Adam Cooper

Ascent's founder and president, Adam Cooper has over two decades of experience in construction business ownership, sales & marketing, project management, company operations and leadership.

Dealing with a Bad Hire

It happens to every business owner eventually. You think you’ve found and hired a great candidate for a key role in your organization. You start out with…

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Choosing the RIGHT Benefits Partner for Your Company

Attracting and retaining employees, managing costs, and mitigating risks are key concerns for every construction business owner as they grow and develop…

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Building Employee Loyalty

Employees are the lifeblood of every construction company. Without loyal employees, materials do not get purchased, contractors do not get hired, and…

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10 Key Skills of Successful Project Managers

Whether you’re evaluating the performance of your current Project Managers, or looking to hire a “Star Performer” for your construction team, how do you…

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Incentive Packages Part V: Rewarding Business Development & Sales

Employees are the lifeblood of every construction company.  No matter the size of the company, each individual serves a purpose, and their performance…

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Incentive Packages Part IV: Rewarding Construction Estimators

Employees are the lifeblood of every construction company.  No matter the size of the company, each individual serves a purpose, and their performance…

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Rewarding Construction Project Managers - Incentive Packages Part III

Employees are the lifeblood of every construction company.  No matter the size of the company, each individual serves a purpose, and their performance…

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Incentive Packages Part II: Bonus Structures

The goal of all compensation and incentive programs is to drive desired behaviors across the organization. In our previous article, we dove into the…

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Incentive Packages Part I: Performance Pay History

One of the more complex and complicated topics for business owners resides in motivating employees and ensuring your culture is driving the correct…

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