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EC&M On Air — Creative Solutions to Workforce Shortage Crippling the Construction Industry: Part 1

Feb. 26, 2024
In Episode 40, Ellen Parson sits down with industry experts Mike Greenawalt of Rosendin and Edward Cota with Arizona's Department of Education.

In Episode 40, Editor-in-Chief Ellen Parson discusses solutions to the nation's ongoing construction workforce shortage with Rosendin's CEO Emeritus Mike Greenawalt and Edward Cota with Arizona's Department of Education and chief strategy officer and chairman of the Arizona Education Economic Commission (AEEC). They discuss the new, groundbreaking partnership between Rosendin and Arizona state educators; background of the pre-apprenticeship program created for Grand Canyon University (GCU); and how it works hand in hand with the AEEC. We also dive into Mike's background as a C student to apprenticeship to head of a $3-billion electrical contracting company.

About the Author

Ellen Parson | Editor-in-Chief - EC&M

Ellen Parson is the Editor-in-Chief for EC&M. She has a journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She's been a business-to-business writer and editor for more than 25 years, most of which have been covering the construction and electrical industries. Contact her at [email protected].

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