Sundt Employee-Owner Makes ENR California 2017 Top Young Professionals List
TEMPE, Ariz. (Feb. 9, 2017) – Tylor Middlestadt, Project Manager with Sundt Construction, was recently honored by Engineering News-Record California as one of the Top Young Professionals of 2017.
Middlestadt has helped lead eight ground-up and renovation projects totaling more than $630 million. He has been program manager for three large K-12 bond programs worth more than $1.5 billion in total value.
At Sundt, Middlestadt’s colleagues have recognized him for his leadership skills, his teamwork and his commitment to meeting shared goals. To solve a series of challenges on a major project, he focused on implementing effective project controls and more efficient document controls, helping to engage project team members and improve client relations. Middlestadt is passionate about operational efficiency at the project level and is working on creative strategies for scaling these best practices for company-wide impact.
Since 2012, Middlestadt has volunteered with the Foundation for Interdisciplinary Studies serving as Treasurer and Director. The foundation supports Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design students, faculty and programs by encouraging a “Learn by Doing” education through interdisciplinary approaches to industry-connected teaching and learning opportunities.
Middlestadt, originally from Albany, Oregon, graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in Architectural Engineering and Sustainable Environments minor in 2007.
Sundt Construction, Inc. (www.sundt.com) is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. The 127-year-old firm specializes in transportation, industrial and building work and is known for its commitment to quality and innovative approach to construction services. Sundt has 10 offices throughout Arizona, California, Texas and Utah and is 100 percent owned by its approximately 1,800 employees. The company is consistently ranked among the Best Places to Work by business publications in multiple cities and in 2016 it was named the nation’s safest construction company by the Associated General Contractors of America for the second time in a decade – an honor no other contractor can claim. Sundt’s charitable arm, the Sundt Foundation, recently crossed the $7.7 million mark in donations made to hundreds of nonprofit organizations across the country.