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“If you don’t know where you’re going, how can you expect to get there? Proper planning that addresses scope, schedule, and budget is the road map for all successful projects.”

Rick Erickson
Senior Consultant, AIA

Experience

Rick, a senior consultant with Plante Moran Cresa, is a project manager with more than 25 years of experience in the design and construction field. He is a well-rounded professional who’s been involved with a broad range of project types in the commercial, retail, industrial, K-12, higher education, residential, and hospitality industries.

Over the course of his career, Rick has worked as a designer, project architect, draftsman, field representative, project manager, department manager, and owner’s representative. Because of his diverse experience, Rick has learned to view projects from various perspectives, making him a more effective problem-solver, team member, and team leader. Rick takes great pride in utilizing his experience as the owner’s advocate to ensure projects are complete on time, on budget, and to a quality that exceeds the owner’s expectations.

Rick has played a key role on numerous projects throughout his career, including MotorCity Casino, Detroit Institute of Arts building assessment, Toyota Technical Center campus expansion study, GM Lab 1 consolidation and expansion, Eastern Michigan University Strong Hall addition and renovation, and Central Michigan’s Center for Integrated Health Studies addition and renovation are a few notable projects.

Rick received his Master of Architecture degree, with distinction, from Lawrence Technological University. He is a registered architect and a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).