EdExploreSRQ Interactive Career Exploration Series #6: So You Want to BUILD the Future…THEN BECOME PART OF IT


    “Unity is Strength…when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.”

~Mattie J. T. Stepanel (American Poet)

Tandem Construction Mission:

Tandem Construction’s mission is to provide the most professional general contracting services available and to responsibly deliver our projects on time, within budget and with the highest level of quality.

Tandem is further dedicated to nurture growth and facilitate advancement of our employees; to encourage an enthusiastic personal and focused attention to all details; and to continuously strive for excellence in order to set high standards for performance in our industry.


Kimley-Horn Mission::

“At Kimley-Horn, we do things differently. People—clients and employees—are at the forefront of our business. Clients know we are laser-focused on their success. Employees know our culture and approach to business are built on a desire to see our staff flourish, one and all. Both groups know that with Kimley-Horn, they can expect more and experience better.”


          “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand,

         and the determination that whether we win or lose,

      we have applied ourselves to the task at hand.” 

~ Vince Lombardi  (Executive, Head Coach)

Values in common:                                      

-Customer-Service Oriented                                                                                                          

-Commitment, Focus, and Professionalism

-Trust and Respect

-Accountable and Ethical Behavior

-Commitment to Technology and Efficiency

-Community-focused Philanthropy



About the EdExploreSRQ Interactive Career Exploration Series: 

  The Education Foundation and EdExploreSRQ partners have created this series to expand EdExploreSRQ by providing career exploration experiential field trips to middle school students whose career interests can be aligned with education programs in high school and beyond. “Providing interactive career exploration activities in high school may be too late. This early engagement is a key to helping students who are transitioning into high school to define their future” (ACT, 2015). After all, as quoted by America’s Promise Alliance, how do we expect young people to dream if they don’t know what they can dream about? Those dreams can include all types of careers, but only if students are aware of their existence. Such awareness not only benefits students but also benefits communities seeking a trained “home-grown” workforce. This initiative is in direct alignment with the Sarasota’s Chamber’s “STATE of JOBS” and “TALENT4TOMORROW & WORKFORCE” pillars!


“Experiential learning can be an effective method for helping students’ integrate course material into their day-to-day lives,

actualizing the material in a real-world setting, thereby increasing the value and retention of the material.”

(Center for Innovation in research and Technology: June 14, 2013)


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Explorations Contact: Blanca Diaz

Phone: 941-927-0965

Email: BDiaz@edfoundationsrq.org

Website: http://tandemconstruction.com

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