Eddie Fredericks is Managing Director and co-founder of WorkingAware. He manages the business operations, with a focus on business development and partner relationships. He is integrally involved in our reporting process, ensuring that WorkingAware always provides best-in-class quality of content in a manner that results in an excellent experience for our customers.
Eddie has spent most of his career in business development and sales management, creating business-to-business solutions that are equally high in integrity as they are business-friendly. His experience consulting and advising local and national businesses of diverse sizes, from Fortune 500 companies to startups, helps guide our services so that they are readily actionable and easier for companies to implement. He has worked in or supported a broad range of businesses, including, manufacturing sectors, retail, and the food service industry.
Eddie moved to Arizona in 1993 to attend Arizona State University and lives in Tempe, AZ with his wife and family. He is passionately committed to supporting local Arizona businesses in his community.
Dr. Ostdiek is the Chief Medical Officer and co-founder of WorkingAware. He leads the workspace evaluation and authors the customized recommendations in our reports, incorporating all of the guidelines that are relevant to a particular business setting. He grew up and went to college and medical school in Nebraska before moving to Phoenix to start his pediatric training in 1990. He went on to do three years of specialty fellowship training in pediatric infectious diseases and then came back to serve the children of Arizona in 2000.
He is a Board-Certified Pediatric Infectious Diseases physician with over 22 years in practice and has had 18 years of experience as the Medical Director of the Infection Prevention Department at Phoenix Children's Hospital. He is currently the Section Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Phoenix Children's Hospital and is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Child Health at the University of Arizona College of Medicine (Phoenix).
He is an active member of national infection prevention and infectious diseases organizations and spent four years on the Steering Committee for the Infection Prevention Directors Forum of the Children's Hospital Association, an international organization of over 200 of the largest children's hospitals from around the world.
Mr. Williams is the Chair of the litigation practice at Davis Miles McGuire Gardner, the state’s sixth largest law firm headquartered in Tempe. He focuses his practice in complex commercial litigation, real estate litigation and complicated business disputes, and representation of professionals before administrative review boards. In addition to representing large Fortune 500 companies, Mr. Williams also regularly represents business owners, banks and lending institutions, medical and dental professionals, real estate agents and brokers, and other professionals in complex commercial matters and disputes.
Mr. Williams has practiced extensively in federal and state court in Arizona, Nevada, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, Virginia, Georgia, and Kentucky.