Hunter Contracting Co. elevated Adam Nash Sedgeman, P.E., (left) and Ian Shantz to the position of Project Sponsor.

     GILBERT, ARIZONA (August 22, 2022) – Hunter Contracting Co. proudly announces that it has elevated two Senior Project Managers – Adam Nash Sedgeman, P.E., and Ian Shantz – to the position of Project Sponsor.

Sedgeman, a Hunter employee for over two years, will manage all Tucson and Southern Arizona operations. In addition, he will support Hunter teams across the board, monitoring labor and equipment leads. Sedgeman will also select future pursuits that fit Hunter’s project teams. He possesses 13 years of construction industry experience, having previously worked at FRP Construction and KE&G Construction.

Shantz, who has been with Hunter for three years, will direct the firm’s Phoenix Transportation, Bridges and Structures, and Parks and Recreation construction. Shantz possesses more than 20 years of construction industry experience. He previously worked at Ames Construction, Pulice Construction, and Kiewit.

“Adam and Ian are a great addition to our leadership team,” said Hunter President Chuck English. “Both have the experience and knowledge to provide cost-effective solutions to construction challenges and bring tremendous value to our customers.”

A native of Minnesota, Sedgeman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in construction engineering from North Dakota State University and a Master of Science in civil engineering from the University of Arizona. He holds a P.E. license with the state of Arizona.

Sedgeman is a member of the Alumni Industry Council at the University of Arizona. Away from the office, he enjoys collecting vinyl records and coins and spending time with his family.

A native of Wyoming, Shantz earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Wyoming. Away from the office, he enjoys boating, water skiing/wakeboarding, and snow skiing.


About Hunter Contracting Co.

In 1947, William R. Hunter began constructing concrete-lined ditches for farmers across the East Valley and he formed Hunter Ditch Lining (HDL) a year later. Armando Taddei joined HDL and after a few years of working for the company, Mr. Taddei purchased HDL in 1961. The same year, Mr. Taddei founded Hunter Contracting Co. (Hunter). The company is currently led by Max Taddei, Chairman of the Board, and Amy Ostwinkle, Corporate Secretary, as the third generation of the Taddei family to lead Hunter.

Hunter is a heavy site/civil construction company specializing in preconstruction and construction services in transportation, water and wastewater, parks and recreation, underground utilities and rehabilitation, site development, and irrigation and flood control. Hunter has offices in both Gilbert and Tucson to provide an outstanding project experience to public and private clients and industry peers throughout Arizona. Hunter continues to diversify through the acquisition of a revolutionary product known as Con-Arch™. Con-Arch has made it possible for Hunter to construct concrete arches, substituting for box culverts, at reduced cost while offering improved aesthetics and increased structural integrity. For more information, visit