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Ariel Castillo

  • Innovation Manager
  • Miller-Davis Company
  • Kalamazoo, MI

Meet Ariel

Tell me about yourself and what you specialize in. I am an enthusiastic, out-of-the-box thinker and results-driven professional with over a decade of experience in the construction industry. My specialty? Embracing new tech and driving digital transformation! Off the clock, you can find me exploring the globe, chasing adrenaline, and cruising the skies!

Why do you love working in the construction industry? Oh, you caught me! It’s true, sometimes I do ask myself the same question, especially after a tough day! But you know what? I absolutely love working in the construction industry! Why? Because we are the creators of the future!

We have the power to shape cities, communities, and culture itself! It’s like playing with gigantic building blocks, making our wildest ideas come to life! Plus, who doesn’t want to wear a hard hat and look like a superhero while building the world, right? It’s a rollercoaster of responsibilities, but that’s what makes it thrilling and fulfilling. Together, we lay the foundations for better tomorrows— that is a legacy worth building!

What topics and trends are you most passionate about in the industry? I’m deeply passionate about driving technology adoption and enhancing the success rate of its implementation in the industry. Continuous innovation makes work processes more efficient and enjoyable and impacts lives and communities for the positive.

Emphasizing the human aspect of technology implementation enables us to build stronger relationships, collaborate effectively, and empower individuals with the tools and knowledge needed to thrive in the ever-evolving construction landscape. Together, we can create a sustainable and inclusive future where technology enhances our work while enriching the lives of those we serve.

What advice would you give to the next generation preparing for the future of the industry? Embrace innovation and stay hungry for knowledge. The construction industry is constantly evolving, and technology will play a vital role in shaping its future. Be open to learning new skills, mastering emerging technologies, and always strive to be at the forefront of innovation. Last but certainly not least—build strong networks, collaborate, and be part of the catalyst that will revolutionize how we build and create.


About Ariel

Your Superpower Mind-reading (sometimes)

What Motivates You Adrenaline, innovation, and growth

Tool You Can’t Live Without Do snacks count as tools?

Best Artist/Song for Work SUPER-Hi – Following the Sun

Jobsite or Office Beach (just kidding)… It’s all about balance

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