Ardmore Roderick President & CEO Rashod Johnson, PE provide guest article content for the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Below is an excerpt from the article:
I wish I’d known the value of diversity when I opened my own business. I started what is now known as Ardmore Roderick in Chicago in 2005. I was just 29 years old.
Over the first decade in running my business, I came to realize that I could help the next crop of civil engineers get started as well. I could help shape what those engineers would look like in an industry that is still mostly run by white men. I could provide young, diverse engineers with opportunities for growth and advancement.
Visit the ASCE blog to read more on Rashod’s thoughts about what he wished he knew when starting out!