As part of the CPC Update Newsletter and the new What Is CPC campaign we are spending some time talking with companies across the country that use the AC and CPC Certifications within their company.
Today we spoke with Raymond I. Harrower, CPC of Fulcrum. Fulcrum is a real estate and construction consulting firm providing services nationwide and internationally. Ray was awarded the CPC in 2013.
Why did Fulcrum begin to promote the AC and CPC Certification to it's employees?
The information contained within the examination material, and the process to obtain each level of certification appeals to the industry we are in, as well as supports our culture of continuing professional education.
What value has Fulcrum seen as a result of using the AC and CPC Certification?
Those who participate in certification have excelled within Fulcrum. Further, the company is afforded the opportunity to establish professional relationships in a wider network setting. With the national exposure AC and CPC credentials provide, Fulcrum is committed to a long term partnership with the AIC.
How does your company promote the use of the AC and CPC designations within the company? The Fulcrum mantra is to continually grow professionally. As a result, Fulcrum offers a variety of incentives to staff for this type of professional growth.
Does Fulcrum give preference to the AC or CPC during the recruitment of employees? Generally yes. Fulcrum is a diverse company and continues to seek professionals that represent varying levels of qualifications. Candidates with AC and CPC credentials illustrate a certain high standard of professionalism that Fulcrum possesses; hence a positive in the recruitment process.
Fulcrum is comprised of a team of certified professionals and technically qualified staff, dedicated to helping real estate and construction clients manage risk.
Key personnel have more than 65 years of combined experience providing valuable real estate and construction consulting services to a diverse, long-standing client base, during a variety of economic conditions.
Hundreds of clients rely on the full-time, in-house personnel at Fulcrum to provide real solutions to the challenges inherent in the real estate process. Thousands of projects have benefited from our rigorous, timely analysis and impressive technical qualifications.
Fulcrum’s nationwide coverage allows us to be both responsive and cost-effective. To add even more value, continue to cut waste, operate effectively and more agile, as an organization. The result? The efficient utilization of digital document technologies, more sustainable business practices, and the continuation of our unique, in-house peer review system that ensures the quality of our reports and analyses.