RADD Way, Principal

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913-522-0080
radd@project-advocates.com

"A successful project depends upon a number of factors not the least of which has been the experience and professionalism that Radd Way and his team have brough to the table on this job."
Curtis Hangood - AIA, Project Manager, One Park Investors, LLC

"I could not ask for a better team. Radd made my job easier for the simple fact of knowing that I could depend on him to be there, be professional and complete a project before my expected date! It's great having a relationship with Radd. Knowledgeable. Dependable. Professional."
Warleana Pennington - Property Administrator, PNC Realty Services

Thank you again for putting this together and leading the charge.  Time and again you and Project Advocates demonstrate why your work is so valuable to the process. We appreciate your partnership.”
Tim Carmody - Chief of Police, Council Bluffs Police Department

 

Quick Facts

  • Education: BS Civil Engineering, BS Construction Management; University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  • Experience: 33 years; Operations, Estimating, Engineering, Project Management, Business Development, Preconstruction, Administration
  • Project Profiles: President, Executive Vice President, Project Executive, Senior Preconstruction Manager, Business Development Manager, Project Manager, Superintendent, Engineer on projects front $100,000 to $260,000,000 on a variety of commercial, industrial and federal market segments and delivery approaches.

CAREER HISTORY

Radd has been in the construction industry for 33 years, delivering a unique client experience and successful project approaches through a wide variety of commercial building projects across the United States. He has engaged, grown and collaborated with hundreds of employees, clients, designers and business associates with focus on service delivery approaches including CM at Risk, CM Agency, Hard Bid, Design-Build, Integrated Project Delivery and Public-Private Partnerships. Radd provides a unique background integrating industry-leading techniques in customer advocacy, BIM/VDC, Lean, sustainability, prefabrication, collaboration, modularization, pre-construction and optimal approaches delivering the best value available for any project undertaken.

BACKGROUND AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • OSHA 30 Hour Certification
  • Dale Carnegie - Sales, Presentations, Interviewing, Communication Skills
  • Fails Management Institute - Various Sales, Strategic Planning, Leadership seminars and workshops
  • Gunneson International - Total Quality Management leadership
  • Leadership Des Moines and Leadership Omaha programs
  • Technical to Management, Leadership, Strategic Plan Training, WeitzBest, Lean Certification
  • Various senior living, P3, retail, office and student housing conferences, workshops and seminars
  • Kansas City Area Development Corporation
  • Olathe Economic Development Corporation
  • KCADC Animal Health Advisory Board
  • The Weitz Company, Board of Directors and Executive Leadership Group
  • KC Google Fiber Technology Implementation
  • Leadership Omaha and Leadership Des Moines
  • Blue Valley Jaguar Lacrosse Team
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Sisters of Notre Dame
  • Strategic Air and Space Museum
  • Kansas City Downtown Council
  • Chambers of Commerce (Kansas City, Olathe, Lenexa, Overland Park, Lincoln, Omaha, Des Moines)
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • Church of the Ascension
  • University of Missouri Advocacy-Mentoring Program
  • Center for Advanced Professional Studies (Blue Valley School District)
  • United Way
  • Young President's Organization
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Associated General Contractors
  • American Builders Association
  • Society of Marketing Professional Services
  • LeadingAge
  • Design-Build Institute of America
  • American Institute of Architects
  • Building Owners and Managers Association
  • Hispanic Contractors Association
  • Lean Construction Institute