ARCO Design/Build VP, Jake Stefan, Awarded Young Alumnus of the Year by Marquette University
JAKE M. STEFAN, ENG ’99
On any given day, Jake could be volunteering as a clown, fundraising or working as vice president of ARCO Design/Build, a national industrial construction firm. One thing ties it all together: Jake focuses on taking care of people.
Despite the recent economic downturn, Jake strengthened relationships with ARCO clients and helped colleagues expand their roles and move into leadership positions. Now, as the company expands, Jake is excited by the challenge of juggling new responsibilities while continuing to exceed customers’ expectations — all the while having fun along the way.
“I have been telling people for years the greatest thing I learned at Marquette is the ability to think critically,” he says. “My education consisted of problem-solving every day, regardless of the class.” Read More