Colorado Public Works Journal, Summer 2023

10┃ Colorado Public Works Journal Works News P E O P L E Steve Ceresa Joins Iron Woman Steve Ceresa has joined Iron Woman Construction and Environmental Services as Director of Preconstruction Services. With nearly 30 years of experience in the construction industry, Ceresa brings a deep knowledge of water infrastructure and earthwork to the team. “We are excited to have Steve join the team. Steve’s experience perfectly aligns with Iron Woman’s capabilities. He will be a key contributor to realizing our growth strategy and will help drive our team and clients toward success.” – Tony Curcio, VP of Business Development. As Director of Preconstruction Services, Ceresa will identify opportunities and manage pursuit strategy in new and existing markets, focusing on water, infrastructure, and alternative delivery. Ceresa has led teams in environmental and infrastructure markets. He owned and operated an excavation company for ten years and held positions in construction management and business development. CCA Welcomes Tadd Lindsay as Newest member of Staff Tadd joined CCA in May of 2023, as an instructor. He will be responsible for teaching CCA’s Academy classes, and other safety/training classes as well as helping to recruit people into the classes. Tadd grew up in the urban sprawl around Chicago and has been in construction most of his life. Moving to Denver in 2007, he got into the commercial side of things, working for specialty engineering firms as a welder, equipment operator, and superintendent. Tadd has an in-depth and hands-on knowledge of how big jobsites run and the skills people need to be safe and successful in the industry. His boots have been in the dirt for twenty years and he looks forward to sharing his knowledge and skills with a new generation of construction professionals. Outside of work, Tadd enjoys spending time with his wife and their dogs. He has a variety of hobbies and interests including golf, hunting and fishing, and generally spending time outdoors. Iron Woman congratulates Melissa Anders, Estimator, for being accepted into the CCA’s Emerging Leaders Council (ELC). The program’s mission is to enhance leadership in the infrastructure industry through professional development, community service, and networking. ELC members are nominated by firm leadership and then go through an application process before being admitted. Members hold three-year terms. Melissa has been with Iron Woman for 3.5 years and is a valued member of the estimating team. Throughout her career, Melissa has been extremely ambitious in the pursuit of growth through participation in intensive leadership training and educational opportunities. She has shown a passion for sharing her knowledge and supporting others. One of her biggest professional accomplishments, Melissa says, is launching Women of Iron Woman, an internal initiative focused on enhancing the work environment for women. Melissa also co-founded Iron Woman’s Corporate Social Responsibility program and is a member of the Ownership Committee. As a participant in the ELC, Melissa hopes to continue her path of professional development, support others, positively represent Iron Woman, and elevate the reputation of the AEC industry