Executive Vice President, Northwest & Canada
Executive Vice President of Northwest & Canada, in charge of Flatiron operations in California and Washington. He has more than 23 years of experience in the construction industry. During his time with Flatiron, Richard has been instrumental in the pursuit and construction of major Flatiron projects including the Oakland Airport Connector design-build, Calaveras Dam Replacement Project, and the Presidio Parkway P3 project. Richard was promoted to lead the Western Region in 2014. He previously was district manager for Northern California, responsible for over $200 million in annual sales and all aspects of operations including safety, estimating, equipment and engineering, personnel and business development. Prior to his district manager responsibilities, Richard was in operations management for northern California. Richard is a member of the International Partnering Institute Board of Advisors, works as a mentor with the Caltrans District 4 Mentor-Protégé Program and serves on the Caltrans Construction Partnering Steering Committee. Richard has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California.
Richmond, British Columbia
Since expanding into the Canadian market in 2004, Flatiron’s Canadian presence has grown from a two-man team to more than 1,000 employees across Canada. The Division has successfully completed major public-private partnership and design-build projects across the country, with other major projects underway, including the Northeast Anthony Henday Drive project in Edmonton and the Champlain Bridge project in Montreal, among others.
The Canadian team also builds industrial infrastructure in the Alberta Oil Sands region.