around their office, in the warehouse and on jobsites. He is very passionate about eliminating waste and believes this enables workers to be more productive and customers to enjoy a higher quality product and receive service at …

The Deadline is Here!

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Don't miss the 2016 Construction Executive of the Year Event!  Join us on Thursday, April 28th at the beautiful Montelucia Resort.Reserve your seat now to be a part of this premiere event!








All reservations are due by end of business this Wednesday, April 20th – so get yours made today!

Time is getting short! Make sure to reserve your spot today!

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2016 Construction Executive of the Year Finalist Highlight

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Jim Zarling has been recognized by his peers as one of the most caring and giving individuals around. He not only gives to his Family, but also to his Company, his Employees, and to the Community.

Jim came to Tucson from the Midwest and settled down with his wife of 39 years, Terri. They have two children Jessica and TJ and a grandson Maxwell. Jim worked hard in the heating & cooling trade to provide a good life for his young family. Then, in 1986, he decided it was time to start his own company. Starting off with two guys and a truck - Excel Mechanical has become one of the most respected HVAC & Plumbing Contractors in Southern Arizona - being a past finalist for both the Cornerstone Award for Subcontractor of the Year and for the Copper Cactus Award for both Community Service and for Growth.
Jim is a strong advocate for giving back and says, "As much as this Community has given me... I always need to remember to give back to them." In addition to donating his time, …

Register today for the April 30th Habitat for Humanity build!

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2016 Construction Executive of the Year Finalist Highlight

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Robert has accumulated over 27 years of construction experience from operating equipment to his current role as Chief Executive Officer and shareholder of CSW Contractors, Inc. (CSW).  In 1993 Robert left the seasonal market in Iowa for year-round work in Arizona and founded R.J. Meyers Company - a heavy civil construction firm providing concrete construction, asphalt paving, and underground utility work with a concentration on mass excavation projects.
In May of 2000, Robert brought the mass excavation expertise of R.J. Meyers Company to CSW as a Vice President and shareholder. Initially, he was responsible for subdivision and landfill construction oversight. In 2007, Robert redirected his focus to CSW's estimating and procurement departments where he was at the forefront of driving business development in addition to consulting with the landfill and mine support segment. In September 2010, Robert was appointed CEO of CSW enabling him to expand his business strategies and leadersh…