Will O’Connell from Chicago, IL. Will is a 3rd year Apprentice Electrician for IBEW. Will’s uncle and grandfather were both members of the IBEW dating back to 1945. O’Connell joined the union looking for opportunity and growth. His favorite thing about being an electrician is being part of a brotherhood and working with other tradesmen. Will states, “The most rewarding part of the profession is that every job brings new hardships and challenges that need to be overcome as well as the need to learn new skills.” Divergent Alliance appreciates the work you do, thank you for being a Hard Hat Hero!