Ed Duarte is CEO of Aztec Consultants; a San Ramon, CA - based professional construction management company and general contracting firm. Founded in 1986, Aztec has specialized in public works, commercial, and institutional construction projects for the last 23 years.
Under his leadership, the company has provided construction management services on over $245 million of public works contracts; and built over $110 million as the General Contractor of Record.
Mr. Duarte has also served as a mentor to many minority-owned construction contractors throughout Northern California. He has done this under interim contracts with Caltrans, the City of Oakland, and the Small Business Administration.
Mr. Duarte is the co-founder and Assistant Program Director for the CSU-East Bay Construction Management Certificate Program, where he has taught Construction Estimating & Project Management for the last 22 years.
Mr. Duarte has a B.S. Civil Engineering from California State University in Fresno and a Gradue Degree from the Management Development for Entrepreneurs (MDE) Program, The Anderson School of Management at UCLA.