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Making life better: Kevin Grigg

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Making life better: Kevin Grigg

By Liisa Andreassen | President and CEO of Fuss & O’Neill (Manchester, CT), a company that – since its founding in 1924 – has grown to include 10 regional offices, one LLC, and more than 320 employees.

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Serving others: Mike Schnaare

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Serving others: Mike Schnaare

By Liisa Andreassen | President of Lawrence Group (St. Louis, MO), an integrated design, development, and construction firm using the power of people with great ideas to bring clients’ dreams to life.

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Audacious: Tom Motsinger

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Audacious: Tom Motsinger

By Liisa Andreassen | President and founder of PaleoWest, a heritage consulting firm that guides clients’ projects through regulatory challenges posed by prehistoric, historic, and paleontological resources.

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Creating success: David E. Ott

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Creating success: David E. Ott

CEO and president of SEH (St. Paul, MN), a firm that’s simplifying the world’s complex challenges by designing better places, engineering clean water, and renewing infrastructure.

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Forgotten fundamentals of the A/E business

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Forgotten fundamentals of the A/E business

By Mark Zweig | “Sometimes I think it is good to reflect back on all the lessons I have learned over the years. Here are a few that stand out to me.”

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