Education – Business Administration Studies, Ohlone College, Fremont, CA
Contractor License – California Contractor License No. 698514 –Class B
Rich has nearly forty four years of experience in the construction industry. His experience includes a wide range of various types of construction, including restaurant and retail facilities, large multi-family developments, seismic upgrades, custom homes, shopping center developments, hospital upgrades, nursing home facilities, and office tenant improvements. Rich’s experience in completing these projects extends to the practical arena of construction, as well as the technical and managerial aspects. In this capacity he has been responsible for performing pre-construction services, value engineering, estimating, bidding, contract negotiations, scheduling, change order and contract administration, and project closeout.
Rich has an extensive background in the development and construction of restaurant facilities. With an intimate knowledge in the workings of kitchen equipment, restaurant operations, and code requirements including Health, ADA, and Building Codes, Rich is able to provide architects and clients with valuable input on cost saving issues as well as alternate methods or sequences which allow for more aggressive completion schedules.
Focusing on the production aspects of the contracts for construction and working in concert with project superintendents and trade contractors, he specializes in all phases of construction Project Management. This would include coordination of client, architect and trade contractor responsibilities; critical path project scheduling; negotiation, award and administration of Trade Contracts; and project cost control.
Rich is a proud and active member of the Rotary Club of Concord, California