President & CEO
As one of the most influential business men located in the Triangle, Willy Stewart’s expertise and leadership has been proven as he has been called upon the by the local and national community to serve various leadership positions. He believes with the right motivation, servant leadership will lead success.
In 2009, Mr. Stewart founded i2. Integrated Intelligence, a consulting firm which advises and equips CEO’s and management with the necessary leadership, passion and tools to optimize the integration of human capital and business intelligence. As the President & CEO of i2, he is determined to make a difference by assisting executives in their professional career. This determination lead him to author of the upcoming book FireYourself . He established The FireYourself Movement which is aimed at a new generation of business leaders rising up to demonstrate their strength through service and love.
Prior to joining i2, Mr. Stewart Founded Stewart Engineering, known today as Stewart Inc. The company offers a wide variety of services, including land planning and design, structural engineering, transportation, geomatics and construction services. Stewart, Inc. is currently the second largest Hispanic-owned business in North Carolina and the 278th largest Hispanic-owned business in the United States, according to the Hispanic Business Inc. Notable projects include RDU Terminal 2, DPAC in Durham and the new Quintiles headquarters.
A native of Colombia, South America, Mr. Stewart came to North Carolina to attend Western Carolina University on a golf scholarship. He later transferred to NC State University, where he received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering. He holds many professional affiliations & honors that include.
• Chairman & CEO of Stewart Inc.
• Founder of Hispanic Junta, a CEO peer advisory group
• NC State University’s Institute for Emerging Issues National Advisory Board at the request of former Gov. James B. Hunt, Jr. Board Emeritus Chairman
• Chairman of the North Carolina Board of Engineers and Land Surveyors