Jessica Wolak, CEO

Jessica Wolak is the President and CEO of the Adelante Construction Group, where she provides clients with smart, safe construction solutions while helping them meet their supplier diversity goals. She is a lifelong Chicagoan and proud Latina raised on the south side of the city and a graduate of the UIC John Marshal Law School.

Before starting Adelante in 2018, she worked at MasTec Network Solutions and Black & Veatch as a Contract Attorney, facilitating projects across the country. Her experience in construction and engineering firms inspired her to put her own vision into action; the vision was to rebuild the infrastructure of the communities of the City of Chicago. As a woman and Hispanic business owner, she values maintaining an experienced, diverse, and an inclusive workforce that reflects the communities in which she serves.

Jessica is committed to continuing education in the field and is a graduate of the HACIA/ComEd Future Energy Jobs Act Contractor Training program, the ComEd Diverse Energy Efficiency Service Provider Incubator Program as well as the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program. She is also an active member of the Hispanic American Construction Industry Association, as well as the National Association of Women Business Owners.