Clifford C. Aikens, President & CEO

Clifford C Aikens
For ten years prior, Mr. Aikens had been in charge of Purchasing and Estimating at Cauldwell Wingate Company, and continues to provide leadership as part of its Executive Committee. He completed his Master’s Degree (MBA) at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2014.

He is a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and an Associate of Applied Science in Construction Management. During his 30 year career, Mr. Aikens has worked on numerous commercial construction projects, including projects in Boston, New York, Washington DC, and Florida.

Mr. Aikens founded 5 Elements West to deliver luxury products to designers and owners in the western markets. By using the avenues created by globalization, and cultivating partnerships during visits to over 350 manufacturers in Asia over the past 10 years, he has been able to grow the company to 8 locations.